Tag Archives: The Outlaws

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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Throwdown Challenge

Essential Mixes:  The Outlaws This morning, I received a thinly veiled suggestion after chiming in on one of Kurt’s  famous “Essential Mixes”. Mr. Harden  suggested that I present my “Essential Mix” for the “Florida Guitar Army”, otherwise known as  The … Continue reading

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Direct Connection

The other day, I mentioned that as a “occasional, weekend warrior guitar player”, I had tried modeling my style after the late, Hughie Thomasson, founder of The Outlaws and who also played with Skynyrd for several years. (Emphasize the word … Continue reading

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2 4 2000

This is my 2,000th post. Some better than others, but 2,000 nonetheless. Posts that I thought would put me in contention for a Pulitzer have gone virtually unnoticed and posts that I put up just to put something up, still … Continue reading

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Kick Start Your Sunday

If this does not get you going this morning, go back to bed for a while and then try again. From their first (and probably best) record. The Outlaws

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We’re Just The Players…

Arriving home this evening, I pulled up to our garage and with my window open, I was greeted with one of the most beautiful aromas I know…honeysuckle in the evening…it melts my stress away. This particular plant is big…spanning over … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different

After two, very serious posts, I feel the need to lighten up a bit….and no, it’s not a Monty Python skit. And who better to turn to than the “Florida Guitar Army” playing their tribute to rockers gone before them….as … Continue reading

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Saturday Nite Oldies, Pt 2

The Outlaws, also known as the Florida Guitar Army were one of the most prolific bands of the Southern Rock era. Huey Thomasson, Frank O’Keefe and Billy Smith are dead. Henry Paul (who left the band at the height of … Continue reading

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