Unmasked!

July 22, 2008 at 1:36 am 12 comments

I just found out on Saturday that I am on YouTube. Needless to say I was somewhat shocked.

Back around mid-April I was invited to a party being thrown by the same musicians I’ve been playing with in the church band. This was the first time meeting these people and also the first time I’ve performed in front of an audience. Turns out they were a great bunch of people to hang with and I had a really good time. Every few months or so they get together and throw a party and salute a singer/songwriter. This time it was a salute to James Taylor. I like a lot of his material so I went. After some coaxing and a few beers I was persuaded to play on one song. I was nervous as hell! (I showed the video to my co-worker and she said I look bored. I told her that is my “I’m scared to death and I’m trying to concentrate” look.) But it felt so good and I think it was at this point that I decided to join the church band. Now, I’m not going to directly link to the video because I’m not the type of person to blow his own horn. Although…if I could, I probably wouldn’t leave the house. Heh.
Anyway, I think I’ve left enough clues for anyone interested, but I’ll leave one more and that is I play on the song Secret Of Life, which is one of my favorites. It’s a pretty mellow song so don’t expect drum solos or anything. And I screwed up the ending but hey, it was my first time. Cut me some slack!
P.S. I’m also in the background on a few of the other songs. I had to watch all of the clips before I posted this just to make sure I wasn’t picking my nose or anything else.
P.S.S. We just had another party this last weekend and we tipped our hat to the Beatles. THAT was a blast. This time I was chosen for 5 songs: Old Brown Shoe, I Am The Walrus, I Saw Her Standing There, Lady Madonna, and Hey Jude. No video this time though.
Next one is in another couple of months. I’ve heard we’re doing Springsteen.

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12 Comments Add your own

  • 1. teri  |  July 22, 2008 at 1:59 am

    alright, I give. There are too many out there for me to pick from and try to decide if that’s the right one. could you send it to me?

    tltighe@aol.com

    pretty please? with a cherry on top?

    Reply
  • 2. mixednut  |  July 22, 2008 at 3:26 am

    Teri – I like cherries.

    Reply
  • 3. Jen  |  July 22, 2008 at 6:08 pm

    direct link please!

    Reply
  • 4. mixednut  |  July 22, 2008 at 6:16 pm

    Jen – Sorry. Do a search for DFerd1 on YouTube.

    Reply
  • 5. Sans Pantaloons  |  July 23, 2008 at 12:43 pm

    Looks like an excellent party, with superb musicians and a great sound!
    I’ll blow your horn video is here.
    Hopefully this is the right one.

    Reply
  • 6. Chris  |  July 23, 2008 at 3:14 pm

    Cool! Yet another blogger unmasked!

    Reply
  • 7. mixednut  |  July 23, 2008 at 5:35 pm

    Sans – You got it, you rascal.

    Chris – It was bound to happen.

    Reply
  • 8. Falwless  |  July 28, 2008 at 8:31 pm

    You’d have to go to Redtube to see the videos I’m in. Just kidding, just kidding. You can also find them on pay websites.

    YouTube is blocked at work, therefore I will watch this at home. You’d better be smokin’ hot.

    (jk)

    Reply
  • 9. mixednut  |  July 30, 2008 at 9:34 pm

    Fal – Don’t get yer hopes up.

    Reply
  • 10. cat  |  July 31, 2008 at 11:55 am

    oohh! Youtube goodness, will go looksee

    Reply
  • 11. Falwless  |  July 31, 2008 at 6:32 pm

    I like your hair long like that. And your keyboard playing is great. Great job. Really.

    Reply
  • 12. mixednut  |  August 1, 2008 at 12:34 am

    Cat – Enjoy.

    Fal – I’m flattered. Really.

    Reply

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