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Crazy Train – Chill Style – Ozzy Osbourne cover

My pal RL Martin came by the garage before we went to see an early viewing of The Joker. We were wondering what to play when train after train went by. He just started playing Crazy Train. Andrew captured it. One take and off we went. I know some of y’all are not gonna like what I did here, but I’m gonna go where the muse takes me. I’m just inviting you to come along for the ride. To see what happens. Let’s go!

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Azure – Duke Ellington – Lullaby style

Here’s a nice lullaby tune for ya. Billy Pitman came by the studio this summer, and we got on a moon kick. “Azure” is a 1937 song composed by Duke Ellington with lyrics by Irving Mills. Making art with friends is the greatest thing.

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I’m singing a Kinks song with Jake La Botz!

This song was written by Dave Davies. Our pal, Jake La Botz, stopped by the garage. We talked about life and living and his Buddhist meditation practice. Then we decided to play this song. It’s been on my mind lately, although I’ve never played it before. Jake plays a mean guitar, and I love playing that outta tune Ban-Tar or whatever it’s called. Let’s hear it for Andrew and that Fog Storm 1200! I adore making art with these guys. Get this single here.

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Peter Gabriel cover featuring Rebekah Del Rio!

A dear friend asked me to consider this Peter Gabriel song. I gave it a listen and was just floored. It’s as relevant today as it was the day it was written. Compassion and empathy for all my brothers and sisters is always relevant. Our friend Rebekah Del Rio sings so beautifully and and with so much passion. I get schooled every time I hear her sing. She inspires me and I love her very much.

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My friends and I cover Tom Waits!

Tom Waits wrote this song. I’m usually a little hesitant to cover songs by Tom Waits. His music feels so complete when he performs it. What can I bring to it? But his songs are so irresistible. My friends Kerry Marsh, Billy Pitman, Andrew Quinn and Doo Dah joined me on this one. What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. You can get a single here.

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Original music – Andrew Quinn wrote it. I sing it.

Oh hello, Monday! My friend, Andrew Quinn, wrote this gorgeous sad song. Tim Delaney recorded it and Keith Roberts shot the video. Let’s start the week with a good cry.

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With your help, we just donated $800 to Alzheimer’s Association!

We just donated $800 to Alzheimer’s Association from the show posters y’all purchased! Yay, team! Still have some autographed posters available. Get ’em while they last. All proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s AssociationGet one here!

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Bigfoot and I went on a date! And I liked it.

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My Favourite Song From Viva Las Vegas

My pal and quick change artist, Billy Pitman, dropped by the house, and we played my favourite song from Elvis’ Viva Las Vegas movie. It was written by Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman. It’s such a vulnerable lament. Many thanks to the most generous ETA, Tim Ritzka, for representin’! Keith Roberts & Andrew Woodman shot the video bits.

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Songs From The Road – Kentucky Rain

I’m on the road again. As I travelled through Kentucky, and on my way to Memphis, I was reminded of that great Eddie Rabbit song that Elvis had a hit with. I just had to do a backstage rendition. This was done backstage at Bomhard Theater at the Kentucky Center For The Arts. I hope to see ya out on the road someday. I hope.

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