Day... Oh Heck Who's Even Still Counting

Having made myself somewhat familiar with my cbg, I've moved on to exacting my ability to play. Taking on Etta James as my first blues artist to work with I have studied her past. I always find it easier to recreate the feelings behind a song when you understand the person. It is amazing how so many musicians have been through hard lives. I have always heard people tell writers to write about what they know. And all the great musicians I love have done just that. As I learn and transpose songs by Etta James I try my best to put myself in her shoes. I think about the stories I have read about her and how she must have felt when she wrote the song. Everyone has their own little person hell. It's not about what one has endured, it's about what rose to the top when the hell sank away. I hope when I'm gone some of my music remains. Anything is possible. :)

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Comment by Ron "Oily" Sprague on May 12, 2014 at 10:33pm
Kewl. Now git writing on yer git, Jamesetta.
Comment by EarthLvr71 on May 12, 2014 at 6:46pm

hmmmm...perhaps it is a good lyric. And I'm not going anywhere I like it here. Everyone is so nice and supportive. I like it :)

Comment by Ron "Oily" Sprague on May 12, 2014 at 4:00pm
What, it's been a week already? And yer still here...

What rises to the top when hell sinks away...good lyric

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