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Billy Momo Says: Being open to inspiration

Billy Momo #12, open to inspiration. by Tomas “Barba” Juto   I read an interview with Tom Waits the other day about writing music. He said something about making your life a place where songs would like to come and visit. If one song comes, others will follow. I totally agree with that. So I started thinking…

Graham Greene

Graham Greene

Graham Greene talks the guitar.   “There has always been something about the guitar that feels perfectly natural to me, the way it sounds, looks, feels… My first impressions were uninformed ones, of course, so it was really just the feeling of purpose when I made those notes. It was like having a magic power,…

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Ned Miller From A Jack To A King

If you love shows and like to perform, it’s a great business,” by A. Michael Uhlmann   “I’ll get an idea for a song,” Ned Miller is quoted on his 1991 Bear Family retrospective, named after his biggest hit “From A Jack To A King” and it goes on “but then I think, ‘Who wants…

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Prince, The Country Music Artist

We couldn’t believe it, the Purple One being associated with the rather strict musical environment that Nashville… by A. Michael Uhlmann   I’m not trying to invoke that Prince who passed away so unexpectedly was a country music artist at all, but his genius definitely left a mark even in country music. I remember in…

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Rock In Peace JT Coldfire

I’ve been to 3 continents, 7 countries, and all over the southwest. I absolutely love the life I live because I live the life I love.” – JT Coldfire by Walter Price   My heart is heavy with how could this be as I understand the devastating news that Texas guitarist, songwriter, blues-rock purveyor and the…