Yearly Archives: 2014

Another dobro tune

Another of Ell’s tunes, Take Care. This time recorded using a Sennheiser condenser microphone rather than the SM57. I reckon it sounds better.

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Champs Live album available for preorder

Recorded live on the 6th March in the Jazz Cafe, Danny and the Champions of the World’s live album ‘Live Champs!’ is now available for pre-order here (release date is the 29th September). Reviews:   http://www.fatea-records.co.uk/magazine/2014/DannyChamp2.html http://www.americana-uk.com/cd-reviews/item/danny-the-champions-of-the-world-live-champs http://www.nodepression.com/album-review/danny-champions-world-live-champs http://paulkerr.wordpress.com/2014/08/14/danny-the-champions-of-the-world-live-champs-loose-music http://threechordsandthetruthuk.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/danny-and-champions-of-world-live.html

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New Lap Steel – Rickenbacker Model 59

I am very excited to have purchased a new lap steel on ebay. 1938 Rickenbacker Model 59. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/291030796547?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2648 Fingers crossed the pickup is original, if it is it will sound like a beast.. I saw Larkin Poe this weekend at

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Black*Scarr CD Available

Black*Scarr (aka Johnny Black and Emma Scarr) have just released their new CD ‘Middle Aged Love’ .  Rousing comical and emotional songs about real life, featuring yours truly on pedal steel guitar!. CD Available here: http://www.18tilidie.com/shop.htm  

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First Sign of Champs New Live Album

This cropped up in my google alerts today, the first sign of the forthcoming Danny and the Champions of the World live album recorded at the Jazz Cafe in March this year..  

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