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by KMFrye54
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Big Bad Rock Guitar
Topic: Guitar solo at the end of TAMI finale
Replies: 3
Views: 220

Re: Guitar solo at the end of TAMI finale

One thing you can see is that the trio of electric guitars onstage (and a bass) are NOT being played after the first minute or so, which does lead one to think that the sound is emanating from the bandstand. Looked fairly closely at the shots where the band is visible and I can't say for sure I actu...
by KMFrye54
Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Big Bad Rock Guitar
Topic: Hmmm...is it really an Ovation?
Replies: 4
Views: 5610

Re: Hmmm...is it really an Ovation?

I had to chuckle over the angle of the nut. Getting that guitar properly intonated would be a challenge!

Nice catch!
by KMFrye54
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: All Things Glen
Topic: Best of Glen Campbell on YouTube
Replies: 340
Views: 106967

Re: Best of Glen Campbell on YouTube

Interesting... At a couple of points he seemed to be indicating that the pace was slow. It was definitely a little more laid-back than the version he did in the South Dakota Symphony (PBS) special, which was a few years later on. But I was intrigued when he vocalised what I've heard so many times as...
by KMFrye54
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Individual Guitars Glen Campbell has Played
Topic: Miscellaneous Guitars Glen Has Played
Replies: 31
Views: 13239

Re: Country Boy Guitar by Rock 'n' Roll Relics

Was he maybe playing it (The Country Boy relic, that is)in the S Dakota Symphony special? This looks a little too dark, and somewhat cleaner than the relic, but it does seem to have the right hardware... Perhaps it is yet another "Strat"-like one.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=14&v=...
by KMFrye54
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Individual Guitars Glen Campbell has Played
Topic: Glen Campbell's Adamas II, Model 1685 12 String
Replies: 3
Views: 1513

Re: Glen Campbell's Adamas II, Model 1685 12 String

I guess we'll need another image.. Off to look!! Y'know something? I am beginning to wonder if there are two Adamas in those pictures. One with checked binding and one with dark binding. The binding on the guitar with Autry doesn't quite square with the shot of Glen playing the inscribed Adamas, yet...
by KMFrye54
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: All Things Glen
Topic: Glen Campbell with Cars
Replies: 13
Views: 5087

Glen and a Datsun 240Z(?)

Those sure like they were shot for print ads. Was Datsun a sponsor of the Goodtime Hour in 71-72? Near as I can tell, both cars are 71 or 72 models. Add in the golfers and the outfit Campbell's dressed in and you have definite lifestyle statement made here. Still, wonderful to see, as I lusted after...
by KMFrye54
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Individual Guitars Glen Campbell has Played
Topic: Glen Campbell's Adamas II, Model 1685 12 String
Replies: 3
Views: 1513

Re: Glen Campbell's Adamas II, Model 1685 12 String

Hmm- looks like "Happiness"?

And perhaps my eyes are deceiving me, but I think I see the same scrawl in the image with Gene Autry. However, that's a pretty grainy photo, so no way to confirm it.

Makes me wonder who put it there, though.
by KMFrye54
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: All Things Glen
Topic: Ashley sings "Pancho and Lefty" and talks about her dad
Replies: 2
Views: 1980

Re: Ashley sings "Pancho and Lefty" and talks about her dad

The song suits her voice surprising well. One of her better efforts, IMHO.
by KMFrye54
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Glen's time in New Mexico
Topic: The Hitching Post in Albuquerque, NM Where Glen Campbell Played
Replies: 2
Views: 3416

Re: The Hitching Post in Albuquerque, NM Where Glen Campbell Played

This may be a bit of a de-rail,, but as it involves Billie-Jean, it might also be the place where someone can clearup a possibly apocryphal story that has bothered me for several years. I've heard it said that, many years after Albequerque, after the Goodtime Hour was done and dusted, and "Rhineston...
by KMFrye54
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: All Things Glen
Topic: Best of Glen Campbell on YouTube
Replies: 340
Views: 106967

Re: Best of Glen Campbell on YouTube

An '81 British TV show of Glen, with the tag ending.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zngrnpy2Wwo

The air-date is likely traceable by some.

Then, in May '81 at West Point... 6:35 into the clip.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVmqxtsw0eI

Gettin' closer!