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From An Oldster To A Youngster: A Rant

by SteveHulse on July 6, 2019 · 1 comment

Over the span of our lifetime, our perception of life changes… about many things. How we view our fellow man is often dictated by our preferences and prejudices, ideas we have that were formed by our family, our teachers and our culture. Each generation of youngsters finds new and different hair styles, clothing and language […]

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Politics: A New Solution

by SteveHulse on June 12, 2019 · 4 comments

My blog has never been a political forum… until now. Desperate times call for desperate measures, even if those desperate measures happen to take the form of a little fun in the face of impending doom. So let’s have a bit of fun, okay, before the next news cycle…                                         —————————————— I’ve been trying for […]

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Lightly Touching Greatness IV

by SteveHulse on June 9, 2019 · 1 comment

We had flown up to Boulder, Colorado, to record some backing vocals at North Star Studio in Boulder. James was wanting to spread his production money around as much as possible, so he’d have studio “friends” when he later went on his own. Those sessions were okay, nothing big, and I spent the afternoons at […]

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Lightly Touching Greatness III

by SteveHulse on June 6, 2019 · 1 comment

While working through the confusion the deadlines of 3 different projects I became James right-hand man. I could arrange for almost any style of music, I could travel with him and conduct the sessions, i could play synth overdubs when needed and could handle the piano on his rhythm sections, if he couldn’t find someone […]

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Lightly Touching Greatness II

by SteveHulse on June 4, 2019 · 1 comment

Bang Records, in Atlanta, was an unlikely place for James Stroud to be working. James was energetic, creative, talented and had a brilliant mind, as I would discover as I got to know him. Bang records, unlikely because it was sliding down slowly into the sewer when James hit town. Bang was one of only […]

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Lightly Touching Greatness

by SteveHulse on June 2, 2019 · 1 comment

This is a 4-part blog about the music biz, and my small part in it back in 1979. It’s for those of you who might want to know a little more of the underbelly of what used to be called “the record business.” I’ve tried to make it readable and understandable… hell, there are things […]

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The Rosewood Buddha

by SteveHulse on May 25, 2019 · 1 comment

I was having coffee one day with a friend in Atlanta. We were discussinga few concepts we’d learned at the feet of a Buddhist Monk the previousevening. The Monk’s name was (and still is) Geshe Lobsang Tenzin,Spiritual Director of Drepung Loseling, but we called him Geshe La,an endearing nickname for a beautiful person and and […]

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A Day At Winter’s Edge

by SteveHulse on November 16, 2018 · 1 comment

A Late Autumn Cruise On the RSV Aimless Out on the North Sound on a cloudy, chilly, rainy day… a day that will most likely become the standard day for the next 5-6 months. This will be my last trip out here until next May… I no longer do well in the wet chill of […]

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Remembering Billy

by SteveHulse on February 11, 2018 · 2 comments

This is for a dear friend of mine in Atlanta who we just lost. My Atlanta pals will understand this very well. Billy Degnats was a great drummer… world class. And some of us knew he was an even better person than he was a drummer. His wife, Suzanne, has beautifully given us an insight […]

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Questions In The Tuscan Sun

by SteveHulse on October 15, 2017 · 1 comment

When all seems perfection –             Okay. So lying here on a lounge chair by the pool at Villa Buonasera, the midday Tuscan sun glowing down upon us, spreading warmth and good energy across the villa and the vineyards behind us. A slight breeze adds to what I feel is […]

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