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10.09

Bredonborough.

On this day twenty-nine years ago in the Claymont Mansion, West Virginia, the first Guitar Craft course began. That particular aspect of the Creative Impulse manifested there continues to unfold.

Morning reading I…



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Now, to computerising.

11.05    A grey day I…



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Into the Cellar for practising.

14.25    Lunch and an upset stomach, strangely. A recuperative nap, and back to the Cellar for more practising I…



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17.25    Sorting early MS, going back to schooldays, perhaps 1961.

Appropriate on this anniversary, Guitar Mechanics I…



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Variations of Picking from 1968: what, in the Guitar Circle, would now be referred to as the Second Secondary Exercise, Dual Picking; via Graduating Extension, to Triple and Quadruple Picking…



The Primaries, written out in 1989 I…



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The Tremelo Study, featured by Giles Giles & Fripp’s on Colour Me Pop (1968)…



Chord chart to Love



… for Shy Limbs, Greg Lake’s first pro band:
Guitar & Lead vocals/Greg Lake
Keyboards & Vocals - John Dickinson

Bass & Vocals -Malcolm Brasher
Drums - Andrew McCulloch
I played the lead lines with a Burns Buzzaround fuzz box. The session was held at Lansdowne Studios in Holland Park on October 1st. 1968 I…



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Under my note for the session is Guitar lesson: Tony Cox (Ono&Cox). I gave several guitar lessons to Tony at his apartment in St. John’s Wood, and for a while he borrowed my pre-war acoustic Milner (which is presently in World HQ).

Groove for John & Phil (1976 /1977)…



John = JW Bass Beast Of Terror; Phil = Mr. Collins, whose exceptional drumming has been mostly overlooked/forgotten. Trying out early-ideas for the Exposure album.

Guitar Intro to Larks’ Tongues In Aspic III (1983)…




Larks’ Thrak (17march1987)…



Also among the MS, Peter Sinfield’s draft lyrics to Cat Food (1970)…





21.47    Back to the Cellar and more practising.

C. 19.00 a MinxWalk around the town I…



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Home to computing and e-furying by the side of the bed and a slumbering Wife.

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