Tag Archives: Steve Forbert

Song For A Labor Day

Labor Day . . .  It’s a USA thing. Steve Forbet has been a favorite of mine since I first heard “Alive on Arrival” back in 1978. Put Steve’s name in my search box and you can spend the entire … Continue reading

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GCS 3-18-77

The 40th anniversary of a great song by Steve Forbert, telling of his early days in New York City. Grand Central Station, March 18, 1977, from the Alive on Arrival Record.  

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Road Trip

Heading  up I-75 to Dayton, OH this afternoon. Memories of 1981 when as a student there, The Mount made it to the National Championship game. I’ll be joining some fellow “Mounties”  at the  Dublin Pub, 300 Wayne Ave. Dayton, OH 45410, … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never

Just like many of us  play Alice’s Restuarant on Thanksgiving, I am always sure to play Steve Forbert’s January 23-30, 1978 sometimes during that week. First mentioned on this blog five years ago: January 23-30, 1978 (original studio version in link. … Continue reading

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Autumn This Year

This  song popped into my head today and can’t seem to find it’s way out. I recall the first time I heard Steve play this live. I want to say it was the Fall of 2004 or 2005 and Alicia … Continue reading

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I’m A Face In The Crowd

It has been quite a while since any music has found it’s way to these pages and I decided I needed to find and share a Steve Forbert song for this evening.  It took a while to find this gem, … Continue reading

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“Complications in your lifetime,  complications  all around”. . .  Steve Forbert Lots of complications over the next several days, one  of which is the band playing what will likely be our last gig together this evening. (of course, those words … Continue reading

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Snow Fell Light On The Ground Today

Just as I always listen to Alice’s Restaurant on Thanksgiving, (several times, actually)  today is the day I prepare for January 23-30, 1978, a song by Steve Forbert. From the   Jackrabbit Slim Album,  it is one of the songs I … Continue reading

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List #2: Live Recordings

The second installment of my favorite music. “Just one man’s opinion, but a good man’s at that”.  (Any “Mounties”  remember who said that?) Tonight I was was supposed to be practicing three new songs for an event we are playing … Continue reading

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List #1: Top 20 Studio Recordings

I prepared a precurser list two years ago…My top Twenty. Then and now are pretty  consistant when you factor in the new categories and how musical tastes can develope over time.. I also didn’t realize how long it would take to … Continue reading

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My First Award

Gracious appreciation to Melissa at SingleMomUnschooling for nominating me for the  Sunshine Blogger Award; my first award after almost 2,800 posts and  six years of blogging. This award is for bloggers who spread sunshine and positivity throughout the blogging community.  Like my … Continue reading

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Think About The Children

I saw Milo Binder open for Steve Forbert several years ago in Atlanta. Here is the studio version of a song he played that night. Milo was part of the great, New York City scene in the 1980’s. Anyone ever … Continue reading

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Been an unusual and complicated week, resulting in fewer posts than normal. Most of the details, eventually will surface, but for now need to be “kept under the covers.” Just know that I have not forgotten about y’all…nor have I … Continue reading

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Good Planets

I saw this bumper sticker yesterday   (we were stopped at a light for all you safety nuts).  It was one of many and I chuckled as this apparent “tree hugger” was driving a pretty big truck.  Ah, the delicious … Continue reading

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Does This Make Me A Stalker?

Last night, I posted Seven Months and Seven Wonders. I was tired, had a million and one  things on my mind, my ankles were killing me, I was putting new strings on the guitars for tonight and was a prisoner … Continue reading

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