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
Georgia Fingerstyle Guitar Association -
nice folks James
"Chief" Childers, Pres
Guitar League of Central New
York - mostly acoustic crowd - Dick Ward, organizer
"e'lo, Ol' Chap.."
|Fingers & Thumbs Acoustic
Guitar Society - nice club in England - David Whyte
- guitar concerts in Canada - Randy Finney
Atkins Fan Club of Toronto - they meet to share their love of
Chet's music - Randy Finney
Bay Fingerstyle Guitar Guild - weekly get togethers - Terry
Delaware Valley Fingerstyle Guitar
Association - Joe Willson, Pres..
||North Carolina Thumb and Fingerstyle Association
- Clay Lunsford - Pres
||Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society - New
group located near Detroit - Mark Hawks, Organizer
||Columbus Guitar Society
- our local classical guitar organization - Eugene Braig, Organizer
Fingerstyle Guitar Association - East Texas, Len Collins, Organizer
On-Line TFGA Music Room - (click
Association of Fingerstyle Guitarists -
"Who's Bobby Knight?"
Indy Guitar Society -
Indianapolis, IN - Joe Jackson (317) 542-9567
Folk Music Society - headed
up by Larry Staats
Cincinnati Performing Arts Society - wonderful concerts
throughout the year of world class guitarists - Pete Ellerhorst, Pres.
|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
The Saturday Night Guitar
Pull - an organization out of Nashville that has plans to visit many major
cities and record "fire side jam sessions" of original guitar music
written and performed by local talent. Columbus is one of their first
cities they visited.
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.
Freddie's Web Site - (music) I have no idea how
this guy gets all this Chet music out on his site.
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.
Tommy Flint - Another
legend from Western Kentucky. Has written over 30 books for Mel
Muriel Anderson - Internationally
acclaimed classically trained nylon stringed guitarist and composer.
Doyle Dykes - Another international
celebrity of finger style guitar.
Buster B. Jones - Wild, fast, and
comical "claw style" finger style guitarist - and, teacher.
Robert Anderson - a real
"sleeper" of a Chet picker - plays every tune - note-for-note -
Jerry Reed - "Alabama Wildman"
- a fan's web site for Jerry - Stig Voll web master
Scotty Anderson - One of
the fastest guitar players in the world... from Cincinnati, Ohio
Nokie Edwards - Original lead
guitarist for the Ventures... Today, one of the smoothest finger style
Denham - Standout player at CAAS every year - from Chattanooga, TN
|Product & Services Sites We Like
PG Music - producer of Band In A Box
Kangaroo Amp Covers - Custom made amplifier covers
- P.O. Box 120593, Nashville, TN 37212; (615) 361-5537 or 1-800-431-5537
The Ultimate Guitar Case -
Case Sensitive, Hartford, CT
Chantal Cordey -
beautiful hand made leather guitar straps
Fifth Ave Fret Shop, 1597 W 5th
Ave, Grandview, Columbus
Kraig Phillips - Custom guitar
builder and repair.. Grandview, Columbus OH
Sensitive - The ultimate cabinet for
guitar collectors that think they have
in Ohio That Support Guitar Music
Canal Street Tavern - great
guitar venue.. Dayton
The Strand Theater -
beautifully restored late 1800's vaudeville house - promoting "live"
music, Delaware, OH
Fats Billiards - North-West
Stores and Instructors in Ohio That Support "Thumb Pickin"
Lang Music - Columbus (west side)
Uptown Strings, 23 E College
Ave., Westerville (north
Twin Rivers, Kenny Centre, Columbus (north Columbus)
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
Metro Music, 6007 E Main, 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!!