The House Is Quiet Tonight

by Philip Hartshorn

Released 2015
Released 2015

That You're Mine

by Philip Hartshorn

Released 2014
Released 2014
Jazzy Blues reflection of a father with T Bone Walker type solo.
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This is for my son. He has caught the bug that I possess. He probably didn't have a chance really as there was always a guitar in the house. I suppose we forced it on you really. Sorry.

Over the past few years I've been watching my son and his band, my other sons, develop their songs. Our house has been the base for many a rehearsal, and a few videos. I'm proud of them …
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We Got Bread

by Philip Hartshorn

Released 2011
Racing Minds
Released 2011
Racing Minds
The music is based on a guitar blues riff and the subject of the song is all about money. Yes you guessed it, bread refers to cash, ping, currency, dollars.... I tried to write a John Lee Hooker style lyric: money and girls. I'm also feeling good about the band, we had a good weekend.
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The music is based on a guitar blues riff and the subject of the song is all about money. Yes you guessed it, bread refers to cash, ping, currency, dollars.... I tried to write a John Lee Hooker style lyric: money and girls. I'm also feeling good about the band, we had a good weekend.

It wasn’t until I started to take guitar lessons at the age of 30 that my musical future started to …
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Middlearth
2010
Middlearth

Shed Collection

by Philip Hartshorn

Released 2005
Racing mind
Released 2005
Racing mind
Flying Nun, Beatles, R.E.M, Tom Petty, Staightjacket Fits, Jonahs, Jean Paul Satre Expereince,with a few guitar licks thrown in, could describe my music.
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My first guitar was a classical bought from Joe Gaird (I think) in Newtown Wellington. He had vey long fingernails. I couldn't pick it up straight away because of my left handedness. I was pretty happy when the strings were changed around. My second guitar was a Maya dreadnought. Same thing had to happen with the strings. I bought it from the same shop with my pocket money.

Our family was brought up with a …
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