Kitarakellari Blues in A

I recently released a tune on the Kitarakellari Oy YouTube channel called “Kitarakellari Blues in A”. This is a tune I have had for sometime and it was originally titled “Lucky Nucky”. Sort of an ode to the character of Enoch Malachi “Nucky” Thompson from the hit TV-series “Boardwalk Empire”.  I figured I would just […]

Video: “Baby Baby” by Amy Grant (Instrumental Cover)

“Baby Baby” by Amy Grant “Baby Baby” is a song by Amy Grant and Keith Thomas. Thomas wrote the music and Grant wrote the words. The song was released as a single in 1991. The arrangement and key in this video is based on a live arrangement from one of Grant’s performances which is embedded below. […]

Video: “Words Get in the Way” by Gloria Estefan

“Words Get in the Way” by Gloria Estefan I am a HUGE Gloria Estefan fan and would love to cover a lot more of her music. It was really tough to choose a song from her to start with. I ended up with this one because I was “feeling” this song the day I was […]

Video: “She Drives Me Crazy” by Fine Young Cannibals (Instrumental Cover)

“She Drives Me Crazy” by the Fine Young Cannibals “She Drives Me Crazy” is a song by Fine Young Cannibals. It was written by FYC members Roland Gift and David Steele. The song was released as a single on New Year’s Day 1989. This arrangement is an approximation of the song that I made from memory. […]

Video: “She Talks to Angels” by The Black Crowes (Instrumental Cover)

“She Talks to Angels” by The Black Crowes “She Talks to Angels” was written by Chris and Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes. This song was released on the band’s 1990, debut album, “Shake Your Money Maker”. It is a fantastic album. My version is very loosely based on their original version. I only used […]

Video: “Nothing Else Matters” by Metallica (Instrumental Cover)

“Nothing Else Matters” by Metallica There’s no other way for me to says this: I LOVE THIS SONG! This is not only one of my favorite Metallica songs, it is also one of my favorite ballads of all time. It was released as a single in 1992, during the “Black Album” era. As much as […]

Video: “Rain” by Madonna (Instrumental Cover)

I HAD TO TAKE DOWN MY COVER OF MADONNA’S “RAIN” – update March 14, 2017 I got hit with a copyright claim and they muted my video. I tried to appeal it, but it got denied. Since it is pointless to keep up a muted cover video, I took it down. Sorry. I really enjoyed […]

Video: “The Best” by Tina Turner (Instrumental Cover)

Choosing a Tina Turner Song There are obviously so many to choose from when it comes to an artist like Tina Turner. “The Best” is probably my favorite song by her from my childhood. Turner’s career spans so many years that she was still making new records when I was a kid. I remember this song […]

Video: “Come To My Window” by Melissa Etheridge (Instrumental Cover)

  My Thoughts on “Come To My Window” by Melissa Etheridge Ever since first hearing “I’m the Only One”, I’ve been a fan of Melissa Etheridge. I still listen to that song regularly. But, I’ll talk about that song another time. This time I want to talk about “Come to My Window”, which is also a […]