September 8th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus, “Uncle Larry Plays The Hits”

00:00 - Rehearsing for a big show

Uncle Larry goes back to his cover band roots on a gig in Indy.

Stacey McKracken
Peter Wolf
Sweet Mikey Mills
The Tireless Kenny Aronoff
and many others

September 5th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Sunday Leftovers”

00:00 - That amazing thing Tom does - playing
03:17 - Bag Men band live footage
04:55 - Electric football

A classic Larry hodgepodge of random footage to help get you through the last NFL-less Sunday we are going to have to deal with for a good while….

the live band jam in the middle is the Bag Men…a new trio project starring Steve Gorman, Luther Dickinson and Nick “Nicky G” Govrik....caught in action at The Basement in Nashville TN....the OG Basement.

Chiefs/Bears electric football game ended up being stalled after a group decision to eat some Rao’s pasta....that segment stars Scank, Marshall and Mikey Gossin from the Gloriana's.

The board of directors wanted me to mention that if one was so compelled to throw a "Sunday offering" in the Homeskoolin' collection plate, one could do that by going to PayPal and using the address

and totally unrelated...this is an AMAZING video...

September 1st, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “An Unboxing Of Sorts”

00:00 - '61 Gibson SG Special with Music City Bridge
06:33 - Rocking the SG
12:30 - The magic sound

You thought Larry would never do a silly "unboxing video"…... were dead wrong.

Here’s an in depth look at a 1961 Gibson SG Special I purchased recently from the fine folks at LA Vintage. Thank you Clif

Check out their website here friends:

September 1st, 2023

“Forgotten Guitar Gear” with Uncle Larry (Episode 1)

00:00 - Montage and new idea
01:27 - Conn Strobotuner
08:15 - Lesson: Learn to use the strobotuner

The legendary 70's Conn ST-11 Strobotuner

Any tech kids out there who are:
A) not annoying
B) are into cool old guitar gear
C) happen to be a bad ass video editor with all the necessary gear
hit me at

interesting side note...
the session rig case that is shown in the pics at the beginning is still sitting in my garage...
it's actually a really nice case...kind of an odd interior configuration i will admit, but i remember my cartage guy Richie (who has been with me pretty much since the beginning and is rarely impressed by ANYTHING) commenting on what a nice case that was

anyway if anyone wants that it's yours for 300.00 cash

on that note....the tall grey session amp rack case that is featured in my rig rundown (rundown rig) video is also available for 300.00....that is the original head rack case that i used on A MILLION sessions...yeah, it's a little wobbly but it could be fixed up easy...might have a slight beer smell

August 31st, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Special Edition, “Hermanos Gutiérrez”

00:00 - At the Easy Eye with the Gutierrez brothers
06:00 - Getting to know the gentlemen

A special treat for all you guitar lovers out there…Alejandro and Estevan Gutiérrez of Hermanos Gutiérrez.

These guys have a new record coming out next spring.

Check out some of their videos on YouTube…super cool music and beautiful dudes.

Hope you enjoy

August 31st, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Volume 241, Tom Bukovac, “Johnny Unitas Blues”

00:00 - Pink Floyd mashup ending with Country singing
07:00 - Hello, friends! / Direct TV
08:00 - White Falcon / Modulation / Thanks!
08:48 - Teddy Boy rehab / Childhood from bullying to being a camelion / Spelling
10:45 - Hermanos Gutierrez
11:22 - Tomo Fujita
12:00 - EHX Big Muff Deluxe
13:00 - Lesson: Pink Floyd motifs / (Em -> C) / (Cmaj7 -> Bm -> Fmaj)
15:03 - Lesson: Tritone (F -> B) / Beatles - I am the Walrus
15:50 - Every song has mix of 4 chords
16:45 - Tomo's nice, new Gibson Les Paul / Guthrie and big night out
18:45 - Keep practicing and bedtime trick
20:00 - Lunch with David and Tomo

Uncle Larry extols the virtues of the 2min to 5 progression that you have heard on a million songs of your youth.

Massaman on the moon

August 30th, 2023

Homeskoolin' Volume 240, Tom Bukovac, "The Naughty Triad"

00:00 - Mesmerizing playing
04:55 - Yo, it's Uncle Larry / Thank you and Joe Glaser
07:00 - VCB / "Do you drink milk?"
08:09 - "Biggest fear?" / Shopping mall as Hell
09:00 - Guitars that speak to you / Les Paul TV Special
12:50 -  '62 Fender Stratocaster
13:50 - Why are there popular YouTube guitarists? / Comparable level of guitar playing vs. superior playing
18:38 - Lesson: Lower voicing of chords with root in the middle
20:50 - Rare string break
20:19 - Strings and picks / NFL card

Uncle Larry discusses a vast array of subjects in volume 240...everything from naughty triads to cookie dough....

August 29th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Studio Update.... “Get Me On It”

00:00 - The man at work
02:17 - In the control room
04:40 - Gordon's genius
07:00 - Mchugh's drums

Studio update
Aug 29th 2023

Peter Frampton’s studio in Berry Hill

Session personnel:
Brandon Hood: producer and mandolin
Reed Foley: artiste
Seth Morton: lead engineer
Stix Mchugh: drums
Jacob Lowery: bass
Kris Donegan: guitar
Gordon Mote: keys
Bruce Bouton: pedal steel
Tom Bukovac: guitar
Jordan: assistant engineer

August 29th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Mr. Glaser’s Attic”

00:00 - Tour of some treasures and an important mailbox

A brief look inside the mind and the business of one of Nashville’s most beloved people, Joe Glaser…founder of Glaser Instrument Repair.
If you play guitar and you have ever lived in Nashville you KNOW who Joe Glaser is.

A dear dear friend and a TRULY brilliant brain.

Absolutely one of a kind…I have cherished my friendship with this man for decades. One of the most interesting conversationalists I have ever known, and believe me I know some interesting conversationalists!

Hope you enjoy

August 28th, 2023

Homeskoolin' Volume 239, "Can't Find My Thank You Can't You See My Way Home"

00:00 - Electric football montage / Plunking around intro / Surgery update / Family life / Heat
03:37 - Gibson Deluxe
04:13 - Electric football teams / Rolling Rock thermometer / Cool magazine thanks
05:30 - Thanks and relation to Homeskoolin' / 80%/20% rule
07:35 - VCB / "How many instruments do you have?"
09:48 - Song: Blue Oyster Cult - Burnin' For You
10:42 - Theory about money and success
12:30 - Costco and armchair financial advice from Uncle Larry

Frank Zappa's definition of "folk music"

"when you play a D chord and wiggle your little finger around"

In this episode Larry talks about finances, he talks about Costco, and most importantly, he talks about the 7 decade legacy of Tudor Electric Football...which is potentially the catalyst for the single greatest bond between a father and a son to be found on this earth.


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