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Performing John Mayer’s song “City Love” on my ukulele. I want to do a proper video of this for YouTube, ideally on my actual camcorder and not with my laptop webcam… but this is too good a version not to share, if I may say so.

I think this was the first song I ever heard from John. He performed on SNL in 2003 and he played City Love and Clarity, but I don’t remember which was first. I just remember that I loved him immediately.

When I was in New York, I spent an appalling amount of my travel budget on sheet music. It was kind of dumb. But now I have some beautiful books of John Mayer sheets and can play all my favorite songs of his. So… worth it?

Also: City Love cover comin’ your way pretty soon.

my top 10 all-time favorite albums, in no particular order

1. Jeremy Larson - They Reappear
2. Tegan and Sara - The Con
3. The Softies - Holiday in Rhode Island
4. John Mayer - Heavier Things
5. John Legend - Once Again
6. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
7. Regina Spektor - Soviet Kitsch
8. Stacey Kent - Dreamsville
9. Chris Garneau - Music For Tourists
10. Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs

You MUST listen to all of these, if you haven’t already. They are the best of the best, IMO. These are the albums I would happily take with me on a desert island and listen to on loop for the rest of my life.

Stop This Train with Max on guitar! He’s a pretty cool kid. (Very sorry that I cut my head off!)