Category Archives: Writing

New Interview…

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Kindle version now available

  Rough Notes is now available, worldwide, on Kindle.      

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A new cover for Rough Notes for 2016… “After the ‘lone star’ incident, the lighting man and I got together so that whenever we played Deep Dark Truthful Mirror — and Elvis got to the line ‘the sky was just a purple bruise’ — a beam would cut vertically through the darkness to illuminate me for a second or two, and I would stand there behind him, gazing over at him with a winning smile — a purple Bruce. I … Continue reading

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Oh Well

This review from one Amazon customer puts it so well that I’m now  accused of being ‘him’!    

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New Interview

I’ve just done a new interview for Mr Harry Pye in his excellent  Rebel  magazine.

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Rough Notes

‘A most entertaining hybrid of memoir and cultural history’: Rock-n-Reel Magazine. More info on the Rough Notes page …or at Amazon UK and Amazon US      

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I’ve often thought it…

Roddy Ring has sent this link to the following insightful article in the Santa Barbara Independent, written by the delightful young lady pictured here… (I’m free on Thursdays).

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I Never Knew That!

The following is a new interview I did recently for Jon Liebman’s For Bass Players Only magazine. JL: Tell me about your musical upbringing. BT: There was a piano in the house and it came as a great surprise to me when I started hitting the notes that a tune didn’t come out at all, just a racket.  After all, I was only doing what I’d seen everyone else do when playing the piano.  But my mother had a good ear … Continue reading

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