Tag Archives: songwriting

“Hey, Man. You Guys Know ‘Free Bird’?”

March 15, 2012

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There you are. Up on stage. Cheap par can lights with color gels duct-taped over them are heating the side of your face from an intimate distance. The atmosphere a southerly stew of stale beer, cigarette smoke, hair-spray, and “Yeee-eeee-eeew!” You’ve made it through the first little three-rock-block of cover tunes to open your set […]

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Love’s Serenade

December 7, 2011

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Lisa’s Song Demo ’95 (Music link. Give it a few seconds to start, depending on your network speed.) It has been a little while since I posted some of the music I’ve made over the years. This song probably should have been the first. It popped up in my iTunes shuffle at work today, and I tend to […]

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First to Nowhere

September 2, 2011

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Starting today I want to try a new format for posting that hopefully works for me. And you, if you are interested in keeping up with this mess. My intention is to post Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7 pm. Friday will usually be something on the lighter side of the menu: some music of mine, or […]

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I wrote a song about it. Like to hear it? Here it go! Part Duh…I mean deux…

July 22, 2011

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I bought a small Pro-Tools rig about 3-4 years ago, when we moved to the house we’re in now. I’ve been fiddling with writing and recording music since I was a teenager, and this seemed the next logical step. Especially since I wanted to work with some other friends who had digital recording setups. That […]

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I wrote a song about it. Like to hear it? Here it go!

June 23, 2011

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Catch My Breath (audio link) is my favorite song from the brief existence of the band I was in, Paper Thin, back in ’06/’07. Mark Davis wrote what I thought was a beautiful song on guitar, and I wrote and sang the lyrics and melody. Bass stuff, too. (Yes, I was once Sting for Halloween. When the hair was […]

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