Hey folks! Good to talk with you again; I hope you had a great 4th and that your July is shaping up nicely. Let’s jump into it:
If You Live in New York, Come See Me LIVE!
I will be in New York City THIS WEEKEND doing standup (and a bit of press.) If you live there, come see me, and please come and say hi after the show! I’ll give you a hug or a firm handshake, your preference.
When people talk about the inventors of rock music, they usually cite Elvis Presley or Chuck Berry. But little do most know that those two learned everything they knew from an African-American gospel singer and guitarist, Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Seriously: There is a very strong claim to be made that this woman invented rock guitar as we know it today. Check out this incredible clip: Starting at 1:23 she absolutely shreds.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Up Above My Head - YouTube
That's it for me!
Reply to this email with your comments and questions – I’ll do my best to answer them next issue!
Thanks again for reading, watching, and remaining curious.