folk

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

Mucho Music stuff happening

There is a whole lot of music stuff happening at the moment or in the planning stage SONGWRITING - I have recently written or finished several new songs with titles including A Lot More Rock n Roll, It's Been [...]

Mucho Music stuff happening 2020-02-22T12:37:25+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 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

It’s a Lotto World

I wrote the song It's Lotto World back in about 2010 ... nothing much has changed probably more people now with their lives completely hinged on the outcome of a bunch of numbers bouncing around in a big [...]

It’s a Lotto World 2019-06-20T11:26:13+00:00