The Brown Album

Hola amigos, Although The Band is known for their American roots music, only drummer Levon Helm was born in the ‘States. Robbie Robertson, Richard Manuel, Rick Danko and Garth Hudson all hail from Canada. After meeting up as “The Hawks” – the backing band for Ronnie Hawkins – the band came to prominence supporting Bob [...]

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Origami Gunship

Seasons Greetings…and a new poem… Mobile post sent by MightyJoeNolan using Utterli.  Replies.  mp3 ___________________________________________________________ Use this player to listen to my new CD. Purchase a song or two at your favorite digital outlet and help us stay awake here at Insomnia! Find the archives to my Sleepless Film Festival, and more at my You Tube channel: [...]

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I Like Iron Mike

Hello small babies, God bless us every one. So last night I had the pleasure of enjoying the new Mike Tyson documentary, Tyson. Tyson is directed by James Toback, one of the most eccentric, challenging directors working today. This is Toback’s first doc, but Tyson explores themes of sexuality, racism, madness and drug use that [...]

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Radio Radio

Hey y’all and then some, Hope everyone is enjoying a lazy Sunday. I am marinating some chicken thighs in anticipation of my potluck supper later with a girl from a faraway land. We will also be frying green tomatoes and assembling ravioli while staring longingly into one another’s eyes and trying not to laugh. Wanted [...]

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Real to Reel

Yes and what up? A quick update on some of what’s going down with what’s coming up… First of all, I have played several shows in the past months and have been enjoying a musically active summer playing festivals and other such gigs that have been embedded in sunny funny goings-on. This last weekend I [...]

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Chicago Breakdown

All then, and again… Lots of catching up to do. First of all, thanks to all of you who have made it out to the recent shows. If you haven’t been following along regarding the latest shows, I’ve been playing in the Midwest and the Southeast in recent weeks. I have also begun recording a [...]

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Heroes in the Seaweed

Ciao lovelies, I am drinking a bit of the blood and bleeding a bit of the luminous ink in this here fine hour of the evening. I am posting this as I watch the video of the Isle of Wight festival. This 1970 fest was the biggest – and last – of its kind. Wight [...]

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Thirteen Chinese Brothers

Hey y’all. Just a quick update and a word of thanks. This is a rather extensive site, and as those of you who have explored it know, there is a lot of info up here including: poetry, blog posts, lyrics, free downloadable and streaming music, music videos, CD sales, press and bio information, links to [...]

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George Ike John Joey Ringo Phil Tina Paul

Buenos Noches, Amigos, Rock ‘n Roll high school. The Ramones – Pet Semetary Under the arc of a weather stain boards, Ancient goblins, and warlords, Come out of the ground, not making a sound, The smell of death is all around, And the night when the cold wind blows, No one cares, nobody knows. [CHORUS] [...]

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