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Jumpin’

How did I get to be thirty something years old and never hear of the Flamin’ [...]

The Spider Farm Concert 2010

Well Uncle Al had the 2010 Spider Farm Concert and it was lots of fun. The weather was gorgeous during the day but it did get a little cold after the sun went down for an elderly guy who decided for some reason to wear shorts.

This year a couple of the tunes were posted up on youtube [...]

Amazing Grace

I have heard it performed by many folks and in many ways but this is about as good as it gets.

That little girl is [...]

Booker T Jones & the Drive-By Truckers

I ran across this looking for something to watch. So, John A Arkansawyer, & [...]

Thanks Boss!

As a novice musician who has played, …and wishes to continue playing local venues…I want to extend a very meaningful Thank You to Mr. Bruce Springsteen for his stance on this.

ASCAP must have their heads up their proverbial backsides on this one. Sounds like they were trying to make an example…and using Bruce’s name in the [...]

Tearin’ it up!

I like a guy who puts lot of emotion in his music

Here is a real up and comer

His tongue / eye coordination is second [...]

The CMA Awards Show

Well I broke down last night and watched the country music awards show. I had heard that Dave Matthews was going to perform with Kenny Chesney. I knew it would be about 45 seconds worth of Dave Matthews but what the hell. The show had already screwed me out of Modern Family so I figured I [...]

Artistic realism about romance – Paul Simon

I’m too old for romance, but for young people who might be reading… a sampling of snippets of Paul Simon lyrics about romance. PS keepin’ it real:

From “Still Crazy After All These Years”

I’m not the kind of man
Who tends to socialize
I seem to lean on
Old familiar ways
And I ain’t no fool for love songs
That whisper [...]

One more

Hope I can be forgiven for being obsessed… One more and I’m [...]

Pretty Good

Via Unc… I post here because I know there are a couple of pickers in the audience. I expect they will agree with me that the kid is decent.

Actually, this is just the one Unc stumbled upon. Turns out the kid has a couple of other tunes in his repertoire. … Billie Jean is [...]