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Jimmy Fleming

Jimmy Fleming first picked up a guitar at the age of 3. Raised in a musical environment which included being on the road in the 1970s and 1980s with his parents working with Bluegrass Legends there was no such thing as life without music. Bluegrass was gradually eclipsed by The Rock and Blues of The Stones, Rush, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and a wealth of others, as well as the Film Woodstock. All the possibilities were now open. At 16 he got a driver's license and began playing HonkyTonk Bars learning trial by fire the diversity of music required to make sure a crowd of all tastes was properly entertained. 15 years of the Proverbial Human JukeBox on the roads was the Education. The second 15 years were applied in learning to write his own music and become an Indie record producer and Label owner.10 albums later the story continues. listen or download my music here

1930s Music with Rubber hose Animation Turkey in the Straw

When we think of music historically it’s normally classical and the rest of the music Music is often defined in the “now”. What’s new in the top 40 and the top 10? What does Billboard or Rolling Stone Say? 1930s music is often overlooked, at least by the younger Generations? Music is Historical and culturally defining from decade to decade… Read More »1930s Music with Rubber hose Animation Turkey in the Straw

Empowered Music Industry Drifter Tells The Story of His Song

Long term musician tells the story behind his song “drifter” and why he became a music industry drifter after one too many music industry ripoffs. Drifting from streaming services and bad music labels Drifting Away From the Music Industry Monster The Demise of the DIY artist has come slowly inch by inch since I initially Set up Regalia Records in… Read More »Empowered Music Industry Drifter Tells The Story of His Song