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Billy Momo Says: Does vanity kill kindness?

Billy Momo #5, Vanity vs. Kindness. by Tomas “Barba” Juto   A friend of mine posted on facebook the other day that people shouldn’t give to charity and then post about it on social media. They should keep it to themselves for it to be an honest act of kindness. And I said something along the lines that…

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In His Own Words: When Rodney Crowell Met Hank Williams

Rodney Crowell – Close Ties pre-order on iTunes.   “My father took me to see Hank Williams on December 14th, 1952, I was two years and four months of age. And I remember a little cool eddy of hair hitting my cheek and I remember the smell of his hair oil, and I remember the mingling…

VIDEO: Anita Lester – MAN

Anita Lester has released her powerful new single/video, “Man”. iTunes by Walter Price   “One question is always relevant: How can I use this to move forward?” – Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller   Looking back, evaluating decisions, looking at shadowed memories into the eyes, and willing these things into a palpable template for who you are now, and…

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Billy Momo Says: The importance of being earnest (And grumpy)

Billy Momo #4, Being earnest (And grumpy). by Tony “Gramps” Lind (drums, vocals)   What’s the best part of simultaneously being a grumpy old guy and an instrument owner (a.k.a. ”musician”)? Well, first of all, you’ve had years and years of honing your craft and your artistic voice, in other words, you should by now at…

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Billy Momo Says: New album, new drama

Billy Momo #3, Mo Music, mo drama. by Tomas “Barba” Juto   I’ve never been one of those great lyricists that can just make up a story about a heart broken blind man who is unhappily in love with a deaf woman cause he can’t find a way to chat her up, and build an amazing…

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So very sorry that your band name sucks

Your band names sucks,  No Fear, The GTC is here! Coming up with a band name or an alias for those basement dwelling singer-songwriters looking for a nice disguise to hide your fears, And face it, Destroy She Said and Hot Streak are taken (allegedly)…The GTC team has decided to come up with some fresh ideas each week…

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Legends Talk Chuck Berry

“If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.” – John Lennon Sadly and with honor, we’re celebrating the man himself, Chuck Berry! Sure, there has been some debate on who created the Rock N’ Roll sound. Berry, Joe Hill Lewis, Bill Haley, Ike Turner’s Kings Of Rhythm or…

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Snoop Dogg Lavender Clown Ronald Klump

Snoop Dogg exercising his freedom of speech or inciting violence. by Walter Price   N.W.A., Ice-T, John Mellencamp, and many more music artists have had problems with ‘authority’ and have immortalized these frustrations in song. In the cases of N.W.A. and Ice-T, things got a little out of hand. You see, people in charge have this…