Tag Archives: music

The After Party

Don’t know why Memphis Soul has been turning up here so often, but since I did Isaac Hayes a turn awhile back, seems it’s only fitting to David Porter, as well.   This is based on a true happening.  Enjoy. The … Continue reading

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That’s How Strong My Love Is

Another flashback, a time traveling Stax story that first appeared in Canopic Jar right here http://canopicjar.com/archives/canopic-jar-25/thats-strong-love-short-story-doug-hoekstra/ And was later added to the Canopic-published Bothering the Coffee Drinkers tome. Enjoy and think of Otis…  

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Breaking Glass

I’ve always loved Nick Lowe and he was a big musical influence for me early on, when I started writing songs and playing in bands. Over the years, Nick has remained authentic, refining his musical gifts to respond to life’s … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch My Ride

Found this pic from a trip to Stax, thought I’d take it somewhere, have some fun, and give a shout out to the great Isaac Hayes in the process.  Enjoy. Don’t Touch My Ride Don’t touch my ride They used … Continue reading

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Real Real Gone

Not a fan of bucket lists, per se.  Every day should be a bucket list, if that makes sense.  However, there are a few ticks on my list and one of them was catching Van Morrison live.  Used to go … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day / Piano Lounge at Wawona

Happy Valentine’s Day Early! Hey friends and family. The snow fell on Nashville again, I’m looking out the window at birds flying over a blanket of white, landing on our feeder and the sun beginning to melt the icicles clinging … Continue reading

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News

An ancient song I wrote with my friend and Chi-town legend, Hugh Hart, appeared in a documentary on these bike riders who go from S.F. to L.A. to raise money for leukemia.  The riders are called the Fireflies; our song … Continue reading

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