John Gribble

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Location: Nishi Tokyo, Tokyo
Country: JP

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Norm Williams dulcinina Bob Strumelia ole Shenandoah Jan Potts Robin Thompson

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John Gribble
@john-gribble • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Sound Hole Placement":
"Try to open Ken's .pdf. It is very good.  "
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 5 days ago • comments: 19
Posted a new Comment on POLL: Do you play alone, or with others?:
"I'm afraid  none of the options reflected my situation very accurately. I play pretty regularly with another old folkie, but I've only used dulcimer a couple..."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 6 days ago • comments: 1
Liked a music item created by @timothy:
Been All Around This World
John Gribble
@john-gribble • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Looking for a Blue Lion dulcimer":
"Well, this is interesting, although a llittle off-topic. The only Richie dulcimer I ever saw "up close and personal" was an hourglass instrument with a..."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 2 weeks ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Suggestions for fixing a fretboard:
"John's suggestion about filing off the ends of the screws is a very good one. I would take the screws out and just cut the offending length off with a pair..."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 3 weeks ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on Further ado about 2 v 1 melody string(s):
"Hi, sorry to hear you're having troubles. I suggest you find someone close to home to look at your instruments and help get you straightened out. I entered..."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 4 weeks ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on The Chickens They Are Crowing:
"Lovely."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 4 weeks ago • comments: 8
Liked a soundcloud item created by @dan:
The Chickens They Are Crowing
John Gribble
@john-gribble • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Looking for a Blue Lion dulcimer":
"I just took a look at the Blue Lion website. It didn't appear that they weren't taking orders so much as they have a waiting list, as do many popular..."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • one month ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on "Student Model" :
"That is a beauty!"
John Gribble
@john-gribble • one month ago • comments: 11
Liked a photos item created by @bob:
"Student Model"
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 2 months ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Hector the Hero on the Mini Jumbo Dulcimer I build:
"Lovely in every direction."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 2 months ago • comments: 14
Posted a new Comment on Cherokee Shuffle:
"That was great! A fun version of that tune."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Techniques for accidentals":
"If you're playing noter style and the chromatic note passes pretty quickly, you can use the noter like a guitar slide.  You can get the "in-between" note..."
John Gribble
@john-gribble • 3 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Toulpagorni:
"Sweet!"

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John Gribble

Pegheads?


I'm thinking about replacing some Grover friction "patent" violin style...
@John Gribble 2 years ago - Comments: 6
John Gribble

The Wren Has Landed


I recently received a new Wren travel dulcimer from Pete Staehling of...
@John Gribble 4 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 4 years ago - Comments: 3

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hugssandi
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!


Strumelia
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.


Strumelia
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?
marg
01/31/14 10:29:07AM @marg:

Welcome,

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.

Ken

"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.

Rob


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.

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