Archive for January 27th, 2010

“Why are all the Sallys so good?!” I don’t know, Jimmy, I don’t know.  But Sally Ann is no exception!

(The other Sallys are Sally Goodin (or Goodwin), Counsin Sally Brown, Sally Johnson and possibly even a Sally Ann Johnson)

Today is perhaps the first truly challenging day of the 17 days so far. My first day of (surprisingly extenuating office) work is followed by the desperate need to do groceries, which is hindered by a friend’s tour-opening show (in half an hour) and the need to learn Sally Ann, which is itself hindered by the lack of groceries and my lovely roommate’s chanting group affirming our Life Force in the living room on the other side of my bedroom wall (I’m all for it, of course, it’s just bad timing). But naturally, Sally Ann takes precedence.

Bluegrass version? Old Time version? Western Swing version? I don’t know…My brain feels like jello.  I’m not even sure I can tune a fiddle anymore. I’m not even sure I’m tuna anymore.

Let’s make it bluegrass.


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