Happy Anniversary!

My dad was playing a gig and some mutual friends set up a blind date. The deal was, the singer who came up to request a certain song would be the one he was supposed to ask out.
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Sad? Scared? Hell, no!

This morning I was in the hospital for one of several procedures over the past month and continuing over the next several days. Laying there, I suddenly became very emotional and teary-eyed, and the nurse asked me what was wrong,…

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Whatever happened to child labor laws?!

Age 11. Some people have kids to help them carry stuff and do yardwork and chores. My parents just had me because they got tired of trying to find a decent bass player. #jeffersonthomas #americanamusic #americana

EARLY RECORDING SESSION MEMORIES...

There I was, a young multi-instrumental gunslinger, having just landed in NYC, hired on an album project being cut at Cove City Studios, the place where they had done all those Mariah Carey records and countless other monsters, owned and…

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Meanwhile, at an airport in India...

This is how ya do it, folks. You show me some love, and I’ll show you some love!  And I learned something today: I didn’t even know where “Goa” was.  Maybe it’s time to include India as a stop on…

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Playa for life!

Spent a little time with my dad this morning, in a way. I have his 1961 Epiphone Casino with me down south, in its original case, which of course is an absolute indestructible tank. They don't make shit like that…

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Happy Birthday, Dad!

This is the last recording of my dad, captured by my brother in a high-end boutique guitar store somewhere in New Mexico. 

The only thing he enjoyed as much as a good night playing was prowling music stores by day…

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