SWEET LITTLE LISA

We’re kicking off 2021 with a song by one of the greatest rock and roll bands ever to walk the planet – Rockpile. This one’s a Rockpile tune through and through, even though it was released on the Dave Edmunds 1979 solo album Repeat When Necessary. I...

BOLD AS LOVE

Hendrix. He was my guy when I first got serious about playing guitar, and every single song was a new challenge. There’s some stuff of his that I still don’t know how to play after years of listening and studying, but I still like to give them a try. This...

JUST LIKE TOM THUMB’S BLUES

This song from Bob Dylan’s pivotal 1965 album Highway 61 Revisited has long been my favorite Dylan lyric. Six verses, no chorus, with a lyric that contains poverty, disease, loose women, crooked cops, alcohol, drugs and New York City. What more do you need from...

BUS STOP

I’ve had it in my head to do this song for a while. ‘Bus Stop’ was The Hollies’ first Top Ten hit in the US, and it’s always been my favorite Hollies tune. Since the song is so harmony-dependent, I asked Bob Sole if he’d help me...

PENNY LANE

When Tommy Dolan and I did ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ a few weeks ago, he raised the idea of doing the other side of that double-A Side single, so here it is. We got a little help on this one from Rich Forman on keyboards and Robert Sole on vocals. This...

WISH YOU WERE HERE

My friend Chris Antos has been known as the voice of AC/DC in the Northeast for over 20 years with his tribute bands Live Wire and Shoot2Thrill, so when I asked him what song he wanted to do with me, he immediately stepped outside his comfort zone and suggested this...
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