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Three Minutes & Forty Seconds or 3:40

Three minutes and forty seconds or 3:40, the commercially recommended maximum song length. Why? Back in the heyday of music in the 60’s and 70’s the musicians controlled the industry because they 1. Refused to give up their publishing [...]

Three Minutes & Forty Seconds or 3:40 2020-05-02T18:06:57+00:00

Ashbury Medicine Show

"A Medicine Show was a traveling group that held performances and entertainment to lure people in, then gave a sales pitch for their ‘miracle cures’ and elixirs. " http://curioushistorian.com/traveling-medicine-shows-of-the-old-west In the case of the current day ASHBURY MEDICINE SHOW [...]

Ashbury Medicine Show 2020-04-01T14:50:25+00:00

Isolation and Reflection

Well here we all are in Government imposed isolation for our own and of course everyone else's protection ... a perfect time for reflection, assessment and scratching out a few things on the "to do" list (I am hoping [...]

Isolation and Reflection 2020-03-30T21:49:37+00:00

Ashbury Medicine Show

Been off the line for a while, busy with life stuff but, had a great time playing with Ashbury Medicine Show at the hottest new music venue in Brunswick The Bergy Seltzer. Along with Anita, Tim and Erik we [...]

Ashbury Medicine Show 2019-11-24T16:58:22+00:00

On the road with Ashbury Medicine Show

Hitting the road again with Ashbury Medicine Show, on stage at Whole Lotta Love Bar (check the Gig Page for details) on Sunday Nov. 3 ... music from 4PM to when the fire dies down. Special treat - a [...]

On the road with Ashbury Medicine Show 2019-10-24T15:44:26+00:00

Folk Rocking with Ashbury Medicine Show

Great gig with Ashbury Medicine Show at The Catfish along with Tim Tolhurst on Lead Guitar, Anita Paul on Vocals, Guitar, Hand Percussion and Ukulele and Erik Adams on Violin, Bass and Guitar ... stay tuned the medicine show [...]

Folk Rocking with Ashbury Medicine Show 2019-10-05T18:48:06+00:00

THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT … a true story

It has been nearly a decade since I released my first solo CD THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT ... damn. There are no more original CD copies left in the closet (but if you want one I can make you [...]

THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT … a true story 2019-08-25T18:07:01+00:00

THE LAST REQUIEM FOR ROCK N ROLL

LYRICS We found ourselves in dire straits as the last requiem was played The passion and expression would no longer be displayed It was a cold drizzly night on a dark London stage When a way of life was [...]

THE LAST REQUIEM FOR ROCK N ROLL 2019-08-13T19:21:25+00:00

The Last Of The Old Folk Rockers

The Last Of The Old Folk Rockers ... by Bob Crain It is going to be a sad day when all the real Folk Rockers retire and the hard core, socially conscious, meaningful song writing that dominated the [...]

The Last Of The Old Folk Rockers 2019-06-29T14:40:11+00:00

ASHBURY MEDICINE SHOW

Playin in the band, Like the medicine shows of old, riders get on and off as the wagon moves on down the road. Ashbury Medicine Show has been through several incarnations over the years but I think this is [...]

ASHBURY MEDICINE SHOW 2019-06-13T19:12:07+00:00