4 years ago today, I went to the Commodore Grille with every intention of playing. I was there early. I was first person signed up. Then waited nervously as Pam Belford If I know me and Jan Buckingham Cleopatra Queen of Denial and a song about the Cuban Missile crisis. Really wondering if should even be there. I played Ain't No Train to Nashvilleat the Open Mic and Debi Champion handed me a card and said booking for Nov. After wondering if I was good enough to be be here, I found I was.…Continue
So 4 years ago today... I lefts Knights Inn and went to thew Country Music Hall of Fame. I took the RCA Studio B tour.
I accidentally ended up standing where Jim Reeves stood in while recording vocals. When got back from there I called Douglas Corner Cafe to play their Writers Round. I was 1:45 pm. I got right through. The web page call between 1 and 6 pm. Then Continued my walking around the Hall of Fame. I laughed out loud after seeing Buck Owens had the same picture with woman in an…
4 years ago yesterday , I just got off at the Nashville Greyhound Terminal. Checked into Knights Inn on Spring street. It was a Sunday. I took a cab to the Commodore and had a steak dinner and glass of Glenfiddich. I met Debi Champion for the first time. I was way too exhausted to play at the open mic at 10pm after no sleep on the bus. Guy Gilchrist was there. After hearing a few of the writers play I was thinking do I belong here? Am I good enough to play in Nashville. I ended up meeting…Continue
Over the last year, I performed my music 85 times in Nashville .... Started to get regular from ASCAP. Worked on a major prime time Network TV Drama 8 times......... Was in room an Oscar winner twice. Met some of the best writers in music, including Hall of Famers and Grammer winners, Attended the CMA Awards, A CMA Christmas, Cma Fest, NAMM convention, The NRA Convention, Stood on the Grand Ole Opry Stage as curtain went up on 89 birthday show. Wrote an Erotic Novella, and am part of the…Continue