Category Archives: music

Never Too Old To Listen

It has been said that the music you listen to during your teens and early 20’s will be the music you will love and listen to for the rest of your life. That certainly has been true for me…The Outlaws, … Continue reading

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I Almost Forget

Today, we celebrate the birthday of one Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, born 180 years ago today He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally, bolstered by his appearances as a guest conductor in Europe and the … Continue reading

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Ol’ Black Eyes Nails It

It was the Summer of 1972 and having just a few dollars saved up, I went shopping with my grandparents at the Two Guys Department Store on Rt. 22 in Union, NJ. At the age of 12, my goal that … Continue reading

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And Now . . .

As the guys over at Monty Python’s Flying Circus would say, “And now for something completely different” I’ve been a little serious lately and decided to lighten things up a bit. Below is Sophie Lloyd shredding a version of Bon … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never

As I get older, I haven’t kept up with new music and tend to listen to what I loved in High School and College. . . an exclectic mix of Southern/Classic/Progressive Rock (the only time you see me use the … Continue reading

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There Is A List For Everything

This list at least is interesting: Top 20 Greatest AcousticGuitar Intros of All Time In my opinion, #14 should be #1 (He doesn’t even try to play it) and #1, while recognizable, wouldn’t even be on my list. What are … Continue reading

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Tu Eres La Mas Bonita

Smile, it’s Saturday night and the Garza brothers are making some happy “Texican” music. Henry Garza is a very talented guitarist with a unique style. That being said, you might hear hints of SRV and Mark Knopfler in this song. … Continue reading

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Bluer Than Robin’s Eggs

This morning, while taking the outgoing mail to the box, I noticed a few pieces of broken, blue eggs on the driveway. It was windy, with the storms and all last night, but there was nothing to indicate the eggs fell … Continue reading

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The Strains Of Life

The perfect song to reflect on a not so perfect week. I know there are a few others that have faced some unusual challenges this last week. Regardless of what is happening, “count your blessings, count them one, two three”. … Continue reading

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A Change Of Pace

When these guys need a break from killing people and breaking things (what we pay them to do), they sit back and do some pickin’ and grinnin’. Courtesy of Uncle Sam,  here is “Six-String Soldiers” I never heard of this … Continue reading

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