Category: Free For All Friday Archives - Jim Bowley

March 2, 2012

Free For All Friday, March 2, 2012

Food Fight!

Hey, kids! Welcome to a long overdue Free For All Friday, where we throw random stuff at the wall to see what sticks. It’s like a musical food fight! What’s on the menu today, you ask?

Today our selections include:

1 – Guitar Zero, a fascinating new book on the challenges of learning guitar for adults
2 – Conan gets a crack at a Fab guitar collection
3 – Twitter blows up with, “Who is Paul McCartney?”

For those about to rock, we salute you! (more…)

October 28, 2011

Free For All Friday, October 28, 2011

Food Fight!

Hey, kids! Welcome to Free For All Friday, where we throw random stuff at the wall to see what sticks. It’s like a musical food fight! What’s on the menu today, you ask?

Today we feature the Bar Band Edition! Our selections include:

1 – A hilarious guide to audience cover song requests
2 – A funny but true-to-life timeline of how every bar gig ever has played out
3 – The best bar band in America

It’s only rock and roll, but I like it! (more…)

October 14, 2011

Free For All Friday, October 14, 2011

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Food Fight!

Hey, kids! Welcome to Free For All Friday, where we throw random stuff at the wall to see what sticks. It’s like a musical food fight! What’s on the menu today, you ask?

Today’s selections include:

1 – “Disappointing” facts about pop music
2 – A belated “Happy Birthday” to a blues giant

Rock and roll! (more…)

September 23, 2011

Free For All Friday, September 23, 2011

Food Fight!

Hey, kids! Welcome to Free For All Friday, where we throw random stuff at the wall to see what sticks. It’s like a musical food fight! What’s on the menu today, you ask?

Today’s selections include:

1 – The “formula” behind today’s pop hits
2 – Tools for the budding guitar tech
3 – The search for the best teen band in the USA

Rock and roll! (more…)

September 16, 2011

Free For All Friday, September 16, 2011

Food Fight!

Hey, kids! Welcome to Free For All Friday, where we throw random stuff at the wall to see what sticks. It’s like a musical food fight! What’s on the menu today, you ask?

Today’s selections include:

1 – A Custom Shop 9/11 tribute by Fender
2 – Led Zep trivia for musical geeks
3 – The infamous music reading dilemma

Let’s get it on! (more…)

September 2, 2011

Free For All Friday, September 2, 2011

Food Fight!

Hey, kids! Welcome to Free For All Friday, where we throw random stuff at the wall to see what sticks. It’s like a musical food fight! What’s on the menu today, you ask?

Today’s selections include:

1 – A non-annoying John Mayer clinic at Berklee
2 – A great resource for guitar and amp parts
3 – 100 things that can go wrong on the gig (funny!)

Eat up, rock stars! (more…)

Jim Bowley is a professional guitarist, teacher and blogger. A native of Baltimore, he has over 30 years of playing experience and an advanced degree in Music Education from Towson University. Jim lives in Bel Air, MD where he maintains a thriving private lesson studio and performs with his band, Remains of Radio.

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