Song of the Day – In honor of Pete

  This Land Is Your Land In honor of the late great Pete Seeger, here is my version of  “This Land is Your Land” including the pinko verse we didn’t learn in school. I know it’s a Woody Guthrie song, but I first heard it sung by Pete, so I will always think of him when I hear it. I recorded this on a Tascam 4-track cassette player. I started it with an old Roland drum machine on the “Bossa-Nova” beat. Somehow, I love the sound of it.... Read More

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It’s time for a new computer

My computer’s hard drive is the little engine that could. It sounds like a purr, only louder, but that purr is really the gasp of an old man with  bad emphysema. The machine is on its last legs. Do I take it to the  Apple hospital or pony up for the brand new shiny one with the retina display? Should I put it out of its misery? By the way, where do old computers go to die?  Where  exactly does Apple send the dropped, battered  and duct-taped empty cases,... Read More

October in Paris – Free Song of the Day

  I few years ago, I had a breakup in, of all places…Paris. How romantic. I know that Nazi imagery is overused, but I think I get a break here. Last week, I visited  Jackson Brown’s studio (name dropper). I did a quick little live guitar/vocal pass. Here she is, warts and all. Click on the title:  October in Paris   October in Paris, the skies are all grey I walk all alone on the Champs-Élysées. It just reminds me of the german tanks rolling through the... Read More

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