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Month: May, 2009

Original Song “I’m an American”

30 May, 2009 (00:26) | guitars, New song, The rock music | 1 comment

Yes, I’m an American. That was once a good thing. We used to be the good guys. Our standing in the world has fallen. I believe we can recapture our glory. But we can’t do it with apathy, greed, self-indulgence on a personal level. We can’t do it with those things and torture and war […]

Girls, Girls, Girls, It is a new original.

26 May, 2009 (13:14) | Gibson, guitars, New song, The rock music | No comments

This is an original song about a subject dear to a man’s heart. The guitar is an Explorer copy I had made by John Gray long ago. Bill Lawrence double coil pickups and ebony fretboard. Gibson style neck, has a great feel. Don’t tell the Tele, this is my fav guitar to play. It’s got […]

Some music today, “I’ve Got Wood”.

15 May, 2009 (13:57) | Fender, guitars, New song, The rock music | No comments

First verse and chorus for “I’ve Got Wood”. I’m playing the Telecaster from 1971 and Bzzz is on the SPD 20. No stripped down kit, just the SPD. We most often use a hi hat and snare with the SPD for rehearsal. I am playing through a Marshall tube amp with a straight front 4×12 […]

Working on a new drawing

15 May, 2009 (13:50) | drawing | No comments

Here is a drawing in charcoal and pencil that I am working on. I’ll show you the finished piece when I get it where it needs to go.

New Painting

13 May, 2009 (00:48) | painting | No comments

I’ve been working on learning to use Painter. It is a digital painting program. It works with the Wacom tablet. Very cool, simulates any kind of media and has various textures of paper or canvas. This is one of my son in acrylics in the computer that is.

One more time

3 May, 2009 (00:32) | Gibson, guitars, New song, The rock music | No comments

This one is What If I Had. I am using the 55 Les Paul with a Marshall 4×12 straight front bottom in stereo with a Mesa Boogie 1×12, and a black shirt. eh

New guitar song

1 May, 2009 (21:20) | guitars, New song, The rock music | No comments

More Friday morning music. I like to drive is the tune. Just verse chorus today. More to come