John Gribble


Location: Nishi Tokyo, Tokyo
Country: JP

My Latest Followers:

Ferrator Norm Williams dulcinina Bob Strumelia ole Shenandoah Jan Potts Robin Thompson


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John Gribble
@john-gribble • yesterday • comments: 20
Posted a new Comment on How Great Thou Art:
"Gorgeous  music, gorgeous video. Thank you. "
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Do Not Upgrade Your Mac To Catalina For A Bit":
"I think I've bought my last Apple machine. After being assured this new computer would open all my old Apple documents by two different Apple employees, I..."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "McSpadden Possum Board Volume ":
"Ken Hulme: Possum boards (regardless of wood type) do increase volume.  How much?  No one has yet designed an experiment to test the concept (variables..."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • one month ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on The Entertainer - Grant Olson :
"Lovely--Very true to the original. You are one ambitious young man!"
John Gribble
@john-gribble • one month ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on Red is the Rose:
"That was great! Thanks so much."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What In The World Is This?":
"It has the look of a 1970s kit, like those sold by Here, Inc. "

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John Gribble


I'm thinking about replacing some Grover friction "patent" violin style...
@John Gribble 3 years ago - Comments: 6
John Gribble

The Wren Has Landed

I recently received a new Wren travel dulcimer from Pete Staehling of...
@John Gribble 5 years ago - Comments: 12
John Gribble

Mc Spadden or Sweet Woods?

Hello, kind reader(s),I'm considering instruments to get back into...
@John Gribble 5 years ago - Comments: 3

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01/22/19 05:16:29PM @strumelia:

John, your generous patronage of this site is so kind and so appreciated!  flower

08/22/16 06:16:13PM @hugssandi:

I see one of your favorite songs is Hard Times Come Again No More.  It is new to me, and I have been working very hard on it this week.  I can see why you love it so~now I do, too!

08/22/16 10:03:50AM @strumelia:

Hi John, I'm happy to help enable you to donate to the site!   ;D  I'll send you a private message with my address.

02/23/15 03:43:12PM @strumelia:

John thank you so much for becoming a site patron. Received your donation all the way from Tokyo today.

Jill kaiser
02/09/14 02:46:43AM @jill-kaiser:
Ahhhh ok. Im just learning the dulcimer myself. Im not very good thats why i am looking for others to play with. I also dabble in guitar, ukelele and harmonica. Not real good at any of them. Just. So so. Ok well thanks... What are doung all the wY over here in japAn for anyway?
01/31/14 10:29:07AM @marg:


I hope many happy dreams come true for your retirement. Enjoy the dulcimer and it's sweet sound.

Karen Keane
01/06/14 07:53:17PM @karen-keane:
Pull up a chair and stay awhile. It's a great site. If you need anything, don't hesitate to ask.
Karen Keane
01/05/14 10:10:16AM @karen-keane:
Hello and welcome to the site. This is a great place to share ideas and listen to music. I hope you enjoy!
Ken Longfield
01/04/14 08:02:14PM @ken-longfield:

John, welcome to FOTMD. It's good to have you aboard.


"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."

John Keane
01/04/14 07:50:15PM @john-keane:

Howdy and welcome to FOTMD!

Jim Fawcett
01/04/14 07:35:14PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey John, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.

Rob N Lackey
01/04/14 05:08:10PM @rob-n-lackey:

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


Benjamin W Barr Jr
01/04/14 05:06:15PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi John, and welcome to the wonderful 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.