Musings

Articles and thoughts from the mind of Deke

RIP Dexter Romweber

RIP Dexter Romweber

It’s been over a week since I learned of Dexter Romweber’s passing. What a gut punch that was. Dex was an outsider artist, a true genius who worked the outer margins of this behemoth known as the music biz.

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Interview with Steve Stav

Interview with Steve Stav

Steve Stav’s interview with Deke Dickerson, which appeared in the spring (and 35th anniversary) issue of England’s venerable Pipeline Instrumental Review.

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Mosrite Guitar Company Archives

Mosrite Guitar Company Archives

I’m happy to report that I returned home with all of the surviving official Mosrite Guitar Company photos, paperwork, records, and ephemera, which was generously loaned to me by the Moseley family.

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RIP Mojo Nixon

RIP Mojo Nixon

Mojo Nixon has always been a hero and inspiration to me. Friday I started watching a bunch of Mojo videos on YouTube and the idea came to me to do a tribute song. By Friday night it was written.

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RIP J.M. Van Eaton

RIP J.M. Van Eaton

J.M. “Jimmy” Van Eaton is best known as Jerry Lee Lewis’s drummer, and it’s true that he played drums on all of Jerry Lee’s Sun records, but he did so, so, so much more.

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1957 Cabinet Restoration Project

1957 Cabinet Restoration Project

I finally finished a cabinet restoration project I started about a month ago. My 1957 house has all-original bathrooms and kitchen. It’s always been a struggle to keep things original but looking nice.

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RIP Larry Collins

RIP Larry Collins

“Why don’t you ask those guys? They study this shit. All I did was LIVE IT.” We laughed about that line for years.

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