Category Archives: Music

Thursday Music

Just got back from a concert at the Black Oak Casino.  Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, they gave an hour and forty minute of great music. Frank’s Father (also Frank) is a friend of Monika’s and we try and see them … Continue reading

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Movies I’d like to see made. #1

A great song, depressingly sang (as it should be).

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RIP Leonard Cohen (21 September 1934 – 10 November 2016) was a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships.[2] Cohen was inducted into both the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and … Continue reading

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All the Strawberry Camping gear is put away.

As my youngest puts it. Twice each year the mysterious and little known “Strawbarians” gather in the California Sierra foothills for their week (plus) long stay. They don’t all arrive  at one time however, several days if not weeks before … Continue reading

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More music.

Two greats.  Doc Watson’s “Deep River Blues” Played by Tommy Emmanuel Tommy gave one of the best performances I’ve ever had the privilege to hear, a few years back at Strawberry.

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Letters from a soldier.


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Music (and a few Muppets)

And I’m still pissed that the SOB went and crashed that plane and I never got to see him in concert again. Where the “Where the Walker runs down to the Carson Valley plain”. Just over the Hill from us. … Continue reading

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This may be the best version of Santana’s “Black Magic Woman” I have ever heard.

Your welcome.

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It really does not get any better then this.

That would have been a jam to see.  Three of the greats.

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Labor Day Weekend.(edited)

Nothing much happened on Saturday but on Sunday Monika, Katarina and I headed up to Bear Valley for a outdoor concert. 3 groups and about 3.5 to 4 hours of music. First up was “Rainy and the Rattlesnakes” Rainy (mandolin) … Continue reading

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