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Welcome to my music page!

This song has a lot of neat layers and dynamics to it, and I'm sure I'm missing some! I try to be true to Zac and use fingerpicking only for the intro, but then I use a pick the 2nd time around for variety. Recorded in the living room of the Boothbay House with the lovely Deb LaVoie on camera!

I've always loved the spirit of this song. "When my time comes, I'll hold my won't find me in an old folks home" ... This is standing on the deck of our family's summer home in East Boothbay, with Inner Heron Island and the Atlantic Ocean in the background.

I heard Toby Keith do a version of this song and just had to do it. I do it in D instead of E (like Toby) and it's a bit of a stretch vocally, but I hope you enjoy.

I LOVE taking a song that was meant for a 5 piece band and trying to pull it off with just an acoustic guitar. I have to pick and choose which dynamics to grab and which to leave out. I hope you enjoy and please comment, like and share!

Such a simple song, but it's one where you really need to get the beat perfect to make it groove. I'm not sure I've quite got it yet, but I'll get there.

This is a bit of Waylon & Willie! I love the rhythm, it can be a challenge to keep that beat rolling and get the lyrics timed just right, especially with Willie's unique brand of "slightly off kilter" lyric placement.

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 clips of about 30 seconds 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.