Category Archives: Fayden

Do You Recognize This Gorgeous Man?

Guess who? Guess again. I’ll give you a clue. Everybody knows him. He’s an accomplished musician and he writes for Half Moon Bay Memories & The El Granada Observer. Give Up? Look closely– deeply into his eyes. It’s Fayden Holmboe … Continue reading

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Joe "The Bartender's" Flying Experience By Fayden (5) Conclusion

Before we could get out there to help Joe, we heard him yelling in his singing voice, “HELP MEEEEE!!!!!! HEELLLP MEEEEEE!â€? Magically, the lights came on in the neighbor’s back yard. John, a Jamaican man, who lived with his English … Continue reading

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Joe "The Bartender's" Flying Experience By Fayden (4)

We were going to move the 55- foot ferro hull down to Princeton so Chuck and I had to remove the deck; we also removed the five steps leading into the backyard, and it was in this direction that Joe … Continue reading

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Joe "The Bartender's" Flying Experience By Fayden (3)

Back to Birch St. in Montara. One night “Dirty Ernie,â€? “Fast Eddyâ€? (a 300- hundred- pound Hispanic friend with a giant mustache and a Panama hat on his head) and me were drinking Shilitz Malt liquor with wild Turkey whiskey … Continue reading

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Happy Father's Day: Joe "The Bartender's" Flying Experience By Fayden (2)

Joe “The Bartender’s” Flying Experience (2) Original story by Fayden This is about 1973 at a house on Birch Street in Montara where “Dirty” Ernie (we called him “Dirty” Ernie because he liked it), Chuck Portz, the “Turtles” old bass … Continue reading

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Joe "The Bartender's" Flying Experience By Fayden (1)

Joe “The Bartender’s” Flying Experience (1) Original Story by Fayden Just after David Greenberg, Mike Mindel and Peter Rogers gave up managing the Spouter Inn that changed its name to the Shelter Inn (I was the music manager, by the … Continue reading

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Me & Sally, Manuel, Mickey & Doc..And How We Survived Economically During the 1960s In Princeton By Fayden

(Photo: Fayden) …How We Survived Economically During the 1960s in Princeton….Story By Fayden There is a little bit of road that runs from the corner of Broadway in Princeton towards the water. One little cottage surrounded by trees stands on … Continue reading

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Sunday Lunch at Joe's South of HMB

My dear old friend Fayden (at left) poses with Joe’s owner/Chef Pablo who comes from a family of Mexican chefs. Chef Pablo’s broad experience–translating into a diverse menu–ranges from his years at Joe’s of Westlake and the Fior d’Italia restaurant … Continue reading

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On Bill Middlejohn by Coastside Musician Fayden

Bill Middlejohn is one of the folks who played regularly at the Shelter/Spouter Inn [Miramar Beach Inn] and did live on the coast for a short time. Bill had a really soothing voice, and a nice finger picking style, a … Continue reading

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Fayden's Peace Ballads For Sale–See Link Below

Look! Fayden’s Albums (now rare) Are Still Available http://gemm.com/item/FAYDEN/PEACE–BALLADS/GML833931337/ PEACE BALLADS FAYDEN Fayden with friend Belinda.

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