September 11, 2017

“Crooked as a dog’s hind leg.” That’s what my dad would say. When it comes to the music business, he wouldn’t be far from wrong. There are myriad stories of shady record deals, crooked managers, unscrupulous contracts, unpaid royalties, and bankrupt...

August 21, 2017

If ever there was an “all American” place, it is Vermont. That is not to say it’s the most “all American” or only “all American” place, but it certainly qualifies for the list. Vermont was the home of the great American poet, Robert Frost, and that m...

August 7, 2017

It’s been fifty years since the release of The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” the album many consider the band’s finest achievement. The album was actually released on June 2, 1967 in the United States, so I’m using the “fifty years...

July 21, 2017

In 1960, novelist John Steinbeck decided to make one last trip across America. He was 58 years old, in poor health, and close to the end of his life. It had been twenty-five years since he had travelled extensively in the U.S., and, in light of the f...

July 10, 2017

Hello again! It feels like it’s been a while, although I know it’s only two weeks since the last blog. That’s what happens when you’re busy. Reaction to the blog has been very positive, overall. Having intentionally kept the perspective pretty benign...

June 26, 2017

Over the last year or two, we’ve lost many greats in the entertainment industry; so many, in fact, that last year many people began to curse 2016. Last week, movie fans expressed surprise and dismay over the “loss” of another great talent, thankfully...

June 19, 2017

Hello, and welcome back to my blog. I hope you enjoyed the previous installment, about the making of my CD, “Goin’ To Clarksdale.” The initial sales have been encouraging, and I’m very interested to hear what my friends and fans have to say about the...

June 12, 2017

Hello, and welcome to my blog. I’m very happy to be able to reach out to friends and fans in this way. I want to thank my wife, Marion Walmsley, for building this website. The design and most of the photos are hers. We had a lot of fun putting this t...

May 20, 2017

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