View from the porch…

I had kids in my early 20s so most of my playing during that period of my life took place at the homestead: Yep, that’s me (GDub) at the ripe old age of 24. There’s nothing like playing tunes on the porch on a warm summer day. In fact, holding…

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First Cattle Call

My first “real” band was an all-girl quintet called “The Anti…” We fashioned ourselves after the “Them” with a touch of the “Who” and, of course, the Stones. We did a version of “Gloria” only we sang it as “G_E_O_R_G_E”.  In 1966 H. Liebes, a department store in downtown SF…

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I like a good western.

I especially like a good film score.  GDub and I just watched “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford” directed by Andrew Dominik. The score is by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis and it “fit real good.”  Fiddle, piano, guitar. Lonely and moody like the midwestern scenery. It…

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