Very Useful Links
Other Guitar Clubs & Organizations
||Kentucky Thumb Pickers
Club - the first regional pickers club, Louisville, KY - Alex Dunn, Pres
& Fingerstyle Guitar Players - Chattanooga - probably the
second regional pickers club. Billy Denham, president and fine
Guitar League of Central New
York - mostly acoustic crowd - Dick Ward, organizer
- guitar concerts in Canada - Randy Finney
Atkins Fan Club of Toronto - they meet to share their love of
Chet's music - Randy Finney
Valley Fingerstyle Guitar Assoc - Joe Wilson, Pres
Bay Fingerstyle Guitar Guild - weekly get togethers - Terry
||Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society - New
group located near Detroit - Mark Hawks, Organizer
Fingerstyle Guitar Association - A revitalized club based in
Newborn, Georgia. (half hour south east of Atlanta) Glen
Portwood - President LOTs of great players!!!!
||Columbus Guitar Society
- our local classical guitar organization - Eugene Braig, Organizer
Fingerstyle Guitar Association - East Texas, Ron Haft, Organizer
On-Line TFGA Music Room - (click
Association of Fingerstyle Guitarists -
Folk Music Society - headed
up by Larry Staats
Cincinnati Performing Arts Society - wonderful concerts
throughout the year of world class guitarists - Pete Ellerhorst, Pres.
Jazz Orchestra - local 22piece "big band" jazz
orchestra here in Columbus, Ohio.
|Internet Organizations & Forums
Mr. Guitar -
official Chet Atkins web site
Reed - Somebody put up a pretty good Facebook of
Travis - A pretty good tribute site to the late
Minor 7th - A website that reviews the best in non-mainstream acoustic guitar music
Tablature Software, and Music
Fretted Instruments - (tab) Jack
Baker's web site with tons of tabs, and "hot links" to other tab
Black Mack - (tab) Tons of
Resource Center - (tab) Lot's of tab.
Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar -
lot's more tablature - hosted by Bruce Mock
Power Tab - Lot's of tab in
Free Tabs - lot's of stuff....
Celtic Guitar Page by Glenn Weiser
- Celtic tabs, CDs, books, etc..
LickByNeck - Jazz guitar
instruction of the greats...
YouTube - videos of just about everybody and
- some great videos of guitarists.
Workshop, Craig Dobbins, PO
Box 8075, Gadsden, Al 35902 - Lot's of Chet tabs and very well written tech
Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine - s all about
celebrating finger style guitar. Great articles, instructional
tab, and an accompanying CD.
FingerStyle Quarterly - John Knowles
was one of Chet's best friends and co-arrangers. Very fine lessons.
Ray Cummins - "Ray Cummins is my good friend and one of the best finger pickers around."
- Chet Atkins
- Grand Ole Opry Staff Band For 32 Years
Richard Smith - world's most
awesome finger style guitar player (and, frequent visitor to OFGC)
Eddie Pennington - World's greatest
Travis picker - from around Merle's birthplace, besides.
Muriel Anderson - Internationally
acclaimed classically trained nylon stringed guitarist and composer.
Doyle Dykes - Another international
celebrity of finger style guitar.
Jerry Reed - "Alabama Wildman"
- a fan's web site for Jerry - Stig Voll web master
Nokie Edwards - yes, "Walk Don't
Run" from his infamous time with the Ventures - but, GREAT fingerstyle
guitar, as well.
Scotty Anderson - One of
the fastest guitar players in the world... from Cincinnati, Ohio
Denham - Standout player at CAAS every year - from Chattanooga, TN
|Product & Services Sites We Like
PG Music - producer of Band In A Box
The Ultimate Guitar Case -
Case Sensitive, Hartford, CT
Chantal Cordey -
beautiful hand made leather guitar straps
Italia Leather Guitar Straps -
more beautiful guitar straps made of Italian leather
Fifth Ave Fret Shop, 1597 W 5th
Ave, Grandview, Columbus
Kraig Phillips - Custom guitar
builder and repair.. Grandview, Columbus OH
in Ohio That Support Guitar Music
Canal Street Tavern - great
guitar venue.. Dayton
Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza -
great pizza and a very nice stage w/ entertainment 6 nights a week.
Stores and Instructors in Ohio That Support "Thumb Pickin"
German Village Music Haus, 350 S Grant, Columbus
Music Royale - , 4012 Presidential
Pkwy, Powell (north
Bluegrass Musicians Supply, 1370 S High, Columbus, OH
Guitar Center, 2100
Morse Rd, Columbus, OH
Worthington Music, 6560 No High, Worthington, OH
Sam Ash, 1690 Morse Rd, Columbus, OH
String Shoppe, 1710 N High, Columbus, OH
Jerry Loos Guitar Training Center, 3314 Morse Rd, Columbus, OH
Chuck Dailey Guitar Studio, 74 Mill St, Gahanna, OH
Center For The Arts - Westerville, 200 Huber Village Pl, Westerville, OH
Colonial Music, 5598 N High, Columbus, OH
Walker Music & Electronics, 856 S Yearling, Whitehall, OH
I Buy Guitars, 5187 No High, Columbus, OH
Phillips Guitars - Kraig
Phillips custom guitar maker - (614) 975 - 4023
Personal Non-Guitar Favorites
Google Search Engine - Just
type in what you are looking for.
Yahoo - Searches, locate people, and maps
US Postal Service - ZIP code look
Repair Clinic - For fear of
law suits, appliance manufacturers (now days) won't give any advice to us cost conscious
"do-it-yourself" home repair folks. This site not only
"tells" you how - THEY SHOW YOU PICTURES!!