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Hellloooo......aren't there any Zappa fans out there.  (Oh yeah, this is
the engineering list.....sorry)

Russ Nester


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On Mon, 2 Apr 2001 19:54:55 -0500 "David Fisher" <dfisher(--nospam--at)fplushse.com>
writes:
> How about:
> 
> A few rock guys...Alex Lifeson, Steve Howe
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Structuralist [mailto:dennis.wish(--nospam--at)gte.net]
> Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 7:03 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Old Building Codes
> 
> 
> David,
> Seems like we agree on something - here was my list (as a guitarist 
> I can't
> think of one "favorite" or "best" as they are all unique). Sorry if 
> my
> spelling of names is poor:
> 
> Leo Kottke (best 12-string player in my book)
> Laurance Juber (known primarily to studio and fingerstyle 
> guitarists)
> Peppino D'Agostino
> Pierre Bensusan
> Marcel Dadi
> Guy Van Duser (nobody plays Sousa on guitar better than Duser)
> Chris Proctor
> Michael Hedges
> Santana
> Rick Ruskin
> Phil Keaggy
> Pat Donohue
> Tim Sparks
> Bob Brozman (slide guitar)
> **Ben Harper (aquaintance and excellent slide guitarist)
> Adrian Legg
> Rory Block
> Lee Ritenour
> Pete Finger
> Duck Baker
> Tuck Andress
> El McMeen (an attorney no less)
> Ry Cooder
> Al De Meola
> Bert Jansch (originally with Pentangle in the 60's)
> David Grisman
> Jerry Garcia
> Joe Miller
> Stefen Grossman
> John Renbourn
> Django Reinhardt
> George Benson
> Charlie Christian
> Wes Montgomery
> Al Caiola
> Chet Atkins (Jethro Burns brother-in-law)
> Mark Knopfler
> *Jethro Burns (an old friend from Chicago)
> Carlos Montoya
> Christopher Parkening
> Muriel Anderson
> Elliot Fisk
> Andre Segovia
> B.B. King
> Albert King
> Buddy Guy
> Eric Clapton
> Steve Ray Vaughan
> Jimmy Vaughan
> John Fahey
> Robert Johnson (not the SEAOI Bob Johnson)
> Blind Lemon Jefferson
> Keb? Mo?
> Roy Rogers (the other Roy Rogers)
> etc. etc. etc. and not in that order. I can't see how anyone can 
> pick a
> "best" when each of the above has a unique style that others can 
> only "try"
> and copy - I don't know anyone who can match them.
> 
> * Jethro was part of "Homer and Jethro" a country duo very popular 
> in the
> 50's and 60's. Jethro was from Evanston Illinois and used to teach 
> mandoline
> at the music store I was managing while in College (this was after 
> Homer
> died). Jethro would put me (and anyone) to shame whether it was 
> guitar of
> mandolin. Jethro's wife is the twin sister of Chet Atkin's wife (if 
> you're
> interested) making them brother-in-laws. Can you imagine the fingers 
> burning
> at family events. If your a long time Chicagoan, you might remember 
> the
> Saddle Club that closed in the early 70's. Jethro's son, John formed 
> a group
> which was one of Chicago's finest - Wildflower. This was the same 
> time that
> Steve Goodman was doing the "City of New Orlean's" and the "Lincoln 
> Park
> Pirates" at the Earl of Old Town. Jethro toured with Steve Goodman 
> until
> Steve died of Lukemia in the mid 80's.
> 
> **I did a seismic retrofit for Ben's grandfather. At the time, Ben 
> was
> playing a Hawaiian Steel Guitar for Taj Mahal and was only about 
> 18-years
> old. He worked in his grandfathers music store in Clairmont 
> California. My
> payment for the job was a Taylor Jumbo 915 (for any of you guitar 
> geeks out
> there) that Ben Harper got for me directly from Taylor Guitar. This 
> was just
> before Ben signed with Virgin Records.
> 
> Enjoy the list - it was fun looking through old CD's. I didn't 
> realize how
> large the collection became.
> 
> Regards,
> Dennis
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Fisher [mailto:dfisher(--nospam--at)fplushse.com]
> > Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 2:53 PM
> > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Subject: RE: Old Building Codes
> >
> >
> > A few to add:
> >
> > Pete Townsend, Al Dimeola, Laurienda Almeda
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: roark consultants [mailto:roarkconsult(--nospam--at)satyam.net.in]
> > Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 10:47 AM
> > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Subject: Re: Old Building Codes
> >
> > I disagree Bill- I consider Santana as the world's greatest
> > guitarist. Well
> > then, in his birthplace, they might be using even older building 
> codes !
> >
> > Pankaj Gupta
> > Roark Consultants
> > New Delhi, India
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc>
> > To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> > Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 8:50 PM
> > Subject: RE: Old Building Codes
> >
> >
> > > Birthplace of Pat Metheny, world's greatest guitarist!
> > >
> > > Anything they did after that HAS to be okay, even if it means
> > using an old
> > > building code!
> > >
> > > William L. Polhemus, Jr., P.E.
> > > Polhemus Engineering Company
> > > Katy, Texas
> > > Phone 281-492-2251
> > > Fax 281-492-8203
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Jason Kilgore [mailto:jkilgore(--nospam--at)leok.com]
> > > Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 10:09 AM
> > > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > > Subject: Old Building Codes
> > >
> > >
> > > Lee's Summit, MO was still using it as of December, 2000.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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