Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

back to “normal” more or less

2013-12-13 BlogBlog RSSRSS

it felt like a typical workday, but I got through it…getting nervous about the gig with SLR Saturday…found my dress shoes–I hope they fit… SLR asked me to do one my doodles for her for Christmas–it’s only half finished (as of now) but it might be done by the time I leave for Baltimore… there [...]

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U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Full Audio Book

2013-12-10 BlogBlog RSSRSS


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short and sweet

2013-12-07 BlogBlog RSSRSS

so SLR and I had a rehearsal for the gig next Saturday…brief but productive…worked on a Christmas song or two…trying not to worry about playing in a black church…not yet looking forward to it…I must maintain my Atheism…As far as what to wear,”Sunday go to meetin’” clothes I’ve got–but I gotta find my dress shoes…THAT [...]

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I can stop wondering about THAT

2013-12-06 BlogBlog RSSRSS

the “Southwestern” eatery across the street opened today–without me…Friday morning I’m gonna call the Doctor who is allegedly my new Primary Care Physician…kinda nervous about that…I think he’s gonna find LOTSA stuff wrong with me…But for ME, the thing I wanna work on is my vision–which he has nothing to do with…Other than financially, Life [...]

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Classic songs and future evergreens

2013-12-04 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Der var engang (complete) A song from Tosca Når en sailor går i land Never ever Små stød Lil Johnnys mund Death comes crawling (live)

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Nutcracker stuff

2013-12-04 BlogBlog RSSRSS

The whole story and a song (add the http yourself if the video won’t show)

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the New Year started today

2013-12-03 BlogBlog RSSRSS

I know I’m early, but I was antsy, so…I’m letting some of my facial hair grow…I’m focusing on my “doodles” and not my guitar playing…and significantly, I’ve started a NEW Facebook account…at some point I will abandon the original one without actually closing it…and I won’t have a couple hundred strangers for “friends” if I [...]

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might be a first…

2013-12-02 BlogBlog RSSRSS

When I can’t sleep, my Mind wanders…sometimes I replay Musical memories; sometimes I even imagine Musical things that haven’t happened yet, hoping that they will…for the first time that I can remember I lay awake thinking of the next “doodle”…the latest one is almost (but not yet) finished and I wanna get on with the [...]

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what’s the f**kin’ problem?

2013-12-01 BlogBlog RSSRSS

yet another so-called friend has apparently formed a duo with someone who is not me…I’m not grotesque looking, so I must be a major asshole or something…that’s ok, the retirement from Music will begin on 1/1/14…I’m debating whether or not there should/will be an announcement on the other FB…If anyone actually ASKS me to participate [...]

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a reluctant yes

2013-11-29 BlogBlog RSSRSS

I THINK I’m gonna be able to go to the Legion tonight, using the roomie’s car…the CHECK ENGINE light went off, *I* think that’s very good news–maybe it was just a loose gas cap…perhaps the roomie kinda resents that I’m gonna go have fun somewhere…didn’t she have fun last night? And she’s scheduled to go [...]

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let’s see what happens

2013-11-28 BlogBlog RSSRSS

going to my ex-sister-in law’s house for Thanksgiving, I was invited…being alone on a holiday isn’t that bad; still it is nice to be included with the roommie’s family… today is a paid holiday, I’m off tomorrow (w/o pay) too–hoping to go to the Legion O.M. and play…Maybe I’m not yet ready to give up [...]

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2013-11-27 BlogBlog RSSRSS

I didn’t tell the guy who signs my paychecks about MY plans re: my work schedule for this week, and he didn’t tell me his…I think he’s outta town…I DIDN’T get my paycheck this morning and I’m not at all happy about that…my immediate Boss has it–HE’S on vacation…he told me he wasn’t going anywhere, [...]

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a secret mission ?

2013-11-26 BlogBlog RSSRSS

instead of going into work Monday afternoon, I went in at nearly Midnight…I’m not 100% sure, but I think my Boss (who’s on vacation) knew I was gonna do that…My plan is to do that again tonight and tomorrow night…I get to take the roommie’s car…I kinda think it’s possible that he might maybe know [...]

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a semi-typical evening at the Legion

2013-11-23 BlogBlog RSSRSS

So I went to the AmerLegion open mic…I was invited by someone I know to help him play some Who songs…in addition, I played a bunch, sang some…was unusually adamant about wanting to play…no regrets (yet) had fun most of the time…One of the performers allegedly had a “hissy fit”–I missed that…Played with at least [...]

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The Friday Fling Hosts a Personal Music Festival!

2013-11-21 BlogBlog RSSRSS

  Friday Fling #259 for November 22nd 2013 They are not as popular as they were back in the days of my youth, the middle ages of the twentieth century, the 1950s and 60s. But there were many pop hits back then which were known as “instrumentals” in that they were hit TUNES, without lyrics.  [...]

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the beginning of the new beginning

2013-11-18 BlogBlog RSSRSS

the house sitting gig is over, but I THINK I left some stuff at the house–like my newly purchased markers and paper (sigh)…maybe that’s some kinda omen…gonna go back and get ‘em this morning and (while I’ve got borrowed wheels) pay the DMV… The acoustic jam at Lake Needwood was a fair amount of fun, [...]

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what I wanted vs. what I got 2

2013-11-17 BlogBlog RSSRSS

So the AmerLegion benefit is history…I sat in with one band for their whole (hour long) set and sat in with the Crimestoppers for a couple of songs–unbelievably I pushed for more; I didn’t get more, but I tried…I think I played a bit better than the last time I sat in with them (on [...]

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the last chance?

2013-11-16 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Today I ‘ll be a sitting in with a friend’s group at a “big deal” of a gig…well, it’s a big deal to ME at least…Frankly I AM hoping to make a good impression on the other Musicians who will be there, so I’m already quite nervous…And yet I also know that the only person [...]

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what I wanted vs. what I got

2013-11-15 BlogBlog RSSRSS

So I went to the OTWC open mic last night…Had Dinner, played some, sang some…I DO wish people believed me when I said I just wanna be the “co-pilot”, just a member of the band…I tried to do LAYLA…it sounded better in the car; it was a bit fast–THAT wasn’t my fault…Did a couple with [...]

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separate ways

2013-11-14 BlogBlog RSSRSS

tonight after work I plan on going to the OTWC to play at the Thursday night o.m. kinda like in the old days…Of course there’s a different host than there was back then, but some things haven’t changed…Mostly I wanna play with the house band; I’m not innarested in being in the spotlight, just near [...]

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