Only 107 years have passed since the birth of gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt. He influenced so many, classical, country, rock guitar players…..so here on the anniversary of his birth…. Continue reading Happy Birthday Django….
Yesterday, my niece gave birth to our newest Great nephew London …a boy who is gonna change the world. So, since today is Sam Cooke’s birthday (1931 -64) …here is a song for both Continue reading Happy Birthday Sam Cooke
I looked at the celebrity births today, not overly impressive a list in my estimation, even if you ask the parents of the birthday boys and girls. So, I dipped into the deaths on this day file…..and found the great Etta James. Etta left us 2012…here is a memory to share. Continue reading Etta James – I’d Rather go Blind
I found a birthday and I actually know them. Half of Loggins and Messina…known for footloose, and my favorite… Continue reading Happy Birthday Kenny Loggins
hillbilly heart The city makes my heart beat change To a speed I can’t endure I start to sweat and I can’t breathe To me there only is one cure I have to leave the city life Leave the commotion far behind I’ve got to hit the country For that is where I’ll find I have got a hillbilly heart It’s beats in banjo time … Continue reading Hillbilly Heart
Be The Artist (re-edited) Do you live your life through movies? Through good music or through books? Do you fashion how you live your life By how another looks? Are you trendy or a classic? Never straying from the line Do you change your hairdo weekly Well, if you do….that’s fine Self image is a fickle beast It’s one we can’t control As one listens … Continue reading Be the artist
Writers Block Blues I got my guitar i’m sittin’ here writing songs and drinking beer written nothing you’d want to hear really…nothing…squat no one bugs me working hard the kids are playing in the yard the dog is sleeping keeping guard I’ve nothing…bupkiss…squat I’ve got the writers block blues can’t write nothing…’cept bad news I’ve got the writers block blues got nothing to lose while … Continue reading writer’s block blues