Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Big Red Old Folkers (44) RE: Old Folkers 03 Dec 00


I fell in love with folk during the folk "scare" of the 50's & 60's. While I ahve no instrumental talent, I have been strumming my guitar ever since. In the old days we ahd a trio (like everyone else) but went our seperate ways. While the other two guys gave up the music, I stayed with it. Last Jan. we got together again for the first time in over thirty years and it was a blast. We did it again in Sept and plan to do it several times next year and maybe even go on stage. Over the years I found (and still find) that to sit and play and sing is the greatest release in the world for me. While I stay with the stuff from my day, it never ceases to comfort me. I am now collecting records that I couldn't afford back then. (See my thread on lesser known folk groups) I love the Mudcat and have learned much from it. I recently started a thread on buying a guitar and was advised that not many old Gibsons are beyond salvation. I took mine in to a good luthier and it is again a wonderful instrument for a lot less money. Thank you Mudcatters. Stay with it. It's good for the soul! Mudcat has livened me up enough so that I am even considering taking guitar lessons so that I will be able to more than one simple strum with my right hand. Who know's, I could even becopme passable, even in my old age.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.