Tag Archives: Steve Miller Band

On Being Number One

I don’t keep score. Except when my livelihood is at stake. Golf partners hate me for not caring where I hit the ball. My feeling was the more shots I got to take from the weirdest places, the more fun it was and I really got my money’s worth!  I don’t play now. I was […]

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Self-Care in The Music Industry – Part 1 – Food

An abused body and mind can only rock the casbah so many times.  The Kinks had it right when they sang “Motorway food is the worst in the world.” That stuff will kill you if you’re not careful. The other contributing, uh, habits, musicians are exposed to combined with little sleep and no real exercise […]

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Idiot Teaches Guitar

I loved being a classroom teacher. Guitar teaching is better in certain ways. My life in the classroom gave me some of the most joyful moments. Memories I smile at constantly. Some that make me want to cry.  I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t enjoy it anymore with today’s extreme emphasis on standardized testing. One thing […]

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Spamless Web Weaving on Ritalin, Happy VD

Sometimes I get unintentionally spammy. It’s my poorly explained automation software. Honest. I’m trying hard to tame these beasts.  Indie musicians must weave the Web of all the social networks and specialized musician promotion sites. I’m sometimes a spider with ADD. The harder I try to integrate all my sites, the more duplication I risk.  […]

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Super Bowl of What?

I say that I outgrew the Super Bowl. And the World Series, Stanley Cup, and…. You get the picture.   I don’t mean that as a putdown to those who haven’t outgr….I mean those who are still avid sports fans.  I just can’t think of a better way to explain it. For myself, that is.  I […]

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Pain In The Ass

“Everybody’s in showbiz, It doesn’t matter who you are,” sing The Kinks. We may all be artists depending on our definition of art. Last week, I posted a Facebook question on my personal page asking if people have experienced losing a great idea in their sleep.  And how to capture those thoughts without waking and […]

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