The Elk
Gaining closure
Tuesday, December 25, 2007
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Date: December 16, 2007 12:05:44 PM PST
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With the Rolling Thunder sticker came the first good rain.
Friday, November 30, 2007
Thunder does mean “truth” ya’ know, so it would be the message getting out which makes all the difference here according to my interpretation of events.
But what do I know?
I’m just the piano player.

Outrageous, I know.
But sometimes that’s what it takes to make a point.
Honoring a master rain maker.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
The only long term solution is of course doing something effective about global warming but as you will hear a good example of in the coming CD honoring the late, beloved Chesley Millikin, Grandfather Rolling Thunder could bring rain out of a clear blue sky. Many a time, no coincidence. You just
An Epic Journey of Sound, over Ten Years in Production
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Track One; (title) Gona is Western Cherokee for wind, the softened ‘g’ as you hear in the sole word I am singing implies a spirit wind.  
Rolling Thunder’s latter years were confusing due to an endless procession of women climbing all over each other in the attempt to become Ms. Wizard.  The
THE ELK BOG  happened through the learning process. Just wanted the next page.
everyone else has blogs. Elk have bogs.
That would be me above and to the right. My  present cat Samson as a new arrival, below. Bill Neal to the upper right and above the pictures of myself with keyboards, rattle and Dobro  guitar.
good links
Mala and Sky’s place in Oregon.
A good source of information.
Organization of the late Corbin Harney, Medicine Chief of the Western Shoshone who dedicated his life to stop nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site. In recovery but they can direct people to the appropriate links and still keep us updated in case of emergency.
This is the best place to go for information and links concerning not only Big Mountain but other important water and coal issues in the SouthWest, as well.
I highly recommend the movie available for free on YouTube called Zeitgeist. If you want to know the reasons why we are locked into so many negative cycles as a society, it’s all there. I do not agree with all of the producers conclusions but some of the things they point do qualify as “must know”.
Over the years I have worked and played with many wonderful musicians such as Eric Burdon and most of the original Animals, Joe Satriani, Apache Spirit and  (gasp!)  Whitesnake. I will let you find your way to their websites on your own, they are well known.