Semi-unplugged (No AC. Mobile Roland street amp, Samson wireless earset vocal mic).
I mostly play my incredible hoss Takamine EG 523SC 12-string,
running it through a BOSS OC-3 Octave pedal.
Amazing bass under/aftertones; a joyous tsunami of rich sound.
Exuberant, creative renditions of some of my favorites
from across the breadth of my life thus far (including originals).
And, while I will go out solo, it would be fun to share the sidewalk
(and the tip bucket) with an available, shredding soloist or two,
e.g., fiddle, banjo, sax, mandolin, lead guitar, even fretless bass (trio max).
No rehearsals; just show up and throw down,
like my Vegas pals do (and, yes, I shot all those photos).
TUNES (partial, and growing list)
Takin' It To The Streets (Doobies)
We're Still Here (Venice)
In My Life (Beatles)
Woodstock (Joni Mitchell)
Conviction of the Heart (Loggins)
Leader of the Band (Fogelberg)
Dear Abby (John Prine)
Driven to Tears (Sting, Robert Downey Jr. live version)
Mornin' (Al Jarreau)
Lean on Me (Bill Withers)
Helplessly Hoping (Crosby, Stills, & Nash)
Vincent (Don McLean)
Maria, Maria (Santana)
Galveston (Jim Webb/Glen Campbell, Billy Dean version)
Heart to Heart (Loggins)
Peaceful Easy Feeling (Eagles)
Long Line of Love (Michael Martin Murphy)
Teach Your Children (Crosby, Stills, & Nash)
Shaky Ground (Delbert McClinton)
Is That All There Is? (Fogelberg)
Danny's Song (Loggins)
Love is a Rose (Ronstadt)
Pencil Thin Mustache (Jimmy Buffet)
I'll Be Over You (Toto)
Run for the Roses (Fogelberg)
Comin' to You (Loggins & Messina)
Ridin' Thumb (Seals & Croft)
Cripple Creek (The Band)
Kid Charlemagne (Steely Dan)
Part of the Plan (Fogelberg)
I'll Still Be Loving You (Restless Heart)
Good Time Charlie ( Danny O'Keefe)
Here is Where Your Love Belongs (Bill Champlin)
Up On The Roof (Drifters)
She Caught the Katy (Taj)
I Shot the Sheriff (Marley, Clapton)
"Crib" on Pooh Corner (Loggins)
What's Going On? (Marvin Gaye)
Magic Every Moment (Fogelberg)
On Broadway (Drifters)
The Family Tree (Venice)
Shower the People (James Taylor)
Run, River Run (Loggins & Messina)
A Better Place (Glen Campbell)
Morning Sky (Fogelberg)
Please Come to Boston (D. Loggins)
Wind Beneath My Wings (Gary Morris)
A Love Song (Loggins)
Old Tennessee (Fogelberg)
One in a Million (Larry Graham)
Please Don't Bury Me (John Prine)
Change the World (Eric Clapton)
Mexico (James Taylor)
Same Olde Lang Syne (Fogelberg)
Dixie Chicken (Little Feat)
Mountain Dew / Rocky Top medley (misc)
Taxi (Harry Chapin)
High Country Snows (Fogelberg)
Good Hearted Woman / On the Road Again (Waylon, Willie)
A House is Not a Home (Burt Bacharach)
Lucky in Love (Fogelberg)
The Once and Future Fool (original, old 1980 mp3 demo here)
I Could Get By (original)
In Vain (original)
Lucky Dawg (original)
By Any Other Name (original)
Just Another Broken Heart (original)
You'd Be My Lady (original)
Alabama Woman (original)
Wrong Enough to Love You Just Right (original, old 1980 mp3 demo here)
One More Bite at the Apple (original)
Mi Hermano Adrian (original -- I'll have to write lyrics first, or bring charts)
Shine, Shine, Shine (resurrected 1980 original)
Open Carry Harry (my latest original. YouTube music video coming soon)
All I ever wanted was to be a guitar player.
Got truly hooked at about age 13, IIRC.
$10 Harmony acoustic guitar and a Mel Bay chord book. Done, man.
My late Dad came to rue the day he bought those for me (as did my sports coaches).
I left immediately after high school to go on the road in a band in lieu of college.
Now, LOL, I'm this pedigreed technocrat. But really, I'm still just a kid with a guitar.
9 o'clock, left side of pic. What a dork.