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I started the day leafing through the paper there were the usual killings births engagements obituaries a story on malfeasance work was forgetful I drove home like that prick that gotta get there quick price and I feel funereal while the kids laugh and play my mom buried her brother today and his laugh was a sardonic chuckle and his wit tinder dry and he had a wood shop he made cool shit and had a spirit DIY Dallas Texas eleven seven twenty fourteen clear skies rolling hills grass manicured and green I wasn't in attendance but that's what they say you're helpless two time zones away my kid sister's wedding was the last time I saw J and we had quite a time my wife got hair extensions just to mark the occasion those Bo Derek braids and some years later that union imploded and some years later J fell ill and his wife Frosty cared for him through those last days of his life


from Avuncular, track released September 1, 2016
Derek Senn: Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
Jason Slota; Drums
John Vanderslice: Moog Source
David Phillips: Dobro



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Derek Senn San Luis Obispo, California

I learned how to play guitar late in life. Then I decided to write songs and record them. For years I worked in the lo-fi tradition of home recording, which means I basically did everything myself & all songs were certified 100% free range, non-GMO, free trade, sustainably recorded organic. YUM! But with the help of John Vanderslice and Tiny Telephone studios they now they taste even better! ... more

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