OOOOOOHhh La Laaaaa la la!!

Another new cover up on my youtube page… A few people asked about this song being covered so here you are!!

This time im in DADGAD Tuning as it kinda lended itself to this song nicely!! Enjoy the music…..

Thats all Folks!!

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ohhhhhh oh… they call me canyon Joe!!

Just a quickie today… 🙂

I grabbed a new webcam for streaming some live gigs to Ustream and gave it a try out yesterday…. The quality is pretty good considering its a webcam so I thought id use the test as one of my youtube videos…

So this is a cover of Canyon Joe.. the original song is by Joe Purdy and you can find his music @ http://www.joepurdy.com

The songs a bit of a sad one but a great one none the less!!

Enjoy… Until next time..

Vintage guitars anyone? and Youtube love!!

Its Been a while since my last update so theres gona be a few things mentioned below!!

1.Ive been Endorsed by Vintage Acoustic Guitars
2.New Album “Algorhythms” will be available soon.
3.New Youtube videos and over 100,000 views!

Vintage Guitars

Yeah so my big news at the moment is that Shagpile has just been endorsed by Vintage Guitars…. So for the next 18 months…il be using my new guitar from now on in my Youtube Videos… which is a Vintage V1200n and was delivered last week.. and I love it!

I was really surprised at the quality of the guitar and it plays like a dream and I ive got my first video up with it already so you can check it out and see how its sounding …So a great big thank you to Vintage guitars!!

Here it is…  A Cover of “Wheels” by the Foofighters

3rd Album “Algorhthyms”

Yep… its finally here and youll be able to grab it from all good online stores or gigs from the 30th August 2010….

Heres a quick track listing.. and I know a few of you will be pleased theres one cover which a lot of people have been wanting to purchase on there.. and its “Sweet Child O’Mine” by Guns N Roses…. all done correctly through the right channels and im finally allowed to sell a version of this on my Album!

1.Scars

2.Gun  In Hand

3.Without You

4.Brandy Bob

5.Song for Olivia

6.Sweet Child O’Mine (Cover)

7.Judy Let go

So look out for the album from the 30th August on iTunes,Amazon,Hmv & other online retailers!!

Lots of New Youtube Videos & over 100,000 views

So since the last update ive been pretty busy on youtube and my channel has really starting to grow….  Ive broke over 100,000 video views, over 1000 subscribers and my new Video Log is up as well on the channel…… for any news and updates!  So heres the new videos ive put up lately!! Enjoy

Thanks to everyone for your continued support !!

Shaggy!!

sun sun sun!!

What a week its been for the weather in the UK!! So a grabbed my guitar, a monkey,an umbrella and some kids musical toys.. and off me n stevie went down the ha’penny woods to play some tunes and record a little vid!!

So Here ya go!! “Easy To Read”

What a minta of a day !

Enjoy!! Shaggy!!

..is that a Boobtube?

…. bonjour!! allo!! and wassup!!

Ive recently been dunking a bit more time into my Boobtube channel than normal in a bid to get it built up and meet some more people and musicians on there..

There is 4 new videos added up since the last update so id thought id stick 3 of them in here too for y’all to look at.. including the new one i added yesterday called “Scars” ..  Its been up under 24 hours of writing this and bounced a few honours and awards already and nearly 300 watches.. 

#80 – Most Discussed (Today))
#8 – Most Discussed (Today)) – Music
#80 – Most Discussed (Today)) – Music – Global

so thanks to everyone who stopped by and supported me again by favouriting the vid and leaving your comments …  the channel has had a massive boost of followers too lately .. So hi to everyone thats new in there!

So heres the Vids… Enjoy!!

1. Scars – Original coming on my 3rd album

2. Gun In Hand – Original coming on my 3rd album

3. Brandy Bob – Original also coming on my 3rd album

Thanks again all!! Until next time!!

Byeeeeeee..Shaggy!

… let me put you in the picture!!

Alreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!!  I know I aint had much time to update the site a lot lately ..apart from my quick Switzerland trip blogging..  so I’d thought id give you all a heads up why…

Of course some of you will already know ..but.. for those that dont!! Then here is the beef!! hahaha

First off is the band im in “Stolen Tom” ..  has been going really well lately and we’ve been busy little bunnies recording and releasing and promoting our Debut album “DOO DAN DOO DILLY” which went live online and in a few retailers on the 18th March.. You can download it HERE

We had an album launch party @ Bubbles in Ashington which went down a storm and then the big gig 2 days after at the O2 Academy in Newcastle on the 20th with support from Derek Allan from Clear Blue Skies. The O2 was by far one of the best turnouts and gigs yet for the band..  lets hope theres more to come!

Heres some links to the band sites and album incase you have been hidden in a dark hole some where..

STOLEN TOM – HOMEPAGE

STOLEN TOM ON MYSPACE

STOLEN TOM ON YOUTUBE

STOLEN TOM ON TWITTER

The other thing is that I joined forces with the magical man of mystery..Derek Allan from the band, Clear Blue Skies to create a new Acoustic Duo called “WE STEAL FLYERS”, and we’ve been spending a bit time trying to get a set together and playing our first couple of gigs..  The first was supporting Rod Clements from the band world famous band Lindisfarne at Rothbury Roots.. then the second supporting Hayseed Dixie and Ed Tudor Pole on the main stage of the O2 Academy in front of roughly 1500 people.. which was awesome.. not bad for our first 2 gigs huh?  Were also recording our first EP in April..so look out for that!!

Heres some links to some info and websites about We Steal Flyers..

WE STEAL FLYERS – HOMEPAGE

WE STEAL FLYERS ON MYSPACE

WE STEAL FLYERS ON YOUTUBE

WE STEAL FLYER ON TWITTER

So lots of stuff happening.. just not all concentrated on Shagpile..  but dont worry.. I aint stopping solo gigs and my 3rd album is still on its way due later this year….  I just have lots more things to keep up with… and lots more writing to do and loads more gigs!!!

Hope this clears a lot up for you all!!

..and dont forget to check out the other sites and stuff .. and if you like what you hear..  get on the mailing lists or give us a subb on youtube or subscribe to the blogs,add us on myspace or add us on twitter!! Its nice to hook up!!

..thanks again for all your support!! Shaggy

Travelling Hobo Shaggy!

Ive just came back from my spell of gigs in Luzern in Switzerland..   What a time I had away and what an amazing place with the best people..

Me , The Legend...Bill and the Flintmiester

I didnt really know what to expect at all as this was my first time away gigging in another country but I have to say..  this definately wont be my last..

The whole experience was great and I managed to make some great contacts from it all so il definately be back over there soon.

Heres a video of me playing in Legends bar which has to be the best bar in Luzern..its a bit dark as its from a little handycam but youll get the idea and theres a few clips from the train ride home in there too!! ..  A massive thanks to Bill for helping to make this possible..  I couldnt have done this without his help and also Flinty for helping to arrange it all.


And a few photos too ..

Bloody cold it was!

Top UK guitar vocalist.. hehehhehhe!!

Where to next??  we shall see..   but until the next adventure..  Toodleeeeeeeooooo!!

LEGENDS... Best bar in Luzern!!

Signing out! Shagmeister!

Letter to Santy

Dear Santa

Hey, Its Shaggy here, you remember me??? I am the one who always behaved and never ever did anything wrong. *gives a special shaggy grin!!*

I have been really good ALL year, I only was drunk for half the year, i only ALMOST killed my little brother Stevie with tattoo ink, he’s been naughtier than me anyway coz he’s been drunk alot more. My big brother Andy, he has been really really bad……but i dont have to tell you cos i know you have seen what he’s been up to, *nudge nudge wink wink*

I’ve written lots of songs for people to enjoy, see?? i am a fabulous person. And i have been working really hard….so hard that i keep getting colds….*looks really sad* What i would really really like for christmas this year is….A raleigh burner with white walls on it and mag wheels oh and some stunt-pegs for taking me mates doon the woods on!! *gives another special shaggy grin* Ive stuck a photo below of it so you know which colour i want..

..oh and dont come up with the excuse ya didnt get my letter cos i stuck it everywhere… myspazz,facef**k,twitter and on my blog.

Thanks Mr Santa

Love

Shaggy 🙂

NE1-FM 102.5 Update….

Soooo……. Yesterday was my visit to the NE1FM Radio Station in Newcastle as part of an interview and some live tracks. I managed to talk T-shirt Terry into coming through and doing some photos with me in the studio too which you can see below!

Me 'n' Mark @ NE1FM 102.5

Me 'n' Mark @ NE1FM 102.5

After driving around looking for the place we finally give in to phoning the studio and sounding like eejiots and the nice fellas from NE1 walked around the corner to meet us at the garage. Which was about 10 steps in walking distance from the place… DOH!!!

We met Mark who was going to be doing the interview, had a tab and then dived into the studio..

MAM MAM ... AM ON THE RADIO!!!

MAM MAM ... AM ON THE RADIO!!!

All was going well and I managed to squeeze in 3 live tracks.,. “All inside”, “ Judy let go” which is a new track which is going to be released on my 3rd album which will be available later this year. I then attempted a cover of a Wacko Jacko track and started in the completely wrong place and made a right bollocks of it..  hahah..  It was all good though .. and I played the “that’s the thing about live music” card!!

Marc was a great bloke and introduced me to some new great music too which I look forward to checking out online about the net.

ONE OH TWO POINT FIVEEEE!!!

ONE OH TWO POINT FIVEEEE!!!

WHERES THE  KEYS??? … At the beginning of the night mark gave the keys to Terry to go and grab a CD out the car for me and after the show was finished … Mark came out of the studio to let us out … “Wheres the keys??” ..  No-one had the keys on them and we were locked in for another 30mins after that .. looking around for them in the studio and other rooms while Mark kept running back in and out to cue a track up in between spoaching about like a mad man..   Terry finally found them near the doors on the floor  and we finally got out and got our trophy for finding them… A KFC ON THE WAY HOME!! Finger licking good!!

WAKEY WAKEY!!!

WAKEY WAKEY!!!

Once again.. it was a great night and I finally got to meet up with the guys n gals from NE1 FM..  Unfortunately there was a bit of a problem with the stream and online listeners couldnt log in from the website so my phone was reeeeeeeeeeeed hot with texts..lol…. apart from that I had a cracking night.

Mark doing his thang!!

Mark doing his thang!!

THANKS TO THE NE1FM STAFF , ESPECIALLY MARK FOR MAKING THE NIGHT AN ADVENTURE BY HIDING THE KEYS ! HAHHAHAH  AND THANKS TO ACOUSTIC MAGIC FOR MAKING THIS POSSIBLE!!!

“Ive Been SHAGGED!!”

New merchandise and T-shirts available to buy now for a limited period from my homepage….

"I've BEEN SHAGGED"

“I’ve Been Shagged” is the new logo which is available on various merchandise from http://www.shagpile.org . You can see a sample of  the Shirts above.. The T-shirts are available in Small, Medium, Large, Xl and XLL and are £7.99 plus £1.00 postage and packaging. You can buy them from the merchandise page which will be available soon on the homepage, a local gig depending on stock or you can grab it by the paypal link below. Please don’t forget to specify what size you want when ordering via the internet.

PAYPAL PAYMENT

The same logo is available on just about any kind of clothing including Caps, Hats and  Hoodys, and if you want  it on a specific item just send me an email for a specific quote.

Big Thanks to T-shirt Terry for sorting the design …  and getting them out so quick!!

Chow for now.. Shaggy!!