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Welcome to Tele 101. If you want to know what to buy to hear great Tele playing, find out from the experts at the Telecaster Discussion Page.

On March 1, 2005, I added txspreacher's recollections of new TDPRI member Ray Flacke and moved Ricky Skagg's Highways and Heartaches to the Members section of the site.

On February 18, 2004, I added Alan Jackson's Greatest Hits, featuring guitar work by TDP member Brent Mason.

On January 22, 2003, I added albums by TDP members Redd Volkaert, Bill Kirchen and Jim Weider.

On March 26, 2001, I added the new Redd Volkaert CD, No Stranger to a Tele, to the Members section and a classic by Clarence Gatemouth Brown, The Original Peacock Recordings, to the Blues section.

On August 29, 2000, I added the new Danny Flowers CD, featuring TDP member James Pennebaker on Tele, and Ricky Skaggs' classic Highways and Heartaches, with Ray Flacke on lead guitar. I also updated several comments.

On May 4, 2000, I added information to the members page, including an expanded entry for Redd Volkaert.

On April 30, 2000, I added Brad Paisley to the New Country section and Spell's comments about the first Pretenders CD.

On November 30, 1999, I moved Redd Volkaert into the Members section and added a links page. I also updated the Derailers listing.

On November 5, 1999, Tele 101 was featured in Jim Campilongo's Tip World Guitar Tips mailing list. About 1,000 visitors came by that day.

On October 25, 1999, I added the Derailers' Reverb Deluxe.

On September 6, 1999 I added Duke Levine and the Pretenders, and totally redesigned the graphics and navigation of the site. I also added a category for TDP members.

I very much appreciate the comments I've received on this page. Please feel free to with any comments you have.

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Cover-Alan Jackson's Greatest HitsNew!Alan Jackson's recordings feature TDP Member Brent Mason.

Cover-26 Days on the Road
Not one but two TDP members are featured on this live disk. Redd Volkaert and Bill Kirchen tear through a bunch of country standards in this hot band that also features Dallas Wayne, steeler Joe Goldmark and Too Much Fun members Johnny Castle and Jack O'Dell.

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