YOU DON’T KNOW HOW IT FEELS

You can’t go wrong with a little Petty. The lead single off the Wildflowers album, it’s one of my favorites. The overall sound is so spare, but there’s a whole lot going on instrumentally. I had a little space to fill today, so I went down to the...

LITTLE SISTER

It was only a matter of time before The King showed up here. This song was a Top 5 hit for Big El in 1961, and it’s been covered by everyone from Ry Cooder and Robert Plant to Pearl Jam and Dwight Yoakam. I had a little downtime over the weekend, so I figured...

OVER, UNDER, SIDEWAYS, DOWN

After doing ‘Better Man Than I’ with Scott Bittner, I got the idea in my head to do another Yardbirds song – the only question was which one? They had so many cool hits. I finally opted for one from the 1966 album Roger The Engineer that featured...

STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER

My band Nurse Diesel is known for taking certain, umm, chances with our choices of material – we’re a three piece band, but we often do material that’s a lot more complex than guitar, bass and drums. So when Diesel bassist Tommy Dolan and I decided...

ROCK ON

While updating my drum software a couple of weeks ago, I noticed that the update included a new drum kit they called ‘Levee.’ And that reminded me of a mashup that my band Nurse Diesel used to do, using the music from ‘When The Levee Breaks’...

NANTUCKET SLEIGHRIDE

Here’s a song from one of my favorite bands – the title track from Mountain’s third album, 1971’s Nantucket Sleighride. This one was suggested a while ago by my long-time guitar tech Rodney ‘Rocky’ Arnhold, so i decided to finally...
Follow by Email