North Hollywood, California (PRWEB) November 05, 2014
Concert Appearance: “Scorpion Resurrection” performed by Kung Fu Cowboy
September 22, 2014.
Kulak’s Woodshed, North Hollywood, California
YouTube Video Link: Kung Fu Cowboy “Scorpion Resurrection” (Live)
“Scorpion Resurrection” was written February 2013 by Richard Del Connor, “The Hippy Coyote” of American Zen for the completed screenplay, Kung Fu Cowboy Rock & Roll Movie 1. Richard explained to the Kulak’s Woodshed M.C. before his performance that he hopes this song will win an Oscar for ‘Best Song in a Movie.’ “Scorpion Resurrection” is track #3 on the End of the Line album by American Zen and tells the story of his Las Vegas adventure that led him back to his San Diego homeland. Richard has been living out of his 1996 forest green Toyota Tacoma truck with a purple fiberglass shell since he left his family in Montrose, California to start a Kung Fu and Tai Chi school in Las Vegas, Christmas 2011. “We’re not homeless we have cars,” sings Coyote. “I need a financial injection–to complete my scorpion resurrection.” The album was recorded inside his “Tacoma Studios” with Richard pretending to be all four members of American Zen, “America’s first Buddhist rock band™.” Recorded using a Zoom-4Hn 4-track digital recorder, (a Christmas gift from one of his Kung Fu students), this album sounds like the first albums of Led Zeppelin and Cream with Coyote performing two original instrumental flute songs similar to “Bouree” by Jethro Tull.
Richard, known as “Kung Fu Cowboy” to his fellow stagehands, was stung in the neck by a tan scorpion October 2012 while working a Brad Paisley concert at the Cricket Amphitheater near the Mexican border. Two weeks prior to this, Richard had signed a “Life Option Agreement” with Scott Karahadian to write the Kung Fu Cowboy Rock & Roll Movie 1 screenplay based upon his life. Unable to work or do Kung Fu, swollen Richard became a writing partner and reshaped his true life story to now include ghosts jumping out of his body to do his Kung Fu fighting for him and rescue his children.
As “Buddha Zhen,” Richard teaches Shaolin Kung Fu weapons using the same traditional martial arts dances that have been passed down from monk to monk for 1,000 years. Founder of three Kung Fu school systems: Shaolin Chi Mantis Traditional Buddhist Gongfu, Tai Chi Youth, and Buddha Kung Fu; Richard is currently teaching at North Hollywood Park in North Hollywood, California. David Carradines’s daughter, Calista Carradine, has been a student of Buddha Kung Fu for over a year at this location. The song, “Kung Fu Cowboy 2” on the End of the Line album tells about his teaching practices and Kung Fu lifestyle.
Feature Story Themes:
Homeless life in North Hollywood, California.
First rock album recorded in a car?
New law in Los Angeles allows Coyote to legally sleep on street in his car.
Stung by scorpion working Brad Paisley concert as stagehand causes screenplay rewrite with ghosts.
Teaching Shaolin Kung Fu and Yang Tai Chi (Richard is disciple of Wong Jack Man who beat up Bruce Lee).
Coyote is a one-man band pretending to be 4 musicians, singing with 4 character voices plus a girl’s voice on new album.
YouTube VIDEO: Kung Fu Cowboy – Use Me (Live)
Album page at shaolinRECORDS.com (song by song explanation of album with song samples)
“Scorpion Resurrection” lyrics at band website: americanZEN.org
“Scorpion Resurrection” entire song: Bandcamp.com
Newest Record Release by American Zen:
END OF THE LINE (11 songs by The Hippy Coyote, “Kung Fu Cowboy”)
ALBUM at Shaolin Records (download record with special freebies)
album WEBSITE at americanzen.org (band website with lyrics to album songs)
Resumes of Richard Del Connor:
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For more information contact:
Richard Del Connor at 818-723-2769
Shaolin Records, PO Box 632, Verdugo City, CA 91046
FEATURE EDITOR NOTE: Richard Del Connor is The Hippy Coyote is Buddha Z and is the Shaolin Communications Press Agent while being the artist/product promoted. Perhaps my being a one-man enterprise conglomerate is of news interest. I am:
American Zen – “America’s First Buddhist Rock Band™”
Buddha Kung Fu – “School for building Buddhas™” – founded 2008
Buddha Zhen – Shen-Lang Zhen, Buddha Zhen, Spirit Wolf of Truth
Coyote, The Hippy – Was The Coyote until 2007 when I became The Hippy Coyote
Kung Fu Cowboy – Western Virtues with Eastern Philosophies – moniker since 2003
Shaolin Chi Mantis Traditional Buddhist Gongfu and Taijiquan – founded 1992
Shaolin Communications – book publisher, marketing, distribution
Shaolin Music – ASCAP music publisher
Shaolin Pictures – Movie production company
Shaolin Records – Indie record label production company
Tai Chi Youth – 501(c)(3) founded 1996
Zen Buddhist Podcast of Shaolin Zen – over 500,000 downloads 2007 to 2010
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