Category Archives: Music

Jam Puppy!

This is my best pal Daisy. Mostly she is accustomed to sleeping a great deal, and¬†only¬†hanging out with my wife and me. This past weekend I decided to bring Daisy along to a bluegrass festival to see how she held … Continue reading

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Down In The Willow Garden

Being of Irish decent, I suppose I am naturally kin to those Celtic sounding tunes. Perhaps this is why I have always been drawn to folk and bluegrass music. There is a whole river of such music flowing through many … Continue reading

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Brother Billy

This is a story about my big brother Billy, and why I was moved to write a song about him. Today I am feeling plaintive. Years, then decades pass so quickly between far away family. In your mind, you see … Continue reading

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By The Creek

A few years ago in the fall, I was feeling a bit low. I decided to take a walk down by the year round creek (Churn Creek) that flows within about a block from my house here in Redding, CA. … Continue reading

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Water Off The Back Of A Duck

In Bluegrass music there are many songs where the only instruments played are guitar and mandolin. Many times this was heard in gospel tunes. I totally enjoy hearing a full band including fiddle, banjo, bass and dobro, but once in … Continue reading

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I’ll Remember You Love In My Prayers

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Clinch Mountain Backstep

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Sweet Thing

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Bluegrass Fun In Susanville

Summertime is a great time for attending Bluegrass festivals or hanging out with your friends around the evening fire. This year there was no shortage of talented musicians at the Susanville Bluegrass Festival & Music Camp. For years the festival … Continue reading

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Tunes For Trina

If you are a songwriter or an artist who has produced a pro-quality recorded project, you now have the awesome opportunity (and perhaps a responsibility) to use your God given talent to help a beautiful child here in our town. … Continue reading

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