Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

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Tag: Ben Heaney

"Tulsa Trot"
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(Son of) Plays Guitar Like a Piano

I finally got around to learning how to convert VHS into DVD so that I could preserve a rare piece of Ameri-music-ana:  a live performance of “Tulsa Trot” by noted western swing outfit, Tex Williams and His Western Caravan, that offers a second startling peek at the unorthodox technique of

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"The Talking Boogie"
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Plays Guitar Like a Piano #2

It is shocking and sad what little footage exists of James Richard “Dickie“ Phillips that shows his unorthodox method of playing the electric guitar.  Here is the *only clip on YouTube that shows Dickie Phillips playing with Tex Williams And His Western Caravan — note how he places the guitar

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