Freebo is a cool dude. I caught up with him in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina at the South East Regional Folk Alliance. You might know Freebo as the bassplayer for Bonnie Raitt, but he is also a tuba player, guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer. He has recorded and performed with Ringo Starr, Aaron Neville, Dr. John, and Crosby, Stills & Nash, just to name few. While listening to the podcast, go and find out more at www.freebomusic.com
Click album cover for download I have had many lifetimes in one life. You see, there was this one where I considered myself a sensitive singer-songwriter. I wrote introspective lyrics about complex feelings and such. Even though I perform some of the songs at the live show, I am certain that after people listen to this record, I will likely get requests to sing it "just like on the record.". I can't make any promises but we can all rest sure in the knowledge that at one time
If you look carefully at the Lipbone icon, you will see me making a hand gesture. The “rock and roll sign.” or as some overly simplistic individuals have noted, “the sign of the devil.” In the very old Hindu tradition, Mudra Yoga is a series of hand gestures, that when combined with meditation, has been known to show results in the health of the physical body and the mind. The symbol in the image is known as Apan Mudra. Look closely and you will see that I am not making one
This week's podcast finds me in the Southwest where I meet Harrison, a 92 year-old former smuggler who did time in a Syrian prison. We sat and drank tea in the flying machine as Harrison related some remembered tales with a gleam in his eye. We are joined by our mutual friend, Heather, for a great night of conversation. Music by Mashti with an interlude by Bahramji and Mashti.