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10/20/18

The new privacy rules in the EU have caused me to temporarily shutter my monthly fan email.  Once I get a system in place to confirm clear consent, I will bring it back.  If you're on the list watch for a personal email from ed@edmanwalkin.com inviting you to confirm that you want to continue to receive the monthly fan mail.

9/23/18

“Five Hundred Miles Away”   Is a gentle reminder to us to keep in touch with the ones we love.

Released yesterday 9/21/18. 

Ed Amann and his virtual band Podunk are back with a gently jangly reminder that we must take the time to keep in touch with those we hold dear.   The band on this is pretty much the familiar Podunk line up with the lead guitar duties handled by the one of a kind Ray Lay 12 string.

“Five Hundred Miles Away” has been a staple at Ed’s live shows for a couple years.   The song is usually performed on acoustic twelve string at these shows.  The possibility of a similar “unplugged” version was considered for this release but the band won out.

 

 

8/11/18  It's only taken me a whole bunch of years as a performer to realize that folks may have trouble pronouncing my name.  It is one of those that if you hear it you will spell it wrong and if you see it you will say it wrong.  All that said it is my name so, here's an audio clip of how to pronounce it.

How to pronounce my name.

 
 

 

 

 “Where words fail, music speaks” - Hans Christian Anderson

 

edmanwalkin is Ed Amann, Guitarist, songwriter and folksinger.    Oral tradition* folk music, blues, hilljazz (Ed's country with a jazz attitude, old standards with a down home twang.)  Ed performs songs from many eras and across several genres.  The songs Ed writes are right at home in this wildly eclectic mix.

Ed can be reached through the contact me page or at edmanwalkin@yahoo.com

 

“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without” – Confucius

I decided to make some memes of my own for sharing:

 

 

* Oral tradition means that in nearly all cases the songs are performed from memory without the use of cheat sheets, teleprompters or backing tracks.