Joseph R. Ellis

Rank #1 US Valdese, NC Instrumental / Surf Rock / Acoustic

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Sounds Like: The Ventures (on Stinger), CCR (on Cyber Swamp Jam), Derek and the Dominos? (sorta on Willow Springs), Ennio Morricone (on Ode to Sergio), Hendrix meets the Beatles (on MayFlower Power)

Bio: Joe's music is rather eclectic - you'll hear some surf rock, psychedelic, spaghetti Western, swamp rock and some that have no clear genre. He has been playing guitar since he was 14, but never had any lessons - other than what he could glean from Mel Bay and Alfred's Basic Guitar books. He has ... See Full Bio

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How Often Do You Practice?
Mar 8, 2014
Up until a year or so ago, I was playing in a band at my church. It seemed like... [more]
What kind of year was 2013?
Dec 27, 2013
Musically speaking, 2013 was a great year for me. Looking back, I can list seve... [more]
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  • Binary DNA (Artist) Binary DNA
    Fantastic work! All the best :D
  • Maggie Kinsler (Artist) Maggie Kinsler
    Hi Joe - awesome music~~ "Southern Swamp Stomp" is very catchy~~~
  • Mark Lynch, solo guitarist (Artist) Mark Lynch, solo guit...
    Hey Joe... your tunes are really great! Some nice vintage sounds (and a good variety of them as well). I'm inspired to do some more myself. Thanks, and keep "em coming...
  • Pyjama Devil (Artist) Pyjama Devil
    Very lazy & cool stuff - love it.
  • Gary Kochan (Artist) Gary Kochan
    Nice execution of guitar tones & textures both electric & acoustic. "Mayflower Power" & "The Caulking Dead" were my favs. Nicely done Joseph!
  • Lisa Seda (Artist) Lisa Seda
    Love the amazing playing atmosphere that you create with your smooth melodies that had me on a journey this morning bless your talent and work, Lisa
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