Posts Tagged ‘Guitar’
This isn’t really a Fathers day post. But in many ways it is. I wrote it originally in October of 2010. The more I go over it and see the relationship between my own father, and his father to me I am forced to think that despite the undertone…maybe it is about Fathers Day after all.
When your coming home Dad, I don’t know when
But we’ll get together then yea
You know we’ll have a good time then…
My Dad and I hold this song between us. Its a bit of a testament to when he was in the Navy and gone for months at a time. Before Facebook. Before Skype. Before E-mail. Before cellphones. Deployments on a Aircraft Carrier could keep him gone most of a year with little to no communication save letters via the ever so slow US postal service.
I got a lot of E-mails and Facebook comments with my rendition of Glory to Georgia. Couple of folks didn’t know I played.
I don’t…play well that is. I have a bad habit of repeating rifts over and over especially if I am singing.
But music has always been our bond.
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Brains been working over time last 2 days. Being snowed in will do that I guess.
Dental appointment got canceled. Again. I’m thinking there is a direct relation to my dental work and the weather. Had to cancel my VA appointment today for the same reason: can’t get off the mountain.
In other news my brain in overdrive has led me to tinker with my guitar, and one song caught my eye…err…ear, as it were. I like songs that tell stories. Songs that remind me of the old ballads. Might be why I love ballads and train songs, but I digress.
This song is no different.
I think I have about got the song down, however the pitches she sings are a bit of a challenge.
Either way, here is my current musical muse Lori McKenna with her song Witness to Your Life.