Shuffles Rule

Some songs I’ve never ever got to play, despite 45 years of playing steel guitar gigs

I’m so fucking tired of playing “Margaritaville” and “Brown Eyed Girl” and “Elvira” I could step on my picks. I practiced for years to play this shit? I coulda played it after 6 months.  They were big hits and made money and all that, but it’s not what I bought a steel guitar for.
So, these days I’m just trying to keep up my interest – and my chop -and maybe work on “A Way To Survive” or “Whiskey River” some more.

Some songs I’ve never ever got to play, despite 45 years of playing steel guitar gigs:

The One I Can’t Live Without (With Vince Gill)

Vince Gill & Paul Franklin – “But I Do”

I Didn’t Come Here (And I Ain’t Leavin’)

And some songs I haven’t played nearly enough:

Tommy Hooker – Invitation To The Blues

Jeannie Seely Sings “Mr. Record Man”

If you’ve got an actual country gig I hope you appreciate it, I would. Adios.

Author: Cal Sharp

Nashville pedal steel guitarist for over 30 years. Credits include Stonewall Jackson, Little Jimmy Dickens, Red Sovine, Faron Young, Ernest Tubb, Ray Price, Johnny Russell, George Fox, Vern Gosdin, Del Reeves, Gilley's, the Palomino Club and a few others. Retired from the road, playing sessions and clubs locally. I also develop websites, like this one and other music-related sites. Contact me if you need a website. Email: cal at caligraphics dot net or fill out the contact form. http://www.caligraphicsdesign.com/contact/

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