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May 28th “Best Kept Secret”

What a week and it’s still going.  I’ve got an acoustic gig out of town tonight and then drive even farther tomorrow for a Master Plan gig at a wedding in Pinehurst.  Weddings are a ton of fun to play.  Everybody is there to have a good time.  It’ll also be our first gig with our new guitar player and vocalist Chris Campbell.

It’s a country themed thing, so we  get to get our country on which is also a lot of fun.   Today’s song is a british rock inspired song, created when I put it on the british rock selection on my amp.

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Song for May 10th “Daydream from Tomorrow”

Something compelled me to go back and dig up this song and re-create it today.   Part of this recording is something I recorded in the original Mealtime Brown studios in Athens, Georgia around 1998 or ’99.  I don’t even know who the guys are that are playing the awesome banjo and upright bass.   I went and found it, re-arranged it, added some funk, junk and rewrote the vocals.   But I was sincerely trying to keep the original vibe we had cooking that day.

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May 1 “He’s Smokes ‘em If He’s got ‘em”

Today’s been one of those days where I don’t feel so hot.  It doesn’t happen too often.   I guess my immense fence building project is starting to get the best of me.  I’ve got about forty feet out of seven hundred put up.    If I get it done by August I’ll be doing well.

Today’s song is the first country sounding song that I’ve done in a while.   I used to write stuff like this all the time but this year I’ve tended to be  a little more indie rock.   Anyway, I hope you’re having a great weekend!

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