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#1 Shadow Lady

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Posted 23 June 2010 - 08:37 PM

Thanks for a really great post. It was also nice meeting you this year and getting to play a few chords on that lovely Martin of yours.
I should also add that it was also great to meet everyone this year.
I am only now starting to catch up with posts and people, as I slept from 8 pm last night until 10 am this morning. Rescheduled last nights lesson as I was so tired to tonight. So I hadI had better get Martin tuned up and ready to go. :lol: :lol: :lol:

I doubt I will make next year as I have another one to organize with help from Ian on my side of the pond next year not the other side like it was the first year I kicked this all off. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Posted 22 June 2010 - 11:38 PM

Excellent post Craig. Thanks for putting so much effort into it. I almost felt like I was there.


+1. Enjoyed reading it very much.



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Posted 22 June 2010 - 11:19 PM

Terrific post, thank you. Told my wife about Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill, and she said that there would have been skid marks on me as she would have run over me with the car in her rush to get to Nashville. So many of the master classes are exactly what I was looking for this year, as my skill set is right in the sweet spot for learning those techniques.
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#4 John in DC

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Posted 22 June 2010 - 05:56 PM

Excellent post Craig. Thanks for putting so much effort into it. I almost felt like I was there.

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Posted 22 June 2010 - 02:42 PM

thanks for the post. I hope to attend next year, sounds like a great time. 8)

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Posted 22 June 2010 - 11:23 AM

Yeah, yeah, yeah...I knew I'd get a little grief about the length. ;)

I'm glad you all enjoyed reading it, especially those who weren't able to make it this year, and to you I apologize for not being able to describe the entire event. But then that would have been an even longer post.

And Brian, you're absolutely right. We should try to figure out a way to get together, and the idea of working up something for next year is great, too.
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Posted 22 June 2010 - 12:11 AM

Dibs on the rights to the Cliff Notes!

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Posted 22 June 2010 - 12:05 AM

"Long post"

Geez, you're not kiddin'!

It's good though. Thanks for posting.

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Great info, Craig! I loved reading it so thanks! :D

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 10:35 PM


Thanks so much for the recap. All of you have been really kind to fill in the rest of us who couldn't make it.

Steve's a first class guy so I would expect nothing less of this event.

But stop talking about all the bbq. I'm starving!

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 09:37 PM

I think thats the longest post you ever made Craig. You made it sound like a magical mystery tour buddy. Sorry I had to cancel as I so much wanted to be there. Next year I hope to participate in the magic. Thanks! :D
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#11 John B

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 09:17 PM

Hi Craig,

Great post! It was nice meeting you at the Gathering. :)
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Posted 21 June 2010 - 09:17 PM

Craig, GREAT POST!!! We are close enough geographically that we should plan to play together some time soon and maybe even put something together for next years Gathering... :wink:

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 08:53 PM

Nice post Craig. It was nice meeting you and thanks for letting me strum that great old guitar!

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 08:38 PM

Thanks a Bunch Craig , I really hated missing my first Gathering , and I've been dying to hear someone go into the detail that you did . You made me feel like I was almost there , so thanks a bunch , and I look very forward to meeting you next year . btw , My Step-son's Wedding was Awesome and it really was great to spend so much time with Family , but I did let everyone know that next year around this time , I would be In Nashville once again !! :D

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 08:36 PM

Awesome run-down, makes me sad to have missed it.

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 08:17 PM

"Long post"

Geez, you're not kiddin'!

It's good though. Thanks for posting.

Dan M.

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Great info, Craig! I loved reading it so thanks! :D

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 07:48 PM

Thanks, Craig. I really enjoyed reading your post. Sounds like a great time and a lot of nice people.

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 06:02 PM

Awesome... It is a shame I had to miss it :(
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Posted 21 June 2010 - 06:02 PM

"Long post"

Geez, you're not kiddin'!

It's good though. Thanks for posting.

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 05:13 PM

Good deal Craig. And I'm gonna hold you to it next year! :lol:
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