August 23rd, 2023

Homeskoolin' Bonus Jam "The Boogie"

Chapters
00:00 - Playing the '52 Lester


Notes
shake your booty

August 23rd, 2023

Homeskoolin' Volume 238, "El Tio Larry Es Genial"

Chapters
00:00 - Rocking away / Boys are Back / Back to rockin' it
04:22 - Intonation / Howya doing friends!
05:55 - What you can do when a guitar is intonated
08:45 - Bridge / Wound G string
11:00 - Hermanos Gutierrez amazing guitarists
13:45 - How personal the guitar is / Sonic fingerprint
16:00 - Playing / Start a YouTube channel
18:00 - Quaratine start in 2020 and Homeskoolin' start
19:00 - Technology and learning new shit / Dogs watch TV
21:06 - Lesson: Cool licks with a Larry lick / Playing


Notes
Uncle Larry takes a deep tuning exploration on a guitar that was made before the Beatles played on Ed Sullivan

Check out these amazing cats..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yS3XGAh_n2c


did you know that once you officially steal 100 cool chords from this channel, you are required to donate something to the PayPal tip jar?

the PayPal address is tombukovac@gmail.com

test pressings of Plexi Soul vinyl showed up yesterday....did you hear that??
i said.....TEST PRESSINGS OF PLEXI SOUL VINYL SHOWED UP YESTERDAY

August 23rd, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Primitive Gold"

Chapters
00:00 - '52 Gibson Les Paul guitar gets new bridge
03:10 - Out of phase pickups due to wiring and poles
05:30 - Frets, fretboard, inlays and depth of inlays
08:50 - Tour of the rest of the guitar
10:32 - Old Gibson case
11:00 - Hardest part?
13:20 - In tune
16:40 - Playing


Notes
In this video Larry picks up a very crude early first year model ‘52 Les Paul that was just worked on by Andrew Jellison at Strung Out Guitar Repair in Nashville.

The miracle bridge that retrofits on to the ancient original tailpiece that these guitars came with from the factory is designed by Music City Bridge.

https://musiccitybridge.com/products/trapeze-wrap-over-tailpiece

Hope you enjoy

August 21st, 2023

Homeskoolin' Volume 237, Tom Bukovac, "Crickets"

Chapters
00:00 - Softly strumming away
02:49 - What's up Homeskoolers / Skin cancer surgery update
04:08 - PAF book and discussion
06:30 - VCB (Viewer Comment Bin) / Vintage guitar reference books
08:38 - Thank for kind words
09:00 - James Burkett guitars
11:07 - NFL starting up
11:45 - Lesson: Cool chord - open G tuning [x 4 7 0 7 0]
12:41 - Ann Wilson gig and why not touring
13:17 - Movie of the making of Ann Wilson album by Chris
14:40 - "What have you been listening to?"
15:40 - Black Sabbath - Fairies Wear Boots Fucking Awesome!
16:35 - Battle of the bands back in the day
18:23 - Hipsters stealing Uncle Larry's shit
19:15 - Jealous not English?
19:55 - How do you stay confident? / Something to say
22:45 - Playing acoustic
23:53 - What is your least favorite instrument?  Trumpet / Kenny Chesney hates slide guitar


Notes
Do you hear them? My living room is a cricket serenade at this point...bought 25 yesterday to feed to the pair of leopard gecko lizards that my dear boys have as pets.

August 16th, 2023

Homeskoolin' Bonus Jam "Danville Train"

Chapters
00:00 - Playing The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down


Notes
Greatest song ever written? It's definitely up there...harmonically sophisticated and full of imagery and soul.

August 16th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “The Right Hand”

Chapters
00:00 - '64 Gibson J-50


Notes
Bryan Sutton havin a go on that 64 j-50

and a guest appearance by the great Jimmie Lee Sloas

August 15th, 2023

Homeskoolin' Bonus Jam, "Cleanup On Aisle 7/4"

Chapters
00:00 - Putting out those melodies


Notes
Tom Bukovac

Playing guitar at home after a long day of playing guitar at work...
TAGS

Gibson SG

August 15th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Goes To Gruhn’s Volume 4

Chapters
00:00 - Intro to Corey Terrell, Eric “Ebo” Borash, Greg Voros
02:47 - Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son (John Forgerty)
04:27 - Fortunate Son tuning, playing, and son realizing playing incorrectly
05:48 - Tom's parts playing with John Fogerty
06:18 - Bad Moon Rising
07:11 - Discussing fucking cool guitars and P90s
12:40 - '56 Gibson Junior / '56 Gibson Junior Double Cut / Comparison
14:50 - Playing '56 Gibson Junior #1
15:45 - That acoustic guitar quality when turning it down
16:45 - Playing '56 Gibson Junior #2 / No one plays those frets
18:10 - Lower output of #2
18:46 - Back to #1 and brighter
19:05 - Gibson Double Cut with Music City Bridge
20:30 - Playing Double Cut
21:28 - Lesson: Mashing fingers bends / Playing
23:23 - Bending tip with vibrato / Playing
26:05 - Fucking awesome faux delay
27:05 - '56 Gibson Junior TV
28:25 - Led Zeppelin - Misty Moutain Hop / Playing
30:00 - Pickup height
35:00 - Bursts
46:00 - Repaired guitars, ethics, and price differences
57:00 - George Gruhn's wisdom enters the picture
65:00 - "Is there a change in the air?"


Notes
Starring the usual cast of characters

Special thanks to Heavy Duty for filming this mess.

August 15th, 2023

Homeskoolin' Volume 236, Tom Bukovac, "One Thing At A Time"

Chapters
00:00 - Funky picking on the acoustic
01:45 - Hey friends! / Early morning
02:50 - Gibson J-50 / Tape for ringing in the studio
03:35 - T-Rex: Marc Bolan
04:23 - VCB (Viewer Comment Bin) / 3 years
06:23 - What's up?  Surgery
07:34 - Changing things on your guitars? / Mojo in an instrument / J-50
08:57 - Angie!
09:20 - Never change more than 1 thing on a guitar
10:04 - NFL Preseason betting - bored
10:17 - Scammers and how to get rid of them
10:52 - Music you can't play? / Wes Montgomery / Harmonica
12:41 - Whole-house generator
13:40 - Internet speed and Blackbird


Notes
Another early morning ramble and some fresh baked VCB

August 15th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus Jam, “The Weather Man”

Chapters
00:00 - Loop with some soaring playing


Notes
Uncle Larry test drives a beautiful old blonde '61 Telecaster around some tight corners, possibly hitting a few orange cones along the way.

Dig this cat...I fuckin' love this guy...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ir3eJ1t13fk

i especially love how they put his landline phone number in the vid description (per his request I'm sure) so that he can field phone calls from potential ass all day hahaaaaa

it gets lonely out there in the country...

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