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‘ow you doin’?……..2016 is windin’ down, it’s been a great year……did a bunch a’ recordin’ for our new LP release, it will come out in ’17, ain’t sure which month…….tunes like “Josey Wales” “Ole Number 21” “The Tree” “Wonder” “It Is What It Is”…..plus tunes ya’ll ain’t heard before, “Life Is What You Make It” “Girl With A Gun”……..ole bud, Bubs McKeag is doin’ a great job on BG vocals, Larry plays some baritone sax, Lamont Samuels bangs some mandy……….i got a good good feelin’ bout it……..don’t have a name for it yet……did a bunch a’ gigs in ’16, Jersey, Cleveland, Erie, West Virginia…….started doin’ our Friday happy hour shows at the STARLITE LOUNGE, love doin’ it, it really helps to keep the band sharp, my boys are gig ready….this year we really started doin’ long shows, we git up on stage n’ we don’t stop, love stayin’ on long……hope t’ start doin’ some simple video recordings at the studio in ’17…..small teams, 2 or 3 guys doin’ stripped down takes a’ Norman tunes, can’t wait t’ git started on that in January…..wrote a few good tunes this year, “All She Wants To Hear Is The Blues” “The 412″……hell yes 2016 has been a good year……been hangin’ with Whitey lately, Vinny Q is comin’ over t’ hang after the holidays, Lamont is been doin’ the hang…….did my second apperance at the WYEP Holiday Hootenanny, got a chance to interact with some of the young musicians this year, hope t’ git t’ know some a’ these up comers better……my piano playin’ is improving very slowly, enjoyin’ that, plan on stickin’ with my pianny study, it’s good for my craniun, calms my crazy mind……..couldn’t be more thankful for this amazin’ life i’m livin’…….it sure is good t’ be ALIVE………
Another cool show, guys. Nice Venom, Tom, & cool digs, Jon. Nice 2 see the show at a different location, not that their was anything wrong w/ your main place.Capullo, l till say is the Todd, that Todd wished he was. While not my fave Bat title, l must admit Snyder has been both barrels 2 Batman, no doubt.
Where is Starlite? sorry to be so lame.
hey now……how you doin’?…….it’s crazy how i have no idea who might be readin’ this, but, i want to inform whoever that someone might be……….lets go back to monday and tuesday august 29 n’ 30th, did 3 hours a’ vocal n’ pianny work each day……on wednesday me n’ Whitey got together t’ work on an arrangement of “Little Things” for him t’ sing, we also went over “My Girl” in a new key……..had a dream the night before and my ole song, “When Will I Ever Learn” was the dream’s sound track so i spent a few hours rewritin’ some a the lyrics t’ that ole hunk a meat, love that tune…….also spent a bunch a time workin’ the melody to “Steady As A Rock”………3 more hours on thursday september 1st…..did the STARLITE on friday the 2nd….on saturday we drove up t’ Cleveland n’ played WILBERTS…ole buddy Kim Farinacci sat in on the last tune, “Route 66″….my muffler blew out n’ me n’ Harry drove home in a loud rumblin’ sound….went right right back to vocal studies on sunday, did ’bout 3 hours, same on monday………made a real rough demo of “The 412” on wednesday, sent it out to a friend t’ see if he might wanna sing it……did a 4 hour vocal session on wednesday the 7th, tried t’ find the right voice for “Three Kings In Memphis”….on thurs, we did 3 hours singin’ “The Horse”, love that tune, i think we really cut a great version……played the STARLITE on friday n’ Lamont Samuels was our guest……..as always, he played dobro, mandy, accordian, guitar and sang his ass off, what a great guy……did MOONDOGS on saturday n’ had Whitey come out t’ sing n’ play percussion with us, it worked out well, Larry was outta town, so i thought this would be a good chance t’ git Whitey workin, he played drums on “That Girl” and it was crushin’………movin’ onward, always movin’ onward………
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hey now……been cuttin’ grass like crazy……monday august did 3 n’ a half hours a’ vocal n’ pianny work…..tuesday 3 hours…..wednesday in’ a half…..thursday had Larry over n’ we worked on “High Times”, learnin’ the clavinet licks……Whitey come over after Larry n’ we worked on him singin’ “Little Things”….did a couple hours of my own work later that evening…….played the STARLITE on friday n’ Whitey Cooper, Katie Simone, Texas Tex n’ Robert “Pecky” Peckman came out to sit in…….after the gig i spent 3 hours writin’ a new tune, “All She Wants To Hear Is The Blues”…..didn’t git much done saturday but did about 4 hours a’ vocal n’ pianny work sunday…..me n’ Kathy went to my niece Rena’s son, Aiden’s 1st birthday party….it was hot as hell, hung wit JP’s mom Peggy……carry on
hey now…….summer’s flyin’ by, ain’t it?…..monday august 15th i went to funeral home t’ see Bob Teets who was a friend of my father and he was also my sisters best friend Sue’s father great guy, 88 years old when he passed…….did 2 n’ a half hours of vocal stuff….didn’t work on tuesday, our electric was out for 16 hours….did 3 n’ a half hours of vocal work on wednesday…..on thursday we drove to Erie Pa n’ played a show downtown in the band shell by the Mayor’s office……played STARLITE LOUNGE on friday n’ did BIRDIE’S LANDING on saturday……..nice week a’ work……today i did some clean up stuff at the studio on Monongahela Ave….