Posted on May 19, 2013 at 6:30am
On this Delta Moon tour I brought two 1950s Harmony Stratotone H44 guitars. I call them Mac and Jack. Mac, tuned to D, is a proven veteran. Jack, tuned to G, is a few years older but new to the road. From the looks of him, he hasn't had a life of ease, but getting slung around for five shows a week now has got him showing his age.
I thought Jack was in pretty good shape when we left. But three shows into the tour the bridge saddle…
Posted on May 12, 2013 at 7:00am — 2 Comments
* Load in.
* Sound check.
* Load out.
* Hang a little.
Doesn't sound like much of a life, does it? But I love it.
I've been on the road for much of my life. In the 1990s, after my son was born, I stayed home and pushed the stroller for a few years. Once he hit the third grade I started venturing out with…
Posted on May 4, 2013 at 2:30am
Once in a gas station store in south Georgia a young French couple stood ahead of us in the checkout line. As they left, the cashier set one fist on the counter and stared after them.
“If I was going to visit some other country,” she said, “I think I’d at least learn the language first.”
Well, I disagree. Why limit yourself? Just go.
Life’s too short to learn everything. This Delta Moon tour is mostly in German, but by the time we’re done we’ll have heard some Czech,…Continue
Posted on April 28, 2013 at 7:30am