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The Front Man (Tectonic Shift, Part 2 of 3)

  06/17/11 06:02, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: bebop, cover bands, fiction, front man, john coltrane, paul bourgeois, root note, the blue monsters, thelonious monk
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Max plugged his mic into his Yamaha JX 15 guitar amp. He shifted between harp and vocals with a cheap Behringer distortion pedal. It wasn’t great but it was all he could afford, and if he pulled back on the bass… more »

Spring Cleaning

  04/09/11 10:09, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: goth metal, music, paul bourgeois, retrospective, stanley clarke, the blue monsters
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois We are spring cleaning today in my home, so I am spring cleaning my music articles.  Airing them out. Writing these articles is also a good way to get out of housework today, so don’t expect a long one because… more »

Jason Isbell

  04/04/11 01:01, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: drive by truckers, guitar, harmonica, jason isbell, paul bourgeois, paul simon, the blue monsters
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Hey. How do you do it? How do you work? I am sitting here trying to think of something to say. And do you know what? I’m empty. There’s nothing there. Me? I need to have my head filled with stories and… more »
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Have You Squandered Your Right to Exist?

  03/21/11 02:37, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: inspiration, musical musings, paul bourgeois, songwriting, the blue monsters
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Look… fear, anger, death, violence, lack of ambition and frustration are all great subjects for songs. So if you have them inside you, why not use them constructively. Me? I’ve just been hanging about… more »
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Take Control Over Your Own Sound and... er... Sorry About Being Late

  02/28/11 03:01, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: amplifier, harmonica, paul bourgeois, pedal, sound equipment, the blue monsters
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois My Monday Morning Musings may be essential to BareFoot MusicNews, and I humbly present this one, though, sadly, a bit late. So, in the tradition of Celtic folk music, I write this letter to explain.  (This story… more »
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Musical Harsh Reality for 2011

  01/03/11 08:09, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: 2011, bullies, harsh reality, light show, new year, paul bourgeois, the blue monsters
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Being 2011, a new year again, I reflect on my miserable and wonderful life and wonder where I am going. I have to face some harsh things, strip myself naked and put it all out there for myself to look at. The ugly… more »
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All the Monday Morning Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois in One Place

  10/25/10 00:55, by , Categories: Music News, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois, Dan Grigor , Tags: creative writing, kymenlaakson politechnic, monday morning, musical musings, paul bourgeois, sprout film festival, the blue monsters
Our irrepressible Professor Paul has the week off, so I thought I would take the time to reintroduce him. If this isn’t a part of your Monday Morning you’re missing out. Get on the train, baby! Paul Bourgeois lives in Finland.  He is a… more »
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