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This is a lightly moderated forum in which registered members may freely exchange thoughts, tips, and useful insights about any and all topics related to blues harmonica--including the harmonica and the blues more generally.  (The occasional off-topic thread is OK, and should be marked "OT," but please be sparing in this regard.)  Beginners welcome!  You do not need to play the harmonica well to contribute to the dialogue.  This forum values the wisdom of novices and old-timers alike.  

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Please also note:  although conversation about blues harmonica and related issues should be free and spirited, this forum isn't a men's locker room.  Casual (or intentional) ethnic or racial slurs, anti-gay rants, nationalist cant, pointed and sustained use of four-letter words--including ANY such language directed at another forum member--and/or misogynist slurs are prohibited.  Some of us are black.  Some of us are white.  Some of us are Asian.  Some of us are mixed.  Some of us hail from countries other than America, or have family who do.  Some of us are interracially married.  Some of us are gay.  All of us share a love for blues harmonica.  We come here in that spirit.  We strive, no matter how passionately and forcefully we disagree, to remain civil.  This forum has a one-warning rule for those who violate this creed.  On rare occasions, in the case of egregious and/or repeat violations, miscreants will be suspended or banished from the forum  (The moderators and I will be the final arbiters of such violations.)

Members are free to post relevant videos here, including videos of their own performances.  If you post a video of yourself and ask people what they think, please be prepared to listen to the answers.  (The answers, of course, must remain civil.  "You suck" is not a civil answer.  "Doesn't do anything for me" IS a civil answer.)

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Topic Good name in man and woman 1 Gnarly
Sep 15, 2014 10:43 PM
Topic OT: Rhythm & Blues Foundation Bonnie Raitt 2 walterharp
Sep 15, 2014 09:09 PM
Topic Ghostbusters and harmonica 4 a ninja 23 Epworthslim
Sep 15, 2014 09:06 PM
Topic Any Stones Experts out there... 10 jules
Sep 15, 2014 08:59 PM
Topic here's what a pro harp player's rider looks like 11 kudzurunner
Sep 15, 2014 03:42 PM
Locked Topic The final word ? 4 poitouharpin
Sep 15, 2014 11:03 AM
Topic OT: another good one gone... 3 The Iceman
Sep 15, 2014 08:33 AM
Topic Timing trumps note choice: true or false? 26 Chris L
Sep 15, 2014 07:04 AM
Topic Too much 6 Leatherlips
Sep 15, 2014 05:51 AM
Topic new video from Deak Harp filmed TODAY in Miss. 5 kudzurunner
Sep 15, 2014 12:28 AM
Topic Blues In Hawaii 4 Mojokane
Sep 14, 2014 09:39 PM
Topic Personal Dilemma with Dire Consequences 16 Mirco
Sep 14, 2014 05:14 PM
Topic Playing Harmonica and Trumpet 9 harpdude61
Sep 14, 2014 05:30 AM
Topic Music > Genetic or Environmental? 8 JustFuya
Sep 14, 2014 01:22 AM
Topic Moldiness 7 Eyeball_Kid
Sep 13, 2014 06:38 PM
Topic calling all buskers out there..... 25 mac1012
Sep 13, 2014 03:45 PM
Topic A new mic element for blues harp 18 JJ Harper
Greg Heumann
Sep 13, 2014 02:14 PM
Topic Save the date: November 8. Huge MS. harp fest 1 kudzurunner
Sep 13, 2014 01:31 PM
Topic Amount of Hours in 1 year Harmonica is in Mouth? 5 Frank
Sep 13, 2014 12:08 PM
Topic Buy Kims AMPS 4 Harp2swing
Sep 13, 2014 11:10 AM
Topic Delay Setting and recommendations 6 DannyRanch
Sep 13, 2014 10:46 AM
Topic Todd Parrott PT Gazell Mike Caldwell Amazing sound 3 Diggsblues
Sep 13, 2014 10:18 AM
Topic (Acoustic CRUNCH), Who uses it, How's it Done? 6 Frank
Sep 13, 2014 07:21 AM
Topic Semi OT: Blues influenced movies 11 DannyRanch
Sep 13, 2014 02:49 AM
Topic Paranoid About Harps Going Bad? 49 harpdude61
Sep 13, 2014 12:28 AM


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