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Restoring a Marshall Cabinet

So I was given a Marshall 1960B 4 x 12 cabinet from a good friend. Apparently, the neighbor was going to donate it and we asked to take it. Its pretty beat up and the teenagers decided to paint it with latex paint at some point in its life. So after a whole bottle of […]

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Soul Motion Postcard

The guys from Soul Motion asked for a postcard they could hand out for gigs. Sticking to the theme I used one of the old pics I really liked and played with some of the text they gave me. Soul Motion Band Website I recently completed a new website for the band Soul Motion. It came out […]

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Gear

Fixing Broken Reverb -Marshall DSL 50 head

I recently purchased a used Marshall DSL 50 watt head off ebay. Everything looked good and it sounded great but the reverb was not working. Apparently the seller did not notice this or lied but either way it did not work. I was pretty bummed and didnt want to send it back losing all the […]

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Dylan Cover

Here is a cover I did in my basement with Pro Tools 6. The drums needs work as well as the opening but …eh, whatever. It was one of my first attempts at recording and singing.

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Carpal Tunnel Surgery

So after 30 years of playing guitar I ended up with Carpal tunnel in both hands. Initially I thought it was from using heavy gauge strings for a few years but I was wrong. I found it was really just hereditary and a combination of years lifting weights, guitar playing, and typing at work. Not really one […]

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Lessons

B.B. King – Until Im Dead and Cold – Lesson

So I finally tabbed out the intro. I know the song is in 12/8 but it was easier to tab 4/4. I just couldnt get it right GuitarPro. Its still has the basic feel and you should listen to the song for guidance. Until Im Dead and Cold – BB KING   Downloadable PDF   My […]

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Songwriting

Another song “Changes”

Here is another song I wrote and recorded. Its mainly about getting older and watching your child become an adult. My friend played drums to my tracks and I thought it would be a demo for us to all learn and record. But without my knowledge they just mastered it and put it on our […]

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Meeting Eric Clapton

  I was watching a video of Eric Clapton last night and it made me remember the time I met him. It was a thrill then and still is now 21 years later. I thought i might as well blog it before I get to old to remember it. 🙂 My girlfriend Anne and I […]

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Artists Lessons

Holding on – Gary Moore

I was sitting here messing with itunes when this tune came on and I thought I would figure out the basics for a posting. Its a nice bluesy ballad with a solo in Am Pentatonic  or C major Pentatonic.   Holding On  Album- Bad For You Baby-Gary Moore- Chords – F C G G#Dim7 Am […]

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Remembering Dad

I made this tune one night a few months after my father passed away in 1999. It was a one off take with keys, my 91 Strat/Fralins, Marshall Dsl50, Alesis Reverb into a Roland VS-840 8 track. I later added the acoustic. I have thought of building it up but then I dont think I […]