Category Archives: South Carolina

I’m Back

I’m calling this my “I’m Back Blog” because anybody that might have checked in (the vernacular of the medium is probably logged on or clicked) realized I was gone. It’s coming up on a year. The reason I remember is simple: My birthday is July 22, and the reason I will always know is that [...]

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Red Cross to the Rescue

This Saturday I’m taking my picking partner, Willie Weeks, on a road trip to Florence, South Carolina to pay back a debt I’ve owed the Red Cross for awhile. We’re playing for a benefit at Southern Hops and Brewery. Ten bands are on tap for the Pee Dee Chapter of The American Red Cross starting [...]

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Turn Your Radio On

You know that smile you get on your face when you put on a coat that you haven’t worn in a while and you reach in the pocket and find a five dollar bill? Well, I got that smile on my face this past weekend. I was headed down to Ocean Isle from Cheraw. My [...]

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Going Up The Country

I woke up Saturday, May 1st, with that old Canned Heat song, “I’m Going up the Country ” on my mind. I was excited about playing later that evening at Southern Eighths which is about as “up the country” as you can get in Chesterfield County. In fact, it is so far up the country [...]

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Shagging to Ocean Drive

I’m packing up the pickup and heading down Highway Nine today. It’s SOS weekend and I’m playing for a late afternoon fish fry in Ocean Drive. I’m in a “nostalgia rage” this morning remembering the late sixties when I would head to OD in my ’55 Chevy with no place to stay, $15.00 in my [...]

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Marriage and Music by the Mountains

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Bishop (Meg and Josh). I know y’all are having a fantastic time in Maui. Thank you for asking me to play Saturday. It was a beautiful wedding of a beautiful couple in a beautiful setting. The Chattooga Belle Farm is a fantastic venue for a wedding. The event barn is [...]

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