Mike Mclaren

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Just a slide tune. More about the sound of the National than the vocals.
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A story about life as it relates to a train.
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An explanation of why I don't work for a living.
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Peak oil is coming. In the U.S., we depend too much on our cars.
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There's always a chance for luck... or not.
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Final Version If in doubt write more songs with Kazoo solo! and heckling! this is as close as i got to some hokum jug band
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I'm finally happy with this track - v1 was too much of a nothing song and it's been bugging me all the way to the last night of the challenge. 1 more to mix
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Sassy Nation version! Sister Savage and Mr Sandbags collaborated on the original of this wonderful heartbreaker of a song. I've been playing it on the guitar the last few days and it always seemed to come out with a grittier tone, so i asked…read more
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This was an RPM track back in the day, and I've been playing it various ways to find a setting for it within the band repertoire. This doesn't sound much like our band would do it but it came out nicely, so i thought i'd share it.
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I just got back from a weeks worth of sailing in Duluth MN. Perfect week.
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Final Version If in doubt write more songs with Kazoo solo! and heckling! this is as close as i got to some hokum jug band
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I'm finally happy with this track - v1 was too much of a nothing song and it's been bugging me all the way to the last night of the challenge. 1 more to mix
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Use-ta be a almost tale of remembrance.
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Had the blues in Alabama Had the blues in Texas too Had the blues all over Now I 'm givin' em to you And if you don't want em You know what you can do You wont find me I'm goin' ta run and hide away from you Because I see trouble Trouble…read more
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Never take seriously what can be taken with alcohol.
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Just a slide tune. More about the sound of the National than the vocals.
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Nightmoth said

Love me some nitty, gritty slip ‘n’ slide!

Just a slide tune. More about the sound of the National than the vocals.
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Gene Eric Mann said

Had to come by for another listen. I like the way you slide. Tasty!

There's always a chance for luck... or not.
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Gumbo said

that’s the good stuff!

There's always a chance for luck... or not.
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Gene Eric Mann said

Great Blues-style pluckin’ on that banjo. Rockin’! Very tasty!

An explanation of why I don't work for a living.
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Greg Connor said

OH YES

That was beautiful.

Original acoustic Texas, Country, and Slide Blues… along with original folk and acoustic country.

Mike will leave you down at the midnight crossroads, with nothin’ but your thumb to hitch a ride from the Devil. Three chords, couple o’ words, lots of moanin’, groanin’, and slidin’… and everythin’ will be all right.



from Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States

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Joined October 16, 2011.

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