• Ick's Pick

    Pete’s Music Charts: January

    Hi. It’s 2012, and I’ve yet to put finger to keyboard to whip up a post on this, my site, my IckMusic. No, music hasn’t taken a back seat to anything. It’s still at the forefront, ever accompanying me on…

  • Acoustic,  Video

    All the Ways I Want You (A YouTube Debut)

    While the wife and kids were away at a Saturday afternoon birthday party, dad got some peace & quiet. And when there’s tranquility in the house, I often pull out the guitar. Except this time, I pressed the record button.…

  • Acoustic,  Folk,  Laid Back

    Little Sea Horse

    Non-parents may want to move on to the next post, ’cause this one’s a little ch-ch-cheesy. I’ll make it short & sweet – my four year old daughter attended her first day of kindergarten today. I’m a proud papa, and…

  • Miscellaneous

    Sunday Mini-Ick-Mix-Ness

    A trip through a variety of tunes today… To commemorate Paris Hilton’s first trip to the slammer, we start off with … Steve Earle and the V-Roys – In the Jailhouse Now (mp3) – from Songs of Jimmie Rodgers: A…

  • Acoustic,  Laid Back

    Welcome to my World

    Well, it’s been a good week. My second daughter was born into this world yesterday morning, right into my waiting hands. Words can’t describe it, my friends. The miracle of birth makes skeptics like me into believers. I only wish…

  • Bruce Cockburn,  Christmas

    Christmas with Cockburn

    [See this 2008 post for the show.] Since we’re on the final stretch to Christmas, I thought I would sneak out a few of my essential tunes courtesy of my favorite Canadian, Bruce Cockburn. In 1994, the Columbia Records Radio…