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Verge of the Dude

I leave rambling voice mail messages on my friend's answering machine and you get to hear them too. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

Feb 12, 2019

Hey Dude, while having lunch with my dad at the Smoke House to celebrate my mom's birthday, I mentioned that I watched the Sam Cooke documentary, which unlocked a few clues about my mysterious grandmother.

PEOPLE: Charles Kuralt


SONGS: You Send Me, Blowin' in the Wind, A Change is Gonna Come

PLACES: Warner Bros., Camarillo State Mental Institution, Burbank

THINGS: CBS Sunday Morning, Rhythm and Blues, Civil Rights, Mob, saxophone, flapper, Jazz Age, Pick's Disease

PHOTO: "My Sax Playing Grandmother" shot on my iPhone5

SOUNDS: Cool Jazz, dogs, birds

RECORDED: February 11, 2019 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena, California 

DISCLAIMER/WARNING: Proudly present rough, raw and ragged. Seasoned with salty language and ideas. Not for most people's taste. Please be advised.