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Song 352: Let It Bleed (Rolling Stones)

Happy Birthday Keith! Mr. Richards is 71 today and somehow he has managed to stay alive through a rock and roll career that should have killed him like it did many others so long ago. If you haven't read his…
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Song 351: Smoke and Mirrors (Tyler Kealey)

Awhile back I saw some great photos of my buddy Jon Chandler's home recording studio and so I was really eager to try recording some music at his place. Jon, who is a member of Ottawa band Amos The Transparent…
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Song 350: Boxes (Charlie Winston)

Today, a giant package was delivered to our front door in a big cardboard box. My son Julian helped me bring it in and as he pulled the overstuffed cardboard paper from the box he was distracted enough not to…
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Song 349: I'm Gonna Mail Myself to You (Woody Guthrie)

My dad is approaching retirement and being a teacher, has one of the toughest and most important jobs there is. It's been an honour heading into his school to sing and play for the kids around Christmas each year and…
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Song 348: Winter Time (Steve Miller)

Well, its been a jam packed weekend and I capped it off with a guest appearence with the wonderful voices of Harmonic Generation at St. Paul's University followed the notorious Shawn Tavenier Christmas party!

To be honest I am pretty…
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Song 347: Thunderstruck (AC/DC)

A few people contacted me last week with the news that there was a baby grand piano recently donated to Ottawa City Hall. It's there in the lobby for anyone to play. I decided to head down there yesterday and…
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Song 346: Lady Madonna by The Beatles (live)

Today's song of the day was actually filmed in the early hours - around 12:30am. Paul Johanis and the Greytones invited me out to jam on some Beatles tunes at Greenfields last night. The guys were a lot of fun…
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Song 345: Weather With You (Crowded House)

Heading out to play at the Marshes this cold evening, but first here is today's song of the...well...days, really. Filming the last part was especially difficult! This is a request that was made awhile ago on Facebook, for some Crowded…
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Song 344: Cruella De Vil (101 Dalmatians)

Here is the only Disney Song I ever bothered to learn... (Sorry kids, its not from Frozen) and I especially like that Dr. John took a swing at it for the 1996 live action remake of the original film (It…
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Song 343: Dandelion (Tyler Kealey)

It's Tyler Kealey Tuesday and I decided to record another original song that I have been working on over the last little while. The inspiration for this song came from a memory I have of being in church in Venosta…
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Song 340: Harvest Moon by Neil Young

On the way home from picking up my son tonight, we saw an incredibly large, glowing orange moon in the sky. I had my guitar in the car, so we tried to follow the moon to a spot where we…