In My Life is one of the most beautiful songs that John Lennon, with undoubtedly a little help from Paul McCartney, wrote in his all too short career. It really signaled the songwriters maturing and evolving. Many years ago I threw together an arrangement that appeared on my album of Beatles melodies but this one is much more true to the spirit of the original. Most likely a lesson will be coming along at TotallyGuitars on this soon.
Our 2015 International Guitar Camp included open mic sessions all four nights. The second night included the Hogan girls in their first public performance as a duo. They played their arrangement of Stevie Nicks’ acoustic masterpiece Landslide.
Our third annual International Guitar Camp was held at the Presentation Center in Los Gatos, California, September 2-6, 2015.
Each evening’s open mic started with short sets by some of the teachers at our third International Guitar Camp. Thursday night kicked off with Doug Young, who had been on the staff at all three IGCs. He played a mix of original and cover pieces in a few alternate, and even unusual tunings.
Doug Young offered some workshops this year that focused on alternate tunings and was always on hand for semi-private lessons throughout the camp session.