February 20, 2018

Fishin' Blues

The "Sun Moon and Stars" Dobro honors my lovely bride's request for "Fishin' Blues"

Henry Thomas? Traditional?

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February 12, 2018

Comes Love (Dobro version)

I've had a great "embarrasment of riches" problem in that a few of my friends were very good slide players. This provided a convenient excuse to avoid umm, learning, and practice, and things like that.

But the "Sun Moon and Stars" Dobro has taken my heart, and I am having fun being an absolute beginner:

Sam H. Stept, lyrics by Lew Brown and Charles Tobias ©1939.

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January 22, 2018

Danny Boy

I reserve license to reprise this for St. Patricks Day on the green electric mandolin. But it has a warmth on the tenor:

Traditional

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January 8, 2018

Fly Me to the Moon (Tenor)

Bart Howard ©1954

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January 3, 2018

Misty (Tenor Version)

The Tenorcaster! And "Our Song."

Errol Garner ©1954

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January 1, 2018

He Fell for the Magic of 3/4 Time

This is my first original tune in more than 25 years. Thanks to some great old friends -- and new -- who got together to help me do it.

John Kranz ©2017

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December 4, 2017

I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

Pachyderms and yuletide greetings from all your friends at Live at the Coffeehouse!

John Rox ©1953

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November 13, 2017

You Belong to Me

My lovely bride joins me in the Coffeehouse 'A' studio!

Pee Wee King, Chilton Price and Redd Stewart. ©1952

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October 9, 2017

Blues in the Night

Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer ©1941

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September 4, 2017

In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening

Hoagy Carmichael & Johnny Mercer ©1951

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