They say “Seeing is Believing” but what if what you saw, was hard to believe? In fact so strange and beyond the normal scope of perceived reality, your mind balks at even its possibility. Would you need to see it again to believe? Or again and again and again? What if you are not alone but in a group with others when experiencing these seemingly impossible events? Or what if, you believe, it is you yourself who is causing the unbelievable to happen in the first place? Would you believe now?
Continue reading “The Curse of the Bahjou”
We all have regrets in life. Some big, some small, but we learn to accept these as part of life and move on. After all, living in the past only blinds you of the future and living in past-regret — is really not living at all! Continue reading “Peer Pressure and Regrets”
In order to perform in drinking establishments, my new and under-aged lead guitar player needed and carried legal exemption documents to allow him in taverns and bars. Part of the agreement was also having a legal guarding with him at all times. So his father would always be there whenever he was. In essence, we inherited dad as well as boy wonder. This led to some interesting and even comical situations down the road. But as I was soon to discover, it wasn’t all fun and games! Continue reading “Boy Wonder: Tales of a Road Band”
Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams Jr, Kris Kristofferson, David Allan Coe, and Merle Haggard are some of the most recognizable of the genre called “Outlaw Country.” This was the music that we played and the image we wanted to project to our audience. And so, when it came time for a new Lead Guitar player — Image would play a big role in our choice. Continue reading “The Real Outlaw: Tales of a Road Band:”
Someone who pursues a celebrity or performer, most often a musician or member of a band, typically by following their performance tour in order to gain intimate access to them, and especially to pursue a sexual relationship or encounter. — These are the Groupies! Continue reading “Tales of a Road Band: The Groupies”