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No Smoking

Well, it's day six of my new life as a non-smoker.
I didn't plan ahead, I didn't come up with an exit strategy, and I didn't even mentally prepare myself. It was a spontaneous decision, brought on by a…
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Boston

My heart goes out to everyone affected by the events in Boston today. So senseless.
I was surprised by all the talk about whether it was officially a "terrorist" attack or not. In my mind it is, just…
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The Underappreciated

If you’re a blues-rock fan, or a fan of guitar playing in general, there are some things that go without saying. You have your Hendrix and Clapton, your SRV, your Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Warren Haynes. All the…
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I Love This Quote

"Singers and Musicians are some of the most driven, courageous people on the face of the earth. They deal with more day-to-day rejection in one year than most people do in a lifetime.
Every day, they face the financial…
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Season To Taste

Alright, now this is just getting silly. When I finished the first album just over a year ago, it was a pretty spontaneous decision to be done recording it. I still had a good handful of songs in various states…

Junk to Someone...

Treasures to me.

Everyone gets attached to things, and I'm no different. Honestly, I might even take it a little farther than necessary sometimes. I tend to collect random little trinkets and keepsakes to commemorate places and times in…
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Performance Anxiety

I've never been what you would call a born "performer". I consider myself more of a musician, and contrary to popular belief, the two don't necessarily always go hand-in-hand. I love playing music, I love making and writing music, and…
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Songs In Progress

I want to share some of the songs I've been working on, and who better to share them with than you? I'm working on a lot of songs (in several different genres) at any given time, and I want to…
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The High Cell - Unplugged

When was the last time you really... "unplugged"? I mean no phone, no Internet, no TV. No Twitter, no Facebook, no email, no eBay. No local/world/political news, no weather updates, no iPod, no PS3 or Xbox, no... Technology.
If…
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I Write The Songs

After a recent conversation that I had about various songwriting tendencies and strategies, I thought it would be a fun topic to throw up a quick blog about.

Music, like most art forms, is a subjective medium for both…
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Facebook and The Art of Extortion

When Facebook first forced Timeline down the throats of bands and brands, they implied that those of us who whined about the obvious and immediate decrease in activity/views of our posts and content should be wearing tinfoil hats and watching…
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Happy Birthday, Robert Johnson!


Last week marked what would have been the 101st birthday of Robert Johnson. What do you do for a Delta Blues legend who’s been dead for 74 years? Why not stick with what seems to have become the tradition,…