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Quartermaster's Stores

“Quartermaster’s Stores” is a British traditional song that is popular with scouts and as a military marching song.  There are numerous verses of lyrics, many a bit unsavory. 40 more words

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Snow Shadows

“Snow Shadows” is an original composition in which I try to combine the feel of 60’s instrumental guitar rock with a somewhat more sophisticated musical and harmonic language than was typical for that genre. 10 more words

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Blue's Theme

“Blues Theme” is from the 1966 biker film “The Wild Angels” starring Peter Fonda and Nancy Sinatra and directed by Roger Corman. This instrumental was written by Mike Curb and was performed by Davie Allen and the Arrows. 29 more words

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Changing Tides

“Changing Tides” is an album track from the Ventures’ 1963 album “Surfing”. It’s actually much more of a moody, ambient composition that a surf-rocker. I have made a few minor changes to the original for my arrangement.

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Yellow Jacket

“Yellow Jacket” was an album track for the Ventures, from Colorful Ventures. As far as I know, it was never released as a single. Still, it’s pretty catchy garage-band style rock’n’roll. 10 more words

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Midnight

Slow Dance Time. “Midnight” was the “B” side of the Shadows 1961 hit “FBI”. Penned by guitarists Hank Marvin and Bruce Welch, it is pretty obvious that they were inspired by Santo & Johnny’s “Sleepwalk”. 9 more words

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Naima

“Naima” is a jazz ballad composed by John Coltrane in 1959 and named after his wife, Juanita Naima Grubbs. It first appeared on the landmark album Giant Steps and is notable for its use of a variety of rich chords over a bass pedal. 11 more words

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