James Phillips

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Location: Urbana, IL
Country: US

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Ariane Julia Gabriele giddykitty Salt Springs Steven Berger Ruth Barrett artandsong2@yahoo.com Gail Webber William Mann Kevin Messenger Cindy Stammich Gordon Hardy Kimberly Toohill Jan Potts Guy Babusek Linda Jo brockinton Cheryl Johnson jeffrey charles foster Jack Ferguson Noah Aikens Travis Steve Battarbee Strumelia robert schuler Lynn austin Oliver Ogden Mike Slone Dan Helen Seiler Christine Shoemaker john p John C. Knopf Robin Thompson Scott Collier Rob N Lackey Jim Fawcett Dusty Turtle Cynthia Wigington Don Kemper John Henry Ken Longfield Ken Backer

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James Phillips
@james-phillips • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "FolkRoots baritone teardrop $400":
"I am on my phone right now and can't but will do later today"
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "FolkRoots baritone teardrop $400":
"Dusty, it could be, right now just strung for the tuning specified in my advert. The middle strings are doubled."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "FolkRoots baritone teardrop $400":
"It is still available FYI."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "FolkRoots baritone teardrop $400":
"It is notched doubled middle but you could do it as a 3 string.  I forgot to mention it can be A aa a as well, I just took it down a step."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "FolkRoots baritone teardrop $400":
"After much though, I have decided to sell my less then a year old FolkRoots d series teardrop dulcimer in G-gg-g bagpipe tuning.  African mahogany back and..."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago
@james-phillips is now following @ariane
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Bunessan, key of G:
"Benjamin W Barr Jr: Nice one James.  thanks Ben."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Bunessan, key of G:
"Ariane: Nice playing, James and Merry Christmas! thank you very much.  Where in Germany is it you live?"
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Bunessan, key of G:
"Terry Wilson: Nice, James.  Real nice. Thank you Terry.  I figured it could kind of qualify a holiday song ;-) "
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Bunessan, key of G:
"Thanks 😀 .When researching this melody, besides being used for Morning Has Broken, learned it was also used for Child in the Manger.  I..."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new YouTube video:
Bunessan, key of G
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Wildwood Flower, key of G:
"Terry, without going into computer geek mode (which I am not btw, I just know what I know) a Chromebook is a laptop that Google came out with about 10 or so..."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on What child is this?:
"I love that melody - and as Dusty stated, it really just can not be done on diatonic dulcimer.  What guitar are you playing in this video?  I also play..."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Wildwood Flower, key of G:
"Terry Wilson: James, this is one of my all time favorites.  In fact, I'll be playing it this afternoon mid some Christmas favorites.  It's just about the..."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Wildwood Flower, key of G:
"Sam: Wildwood Flower is an old standard here and one of my favorites. Try as I may, I cannot stumble through it so thanks for sharing.  Sam, thanks...."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What if you could only have one dulcimer?":
"I have 2 that I use, but if it was just one, I would keep my FolkRoots teardrop baritone dulcimer that I keep in G-gg-g bagpipe tuning.  That way I can play..."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Posted a new YouTube video:
Wildwood Flower, key of G
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on using Chromebook to make YouTube videos?:
"to answer my own question, done some research and found this to give a shot later..."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Created a new Group discussion "using Chromebook to make YouTube videos?":
"Can someone that has a Chromebook offer some advise on what apps/etc. I can use for making videos for YouTube?  Any insights would be greatly appreciated."
Technology/Software/Amplifying
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 3 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Good King Wenceslas, key of C:
"Ariane: Nice playing, James - thank you for sharing. Thank you Ariane.  I am glad you liked it :-) "
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 3 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Good King Wenceslas, key of C:
"Sam: Good playing James. One of my favorites of the season. Merry Christmas. thank you kindly Sam."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 3 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Good King Wenceslas, key of C:
"Thank you kindly Terry."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 3 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new YouTube video:
Good King Wenceslas, key of C
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 3 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Further ado about 2 v 1 melody string(s):
"My own takeaway from playing a decade plus on the dulcimer - I prefer a single string melody string.  I did doubled melody strings with the noter when I..."
James Phillips
@james-phillips • 3 months ago • comments: 11
Liked a group discussions item created by @billybobboy42: Further ado about 2 v 1 melody string(s)

Latest Group Discussions

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James Phillips

using Chromebook to make YouTube videos?


Can someone that has a Chromebook offer some advise on what apps/etc. I...
@James Phillips 2 months ago - Comments: 1
James Phillips

Playing baritone bagpipe tuning, Aaa


Here is a question I posed a while ago on Facebook, and thought I would...
@James Phillips last year - Comments: 2
James Phillips

Bonaparte's Retreat


Does anyone have a tab of Bonaparte's Retreat that they could share with...
@James Phillips 2 years ago - Comments: 1
James Phillips

No longer starting my Challenges


I want to thank people that have participated in the past for the...
@James Phillips 3 years ago - Comments: 3
James Phillips

Call the tune challenge "My Country 'Tis of Thee" or "God Save the Queen"


For next month's challenge, starting the 5th of June, I have chosen a...
@James Phillips 3 years ago - Comments: 2
James Phillips

May call the tune "challenge", Loch Lomand


I just realized I hadn't posted a challenge for next month, May yet, so...
@James Phillips 3 years ago - Comments: 4
James Phillips

April challenge tune, Little Brown Jug


Realized I hadn't posted up a song for next month yet (too much going on...
@James Phillips 3 years ago - Comments: 5
James Phillips

March Call the Tune challenge - Worried Man Blues


For the March Call the Tune challenge, I thought I would choose a song...
@James Phillips 3 years ago - Comments: 5
James Phillips

February 2016 Call the Tune challenge, Ode to Joy


For the month of February, starting Sunday the 7th of February, I have...
@James Phillips 3 years ago - Comments: 4
James Phillips

January 2016 Call the Tune challenge, Morning Has Broken (Bunessan)


For the first Call the Tune challenge of January, I have decided to...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 4
James Phillips

Bagpipe tuning and it's versatility


A while ago, I posted a clip of Boil Them Cabbage Down, where I started...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 5
James Phillips

December monthly challenge, O Tannenbaum


For the December monthly challenge, I wanted to choose a holiday song,...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 7
James Phillips

A word of thanks


I wanted to offer a word of thanks to the people that have participated...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 5
James Phillips

November monthly challenge tune, The Four Marys


For the November Call the Tune challenge, starting Sunday the first of...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 10
James Phillips

October "challenge" tune- Fair and Tender Ladies


For the month of October, starting the 4th, for the monthly challenge,...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 6
James Phillips

September challenge tune -Old Joe Clark


Realized I had not posted anything for the next month's challenge, so...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 5
James Phillips

August2015 challenge tune- The Water is Wide


Decided to go ahead and post what the "challenge" tune is for the month...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 14
James Phillips

July2015 challenge tune- Away In A Manger


Wanted to wait until we were in our new site before posting, but I...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 11
James Phillips

June2015 "challenge" tune - Wildwood Flower


For the month of June, starting Sunday the 7th, the "challenge" tune...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 7
James Phillips

May2015 "challenge" tune - Oh! Susanna


For the May "challenge" tune, I decided to take a break from the...
@James Phillips 4 years ago - Comments: 16

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Bunessan, key of G

Bunessan, key of G


@James Phillips
2 months ago - Comments: 11
Wildwood Flower, key of G

Wildwood Flower, key of G


@James Phillips
2 months ago - Comments: 7
Good King Wenceslas, key of C

Good King Wenceslas, key of C


@James Phillips
3 months ago - Comments: 6

Latest Photos

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Latest Forum Discussions

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FolkRoots baritone teardrop $400

Posted: Monday February 4 2019, 1:56 PM
By: @James Phillips

what was your first song on the dulcimer?

Posted: Monday December 31 2018, 10:36 AM
By: @Jimmy Lamar

Concert Ukulele

Posted: Thursday October 19 2017, 6:34 PM
By: @Lisa Golladay

noter/drone 6 string dulcimer players?

Posted: Tuesday March 14 2017, 10:48 PM
By: @vtpiecer

Had an idea

Posted: Tuesday January 31 2017, 12:11 PM
By: @Robin Thompson

Folkcraft Hickory question

Posted: Sunday January 17 2016, 6:17 PM
By: @Dan

need help with a song tab, Home on the Range

Posted: Sunday October 18 2015, 4:33 PM
By: @john p

Tunings you like to use on your dulcimer

Posted: Monday August 31 2015, 5:09 PM
By: @Gerald

classical guitars?

Posted: Sunday July 12 2015, 11:32 AM
By: @Sheryl St. Clare

electronic tuners people use

Posted: Wednesday July 1 2015, 4:47 PM
By: @Sheryl St. Clare

4 string equidistant Bagpipe tuning?

Posted: Sunday June 21 2015, 1:50 PM
By: @James Phillips

String sites people use

Posted: Monday May 25 2015, 4:15 PM
By: @David Lynch

An Idea

Posted: Sunday February 15 2015, 5:55 PM
By: @James Phillips

Tenor guitar players?

Posted: Saturday February 14 2015, 12:15 PM
By: @Dusty Turtle

follow up to my idea thread

Posted: Monday January 5 2015, 8:26 PM
By: @Strumelia

Gray Cat on a Tennessee Farm questions

Posted: Sunday November 9 2014, 4:23 PM
By: @Ron Larson2

Mean tone dulcimer?

Posted: Tuesday September 30 2014, 12:11 AM
By: @Guy Babusek

Christmas In July video idea

Posted: Monday July 7 2014, 12:31 PM
By: @Babs Greene

Comments

Sheryl St. Clare
12/06/15 01:59:53PM @sheryl-st-clare:

 Nice job James, and thanks for the challenge!


Steve Battarbee
05/03/15 02:54:10PM @steve-battarbee:
Thanks for your request James. Happy to accept
john p
01/27/15 07:39:15AM @john-p:

Happy to accept James - especially as we share a surname Smile.gif


robert schuler
12/22/14 10:01:21AM @robert-schuler:
Good to know you... Bob.
Cindy Stammich
11/01/14 07:16:38PM @cindy-stammich:

Thank you for the friend request James. I am happy to be your friend!

Also thank you for the compliments....they are graciously acceptedSmile.gif

It is sure nice to have friends that have this wonderful music as a bond!

Keep strumming and smilingGrin.gif

Cindy


Jack Ferguson
06/14/14 07:57:27AM @jack-ferguson:

Thanks james


John Henry
12/15/13 06:43:16PM @john-henry:

My pleasure to accept James !

John


Karel Votanek
09/15/13 07:01:49AM @karel-votanek:

Hallo James,thank you very much for your comment.

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George Allen
04/23/13 08:57:51AM @george-allen:

Thanks for the welcome, I am sure I will enjoy FOTMD.


Dan Goad
03/04/13 10:07:34AM @dan-goad:

Hello James and welcome again to FOTMD. I enjoyed out chat last night and look forward to seeing you there often.

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Karen Keane
02/27/13 06:28:51PM @karen-keane:
Hello and welcome to the site. This is a great place to share ideas and listen to music. I hope you enjoy!
James Phillips
02/27/13 05:29:31PM @james-phillips:

thank you all for the warm welcome. I am returning to the dulcimer after several years, and am bouncing between some chording in DAd tuning and noter/drone in CGG tuning. Eventually I want to get into trying Galax style but want to first get good at what I am doing3.gif


John E. Wood
02/26/13 09:08:26PM @john-e-wood:

Welcome James. Good to see you here on FOTMD. Nice dulcimer collection. We're looking forward to your participation. Best wishes.


John Keane
02/26/13 08:20:39PM @john-keane:

Howdy and welcome to FOTMD!


Jim Fawcett
02/26/13 07:59:34PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey James, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Benjamin W Barr Jr
02/26/13 07:59:09PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi James, and welcome to the world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. It's a good place to come, spend some time, learn about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people.

Ben Smile.gif


Rob N Lackey
02/26/13 07:42:23PM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, James, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven. Hope you enjoy it here.

Rob