Blog Archives

“Want Some Garcia With Your Salsa?” . . . : Jerry Garcia with Carlos Santana and Ruben Blades

As a music nerd I always got a kick when a musician you love and admire plays with another one of your musical heroes. It’s especially cool when it actually sounds as good as you hoped it would. Such is

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Grateful Dead, Improvisation, Jam Band, Music Appreciation and Analysis, Uncategorized

Holiday Haiku 2021

We Bid You GoodnightA Song A Deadhead Knows WellHappy Holidays Wire Wood & Steel · We Bid You Goodnight

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Classic Rock, Country/Bluegrass, Grateful Dead, Jam Band, Uncategorized

“Charlie’s good tonight, ain’t he?” . . : Charlie Watts (1941 -2021)

There’s not much I can to say that really matters so I’ll leave it to these snapshots of a life well lived. From the Keith Richard’s memoir “Life” – Shot by Martin Scorsese in 2006 at New York’s Beacon Theater.A

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Blues, Classic Rock, Music Appreciation and Analysis, Uncategorized

“Seven Year Twitch” : A Long Strange Trip and The Debut Album of Wire Wood & Steel

I realized this month that I’ve been writing this blog for seven years with at least two post a month without a break. Why have I done this for that long? Because I’m a music nerd and one thing that

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Country/Bluegrass, Improvisation, Jam Band, Music Appreciation and Analysis, Uncategorized

“No Regrets Coyote” . . : Joni Mitchell’s Hejira

This one is for my dear friend Carol (the biggest Joni fan I know) . . . Hejira, Joni Mitchell’s eighth studio album, is where (IMO) she cut the ties for good to her earlier musical styles. There is no

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Classic Rock, Music Appreciation and Analysis, Uncategorized

“Ten Albums For $0.01” . . : Columbia House Music Club

If you are of a certain age, you must of seen the ads in the magazines (remember magazines?). You know the ones, “10 Albums For A Penny”. Well my brother and I certainly did and when one of my brother’s

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Uncategorized

“When The Living Was Easy” . . . : Gershwin’s Summertime

Normally (yeah, what’s that now . . ) the end of May would be the start of summer with thoughts of vacation plans, beaches, outdoor concerts (yeah, about that . . .) The song Summertime was written by George Gershwin

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Classic Rock, Country/Bluegrass, Jazz, Music Appreciation and Analysis, Uncategorized

Tequilla . . . : The Champs, Wes Mongomery and My Aching Head

This past weekend I met up with some old friends who I have known since college. This inevitably led to the consumption of alcohol.  I probably drank more alcohol this past weekend than I have for the past several year

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Music Appreciation and Analysis, Uncategorized

Cat Karma

Karma’s a bitch! As an animal lover all I can say is you go kitty!!

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Uncategorized
Categories
Archive
Follow RoyMusicUSA on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.