It is nearly 7:30 in the morning, and it is still quite dark outside despite the snow and icestorm that is passing through. I have been up for several hours now, writing and studying music. In other words, kindling the muse. There is a song by James Taylor off of the New Moon Shine … Continue reading Kindling the Muse
Jerry in 1970 playing a Gibson SG... A few days ago, I was at the pool talking with my friend, Steve. He and I have collaborated on several photo projects, and it's always good to chat with him about my writing, hobbies, frustrations -- whatever is on that day's plate when I see him. When … Continue reading Summer Strummin’
Here we are, all at the starting line together. Hand in hand, promise within promise, we look forward to the possibilities that await us in this new year. We've all got a few things going for us, so let's look at those quickly: We're starting with a fresh slate. Forgive yourself of the shortfalls of … Continue reading
Earlier this month I picked up Shady Grove by Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, a 13-track compilation of acoustic folk songs and ballads that Jerry and David did between 1990 and 1995. A few days ago, I heard Jerry and David do "Bag's Groove, Take 1" on the Dead channel on Sirius Radio, and they … Continue reading What do you pursue?
(actually, you can download it HERE) Hi, Folks. I have to admit that there's not too much I understand about the blogging world, especially what goes on behind the scenes and, more important, how it goes on. I'm guessing that I tap into maybe 10 percent of my blogging opportunities here at WordPress and through … Continue reading Check Out the Music of Christine Kane
Carl mentioned her even after I said that I wasn't looking for her, but of course he was right all along. I'm talking about my earlier post where I was in search of a singer to soothe my soul. I said I was looking for somebody like Sheryl Crow, but not her exactly. Well, I … Continue reading Sheryl Crow to the Rescue
help, please. I am in a desperate search for new music. Let me give you my love list, and maybe you can turn me on to something new and wonderful--either local to your area or an international unknown that needs to be heard. I'm looking for a voice like Jewel, Sarah McLachlan, Lorenna McKennett, Shawn … Continue reading In Search of New Music