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An Internet resource devoted to providing links to artists, music, labels and sites on the web for the culture of

After many years neglected in cult status, Slide Guitar and it's family of styles has landed feet first back in popular culture. Dobro®, Bottleneck, Slide and Slack-key music permeates nearly all genres of popular music today, as well as television themes, movie scores, jingles and commercials. While appreciation for Blues, Hawaiian and Country traditions continues to rebound, new styles of slide playing are emerging, and old world styles of slide, as in India, are being discovered for the first time by western audiences.


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Here's the late great Chris Whitley from a few years back at Ohne Filter, German TV.

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Kelly Joe Phelps performing "Piece by Piece".

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Lowell George and Little Feat on BBC-TV.

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"Long Distance Call" with Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Buddy Miles and Mike Bloomfield.

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The great John Hammond in 2005 on WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour.

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David Lindley and Rory Gallagher live in 1982. WOW!

Enjoy the following selection of internet blues, folk and world music programs broadcasting live in Real Media

Blues On Air
Raven Radio
Village 900 CKMO-FM

Outstanding artists, past and present

Don't see your favorite slider listed in Planet Dobro® ? Check the ALL MUSIC GUIDE for a growing list of musicians and recording artists.

Up and coming Sliderz, watch out!

Sonny Landreth and Terrie Lambert: photo copyright 2003 Carl Weingarten
Sonny Landreth and Moonshine Slides owner Terrie Lambert meet backstage after Sonny's performance with The Goners in Saratoga, CA 10/3/03.

Dobro®, Slide & Steel Guitar Makers


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*Planet Dobro is edited by producer and slide guitarist Carl Weingarten. Carl has recorded for a number of labels including; Water Lily Acoustics, Multiphase Records, Linden Music, Triaxon and others. His music is frequently heard on the syndicated APR program Echoes, and National Public Radio's All Things Considered.

Carl's latest CD is Local Journeys with bassist Michael Manring and percussionist Brian Knave Local Journeys

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