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Out (of the Joy and the Sorrow)

six string plays

twilight fades

and the night becomes a beautiful dream

midsummer madness, nothing quite what it seems

running with the Daughters

drinking fine, getting slaughtered… 50 more words

21st Century Blues



heat of the day all gone

and the scent of rain an cut grass remain

guitar sits silent with a lonely blues refrain

pale light through the tree tops creep… 237 more words

Meeting Josh Max (or To Hear Him is to Be Intrigued)

Last Thursday night, my wife and I stepped out to Longmont’s Dickens Opera House to take in some open mic magic. Part of my history is running open mics, and I have a soft spot in my heart for them. 908 more words


Kelly Joe Phelps earns raves from the Edge, Steve Earle, and Bill Frisell


When singer-songwriter-guitarist Kelly Joe Phelps released his second album, Roll Away the Stone, in 1997, it didn’t take long for the accolades to come rolling in. 579 more words


Procrastinators Blues

new world tomorrow

procrastinators blues

sing it

first thing I want to do

is the last thing that is due

shoes are ready path awaits… 171 more words

ALBUM REVIEW: Our Days by Turrentine Jones

The album I’ve had on repeat all week is Our Days by Manchester band Turrentine Jones. Released on Monday 11th August, it’s a throwback to 60/70s blues rock but somehow it’s got a current vibe to it. 194 more words


Visions In The Garden

take me now


for all time


down into the darkness of forgotten souls

no more clowning

no more smiles

too much pain from the voices in my head… 156 more words