This one dates back to the 1700s. It’s about a girl who stalks a guy. But back in the day, it was a treasured traditional story of a woman in love, across cultural boundaries. From Springsteen in the 70s to campfires with Vikings, themes we hear in popular music are timeless!
I’ll include the lyrics with the chords, below. You can give it a try if you’re a musician, or just read the lyrics; it’s pretty fun. The woman dumps her rich boyfriend for a lowly farmer, and they live happily ever after!
A Cover of a Jerry Garcia song, which should also be familiar to fans of the Grateful Dead. It’s always been one of my favorite Garcia tunes, Mission in the Rain, from 1976’s “Reflections” from the Jerry Garcia Band.
Something’s got to go in between your microphone and your PA system! Over years of working with doo dads and widgets, I can testify, there are many devices that belong nowhere in your setup. But if you find that thing that goes after the mic and before the speaker, it may turn out to be more important than either the mic or speaker! Continue reading “Gear Review: Boss VE-8 Acoustic Singer”
So, I saw a great band, and they did this song, so I went home and figured it out. The only problem is, I’m not as great as they are!
But I’m trying! Playing with a Boss VE-8 Acoustic Singer pedal, with no amp. The electric guitar is plugged into the pedal, which goes into my recording DAW. The pedal arrangement on the VE-8 is quite excellent. In all my time playing with audio equipment, I’ve never Continue reading “Love Yourself (Sheeran) – Mark Urso”
Practice session 6/27/21,
Mark Urso with Brandon Raimondo on guitar, and Brandon Lanphear doing percussion, performing “He’s Gone” at River Song Music.
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We’re getting ready for a gig in downtown Norwich this Friday, July 2nd. Brandon L. will be playing percussion with me while Brandon R. does some amazing glass-blowing art right on the side of the street!