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Ye Shall Not Spew

I just called Jeff and asked him if we could postpone the jam/audition. I’ve felt like one of Saphiri’s diseased targets today. The natural assumption, were it not 2pm, might be that I had a hangover from the party last night, but I passed the hangover line of embarkation around 10:00 this morning. This is […]

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Observations About Guitar

I’ve been thinking this morning about my general impressions about learning new songs on guitar. This might be hard for non-musicians to understand, but it’s a pretty big conceptual step to go from playing bass to playing guitar. Whatever you may have heard, playing bass is not like playing lead all throughout a song. Bass […]

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What Can I Bring You But Pain?

I’ve been working on songs today, trying to get up to speed well enough to fool everyone into thinking I can hack it as a lead guitar player. Actually, I probably shouldn’t say that. I’m milking the “aw, shucks” sentiment a bit much, I guess. I know what I’m bringing to the table. Maybe I’m […]

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Taking On Clapton

I just finished a sandwich, figuring if I ate something (else) and maybe took some (more) Goody’s powders, I might finally get rid of this annoying headache that’s been tormenting me since I got up this morning. I’ve been writing some, but the headache was distracting me. Of course, at the moment, hearing Bruce Willis […]

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