August 29th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Mr. Glaser’s Attic”

00:00 - Tour of some treasures and an important mailbox

A brief look inside the mind and the business of one of Nashville’s most beloved people, Joe Glaser…founder of Glaser Instrument Repair.
If you play guitar and you have ever lived in Nashville you KNOW who Joe Glaser is.

A dear dear friend and a TRULY brilliant brain.

Absolutely one of a kind…I have cherished my friendship with this man for decades. One of the most interesting conversationalists I have ever known, and believe me I know some interesting conversationalists!

Hope you enjoy

August 28th, 2023

Homeskoolin' Volume 239, "Can't Find My Thank You Can't You See My Way Home"

00:00 - Electric football montage / Plunking around intro / Surgery update / Family life / Heat
03:37 - Gibson Deluxe
04:13 - Electric football teams / Rolling Rock thermometer / Cool magazine thanks
05:30 - Thanks and relation to Homeskoolin' / 80%/20% rule
07:35 - VCB / "How many instruments do you have?"
09:48 - Song: Blue Oyster Cult - Burnin' For You
10:42 - Theory about money and success
12:30 - Costco and armchair financial advice from Uncle Larry

Frank Zappa's definition of "folk music"

"when you play a D chord and wiggle your little finger around"

In this episode Larry talks about finances, he talks about Costco, and most importantly, he talks about the 7 decade legacy of Tudor Electric Football...which is potentially the catalyst for the single greatest bond between a father and a son to be found on this earth.

August 23rd, 2023

Homeskoolin' Bonus Jam "The Boogie"

00:00 - Playing the '52 Lester

shake your booty

August 23rd, 2023

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

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

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..

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

test pressings of Plexi Soul vinyl showed up yesterday....did you hear that??

August 23rd, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Primitive Gold"

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

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.

Hope you enjoy

August 21st, 2023

Homeskoolin' Volume 237, Tom Bukovac, "Crickets"

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

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"

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

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”

00:00 - '64 Gibson J-50

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"

00:00 - Putting out those melodies

Tom Bukovac

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

Gibson SG

August 15th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Goes To Gruhn’s Volume 4

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?"

Starring the usual cast of characters

Special thanks to Heavy Duty for filming this mess.


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