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    “Save the Last Dance for Me” Saturday Jam

    My take on this Drifters classic- hope you enjoy!
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    “The Times They Are a-Changin’” Saturday Jam

    I’ve still got a bit of Covid-voice, but here’s a little Bob for you, if you’re so inclined: Hope you enjoy!
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    “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes” Saturday Jam

    A little Mother’s Day treat from my sister and me- hope you enjoy!
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    “What Light” Wilco Cover

    Enjoying a nice day in my backyard for once (after one long winter)- here’s a Wilco tune!
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    “Break It to Me Gently” Saturday Jam

    My take on Brenda Lee’s weeper of a song- hope you enjoy!
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    “Deep Dark Truthful Mirror” Elvis Costello Cover

    Figured this one out this week- it has a ton of crazy lyrics. A clam here and there, but anyways, hope you enjoy!
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    “Take These Chains From My Heart” Saturday Jam

    A little Hank for my dad’s birthday- hope you enjoy!
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    “Can’t Stay Away From You” Saturday Slow Jam

    My take on Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions- hope you enjoy!
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    “Jerusalem, New York, Berlin” Vampire Weekend Cover

    Today’s Saturday Jam is the closing track off of Vampire Weekend’s album Father of the Bride: “Jerusalem, New York, Berlin.” I was listening to this on my way to school the other day and thought it might sound good with just my Martin. Also, sometimes for quieter songs like this, I turn off...
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    “Who’s Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet” Saturday Jam

    Today’s Saturday Jam is a lullaby I learned from The Everly Brothers’ Songs Our Daddy Taught Us- I used to sing this to all my kids whenever I rocked them to sleep. My mom requested more mandolin, so I threw a little bit of that in too with my second vocal. Just a sweet little tune with a...
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    “Uptown” Roy Orbison Cover

    I remember driving through the mountains of Colorado on a road trip with my family and my parents listening to a Roy Orbison Monument greatest hits collection, which is probably where I fell in love with Roy’s voice and way with a song. When I’ve done a Roy number in the past on this channel...
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    “Killing the Blues” Plant/Krauss cover w/ my sister

    Here’s me and my sister taking on this awesome tune that I first heard from Robert Plant and Alison Krauss- hope you enjoy!
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    “There’s a Place” Saturday Morning Beatles Cover

    My garage-rocky take on this early Beatles gem- vocals are kinda low because I was rocking a little too hard. This song is a lot of fun and sounds like it could’ve came out yesterday, in my opinion. Hope you enjoy!
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    “No Expectations” Stones Saturday Jam

    My pal Jim and I doing one of our favorites off of Beggars Banquet after school the other day- hope you enjoy!
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    “Thick as a Brick pt. 1” Saturday Jam

    I was too much of a wimp to do all 18 minutes, but here’s me and my sister doing some Tull! Hope you like it!
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    “Be My Baby” Saturday Jam

    Seemed like a good one to put together yesterday with the worst drummer and bass player I’ve ever had on my channel (me and also me)- hope you enjoy! RIP Ronnie!
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    “Hearts on Fire” Gram Parsons Saturday Morning Jam

    My take on this Gram Parsons weeper on a lovely snowy Saturday morning- hope you enjoy!
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    “Lost in the Supermarket” Saturday Jam

    One for my oldest boy, who is obsessed with The Clash right now- here’s my take on this classic from London Calling- hope you like it- Happy New Year!
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    “Pretty Paper” Christmas Jam

    My pals and I jamming out on this Willie Nelson/Roy Orbison Christmas classic after hours in my classroom earlier this week- hope you enjoy and Merry Christmas!
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    “Joanne” Saturday Jam (RIP Michael Nesmith)

    Had pneumonia last week for the first time (!) and was finally able to do a little bit of singing and playing yesterday (though not my best, for sure)- recorded this little Nesmith tune that I’ve always loved. Hope you enjoy!
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    “The Long and Winding Road” Saturday Jam

    I have been fighting the flu all week and between that and being away from my students for most of this week (it was a very hard week to be away for three days), I was feeling very melancholy and blue. Decided to figure this one out and post it- I’ll warn you: I’m not at my best. This is me with...
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    “Brokedown Palace” Grateful Thanksgiving Jam

    A little take on the Dead for today! Happy Thanksgiving, TDPRI!
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    “Helpless” Saturday Jam

    Another Neil cover from a trip up north a month ago- I really like the vibes of this video my wife took! Hope you enjoy!
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    “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore)” Saturday Jam

    Heard this one for the first time in the closing credits of Midsommar- I was struck by how lovely it was and decided to take a spin on it!
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    “Tell Me Why” Saturday Jam

    Took a trip up north a couple weeks ago and my wife took a couple videos of me playing- here’s my take on Neil Young’s classic! Hope you enjoy!