Tag Archives: Jerry Reed

iPod Shuffle

It’s been a while. I’ve been driving a lot these days. Music is an escape. A gentle escape, though. Something alongside reality, something that helps me access emotions that aren’t really available to me normally. iPod Classic with the click-wheel … Continue reading

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Dynamic Duo #2

Burt Reynolds and Jerry Reed

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Autumn Shuffle

“Jambalaya” – Hank Williams. Classic. That steel guitar wandering around in the background. My old friend Pat McCurdy used to play this song at his shows (I’m sure he still does). There was something so charming about being in a … Continue reading

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6-State Shuffle

I headed north into the wilderness for some necessary time off. Off the grid (well, except for Instagram). The drive is long and boring: interstates all the way. Hot muggy weather outside, nice AC in the car, and 5 hours … Continue reading

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Maestro Jerry Reed

Jerry Reed playing an astonishing guitar medley (try to pick out the songs!) on The Porter Wagoner Show. Reed was one of the greatest guitar players who ever lived. I love the stories of him being called in from the … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Jerry Reed Kind of Week

Once you go down the Youtube-clip rabbit hole with Jerry Reed, you will lose hours of your life. And then I found this picture of Jerry Reed and have fallen in love with it.

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Jerry Reed: “She Got the Goldmine. I Got the Shaft.”

I’m so glad Jerry Reed did so much television. There are so many clips out there. Not a lot of guitar-playing in this one, but his persona, his vibe, his clothes, his energy, his maleness, his peacock-ness with his maleness … Continue reading

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Music Soothes the Savage Beast

… not entirely, but it sure doesn’t hurt. Look at these two beautiful geniuses.

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Snowy March iPod Shuffle

The last month has represented a Revolt of the Machines. My printer bit the dust. My computer did as well and I am currently working on a laptop with a completely wiped hard drive and I need to have it … Continue reading

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December iPod Shuffle

I’ve been very sick. Nursing myself back to health and it’s slow-going. Thursday was a three-movie day: went to Hobbit screening in the a.m., then went to Birdman matinee, and then met up with Charlie for The Passionate Thief. Went … Continue reading

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