kind of a cross between Eno and Helter Skelter
I hate playing in public. I guess I should say that I hate what happens when I actually play in public. I’m terrible. Here’s how I see it: It’s like asking a superhero cartoonist if they can fight crime or better yet, asking a director if he/she can act. Some can, for sure.. I can’t. Well, I can.. I’m just bad at it. I’ve practiced a lot for short live solo gigs and they’ve all been disastrous. I like my studio songs.. I like that I can do a new song every day and that’s the skill I’m building right now. Maybe I’ll be in a new band someday. But right now.. it’s me, the mad scientist with poor social skills.
I did the research and this is apparently NOT the voicing that they used on the record. but I think it sounds more like it than the scholars’ conclusion. it includes a D that Paul played on the bass.. yeah, the wrong octave, but it’s there. so I think it’s the closest thing you can get on a single six string with no bass.. so nyeah. I’m sticking to it.
as for the diagram: I want to blow this up and frame it and hang it in my future (fantasy) studio so that guitarist Beatle fans will take one look and instantly like me and accept me as on of their own. they will chuckle and put beers in my hands and say how they wish we’d met earlier and we have much to talk about. then they’ll put on their favorite Beatle LPs (there is a fricking killer vintage high-end record player in my future fantasy studio control room and a fridge and a PS5) and we’ll all tell all our favorite Beatle stories, always agreeing that John was the best even though Paul was and is (Paul lives forever in my future fantasy world) great for reasons that are really not fair to compare with John’s skillset and imagination. Then we’ll say, gee, it’s 4am, where did the time go? then they’ll leave right after we make plans to start a band that doesn’t really sound like the Beatles, but stays true to all the great values that that band held dear like originality, catchiness, rocking backbeats, guitars are king, simple groovy drumbeats, innovation, imagination, experimentation and good old fashioned integrity in songwriting.
how’s that for a divertimento that took longer to read than the song I recorded in 36 seconds?
oh, and of course, all that above will never happen if they think I got the chord wrong. then the fantasy will end right after they say, “you got it wrong, man” and they leave thinking I’m a moron.
This is a song about old 55 the bar not the song by Tom Waits or the car its a bar in Busan and I go there often to have a drink to have a think I don’t have to tell you if you’ve already been there just how to get there or how to go there I have been there many times more than I can count and a few more times than I can remember I’ve gone there to play good music with good people or just have a beer and chilling out I’ve said hello and I’ve said goodbye to too many people in that place along the way many times I walked in and I didn’t recognize a single face it’s just that kind of place it’s owned by a guy named Dong-ha he owns a lot of bars I met my friend Min Soo there it’s now managed by a dude named Patrick and he’s from Chicago and that’s just one of the many things that makes him a cool dude this is my song about old 55 the bar not the car or the song by Tom Waits the end
I got the blues but I refuse to let the situation get me feeling low down I got the download blues yeah I got the download blues but I got my happy shoes on because GTA is on the way I started downloading it last night and off to bed I went I woke up this morning and it was only at 62 percent I got the download blues I got the download blues but I got on my happy shoes cause GTA 5 is on its way take it away Snooky
Wait you ain’t Snooky
are all three of you named Snooky?
I got a five day weekend but its downloading way too slow one day is already gone now I’ve only got 4 more days to go I got the blues yeah I got the download blues but I refuse to let it get me down cause GTA 5 is on its way yeah baby
this has no strangely colored skunks in it at all. it was a working title that I ended up liking more than the more obvious choices. I’m playing a game these days called “The Last of Us”. And even though I hate the zombie genre on the whole (ok, they’re infected by a virus, not walking dead, but the differences are insignificant).. this gory survival horror thriller is kicking my can. I’m dying a dozen times an hour but I love the game. did I mention it’s really gory? the experience of playing the game has me imagining the smells of the rotting infected corpses. ew. … awesome.