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Welcome to my music page!

This is a quick "iPhone recorded" video of my playing and singing "Honky Tonk Women" by The Rolling Stones, on a cruise we took back in January 2020.

This is my rendition of Mrs. Robinson by Simon & Garfunkel. Recorded & mixed by the talented Michael Reny

My own version of Driftaway by Dobie Gray (Mine is a little more like the Stones' version)

Instructions: Click the play button on any song to listen. If the player malfunctions, you can simply click the song title directly underneath the player, which will download it in MP3 format. HUGE Thanks to my friend and associate Mike Walter of Baretrax Studios in Clinton. One of the most talented people I know. For a "blast from the past" here are some recordings from the time that I was lead guitar for Rick West & Cherokee.

Acoustic / Solo Demo (14 min~)
This is a 14 minute "demo" comprised of 15 of the songs I do during my solo acoustic act. Each song featured in the demo are available below, full-length.

Honky Tonk Women
Honky Tonk Women: The Rolling Stones
Acoustic Cover

Squeeze Box
Squeeze Box: The Who
Acoustic Cover

Whiskey Rock-a-Roller
Whiskey Rock-a-Roller: Lynyrd Skynyrd
Acoustic Cover

Can't Find My Way Home
Can't Find My Way Home: Blind Faith
Acoustic Cover. This is definitely one from my Dad's generation. For those of you who don't know, Blind Faith was a band formed by Eric Claption, Steve Winwood and Ginger Baker (the drummer from Cream), and mostly active in 1969.

Me n' Julio (Down by the Schoolyard)
Me n' Julio: Simon & Garfunkel
Acoustic Cover

Lookin' Out My Back Door
Lookin' Out My Back Door: Creedence Clearwater Revival
Acoustic Cover

Toes: Zach Brown
Acoustic Cover

Centerfield: John Fogerty
Acoustic Cover

What's Your Name
What's Your Name: Lynyrd Skynyrd
Acoustic Cover

Midnight Rider
Midnight Rider: Greg Allman
Acoustic Cover

Ballad of Curtis Loew
Ballad of Curtis Loew: Lynyrd Skynyrd
Acoustic Cover

Mrs Robinson
Mrs Robinson: Simon & Garfunkel
Acoustic Cover

Southern Angel (Studio)
I wrote this song for my Wife Deb as a token of my love, and used it later for our first dance at our wedding. I wrote the lyrics and music, then brought it to Bare-Trax productions, did the lead vocals, doubled the lead vocals, harmony vocals, electric, 6-string acoustic, and twelve string guitar while Mike Walter did the Bass and Strings.

Hot Wired (Studio)

Nervous Breakdown (Studio)
Ken's 2 winning instrumentals in Las Vegas at the 2000 CMOA Eagle award competition. Ken's band "Cherokee did a fabulous job of backing him up. Hotwired is an instrumental by Brent Mason, Nervous Breakdown is an instrumental by Brad Paisley.

An 80-ish minute performance I streamed 4-18-2020 on my Facebook Page. Songs are in order as follows: Don't Ease Me In (Dead), Dead Flowers (Stones), Friend of the Devil (Stones), Whiskey Rock n' Roller (Skynyrd), Have You Ever Seen The Rain (Creedence), I Saw Her Standing There (Beatles), Driftaway (Dobie Gray), Centerfield (John Fogerty), Here Comes The Sun (Beatles), Lodi (Creedence), Gimme 3 Steps (Skynyrd), Mud On The Tires (Brad Paisley), The Ballad of Curtis Loew, What's Your Name (Skynyrd), Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison), Lookin' Out My Back Door (Creedence), All Summer Long / Sweet Home Alabama medley (Kid Rock, Skynyrd), Green River (Creedence), Cripple Creek (The Band), Tumblin' Dice (Stones) - Separate video: Runnin' on Empty (Jackson Browne)

An earlier 80-ish minute performance I streamed 4-12-2020 on my Facebook Page. Songs are in order as follows: Before you 'cuse me (Eric Clapton), Squeezebox (The Who), Take it Easy (The Eagles), Can't you See (Marshall Tucker Band), Here Comes the Sun (The Beatles), The Weight (The Band), Spain (Three Dog Night), Centerfield (John Fogerty), Me & Julio (Simon & Garfunkel), Can't Find my Way Home (Blind Faith), Whiskey Rock n' roller (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Midnight Rider (Greg Allman), Long Cool Woman (The Holley's), Fat Bottom Girls (Queen), Honky Tonk Women (The Rolling Stones), Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison), Whats' Your Name (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Runnin' on Empty (Jackson Browne), Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Friends in Low Places (Garth Brooks). Recording was done "open air" that is completely unplugged without effects or amplification straight to a Samsun S8 smartphone to Facebook Live.