We Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere

We Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere

Just like a Saturday afternoon in the Rosebud Memorial Hall, Alan unrehearsed and unprofessional, and Karen calmly keeping him in check. In this month’s episode Karen and Alan chat about Spukes news, some useful websites and what’s going on with our musical friends around the Peninsula. Plus three new songs tom play along with.

Vale Kari Pesonen

Vale Kari Pesonen

We were saddened to receive word that Kari Pesonen passed on last weekend. He was a big man with a big heart and was a popular member of our group.

An Easter Message From Karen and Alan

An Easter Message From Karen and Alan

Current events should make us reflect on how lucky we are to live where we do. We are a strong people and will see this current crisis through. We’ve battled through dust storms, droughts, floods, bushfires, cyclones and many other bad situations. We know that the...

How To Play Series: La Bamba .

Written and recorded by Richie Valens, and based on an old Mexican folk song.   The backing is a simple three chord progression C to F to G . (1  1V  V )  What makes the song memorable and a joy to play is the rhythm and infectious energy that can be created .  This...
Galway Girl

Galway Girl

Thank you for the encouraging messages about “Here Comes Johnny B Goode”. We thought we would revisit “Galway Girl” and see what happens. The American singer/songwriter Steve Earle wrote this over 20 years ago . It’s been enthusiastically adopted by the Celtic Nation,...