This is a collection of pictures of some bands I've been a part of. Also some Steel Guitar Greats I've had the fortune to meet over the past 50 plus years. Feel free to browse and comment on anything you may find interesting and if you've met me at any of the Pedal Steel Guitar Conventions, please say "Hello."

                            

Galaxies59B&W.jpg (15251 bytes)     Galaxies TV '61.jpg (18749 bytes)      Smoked Shoulder.jpg (15154 bytes)      CrossFire.jpg (16912 bytes)      Open Road at Hillcrest.jpg (11764 bytes)     Elks Picture.jpg (63715 bytes)

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Beechwood 3.16.jpg (17528 bytes)     DonCowboyJunction(cropped).jpg (16702 bytes)     Country Travelers.JPG (21443 bytes)     Jam CD photo.jpg (16963 bytes)      Jack&Don(cropped).jpg (15525 bytes)     Don Sept FSGC(cropped).jpg (17549 bytes)

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  Me & Don Helms.jpg (17760 bytes) Buddy&Don.jpg (19188 bytes) Hughey&me.jpg (18313 bytes) Lloyd & Me.jpg (27424 bytes) Jeff Newman&Me.jpg (23643 bytes) Don & B0b 2005 PSGA Show Award web.jpg (20265 bytes)

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PF & Me web.jpg (24117 bytes)   Bobbe On My Emmons.jpg (32800 bytes)   Me & Tommy cash.jpg (24223 bytes)   George & Don.jpg (37939 bytes)  Mike,Jody,don 2005.jpg (16657 bytes)

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1. My First band the Galaxies, 1959 with Russ Moschetto, Lenny Bonin, Eddie Wyka and Don Sulesky.

2. The Galaxie in 1961 performed on the WBZ TV show in Mass. and won 2nd place.

3. The Smoked Shoulder Band from 1978-1981 with Emory Ladner on Guitar, me on my ShoBud steel and drummer.

4. The Crossfire Duo also known as the Fireside Duo 1981-1982, Joe Brewin and me.

5. Open Road Trio 1983-1985 GB band did mainly weddings and banquets, Rick, John and me.

6. The Homossasa Elks Jazz Jam, Don, Roy, Eddie, Bill, Al, Hank, Gordon and John on Harmonica and Rich on drums, 2000.

7. St. Pat's day at the Beechwood Retirement Center with Virginia, Roy, me and Mac not shown, 2000.

8. The Lecanto "Cowboy Junction Opry", 2002.

9. The "Country Travelers Band", Don Sulesky, Bernie Whittle, Ginny and George Loring, 2002.

10. Rheo Pilon, Don Sulesky, Bernie Kelly, Trudy Stoner, Jack Stoner, Blake Hawkins, Cliff La Bombard, at my house in 2001.

11. Jack Stoner and me at Blake Hawkins Jam in 2001.

12. The first "Florida Steel Guitar Club" Jam on September 11, 2002.

13. Don Helms, Jeannie and me at Bobbe Seymour's  Shop in October 1999.

14. Buddy Emmons and me in November 1987 in Armonk, NY.

15. John Hughey and me in Plant City in  January 2000.

16. Lloyd Green and me at the PSGA show 1990 in Armonk, NY.

17. Jeff Newman and me at the PSGA show in 1990 Armonk, NY.

18. Bob Maickel presenting me with the PSGA Award in November 2003.

19. Paul Franklin and me in November 1988 in Armonk, NY.

20. Bobbe Seymour playing my new Emmons LeGrande II in October 1999.

21. Tommy Cash and me in Florida 2006.

22. George Hamilton IV and me in Florida 2008.

23. Mike Gross, Jody Carver, and me at PSGA show 2005.