Sunday, October 30, 2005

Back in Red River

I made it back fine. It's a cool, sunny, and I just got back from Breakfast. It's on to Taos tonight and then two days off. I intend to see the D.H. Laurence ranch, something I've wanted to do for a long time and never seemed to have found the time. It's a shame my son Philip did'nt make this trip. He would have really enjoyed it, plus I would have had a "roadie" Oh well, maybe another time Philip.

Saturday, October 29, 2005


I'm enjoying my two days in Colorado. Last night went very well. I had forgotten what a pleasure it is to work in Colorado. Everyone is so nice and appreciative. I'm looking forward to returning to the Thunderbird to see my newfound friends again. Probably Late spring, right before the England tour.
It snowed on me today, quite hard for a while. The mountains are beautiful with their snowcapped peaks.
Tomorrow I have to be back in Taos and hope I don't get stuck.
More in the continuing saga another day.

Friday, October 28, 2005

On to Colorado

Taos went very well and I was back in Red River before 11:pm. I just came back from breakfast at Oldtymer's and I have to pack for my brief trip to Colorado. It should be a nice ride, and scenic. There is snow on the mountains. I saw it as I drove across from Clayton on tuesday.
I think I will have another one or two bookings in Colorado before this tour is over. More in a day or two.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

On the road

I left Nashville this morning and drove all day, over 700 miles. I'm in El Reno, Oklahoma. There is a frost warning for tonight and it chould get down to the low 30's. I should arrive in Red River sometime around 8:00pm tuesday. I'm looking forward to these venues. More in a day or two.

Monday, October 17, 2005

Personal Amplification System

This is my latest toy, the new cylindrical radiator speaker from Bose. It's very different from anything else I've ever used. So far I've done one live gig with it and was very impressed. It's the first time I've ever heard every note I sang or played. Quite Frightening!! There is more than enough volume for most small to mid-sized places. There are two balanced low impedance channels and two line in's. Four channels in all. I would presume most users would plug in a mic and a guitar and would want to use the two main channels to take advantage of the remote mixing control. To do this a d.i. box will be needed for the guitar. I solved this problem by using a high to low adapter that I had in my "antique equipment" box.

This system is really great and I can't wait to use it again. I will definitely be taking it on my S.W. tour later this month.