The Ubaldini Effect

Celebrating Michael Ubaldini’s NEW re-Release of Acoustic Rumble originally released in 1999. While I’d been a closet Folkie since picking up the guitar in my late teens, my label Persuasion Records was working with a Dark Rock Band, Doom Kounty Electric Chair.  Michael’s band Mystery Train(Rockabilly/Rock) and DKEC shared drummer Rob Klonel and guitarist Steve […]

Tom Petty – My Gateway Drug to Rock and Roll

There I was working at Montgomery Ward manning the Ticketron machine, a college freshman Trumpet/Music major and member of the Big Brown Music Machine-Long Beach State’s large and powerful marching band as well as the prestigious 16 piece Chamber Choir. More than a few young people were purchasing tickets for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers […]

California Dreamin’

California Dreamin’ from the Beach Hut last Saturday.  Yes, it on the new CD “I Want You”, available for $10 at all my gigs.  See you Sunday at Berth 55, Port of Long Beach from 2-5. Free, all ages.

Thank You!

Thanks so much for last night…NO BERTH 55 today, we’ll be back next Sunday Oct. 2, 2-5pm. I’ll see you back at Beach Hut Deli HB for MONDAY OPEN MIC(7-10) and this WEDNESDAY OPEN MIC is the last for 2016 at Angelo’s in Anaheim(7-10). Here’s a shot of Helen Harrod and special thanks to Looney’s […]

I Want You Listening Party!

Saturday Sept. 24, help me welcome a New Record into the world at Beach Hut Deli HB. LOONEY’S FORTUNE and HELEN RUTH HARROD will be doing opening sets and I’ll be joined by Jason Arthur and Rae Shirer around 8 for a CC set. “I WANT YOU” listening party to close the night. 7-10pm, Free, […]