Ragged Clown

It's just a shadow you're seeing that he's chasing…


Tag Archives: music

Apr
23
2011

Who is Stealing from Whom?

I am a bit of stickler for intellectual property respect. That’s a trait, I am proud to say, I have passed on to my children. I glowed when one of them opted to buy the latest Phoenix Wright rather than … Continue reading

Mar
17
2011

Ride it back out

Here’s another version of Ride a White Swan recorded on GarageBand proper on a Mac with a real guitar, real piano and real microphone. Ride a White Swan (performed by The Ragged Clown) http://www.raggedclown.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Ride-a-White-Swan.mp3 Trivia This was T-Rex’s first successful … Continue reading

Mar
15
2011

Badada Bomp

Another creative evening. This time I share the writing and performing credits with my daughter.   Badada Bomp (Written and performed by Daddy Clown and Baby Clown) http://www.raggedclown.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Badada-Bomp.m4a

Mar
14
2011

iPads make iMusic

Like I wasn’t gonna get the new GarageBand for iPad?? It’s pretty good but VERY frustrating. There are tons of bugs and it’s a  little too slow to keep up with any kind of complex strumming. I lost my whole … Continue reading

Nov
27
2010

My aim is close

Haven’t recorded one for a while. I’m stuck on a plateau and can’t seem to make progress. I have three or four songs where I can play everything but the solo. This one doesn’t have a solo so it’s good … Continue reading

Jun
25
2010

Solitude

A long time ago, I had a girlfriend and I used to sing to her. At that period of my life, I was entirely entranced by Billie Holiday and my most favourite song was Solitude and my girlfriend used to ask me to sing it to her. I sang it over and over. Continue reading

Apr
27
2010

Sunshine of your Love

I’m not really sure why they call him Slowhand. My hands were much slower than his. I gave up trying to copy the last two measures of the solo and just made something up. Sunshine of your Love http://www.raggedclown.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/sunshine-of-your-love.mp3 Performance … Continue reading

Feb
11
2010

Greatest Greatest Hits

Well, I made it through the first 100 and the most striking thing about the list is that they sure like those greatest hits albums at Rolling Stone… and the Beatles. Although, oddly, they didn’t include any Beatles Greatest Hits … Continue reading