Here's an original tune by Nahko. I love the way the Nahko's voice soars up and down several octaves. His guitar tuning beckons me to try it out. Transcribe the lyrics and just play it, because it keeps ringing in my ears days after I first heard it.
You will love this music, the guitar is so beautiful (isn't it?) and the scenery will make you want to drop everything and go to the mountains. Be sure to watch beyond the end of the song and see many plants from the area. Enjoy!…
Here's a mountain song you'll love. The first link is a version by Dirk Powell on YouTube. I like the music/singing on this one best and it includes lyrics. The second link is an artist named Luke Abbott who sings the same song and plays it on the guitar. Luke Abbott is such an excellent guitar player, in his attic! I am certain it only looks easy when Luke plays it. I bet it would sound great on a charango. If you look at the comments,…
...in the early 80's american bluesman Billy Jones was the lead guitarist for an outstanding group of touring musicians who called themselves 'The Incredible Rock City Band'. ...this song is taken from…
Leo Kottke plays his Bozo guitar. That's "Bō-zhō" as in Bozo Podonovic, a luthier from Serbia now living in the US. Leo has been playing many years, all over the world. People say he does impossible things on the guitar. If you look closely, you'll see much of this tune revolves around the C Maj chord. Look… Continue
It's a good time to relax and reflect. And, how better than with some soft, acoustic music. Today is August 9, 2010 and Jerry Garcia is being honored tonight at the SF Giants game. Let's remember him here… Continue
"As you all know, in my humble opinion, Billy Jones is one of the most compelling artists around on today's NuBlues music scene.
For his latest album, he has put together a collection of his best songs on a single album called "The Billy Jones Story." This is something that I wish more artists should do with some of the outstanding music they have released and I am glad to see that Billy has taken that step.
These songs are…Continue
"The noticeably bitter taste of turnip greens has been linked by researchers to its calcium content. On an ounce-for-ounce basis, turnip greens contain about 4 times more calcium than a much less bitter-tasting cruciferous vegetables like cabbage."
Have you always wanted to make your own bread? Well, here's a little article about making rye bread with a bread machine. This bread machine came from a thrift store and only cost $11.99! The ingredients to make Russian Rye were so simple you won't believe how easy it was. Enjoy!