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Hooks, and Rhymes, and Reasons

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, April 11, 2016, 8:43 a.m. I’ve had a few days to digest it. It’s time for me to pay homage to the great Merle Haggard, who died on his 79th birthday, and it didn’t make me … Continue reading

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The Hometown Cuisine Helps

Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 4:57 p.m. Maybe tonight’s Truck race on the Eldora dirt has made me more attentive to the rustic. I had an appointment this afternoon and decided to have an early supper. I’ve got three … Continue reading

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My Evolution Is No Revolution

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, November 7, 2013, 12:15 p.m. It’s difficult for people to evolve. The world changes. Public opinion changes. Some folks abandon the past. Some cling to it. I expect most people yield to some things and defend … Continue reading

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Whatever Floats Your Boat … or Yacht

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 10:15 a.m. I’m trying to accept what’s going on in contemporary music. I’m tired of fussing about it. I don’t like “new country” (a term that has been used about as often over … Continue reading

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Finding Time for Music

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, August 26, 2013, 10:39 a.m. A disadvantage of songwriting is that it detracts from song listening. It’s a good problem to have, all in all, I reckon, or, at least, not a terrible one. It’s just … Continue reading

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