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    Thanks to Gr8scott for passing the torch this way.

    My name is Tom Williams, and I'm originally from Galax, Virginia. It's about 40 minutes North of Scott's place in Mt Airy.

    Born 1970 in a hospital that has since become a drug rehab center.

    Started playing guitar in high school at age 13, and bought my first guitar for five bucks.

    Moved to Co in 2000, and met my wife in 2001. Had a daughter in 2006. Cook for a living at an outdoor ed center in the mountains.

    Anyhoo, fire away and let's see if this will go more than two pages
    - Tom

    Quote Originally Posted by Frankly
    Some people make the wine. Some people drink the wine. And some people sniff the cork and wonder what might have been.
    The Eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn of the Crow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by guitfiddle View Post

    Started playing guitar in high school at age 13, and bought my first guitar for five bucks.
    What was it? Do you still have it? If you do, would you trade it for five minutes with Katy Perry?
    I remember calloused hands and paint-stained jeans, and I remember safe-as-houses self-belief.

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    It was an old Harmony with slider switches and cheap, fat single coils. I don't even know where it is now.

    Buck a minute to trade Katy for the guitar? Yup...that's worth it.
    Last edited by guitfiddle; 09-30-2010 at 11:42 AM.
    - Tom

    Quote Originally Posted by Frankly
    Some people make the wine. Some people drink the wine. And some people sniff the cork and wonder what might have been.
    The Eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn of the Crow.

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    There is a mass of innocent people spanning one city block...

    Would you rather go on a homicidal rampage with a car or a gun?
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    Happy Well Day, and congrats on the 100th!

    1. A major person that you've appreciated for years (music or life) is coming to your house to enjoy the company of you and your family. You're making dinner. What's your go-to dish?

    2. You're at a live show, enjoying a really good artist. All of a sudden, the spotlight swings on you. "Ladies and gentlemen, here's someone I've been hearing a lot about. Let's see if he'll play with us... Tom Williams, come on up!" *thunderous applause*
    a) Who's the artist?
    b) What tune would you enjoy jamming on?
    c) What's your main ax/rig?

    "Add about a half-a-teacup o' bass...."
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    Quote Originally Posted by ginormous View Post
    Happy Well Day, and congrats on the 100th!

    1. A major person that you've appreciated for years (music or life) is coming to your house to enjoy the company of you and your family. You're making dinner. What's your go-to dish?

    2. You're at a live show, enjoying a really good artist. All of a sudden, the spotlight swings on you. "Ladies and gentlemen, here's someone I've been hearing a lot about. Let's see if he'll play with us... Tom Williams, come on up!" *thunderous applause*
    a) Who's the artist?
    b) What tune would you enjoy jamming on?
    c) What's your main ax/rig?
    1. Go to dish is a roasted loin of Pork, with demi glaze sauce, carrots made with brown sugar, white wine, and the chili spices (chili, paprika, cumin, touch of cayenne). Some herb roasted potatoes....mmm mmmmm


    2. The Allman's...Southbound would be cool, but I'd really dig jamming End Of The Line or Blue Sky with them. My appearance might be the only time a Tele ever sees the light of an ABB stage Amp would be one of the tasty Marshalls onstage, unless Derek let me play the Super Reverb.

    My reserve vote would be Robin Trower, and we'd jam the hell out of Too Rolling Stoned.
    Last edited by guitfiddle; 09-30-2010 at 07:36 PM.
    - Tom

    Quote Originally Posted by Frankly
    Some people make the wine. Some people drink the wine. And some people sniff the cork and wonder what might have been.
    The Eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn of the Crow.

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    Moving to the mountains and new environment of Colorado, did it have any impact on your musical tastes?

    What about when you were married or after your daughter was born? Do you still rock out with the angst and intensity of an angry young man or have you mellowed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gamera View Post
    Moving to the mountains and new environment of Colorado, did it have any impact on your musical tastes?

    What about when you were married or after your daughter was born? Do you still rock out with the angst and intensity of an angry young man or have you mellowed?
    Well, the thing about out here is that Bluegrass is a novelty to the folks who move here. I'm from Southwest VA, so there is absolutely no novelty left in it for me.

    I must say, the one thing that bugs me the most about the music scene out here is how everyone is desparate to mix up five or six different genres to describe their music. Instead of playing rock, folks have to say something like "Country-zydeco-jam-rock-grass". It's a trend that got it's start with Leftover Salmon calling their style "Poly-enthnic-cajun-slamgrass" Drives me nuts.

    I did get into Jeff Beck out here. My friend turned me on, and over the next few years Jeff slowly replaced Robin Trower as my favorite guitarist.

    Having a wife was much the same for the first few years, then we had a kid, and of course, that changes everything. I can still rock out like an angsty young man, but I've tempered it with more control than I could even think of back then.
    Last edited by guitfiddle; 10-01-2010 at 11:59 AM.
    - Tom

    Quote Originally Posted by Frankly
    Some people make the wine. Some people drink the wine. And some people sniff the cork and wonder what might have been.
    The Eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn of the Crow.

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    I did get into Jeff Beck out here. My friend turned me on, and over the next few years Jeff slowly replaced Robin Trower as my favorite guitarist.
    Care to elaborate on this? I guess the two guitarists are similar in some ways but very different in others. What is it about Jeff that swayed you? As a huge Trower fan, what JB songs should I listen to to see things differently?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gamera View Post
    Care to elaborate on this? I guess the two guitarists are similar in some ways but very different in others. What is it about Jeff that swayed you? As a huge Trower fan, what JB songs should I listen to to see things differently?
    I think most of all, it's that even though both are very proficient at their respective techniques, Jeff just has an ability with melody that Trower can't quite match in my eyes.

    Trower can cast a spell, and set some great moods, but Jeff's melodies are just a bit higher in sheer beauty to me.
    - Tom

    Quote Originally Posted by Frankly
    Some people make the wine. Some people drink the wine. And some people sniff the cork and wonder what might have been.
    The Eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn of the Crow.

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    Holding at one page so far.
    Last edited by guitfiddle; 10-01-2010 at 04:11 PM.
    - Tom

    Quote Originally Posted by Frankly
    Some people make the wine. Some people drink the wine. And some people sniff the cork and wonder what might have been.
    The Eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn of the Crow.

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    If you could only eat one vegetable for the rest of your life what would it be?

    Who has a more bad ass mustache, Sam Elliott or Tom Selleck?
    I LOVE GUNS, ANIMALS, AND PEOPLE GETTING BUTT-HURT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bones View Post
    If you could only eat one vegetable for the rest of your life what would it be?

    Who has a more bad ass moustache, Sam Elliott or Tom Selleck?
    Probably potatoes, even though it's not really a veggie. They're just so damn versatile, you can make then a zillion ways.

    Sam Elliot by a mile.
    - Tom

    Quote Originally Posted by Frankly
    Some people make the wine. Some people drink the wine. And some people sniff the cork and wonder what might have been.
    The Eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn of the Crow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by guitfiddle View Post
    Sam Elliot by a mile.
    I want to high five you right now.
    I LOVE GUNS, ANIMALS, AND PEOPLE GETTING BUTT-HURT.

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    What made you move to Colorado? Where exactly do you live in Colorado? You don't cook at The Fort do you?

    I basically grew up in CO.

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    If you had the chance to travel to a different country for a week and for free, where would you go?

    Fill in the blank: Peanut butter and ________ Sandwich.
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    If you could only watch one thing on TV for the rest of your life, and it had to be a cartoon, what would it be?

    What cartoon character would you want to be?

    What cartoon character would you want to do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff_H View Post
    What made you move to Colorado? Where exactly do you live in Colorado? You don't cook at The Fort do you?

    I basically grew up in CO.
    I came out here to go to culinary school. Some friends of mine lived here already, so I had a place to crash once I got here.

    Jamestown is the town I live in. It's about 18 miles North West of Boulder. It sits at 7000 ft above sea level(84,000 inches ), and there are only 300 or so permanent residents.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bones View Post
    If you had the chance to travel to a different country for a week and for free, where would you go?

    Fill in the blank: Peanut butter and ________ Sandwich.
    I'd go to New Zealand most likely.

    "Peanut better and apple butter sandwich." Good stuff.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gamera View Post
    If you could only watch one thing on TV for the rest of your life, and it had to be a cartoon, what would it be?

    What cartoon character would you want to be?

    What cartoon character would you want to do?
    I guess I'd watch King of The Hill...enough variety in the stories as to not be boring.

    As for whom to be, I'd be Buggs Bunny, because he always came out the winner. I'd do Jessica Rabbit.
    - Tom

    Quote Originally Posted by Frankly
    Some people make the wine. Some people drink the wine. And some people sniff the cork and wonder what might have been.
    The Eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn of the Crow.

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    did you ever find your pedal board?
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    Put the two together, and make it Kambone.

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    did you ever find your pedal board?
    Nope. I left it in that bar...and I bet by now some bedroom rocker is playing some crap or the other on it. Haven't seen it for sale in whole or part.

    Only thing I've ever left at a venue.

    I did get another of the most important pedal on there.
    Last edited by guitfiddle; 10-01-2010 at 07:05 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frankly
    Some people make the wine. Some people drink the wine. And some people sniff the cork and wonder what might have been.
    The Eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn of the Crow.

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