May 1st, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Torch Light Larry”

00:00 - A little practice with the big man

Uncle Larry gettin’ a little blues on with Wille and Sheryl.

Great singers.

May 1st, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Road Update “Antiques Roadshow”

00:00 - Tour of the stage
01:04 - Terence Higgins
01:31 - Willie Nelson's rig
01:45 - Waylon
02:28 - Neil Young's rig

A look at a legendary venue and some old gear that has DEFINITELY been around….Willie’s amp and Neil’s first automated roadie.

April 29th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Sideman Blues”

00:00 - Trying out that rental gear

A little clip from rehearsal tonight in the freezing cold at Hollywood Bowl.
Tasty vocals by Nathaniel Rateliff.

April 29th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Update From The Road

00:00 - Behind the scenes
01:35 - Gear rig tour
05:17 - Rental gear setup & tour

On the left coast with dearest Eric Hanson covering all that goes on with a typical house band gig.

April 22nd, 2023

Homeskoolin' "I've Always Pictured You Wearing Pants Pt. 10" (Rare B&W Mix)

00:00 - Deep, soulful song

Beautiful day in downtown Nash Angeles...been cruisin the old 65 Chevy drop all day lookin at houses with a pool.
Took a break to plunk my old 66 Tele and this is what showed up.

Some folks out there have taken my tunes and messed with them in the past...but no one has topped this.

April 21st, 2023

Homeskoolin' Bonus "Spring Is Here"

00:00 - Simply strumming

Or as uncle larry calls it "convertible weather"


April 15th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Saturday Bonus “Plug It Up”

00:00 - '65 reverse Firebird with factory P-90s / Just call me the "Birdman"
02:00 - Raised pickups, tuned bridge, tuners, filed nut, pitted frets
04:07 - '65 non-reverse Firebird I / Tune-o-matic
06:16 - Exciting shootout of Firebirds / Starting with reverse playing
08:17 - Non-reverse playing

This video brought to you by the Birdman Of Nash Angeles.

If you wanna get your old bird in tune for the first time in its life contact Nick Drushel at Glaser Instruments

He’s a good lookin’ boy and a damn fine machinist.

April 14th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Behind The Scenes Bonus “The Latest Breakthrough In Sound Recording Technology”

00:00 - Look into professional testing and rare devices

A quick behind the scenes look at today’s Inside Blackbird video shoot.

This particular video was a deep deep dive on the mad world of ancient echo devices.

So much fun and such a learning experience.

Johnny McBride
Eric “Ebo” Borash
David Kalmusky
Matt Bender
Joey Stanca
Sweet Ally
and the rest of the fine video crew at Blackbird Studio in Nashville TN

April 14th, 2023

Homeskoolin' Volume 211, Tom Bukovac, "The Power Of Delegation"

00:00 - Annie Lenox - No More I Love You's into a version of Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams
02:14 - Hello from Uncle Larry / Johnny McBride shoot
03:48 - Dave Stewart story (Delegation power)
05:28 - Professionals
07:00 - VCB (Viewer Comment Bin) / The Gear Page donation thanks
08:00 - "2 Kinds of people in this world" / Try to thank all patronage
09:45 - "Who's the impossible musician?" (Hint: song 10:17)
10:33 - Church video and Gretsch guitar (Possibly for sale)
11:45 - Song played at your funeral (Peter Gabriel - Indigo)
12:35 - "Bursting into flames going into church" deserves a "fuck-off"
13:33 - Annie Lenox - No More I Love You's
14:10 - Most common comment? (1 guitar & 1 amp) / Twilight Zone / NFL card
16:36 - Cleveland socks
17:15 - Lesson: "No More I Love You's" (Bass notes makes it expensive sounding)

Uncle Larry tells us about the two kinds of people in this world.

April 12th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “TV Larry”

00:00 - Kelly Clarkson show taping (behind the scenes)
02:51 - Sound of the room

On the job site

Doing one song with Caitlyn Smith for the Kelly Clarkson show that airs May 11th


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