Author Archives: billyjamessamuelson

3 degrees of separation

Hello, this is Billy again – finally! Something awesome happened last night!!!!!!! My mom met John lennon’s niece:) My mom was out seeing a blues show, and she talked to his niece for awhile, who had lots of fun with … Continue reading

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The Queen Bee

I really like the tune of “Queen Bee” by Taj Mahal. I like the groovy fingerpicking. You just want to dance to it! Also, it reminds me of a trailer I just saw called Queen of the Sun, a documentary … Continue reading

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Songs that Inspired Us: Crocodile Rock

Dad and I thought of a post that is “songs that inspire us.” The first song I’m doing is “Crocodile Rock” by Elton John, the version he does on The Muppet Show. This was the first song by Elton John … Continue reading

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Antoine Dominique Domino

Thelonious Monk is a good name but Antoine Dominique Domino is good too [ I like it better- Billy!]. Here is a good song by the fat man. Paul McCartney & John Lennon both did covers.

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Happy Birthday, Bach!

This actually is a good saying of Bach’s: “There’s nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.” Right now I’m learning Minuet One. This is … Continue reading

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The Staples Come In

I think The Band is a great band. But with The Staples they are exceptionally good! Mavis has this hard soul voice. And Papa Staples has this soothing soul sound. Wow, Robbie Robertson is good. Look for his guitar in … Continue reading

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Billy’s Book Report On Louis Armstrong

Book Title: Louis Armstrong Author: Mrs. Pinkenson Event One: Louis’s First Trumpet Louis was born in August 4, 1901. The important people in his life were Mayann and his sister Beatrice and some Jewish family called the Karnofskys. Then he … Continue reading

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