The Jedis

The Jedis

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Rock - Alternative | Los Angeles, California, United States
Total Song Plays: 2,145   
Member Since: 2006
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USA Songwriting Competition

The Jedis entered 14 songs in the folk category this passed Friday 5/28/10. The following songs were entered:
1. Neverland
2. Why
3. Square
4. Rayguns & Charlie Brown
5. Just Like You
6. I Take You Up
7. Midnight Lightning
8. Mood
9. Black Hole
10. Ghost
11. Witch's Eye
12. The Edge Of The World
13. Burst
14. Machine

Peace,

James

Facebook/ilike - 2/15/10

Finally! Become a fan of The Jedis. Pretty please with sugar on top. Come on, Come on, Come on, alright. :)

Peace,

James

iTunes/allmusic - 2/9/10

Aw Yeah! The Jedis THE~JEDIS is on iTunes. Halleluia! We're also up on allmusic.com which is pretty cool I think.

Peace,

James

JLSC entry - 12/17/09

I entered the following songs this year.

1. Neverland
2. Square
3. Rayguns & Charlie Brown
4. Why
5. Just Like You
6. Pilgrim
7. I Take You Up
8. Black Hole
9. The Edge Of The World
10. Be My Guest
11. Burst
12. Machine
13. Witch's Eye

Peace,

James

Pig and Whistle - 5/23/09

The show went from 8:30 to 9 PM. I played 9 songs which were the following:

1. Neverland
2. R.O.T.C.
3. Witch's Eye
4. The Edge Of The World
5. Square
6. Rayguns & Charlie Brown
7. Black Hole
8. Pilgrim
9. Why

Not to sure of the order as it was a totally fun blur. :)

Cabana Club - 5/2/09

The setlist from last night was

1. Neverland
2. Square
3. Pilgrim
4. Witch's Eye

I had sound issues with my wawa pedal and then broke a string on my acoustic guitar. It was a challenging show. Great room and we got the sound issue resolved halfway through my set which was good.

Rainbow - 4/20/09

So I spent 4/20/09 rocking the Rainbow. I played "Neverland" and "Rayguns & Charlie Brown". I broke a string halfway through Rayguns. Ah the G string. It was a blast.

SMBG - 10/9/08

On October 9, 2008 The Jedis rocked The Santa Monica Bar & Grill from 9:30 to 10 PM as part of a Hollywood Music Awards Showcase. Many thanks to all who attended. A good time was had by all. The setlist was as follows:

1. Neverland
2. R.O.T.C.
3. Why
4. Running From The Posse
5. Pilgrim

Peace,

James

Neverland

verse 1
why don't you get away
and I can't get away
no I can't get away
from you from you
going going down to London London town
to get my shadow


chorus 1
and then we'll get away to neverland
and never grow up and never grow up
all you need is one happy thought


verse 2
and some pixie dust
hey tinkerbell
come sprinkle
some pixie dust on us
so we can fly
so high
into into the night
alright alright


chorus 2
and I can't get away
no I can't get away
no I can't get away from you


verse 3
no no no no no no not from you
no no no no no no not from you
no no no no no no not from you
no not from you


chorus 1
and then we'll get away to neverland
and never grow up and never grow up
all you need is one happy thought


verse 2
and some pixie dust
hey tinkerbell
come sprinkle
some pixie dust on us
so we can fly
so high
into into the night
alright alright.

The Jedis are on musicnation.com

Check out The Jedis on musicnation.com!

Thanks,

James

The Jedis are on CD Baby

The Jedis 1st record THE~JEDIS is for sale at http://cdbaby.com/cd/jedis

Enjoy!

James

The Gig - 7/18/07

Here's what I played for about 40 minutes. It was a L.A. Music Awards Showcase.

1. Neverland
2. R.O.T.C.
3. Running From The Posse
4. Just Like You
5. Rayguns & Charlie Brown
6. I Take You Up
7. Pilgrim
8. Why
9. Stepping Stone - Cover

Winning Songwriting Contests

Hey I won a songwriting contest on May 8, 2007!

"James,

Congratulations on winning the College Credit contest on Broadjam! Your
song, "R.O.T.C." will be included on the College Credit CD and played on
community and college radio stations. Additionally, you'll have exposure to
music blogs, press, television, and film outlets, and music licensing
opportunities, as well as full support of music selected nationally
recognized publicists, radio promoters, agents, and publicists."


Also "Neverland" received Honorable Mention in the 12th Annual Billboard World Songwriting Contest and was called a "Hit Song". A copy of the award is on the website. I received this award November 20, 2004.

Welcome

Hi,

Let me say thanks for dropping by. Feel free to tell me which songs you like the most.

The name of the band is The Jedis [Jed*eyes].

My major influences:

1. AC/DC
2. Aerosmith
3. Allman Brothers
4. The Animals
5. The Band
6. Beach Boys
7. Beastie Boys
8. Beatles
9. Beck
10. Chuck Berry
11. Big Brother & The Holding Company
12. Black Crowes
13. Black Keys
14. Black Sabbath
15. Bon Jovi
16. Boston
17. David Bowie
18. Bush
19. Cake
20. Cars
21. Cheap Trick
22. Eric Clapton
23. Clash
24. Coldplay
25. Phil Collins
26. Cream
27. Creedence Clearwater Revival
28. CSNY
29. Cure
30. Deep Purple
31. Def Leppard
32. Dire Straits
33. Doobie Brothers
34. Doors
35. Duran Duran
36. Bob Dylan
37. Eagles
38. Everly Brothers
39. Flaming Lips
40. Fleetwood Mac
41. Peter Gabriel
42. Garbage
43. Genesis
44. Grateful Dead
45. Green Day
46. Guns N Roses
47. Jimi Hendrix
48. Hives
49. Hole
50. Buddy Holly
51. Billy Idol
52. INXS
53. J. Geils Band
54. Michael Jackson
55. Tommy James
56. Jane's Addiction
57. Janis Joplin
58. Jefferson Airplane
59. Joy Division
60. Judas Priest
61. Kinks
62. Led Zeppelin
63. Lynyrd Skynyrd
64. Mamas and Papas
65. Bob Marley
66. Dave Matthews Band
67. MC5
68. John Mellencamp
69. Steve Miller
70. Moby
71. Modern English
72. Modern Lovers
73. Monkees
74. Motley Crue
75. Nine Inch Nails
76. Nirvana
77. Oasis
78. Offspring
79. Pearl Jam
80. Tom Petty
81. Phish
82. Pink Floyd
83. Police
84. Iggy Pop
85. Prince
86. Prodigy
87. Psychedelic Furs
88. Queen
89. Quiet Riot
90. Radiohead
91. Rage Against The Machine
92. Ramones
93. Red Hot Chili Peppers
94. Red Rider
95. R.E.M.
96. Rolling Stones
97. Romantics
98. Roots
99. Scorpions
100. Sex Pistols
101. Sheila Divine
102. Simon & Garfunkel
103. Smashing Pumpkins
104. Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
105. Sonic Youth
106. Spencer Davis Group
107. Spin Doctors
108. Bruce Springsteen
109. Billy Squier
110. Standells
111. Steppenwolf
112. Cat Stevens
113. Rod Stewart
114. Stooges
115. STP
116. Strokes
117. Sublime
118. Talking Heads
119. Tears For Fears
120. Temple of the Dog
121. 10,000 Maniacs
122. Ten Years After
123. Them
124. Traffic
125. U2
126. Van Halen
127. Van Morrison
128. Stevie Ray Vaughan
129. Velvet Underground
130. Violent Femmes
131. Vines
132. Weezer
133. White Stripes
134. Who
135. Wolfmother
136. Stevie Wonder
137. Yardbirds
138. Neil Young & Crazy Horse
139. Young Rascals
140. Zombies

Love & Peace,

James