Monthly Archives: May 2014

The final tally on the most notable bass players….

In a recent facebook posting, I asked for folks opinions on the most notable bass player(s) in the history of music.  And then we subsequently posted partial results here on MyCousinRick.com .  Many of you spoke up wanting to know the full and final voting count.  Well, here ya have it. Top 15 Geddy Lee: […]

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Artists I have learned from….

In my book I share what I have learned from some of the artists I have worked with, or do work with.  They’ve all taught me some amazing lessons about the music business…. and about life. Bruce Hornsby:   Allison Moorer:   Parmalee:   Vienna Teng:   Michael Sweet (as a 2008 member of Boston): […]

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Patrick Johnson (WPTF) and I discuss Caleb Johnson, American Idol, The Voice, IBMA, Bluegrass, Tom Petty, and Atlanta Rhythm Section

Patrick Johnson (WPTF) and I…. CLICK to Listen to the clip: http://chirb.it/GHIrM8

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The most notable bass players in music history are….

Every Tuesday at the office we have a thing we call 5 O’Clock Somewhere.  It’s the one hour a week our entire staff can get in the same room at the same time to brainstorm.  We usually even have a beer or two.  It’s our creative time together.  This week the topic of bass players […]

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From Dypers to Stryper and all the crap in between.

That was the silly working title we had as Michael Sweet and I worked through his new autobiography more appropriately titled: Honestly – My Life and Stryper Revealed. In 1986 I attended my first concert, Stryper.  Years later I would have the  honor of managing the band, and most recently I co-wrote the singer, Michael […]

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