BEATLEFEST!!! – “In My Life” and “All My Lovin’” by the Chandler Travis Three-O; “No Reply” by Steve Shook (with Joey Spampinato on bass, Rikki Bates on drums, Keith Spring on keys, and Chandler Travis on bg vox, recorded by
Bringing you a new song every week (or so…)
Often the song will be a recently recorded live, home demo, studio track or video from Chandler & Co; or it could be something from our archives, culled from our discography or from the live vault; other times it will be music by friends or musicians that we just plain dig and want to share with you; and occasionally it will be a fan video or some bizarre YouTube video that uses our music as a soundtrack.
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“That’s the Way Uh-huh Uh-huh Bob Likes It” – Travis & Shook, recorded live at the Roxy, Hollywood, CA., late seventies (love to know the dates, if anyone out there has a clue!) From “Memoirs of an Opening Act” available
“Settling For Less“- the Chandler Travis Three-O or Philharmonette or something. Shot in Harwich, MA., mostly by Belinda (opening drone shot by Bob Berger), May 3, 2020. The official recorded version is available on the Chandler Travis Three–O CD, “Backward Crooked From
“She’s Still All I’ve Got” – Travis & Shook, sometime in the seventies, probably recorded at Mt. Cod; from the upcoming album, “Memoirs Of an Opening Act.” One of my most genius friends is Steve Shook (aka Irving Smeckman, Dirty
“Up To Your Neck“- the Chandler Travis Philharmonic Mostly recorded by Chris Blood at Trout Towers, possibly March, 2008; mixed by Rikki Bates. Other participants include Mark Chenevert on sax, Rikki Bates on drums, John Styklunas on string bass, Dinty
“Where’s My Horse” & “Ou Est La Biblioteque”– Chandler Travis with John Clark at What’s Cookin’, London, UK, Jan. 22, 2020; shot by Belinda John and I had a ball traipsing around in England last January, so much so that
“Winter’s Over“, “Can Can“, “Honeydripper” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at a Helliwell Spring Fling (apparently), Harwichport, May 1, 2001, probably recorded by Fred Boak. Running into some odd scraps lately while rummaging through the archives, looking for other things,
“Thinking Of a Number” – Chandler vid w. special guest Mark Usher; shot at Babyland Lake by Belinda. Short show, short song. The show I speak of is David Greenberger and Barbara Price’s new hit facebook series, “Thinking Of a
Pete Labonne: “The Sound of Doom”- written and performed by Pete Labonne and recorded by him at the Hodgepodge Lodge in Lake Luzerne, NY; from the album “Meditation Garden” (expanded edition)“. Strangely, I think I met Pete right around when I first met Paulette, about twenty years ago-
“He Remembers“- Babyland, Harwich, April 8, 2020 Like many singer-songwriters, I feel that I should basically never be heard without the excellent camouflage of more highly qualified musicians; this proves it. What the hell- at least the scenery’s pretty, and