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Written last week, recorded last night (April 26)
Tom Fishel, with Robert Wills "Chuggin' the Rails",
a tribute to steam trains; remixed May 3rd.
Tom Fishel's Refuse the Refuse - a reggaebilly protest against the
mega-dump proposed to be in Danford Lake, Quebec
Also from the pen of Tom Fishel, as recorded by Burning Bush at the
And, while we're in a mood for retro-environmental song, here's a
newly-exhumed tune from the old days of Pontiac Anti-Nuclear Action Committee;
Selected tunes from previous albums by the
R Landon Wills/Bob Diddley production team:
This week's feature, Pontiac County
Robert Wills, song, lead vocal, acoustic guitars. Bob Diddley, percussion, various
instruments & backing vocals. Led Zimmerman, bass. Hollis Morgan, Les Paul guitar
Recorded on the Fostex FD-8, at two locations, then augmented on a Win98box with PowerTracks by PG Music.
Preview Recordings from the future album
"Reinventing the Square Wheel"- songs, acoustic guitars and
lead vocals by Robert Wills. Other instruments and voices,
gratuitous production gimmicks by Bob Diddley
2. Starlena - totally made-up character, no relation to
any actual person, living or dead; not around here, anyway.
3. More Money For Me - a song mostly written in '75, inspired by
a militantly entrepreneurial friend. Arc-welded to a riff
partly-remembered from the high school jazz band. A tip of
the hat to Jim Cole, who taught me much of what I know
about the structure of song, during our six weeks of
4. My Lil' Angel - a pseudo-zydeco two-step instrumental -
aka Mon p'ti Angele
5. Banker's Dozen - southern country gospel sound - more
songs about money and greed
6. Shown Actual Sighs - samba-ish instrumental, of many
guitars, mostly the GK F-4, recorded electrically and
acoustically at the same time.
7.June Birds - recorded out the back window of the A-frame at
Dragonfly Realm, June '05
8. Thinking of Ramona - again, with the bossy-nervy.
The acoustic guitar was pretty much improvised into my laptop,
then the percussion added on the Fostex D-8.
9. Fire It Up - an earlier take of ...the Boiler, which turned out
not to fit the vocal progression. X-tended jamout version.
10. Up and Down the Line - a simple guitarthing soundscape
11. Acoustic Strut - just a bit of music I recorded on the laptop.