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Frank Zappa was a style unto himself, a rare and true original.

I would like to put my two cents in for little Stevie Ray Vaughn.



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-----Original Message-----
From: Structuralist [mailto:dennis.wish(--nospam--at)gte.net]
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2001 3:18 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Old Building Codes


Whoops! Who can forget the original Mother of Invention - Frank Zappa. I'm
just not sure where is style fit in, but he is surely in there someplace.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: r nester [mailto:rnester(--nospam--at)juno.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 11:29 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Old Building Codes
>
>
> Hellloooo......aren't there any Zappa fans out there.  (Oh yeah, this is
> the engineering list.....sorry)
>
> Russ Nester
>
>
> _____________________________________________________________________
>
> 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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