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Nothing like being MisUnderstood

Today’s topic is a little Red Dirt Raw Band Talk so if you’re a fellow artist with goals, you might want to get your scribble pad out for notes. Let me tell you, some of the best education we can get as artists is hands on but also from those who are in it with us. There is nothing like being misunderstood or not being able to express some of the bottled up feeling or passion inside of us. Some parents may say to their kiddos, use your words when little Jr. is throwing a fit of inaudible sounds on the floor. God forbid that happen to a musician but many a time it does as we try to reach, stretch and hone into the heart of our craft, we don’t exactly know how to uncover the hidden talent inside.

“Watched a Grown Man Cry”

The wounds and woes The sadness and sorrow The loss and lowdown It’s all right here on a Dirt Hurt Tuesday Bleed the wound with sad sad tunes and behind the scenes, tugging on your heart strings building a list that’ll leave you reaching and reeling  for your hanky. What good ; really -does it…

A Ditty’s a Ditty

What was Vern talking about with the whole B24 and walking the floors? Maybe a Juke box? I remember the ole Juke box at Ma and Pa’s Restaurant in Washington. “We were talking 45’s, 33’s, 8 tracks, 4 tracks, cassettes…Vinyl’s.” We were too busy having a good time to worry about mint and cumin by…

Dirt Hurt …The Weary Kind

The wounds and woes The sadness and sorrow The loss and lowdown It’s all right here on a Dirt Hurt Tuesday Bleed the wound with sad sad tunes and maybe later you’ll be free to celebrate the parts of life you’ve been avoiding . Today on Dirt Hurt Tuesday we heard from all 3 Hank’s…

Truth or Lies…2018 Music Industry

Hey there , JJ with Red dirt Roots radio. It’s a Meloncholy Monday indeed but I’ve the Re-cap for you never the less and hopefully the great Red Dirt Country music can help to cheer you up just a bit. If not, I suppose you could try WD40 and Duct tape. Today’s article and topic…

The old, The new, and The Rest of the Story

Zane Williams says, “it’s a fire in your belly that says we’re gonna make it. “ That’s a fierce determination and the words, “We’re  gunna make it! ” You know that sounds familiar to me;  especially since my dad , the poor songwriter he was; always having to say that to the old V8 station…

Natural vs Forced

The wounds and woes The sadness and sorrow The loss and lowdown It’s all right here on a Dirt Hurt Tuesday Bleed the wound with sad sad tunes and maybe later you’ll be freed up  to enjoy some of the celebrations you might otherwise avoid. Yes, depression is a thing and low lows exist especially…

A, B, C’s of the Red Dirt

JJ here with the Morning Cup Re-Cap. In case you missed the Live Broadcast, have no fear or tear; I’ve got the lowdown on this morning’s rambling session. Today was a Triple Play, ThursdayThought ; with a hashtag and 3times a charm. I know sounds like a special coffee but it’s just me, a little…