Released: 1998 Top chart position: n/a I know it’s bad to form first impressions. Sometimes you can be totally wrong about someone, analyzing a person based on their looks or the way they talk, and… Read More »Desert Island Discs: Overcome by Happiness – Pernice Brothers
All I got is a red guitar, three chords and the truth. – Bono, “All Along the Watchtower” (co-opted from songwriter Harlan Howard) When I first started learning to play guitar, I was discouraged that… Read More »How to Play Guitar Like John Cougar Mellencamp
Courtesy of Maybe We Ain’t That Young Anymore, I’ve discovered a new blog from The New York Times called Measure for Measure. The blog, which is about the art of songwriting, immediately spoke to me,… Read More »The Art of Songwriting: It’s the Melody, Stupid!