love songs

Billy Momo Says: Love songs

Love songs now at Billy Momo #24. by Gramps   In this day and age, I find genuine kindness to be a very underrated personality trait. There, I said it. We are becoming increasingly guarded, skeptical and cynical. When someone performs an act of kindness, we automatically look for a hidden agenda. Generosity is viewed…

passion

Billy Momo Says: Passion

Passion in this week’s Billy Momo #22.   by Gramps   Today, I will expose one of my main character flaws. At least, it seems to be a flaw whenever I read a book or an article about how to succeed in life, in work, in love, in anything. As a musician, and as a…

Purjocopter Concept

Billy Momo Says: The Purjocopter Concept

Purjocopter Concept now with Billy Momo #21. by Gramps   My bass player friend Mats, who I play with every now and then, once made a remark regarding my Faiblesse for cymbals (I often tend to bring quite a few to any kind of gig). He asked, cheekily: ”How many cymbals does a drummer really…

inspiration

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,…

country legends

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…

Prince written by Prince

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…

JT Coldfire music

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…