Old Bench

Summer has come; I like to sit on that old bench playing guitar. My son in law has built this bench, he made it from Grandma’s old bed…
Recycled Furniture - Bed to Bench
I’m playing my “DOBRO”, a 1930s vintage Resophonic National steel-body guitar…

compare Eric Bibb’s garden armchair; he plays a Dobro too:

10 responses to “Old Bench

  1. Sweet! And a lovely photo of you, with the reflection of greenery on your shiny guitar.

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    • vintage bench / vintage guitar:
      http://www.songlyrics.com/eric-bibb/booker-s-guitar-lyrics/
      The guitar owned an’ played
      By the great Booker White
      Found its way, by grace into my arms
      He would call it “Hard Rock”
      ‘Cos the body’s made of steel
      On th headstock he glued a heart-shaped charm

      In a brown leather case, with green velvet linin’
      It thrilled my soul to the core
      Stuck on the side with old scotch tape
      Was a list of the songs he’s famous for

      Chorus 1:
      Booker’s guitar’s got a story to tell
      Of hard-earned hope an’ unshed tears
      Booker’s guitar rings like a bell
      It’s gonna keep on ringin’ for a thousand years

      The late greate Booker White
      Sang straight from his heart
      Everyone who heard him knows it’s true
      He’d spank that shiny guitar just like a drum
      ‘Cross the Mississippi Delta, Europe too

      Chorus 2:
      Booker’s guitar’s got a story to tell
      Of boxcars an’ scars, moonshine an’ beer
      Booker’s guitar rings like a bell
      It’s gonna keep on ringin’ for a thousand years

      Chorus 3:
      Booker’s guitar’s got a story to tell
      A story the world needs to hear
      Booker’s guitar rings like a bell
      It’s gonna keep on ringin’ for a thousand years

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  2. love the bench…My husband made daughter-in-law one from a twin bed…I’ll have to try and find photo…

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  3. Love the bench Frizz.

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  4. What a lovely way to stay in touch with grandma!

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  5. Your laid back style is captivating and heart wrenching all at once. Thank you for sharing the story of your life through song.

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  6. Always enjoy hearing this story. Booker’s guitar is in good hands and still rings!

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