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Books: How to Write Songs on Guitar

I have a house, and a wife.  We’re 9 to 12 minutes from the urban center of our nearest city, which means we’re in the suburbs.  Thus, I’m required to catch a lot of TV centered around how-to projects.  Most of them are about fixing your house or fixing some dinner. All the shows are […]

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Books: Drum Machine Programming A Musician’s Notebook By John H. Hinson III

Even though I claim guitar as my passion, drums are my first love.  When I listen to music, it’s always the drumming that I pay attention to.  I almost never play air guitar, but I’ll air drum whenever I’m sitting alone. I even still own the bass drum from the kit that my parents bought […]

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Watch This: Jeff Beck, Ageless Wonder

As much as I dislike Eric Clapton, I have equal amounts of opposite feelings for another former Yardbirds guitarist.  Which is a confusing way of saying I really like Jeff Beck. I’m sharing this video, because he was somewhere around 66 years old when this performance happened.  And his playing in these songs is somewhat […]