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      3) Norwegian Wood – What is a Sitar? – (Covering The Beatles – 14 Song Series)

      “Hmmm”…

      The sitar is a plucked stringed instrument, originating from the Indian subcontinent, used in Hindustani classical music.

      You might say that using it on “Norwegian Wood” a folk rock song was kind of like “fusion” , blending one continent with another in a song.

      Cool, Unique and Catchy

      There is a great story in the lyric of this one, where, the male starts by saying “I once had a girl”, but then immediately corrects himself to say “she once had me”, admitting that this “Norwegian” got the better of him or was at least in charge of everything.

      The fabric of the song, lead by the beautiful sound of the a sort of out of tune sitar, keeps the listener very much involved. The Beatles were so crafty in doing things that were unexpected but somehow made to be cool and catchy.

      Covid Sucks – We know

      But don’t you just want something else to do besides staying glued to political coverage or watching the map explode with more cases of the pandemic? Music like this can take you away from your troubles, kind of like a nice dose of medicine.

      You don’t have to work all that hard to sing along, most people know the lyrics by heart.

      In other words we can still be happy. We can still get fired up for our work day or our day of lockdown. Nothing can stop our desire to just let go and celebrate the life that we do have. Take this one song for a spin, see if you don’t break a smile or pick up the pace of what you are doing. We are wired to endure, to persevere, to survive and move forward.

      Covering The Beatles – 14 Songs – a way to fight the bite of Covid.

      Fifty years ago, The Beatles played their last show together and had trouble letting the world know they were breaking up. They taught America about the beautiful music that was more or less created here but taken for granted. The youthful talented group of boys, just turned it up, speed it up and recorded it with great comradery, grew their hair and started fads that were rebellious in nature. They were in fact an act. But without the willingness of the many souls who bought in to the show, this music is possibly forgettable.

      The truth is, you the fans are enabler of all music. In the case of The Beatles, or any band for that matter, its you that has to let go and decide you want to succumb to the energy and align yourself with its message.

      More songs ahead, kick back let me be the DJ as I take you on a musical experience that won’t ask much of you other than to click and simply let go and have fun.

      Covering The Beatles – Here we go!

      “Can you hear make out the sound of the sitar? hear it below…

      Freedom USA – “UN FUCK IT”

      Watch your mouth…

      The F word is not my normal cup of tea unless I really want to make a point. Yeah it will get attention when used sparingly and with great meaning. That’s why I am saying “UN FUCK IT” to the world in this post right now, when the 2020 election is still yet to be called.

      Too many paid the price not to care

      Are you too watching the most unbelievable fraud raining down on your “American Dream”?

      Men and women have paved the way for our freedom and there are many forces both inside and outside the USA that are targeting its power over people . Security both for you and your family and for out nation is always at stake. CENSORSHIP has been running rampant, where social media is filtering only the message that is bought and paid for by those who wish to dumb down your rights, and keep the individual from speaking out.

      You have the power of your voice

      Say it now, “fuck”, “fuck it”, “UN FUCK IT”… Are you still ok? Of course you are, but now that you have spoken these words, understand this is your right to use your voice and its even more important that you don’t just sit there and watch bad things go by without speaking up. You in fact could stand up for what you believe in.

      Note, I am not talking about violence. I am talking about being heard. Make sure that if you value your freedom to speak out, that you are always willing to protect this right. Never assume that it will be there if you don’t take the time to defend it. It’s actually the one thing that allows America to be so considerate of each and every individual.

      Freedom USA” – my song using my own voice

      I wrote this song…

      All right America let’s get our shit together, come on
      White trash trailer park
      Growing up in the middle of the good ol’ USA
      My daddy said “son, you gotta’ go to school
      But I’m sorry boy you’re gonna’ have to pay
      I was reading about the revolution, what it says in the constitution
      Now I’m going back to find the “freedom” of my father’s time

      Well I got me a job, I got me a woman
      And we’re working real hard everyday
      But, they “ran out of land” said good ol’ uncle Sam
      As he handed me the debt I have to pay
      What I need is a real solution, but I can’t see through the air pollution
      I’m going back to find the “freedom” of the “USA”

      I know you’re in there somewhere, come on, this is my country
      Now George and Tom have made it so
      There must be something we don’t know
      About “freedom” in the USA
      I thought being an American meant
      Everybody was gonna’ win
      How come I’m a loser, today
      As my “freedom” slips away
      I’m going back to find the “freedom” of the “USA”

      Seen plenty of blue and a whole lot of red
      But I just can’t seem to find any white
      I’ve seen piles of Americans who paid with their life
      But the kids don’t have the same appetite
      There’s got to be some restitution
      Let’s go looking in the constitution and

      Bring it on back to the “freedom” of the good ol’, let’s
      Bring it on back to the “freedom” of the good ol’
      Let’s bring here on back to the “freedom” of the good ol’ “USA”
      Come on let’s sing it together
      USA

      My vision of a free America

      “This is my Country”

      My thanks to you for taking the time to hear these important words. Now go “UN FUCK IT” before its no longer your right…

      2) A Hard Days Night – Start With A Guitar Hook – (Covering The Beatles – 14 Song Series)

      “Starts with a bang”…

      Turns out the hook is right there to grab you on the opening chord of the song “thwang!” and then the the song title comes in next…This is one way to get the attention of the masses and have them singing along. Simply basic but brilliant. Think of that opening chord as a brand for the song. When you hear the chord, you say, I know that song.

      Hooks galore

      Catchy guitar riffs, spread throughout with vocal harmonies that are tightly woven into the chorus and then contrasted with even higher vocals parts to really add some tension.

      Rhythms are very effective when used sparingly. Take note of the rhythmic phrase in the guitar solo, which is simple notes followed by a blast of notes, then the whole thing repeated to make you remember it. Yet another hook in a song already full of them.

      Covid Sucks – We know

      But don’t you just want something else to do besides staying glued to political coverage or watching the map explode with more cases of the pandemic? Music like this can take you away from your troubles, kind of like a nice dose of medicine.

      You don’t have to work all that hard to sing along, most people know the lyrics by heart.

      In other words we can still be happy. We can still get fired up for our work day or our day of lockdown. Nothing can stop our desire to just let go and celebrate the life that we do have. Take this one song for a spin, see if you don’t break a smile or pick up the pace of what you are doing. We are wired to endure, to persevere, to survive and move forward.

      Covering The Beatles – 14 Songs – a way to fight the bite of Covid.

      Fifty years ago, The Beatles played their last show together and had trouble letting the world know they were breaking up. They taught America about the beautiful music that was more or less created here but taken for granted. The youthful talented group of boys, just turned it up, speed it up and recorded it with great comradery, grew their hair and started fads that were rebellious in nature. They were in fact an act. But without the willingness of the many souls who bought in to the show, this music is possibly forgettable.

      The truth is, you the fans are enabler of all music. In the case of The Beatles, or any band for that matter, its you that has to let go and decide you want to succumb to the energy and align yourself with its message.

      More songs ahead, kick back let me be the DJ as I take you on a musical experience that won’t ask much of you other than to simply let go and have fun.

      Covering The Beatles – Here we go!

      “Thwang”…

      1) I Saw Her Standing There – Instant Energy – 1,2,3,4 (14 Song Series)

      “One, Two, Three, Four”…

      That’s the count in at 161 beats per minute and when you hear those words, you don’t have much time to decide. Will you get up and dance? Grab your girl and swing her around? Does this at least put some pep in your next step?

      Instant Energy

      All the musicians know that “I Saw Her Standing There” by the Beatles is nothing more than a blues tune speed up with a rock-n-roll bridge to give the song some tension and release. But make no mistake, this was a recipe for a packed dance floor, and everybody singing along with the band.

      So, lets say, I’m bored, I want to be happy and I want my fans to be happy. Let’s give them fourteen songs that will fill them with happiness and joy and get them singing and sometimes dancing along.

      Covid Sucks – We know

      This leads me to the why I put together an awesome band in Nashville and invested in making a record of 14 of my favorite Beatles tunes. No matter how, when or where or why, just start with 1,2,3,4 and we are up and moving.

      In other words we can still be happy. We can still get fired up for our work day or our day of lockdown. Nothing can stop our desire to just let go and celebrate the life that we do have. Take this one song for a spin, see if you don’t break a smile or pick up the pace of what you are doing. We are wired to endure, to persevere, to survive and move forward.

      Covering The Beatles – 14 Songs – a way to fight the bite of Covid.

      Fifty years ago, The Beatles played their last show together and had trouble letting the world know they were breaking up. They taught America about the beautiful music that was more or less created here but taken for granted. The youthful talented group of boys, just turned it up, speed it up and recorded it with great comradery, grew their hair and started fads that were rebellious in nature. They were in fact an act. But without the willingness of the many souls who bought in to the show, this music is possibly forgettable.

      The truth is, you the fans are enabler of all music. In the case of The Beatles, or any band for that matter, its you that has to let go and decide you want to succumb to the energy and align yourself with its message.

      For the next 13 songs, let me be the DJ as I take you on a musical experience that won’t ask much of you other than to simply let go and have fun.

      Covering The Beatles – Here we go!

      “One, Two, Three, Four”…