I Believe In Miracles Cover-a-rama

My last band used to cover “I Believe In Miracles” by the Ramones, influenced by Peal Jam’s cover. This morning I find myself messing around with it on my old acoustic, first time I’ve had the opportunity to play in quite a while. Here are some versions of “I Believe In Miracles” I found surfing […]

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Economic situation leads one to source of relief: Metal

NYTimes: Josh Max: “Dance With the Devil”: …I was carried off into a boiling sonic river of brutal, obscene, blasphemous noise that blasted me like a cannon out of my depressed cave and directly into the fury I was experiencing each waking day. For the next three weeks, all other music disappeared from my world. […]

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Thank you Les Paul (and Les Paul’s mom)

Les Paul passed away last week, and I just wanted to post this little piece of thanks and to share something about his story that I had heard before, but seems extra relevant to my personal exploration into education and how we learn – his childhood music teacher told his mom, “Your boy, Lester, will […]

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Michael Jackson’s reach was across generations, across the seas

YouTube: (Michael Jackson) Billie Jean – Sungha Jung: Wow. I had posted the following to Twitter, but it belongs here: “11 years old, standing on chestnut st. near 11th, outside store, watching tvs play Thriller thru a window. that was me.” Michael Jackson’s death triggered moments of reflection for many. So many that services across […]

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Pain kept me away too

Great to hear an acupuncture treatment helped Susie get back to her guitar. Arthritis in the hands is scary. Part of me is thankful my pain stems only from the back. Past few weeks I’ve been getting to my garage and plugging in here and there. Becoming re-acquainted with an old friend. Speaking of that, […]

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