Monthly Archives: July 2011

365 DotU, Day 70 Swings and Misses the Seven Bridges Road

OK, you know how I said I wouldn’t be posting again this week because my computer’s power supply went toes up to the daisies? Well, I lied. You get one more, then I’m shutting up until Monday. I’d really love … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 69 Goes Equestrian With The Rolling Stones

Among the Rolling Stones songs that I really like, one that I’ve never gotten the chance to play before is “Wild Horses”. It’s a really cool tune, and if I were feeling more ambitious, I probably would’ve tried to do … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 68 Sings A Love Song To A Vampire

The Coppola Dracula¬†film, admittedly, had some problems (many of them related to the acting/casting and some unfortunate interactions between the dialogue and the editing). It was, however, a sumptuous visual delight most of the time, and I love the dedicated … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 67: Blast From the Past

It’s the weekend, so you get an old tune from the archive. Today, it’s last summer’s live Laura and Josh cover of Neko Case: “Magpie to the Morning.” It’s one cool song among many on an absolute stunner of an … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 66 (barely)

It is nearly midnight, and I am sooooo slow that I only just got around the posting this one now. I thought I was going to do a retread for today, but I ended up recording a sort of wussy … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 65: In Which I Am Again Running Late

Bah. Can’t get anything done today. Today’s song is a cover of the Plant/Krauss version of “Killing the Blues”. I can’t make all of the nice slidy guitar noises, so I went with a more straightforward acoustic cover, using acoustic … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 64: Roullette

One of the ways I try to find songs to mess about with for the challenge is by shuffling through my iTunes to see what comes up. Sometimes it’s something impossible (I am NOT doing a cover of anything by … Continue reading

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