Off-Tour Tour Diary - November 1, 2021

The first time I went "on tour" was with my buds in The Gyspy Mechanics back in the late 90s. I say it was a "tour" but really we drove from Pepperell, MA to London, Ontario for one show in…

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2021

In the early 00s a friend was doing a recording up in Malibu and he asked me if I could come to the next days session because the guitar player on the session wasn't cutting it. We winded our way…


Sept-October 2021 Tour Diary

Tour Diary Day 1 - September 10, 2021 

Woke up in Cape Cod ended up rocking in Lowell. The first club shows I ever played were in Lowell, MA. The Last Safe and Deposit was a former bank that had…


on being an "Artist"

I have always felt slightly uneasy when someone referred to themselves as an "artist" unless they were some kind of painter, sculptor, Van Gogh or Michelangelo. I would see it while traveling and be staying at "the artist's flat" in…



In the early 2000s I used to work in this rehearsal studio just south of Los Angeles. It was a mostly easy job where I would set up bands for their rehearsal and then hang out playing my guitar most…


July 19, 2021

Had a fantastic show at the OC Fair over the weekend and as much as I'm a gear snob and have a bunch of guitars and amps - for the time being I am completely happy playing my Princeton, tele…


June 3, 2021 - can't you see?

“Can't you see, ohh, can't you see 
What that woman, Lord, she been doin' to me.” 

This song has bugged me for years because I hate lazy songwriting. Yeah, I know, It was a huge hit. Great chorus but the…

May 15, 2021

I've been a little quiet the past couple of weeks. With vaccinations happening - we finally got to see our folks. Tracy's parents came for a visit and then my Mom flew across country and spent a week with us…

May 4, 2021

Hey everyone! Just a quick note. * 

I'm going to be live on 

WaveRadio Boston 

Tuesday, May 4 from 4-5 pm (PST) or 7-8 pm (Boston Time) 

I'm also doing my 

Tuesday Lunch Time Show 

this week on Tuesday from…