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Forum: Southern Singing 06-25-2001, 08:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,011
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post To NDN Gal: I used to frequent the Edisto...

To NDN Gal:

I used to frequent the Edisto dance every year. Its very close to my house. The group I sing with sang every year. We sang the majority of the songs and sang hard. Always had a...
Forum: Southern Singing 06-22-2001, 10:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,011
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Good day all. The Edisto River Singers are...

Good day all. The Edisto River Singers are generally a good group of guys. They have a fair sound and have potential. I agree with most of what SingerMD has pointed out. I think the biggest...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 05-24-2001, 09:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,257
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Does Stoney Park get no love? I heard them up at...

Does Stoney Park get no love? I heard them up at Schemitzun a couple of years ago and they were singing fools. Haystack is up there, and so is Eyabay. I will say however that Snake Island is good...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 12-05-2000, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,730
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Stares, what stares? Hehe. Actually, I usually...

Stares, what stares? Hehe. Actually, I usually sing to regular music in my car. In regular music, you have a broader spectrum of voice range, depending on the type of music of course. Our group...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 12-05-2000, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,730
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Good question renegade. It has been my...

Good question renegade. It has been my experience that the more you sing, the better your voice gets. It's just like if you sang at a dance every weekend in a month and sang some in between, your...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 11-16-2000, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,653
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Man thats a great idea. Hey Mr. Webmaster, you...

Man thats a great idea. Hey Mr. Webmaster, you think you can handle that?

OTR
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 11-13-2000, 10:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,450
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Thats right SingerMD, just pour the salt into the...

Thats right SingerMD, just pour the salt into the wound.
StraightDancerinAZ:
The stick you sent singerMD is pretty good. I think the handle is a bit long, and the head a bit big. I like short...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 11-08-2000, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,730
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post I realy could have done without that dude. ...

I realy could have done without that dude.

OTR
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 10-28-2000, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,365
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post The best person to contact on that one would be...

The best person to contact on that one would be Tony Issacs, the owner of Indian House records. He has his e-mail address on their website and he does respond. Also, Mr. Ruminator probably knows a...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 10-24-2000, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,003
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Theres a couple of groups Ive heard in the past...

Theres a couple of groups Ive heard in the past year that I think are real good. But the biggest suprise was Kau-ta-noh Jrs. Ive been singing at powwows around the east for several years now and...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 10-10-2000, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,450
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Straightdancerinaz: I truely appreciate your...

Straightdancerinaz:
I truely appreciate your kind gesture, honestly. But I have too many sticks as it is and have gotten kinda picky about my sticks. I had a whole bag full of sticks and my...
Forum: Archives 10-10-2000, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,885
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post I agree with BEaded Pony and War Dancer, this is...

I agree with BEaded Pony and War Dancer, this is what Ive been told by several people and the way I do it. Im not saying it is the one way to do it, but it seems to be the correct protocol at...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 09-28-2000, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,730
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Gentlemen, Its all about mechanics fellas. ...

Gentlemen,
Its all about mechanics fellas. Sing from your gut, using your diaphragm to push the air out. This increases volume and gets rid of the nasal sound. Also, when using your diaphragm, it...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 09-13-2000, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Good point txstar, I believe that if you dont...

Good point txstar, I believe that if you dont know what youre singing dont sing it.

OTR
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 07-21-2000, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,296
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post I think there's many things that make a good...

I think there's many things that make a good drum.
1. A good head singer
2. A healthy knowledge of songs
3. Consistantcy
4. Women singers are always a plus
5. Dependability
6. A different...
Forum: Crafts 07-13-2000, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,100
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post My knowledge on ribbonwork is very limited. With...

My knowledge on ribbonwork is very limited. With that said, I understand that many designs are Osage family designs. Can anyone elaborate on this or give any info on it? Good question by the way.
...
Forum: Archives 07-13-2000, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,782
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post Depends on what kind of feathers youre using. ...

Depends on what kind of feathers youre using.
If youre using smaller feathers like goose or small raptor feathers, go with the bamboo skewers. I made a Canadian goose bustle about 3 years ago with...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 07-11-2000, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,615
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post To JRiverwind: I agree with that. When I went...

To JRiverwind:
I agree with that. When I went to Schemitzun last year, there were 50+ drums there. All of which dressed differently. You saw everything from Cedartree's matching green outfits, to...
Forum: Archives 07-03-2000, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,718
Posted By OnTheRoad
Cool Sir Dunksalot and True Warrior: I have been to...

Sir Dunksalot and True Warrior:
I have been to Knoxville on several occassions, many friends go to college there. My sister went to Clemson, I know the scene. However gentlemen, Charleston is not...
Forum: Archives 06-27-2000, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,718
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post BPlenty might I add that Charleston is the party...

BPlenty might I add that Charleston is the party town of the South!

OTR
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 06-22-2000, 11:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,995
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post SouthernSinger: In regards to the ribbon shirt,...

SouthernSinger:
In regards to the ribbon shirt, turkey feather guys, I have no opinion of them except that they usually smell terrible. One of these guys sat down at the drum this past weekend and...
Forum: Archives 06-21-2000, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,440
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post NativeHeartsWoman: Have you forgotten about the...

NativeHeartsWoman:
Have you forgotten about the Karate Kid hand drums and the truck stop art? And I agree with the fact that vendors help the dance go well.

OTR
Forum: Archives 06-21-2000, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,598
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post I concur DCP. Living near the beach, I hate...

I concur DCP. Living near the beach, I hate those birds. On to the painted feathers again. A friend of mine told me a good tip to keep them "nice". Put sticky, clear, contact paper on the backs of...
Forum: Archives 06-21-2000, 01:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,598
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post DCP: Good point about the painted feathers. I...

DCP:
Good point about the painted feathers. I havent used them for some time now due to that same reason. The tips break off, they split and fade. There's too many other kinds of natural...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 06-21-2000, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,995
Posted By OnTheRoad
Post BrownHornet: Looking away from the drum is the...

BrownHornet:
Looking away from the drum is the thing I'm corrected about often as well. I dont know why, but I do. If it is a boring song I just get distracted. Something I definately need to...
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