That’s a whole lotta books signed, stories told, songs sung, hands shook, merch boxes lugged, gear packed and unpacked, soundchecks checked, gas station coffee, and just general truckin’. Thank you, 2002 Toyota Sienna with two hubcaps on the other side: Then there was the time the gas tank fell off: Full gas tank story after…View post
Sometimes you step to the microphone, look down, and there at the foot of the stage is a note, and it infuses every note to follow.
Michael Perry and the Long Beds live on “30 Minute Music Hour,” including the newest song, “Underlined.” SET LIST “Could Be You” (from Headwinded) “Golden in the Morning” (upcoming release) “Shaman Girl” (from Headwinded) “Underlined” (upcoming release) “After Waymore’s Blues” (from Tiny Pilot) THE LONG BEDS* Michael Perry – songwriting, lead vocals, acoustic guitar Evan Middlesworth –…View post
This was my father’s trumpet. It’s beat, bent, and busted. But I just blew it here in Pine Hollow Studios so we could put some distant notes behind a song. Long time ago, in the essay “Scarlet Ribbons,” I wrote about how Dad’s trumpet playing altered the course of my life. After five minutes in…View post
Full video of the Long Beds “30 Minute Music Hour” live recording session. It’ll be remixed for broadcast in 2019, but this raw feed version is available right here, right now. I hope you like the songs, but above all I hope you see how much we enjoy sharing the stage. Thank you to the…View post