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NEW VIDEO: COMPILATION OF ARTWORK

There are two videos of my Elvis artwork  on YouTube; “The Magic of Elvis” and “Fool Such As I”. When I designed the latest video,  I sent it to my eight year old Granddaughter who said she liked it but “why did I only use  Elvis artwork and not other things”. Her comment lingered with me so I decided to do a “medley” of

REMINISCE MAGAZINE: DAD’S FIRST CAR

I was in the  process of a little spring cleaning when I came across this copy the October ’99 issue of  Reminisce magazine. It has been nearly a year since my father died at the age of 93 and coming across this magazine brings back a lot of memories. I had done a drawing of Dad sitting on the bumper

ON THE RANCH: MY DAY WITH THE COWBOYS

I landed in Phoenix on a research trip to photo document a day in the life of the cowboy on a ranch just outside of Sedona, Arizona. Friday, my daughter, Bridget and I departed Phoenix driving through the old town of Cottonwood, olive oil tasting and a visit to Page Springs Winery. Then we traveled into Sedona and Oak Creek

FLASHBACK: SPECIAL TIMES, LORETTA LYNN

    I had the good fortune of meeting Loretta Lynn in July 1969 where she was performing at the county fair in Mayfield, Ky. She was on the back of a flatbed truck, playing a guitar, barefoot, and the crowd loved her. Over the next year we ran into each other in different towns as we were both traveling,

NASHVILLE: STUDIO B

Nashville’s Studio B “HONOR THY MUSIC” As Music City’s only historic studio tour, RCA’s Studio B provides a glimpse into the heart of Nashville music-making during one of its most exciting and classic periods. It was originally call RCA Studios and In the 60s it became famous for being a part of what was referred to as The Nashville Sound.