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@mrgee1952 

Barrie Ont CA   Feb 2019


Artist Bio

Influences:   delta blues, ZZ Top, a lot of electric Chicago blues and a lot of gospel.

After almost a year of being under COVID house arrest I am really looking forward to this year's FAWM. I am hoping to clear some of the spiders our of my head and foster some serious creativity.
I got turned onto the blues over 50 years ago. I had a troubled childhood and in the blues revival in the 1960’s I made a strong lifelong connection. I play electric bass as well as a variety of cigar box guitars. There is also an unused Melodica in my life that I would like to make more use of. I also do a lot of songwriting on an almost daily basis.
I like to play slow delta blues in a spoken format.
WIDE OPEN TO COLLABORATION!!
Love to all!!

Songs (44)

#1 Bus RIdin' Dreams 9
Feb 1
#2 Thunder Blues 1
Feb 4
#3 Chains 1
Feb 5
#4 Wall Clock Blues 3
Feb 5
#5 The Plague Year Blues 2
Feb 6
#6 Shining In the Darkness 3
Feb 6
#7 Bad Luck Blues 1
Feb 6
#8 Blind Man's Blues 1
Feb 6
#9 Headache BLues 2
Feb 6
#10 Dead Man Blues 1
Feb 8
#11 Broken Hearted Man Blues 1
Feb 8
#12 Ghost Song Blues 2
Feb 8
#13 Whiskey Bottle Blues 1
Feb 8
#14 Sometimes Blues 1
Feb 8
#15 Bad Bad Blues 2
Feb 8
#16 When My Time Comes 1
Feb 10
#17 Look Me in the Face 1
Feb 10
#18 Man's Dreams 1
Feb 10
#19 Slippery Tongued Devil 1
Feb 10
#20 Hard To Love Blues 1
Feb 11
#21 Bad Times Blues 1
Feb 11
#22 Hungry Man Blues 1
Feb 13
#23 Dark SIde Lover Blues 1
Feb 13
#24 Time for Walkin' 1
Feb 13
#25 Sweet Lovin' Mama 1
Feb 13
#26 Effie's Lounge on a Saturday Night 3
Feb 14
#27 Seven Years 1
Feb 17
#28 Six O'Clock Train Blues 1
Feb 17
#29 Problems Blues 1
Feb 17
#30 Gimme Blues 1
Feb 17
#31 No Fancy Man BLes 1
Feb 17
#32 Sweet Lovin' Blues 1
Feb 17
#33 Can't Get Over Blues 1
Feb 22
#34 Lonesome Blues 1
Feb 22
#35 Won't Send You No Letters 2
Feb 22
#36 No Lovin' Blues 1
Feb 22
#37 Madeline 1
Feb 25
#38 Sometimes I'm Right Blues 1
Feb 25
#39 Grind Me Down 2
Feb 25
#40 Sort of a Beatnik Schtick 1
Feb 26
#41 Working Nights (1975 - 1977) 1
Feb 28
#42 The Devil In Memphis Blues 2
Feb 28
#43 Standing and Staring 1
Feb 28
#44 Scent of You Blues 1
Feb 28

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  • @bethyrose Feb 23

    I completely agree that old gospel songs and spirituals are such great sources for inspiration- they are so rich with visuals and meaning! Hope you enjoy the last week of FAWM... and beyond! 😀

  • @acousticmaddie  Feb 22

    Thanks for your lovely comment

  • @willow1 Feb 19

    Your stuff is so cinematic! I enjoy the minimalism and storytelling. Oh, and my song about Barbara is partially fictitious.

  • @crutherford  Feb 14

    Thank you Chris for what you said about that first verse. I agree. It's the reason I decided to share it... It's all about that first verse... Would like to mine and refine the rest of it - but I don't have the patience or bandwidth during FAWM to do this... onwards!
    PS Congantulations on getting to well over 14 tunes this FAWM!!! Bravo!!!

  • @ductapeguy  Feb 9

    Yay. You have taken the plunge into recording... and you passed 14 songs. Way to go!

  • @timfatchen  Feb 2

    I refuse to collaborate until you pick up your bass and record at least one and post it! [padlocks his itchy CBG] DON'T let that stop you writing! (It's just I haven't got a lot of time this FAWM

  • @rangermike  Feb 1

    Hi Chris. Noted your first song, looks great.

  • @dephph Jan 31

    Hi Chris! Glad you're a FAWMer! Garn

  • @acousticmaddie  Jan 26

    Happy FAWM to you

  • @timfatchen  Jan 26

    Get that bass working. You know you can do it!

  • @moonraccoon  Jan 26

    Chocolate Jesus is so much of a fave of mine that it's in my repertoire 😀 I really hope you make use of a cigar box guitar SOOOOOON 😁

  • @dragondreams  Jan 25

    So good to meet a fellow bass player! We have a table reserved for us at the back of the FAWM clubhouse. 😉

  • @stompinmary  Jan 25

    Hey yo! Love cigar box guitars! Cheers, MB

  • @deannasweidel Jan 25

    Thank you so much! Here's to a great FAWM!

  • @berni1954  Jan 24

    That's very kind of you, Mr G. Hope we get to collaborate.

  • @fuzzy  Jan 23

    Hey, have a great FAWM!!
    Barrie, eh? My daughter used to live in Orillia.