Reflections

Caves and Tunnels

Hope! It’s 2011. This could be a cave or a tunnel. Hope!
Around here 2010 ended with an exclamation point. My band’s LA concert last October hit a real (no pun intended here) high note with me. Sometimes you can just feel …

Magnificat!

As ’99 turned toward 2000, everyone I knew walked with a sense of awe. We were ending a century and a millenium. Well, we didn’t end it, but we were witnesses. Y2K was also full of ominous anticipation, too. Here we …

Beatles Blast

Great fun hearing Fab Four play on Firenze Ristorante system this LA autumn night. All early ’63-’65 tunes. Fun to hear in 2010 and a good 1450 miles west of Hwy. 84. Fun to remember when KBGO or WACO radio …

A Calling

My life is better when:

I get the music (I hear)  written.  Get what I hear in my head recorded so that it can be played and heard.
I get the music (I’ve written) out of my living room.   Get it …

Big John… and Two JDs

As a boy I did not know what made some records sound better than others.  Jimmy Dean’s “Big Bad John” sounded great to me.  I liked the song, too. I was always thrilled to hear it booming out of AM …

Robert’s Home

My first job in show business was at W-A-C-O radio as a disc jockey with my own daily shows. Whatever my talents, I was a high school boy and the two bosses I had there were…  patient and merciful.
Robert Weathers …

After REFUGE… Friends

Completing the music for Refuge has been a journey. A good journey. Filming began in July ’09 in the area around Las Cruces, New Mexico. I visited the sets for atmosphere that might help when it came time to create …

My Yearly Valentine

It’s no secret. Mother died in a bus wreck on Valentine’s Day. That was in 2003. The first year after was full of foreboding loss in all corners.
On the one year February anniversary, a week of …

Crazy Hearted

Got to see Crazy Heart. Good film. Jeff Bridges delivers and the reviewers recognize that. Glad to see T-Bone Burnet team up with the late Stephen Bruton for so much of the music in the film. When I first moved …

Traveling With Dad

AFTER CHRISTMAS–
it’s hard to get back to business as usual. During my radio dj days, going on the air after Christmas was floating time. All anticipation was outside the radio station. Insiders know Hollywood leaves for Aspen or Vail by …

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