58 tracks by Colleen Dillon

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or A.K.A. the Caribou Lake song... I wrote this one for my Dad, who while up at our family cabin in the north woods of MN said there's not enough music about the woods... My first "one take wonder" - just me and my little Uke - roughing…read more
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We got together again around the coffee table and the gang helped me record this song I wrote this week. Greg- Guitar, Vocals Scott - Mandolin, Vocals Colin - Bass, Vocals Colleen - Uke, Vocals Hope you like it! NEXT CHAPTER VERSE…read more
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Nothing beats when the MN songwriters convene. Greg and Colin sure brought some awesome sound to this song at the coffee table to improve the version that I recorded myself earlier this month. It's what I call a TOTAL MAKEOVER. Thanks guys…read more
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Here's a recent one written down in the islands. Trying out my new Seagull acoustic on this and a few other things... Hope you like it, even though is still rough. TAKING BACK WHAT'S MINE © 2016 Colleen Dillon All Rights Reserved…read more
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This one is still a bit rough, but I wanted to share and see if anyone has an interest in adding some guitars, bass, other vocal parts for fun. I left the chords in the lyrics below, in case you wanted to collaborate. I hope you enjoy it…read more
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The wonderful MN songwriters helped take a bite out of the January cold on Tuesday night this week and added some amazing depth to Singing in the Silence - We were as usual, recording on a little TASCAM around my coffee table. We had lots of…read more
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First song of 2016! I wanted to give it a spare arrangement as that seemed to fit the theme of the song, so mostly a vocal piece. Thanks for listening!! Singing In the Silence © 2016 Colleen Dillon Verse 1: Singing in the silence…read more
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I was so excited when SlKrell wrote to ask if I would do the vocals on this excellent song he wrote! I loved his lyrics and the rocking backing guitars. Hope you enjoy it too!
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Wrote this song yesterday after another long week of crummy news in the world and had the good fortune of the Minnesota song writers in my living room tonight to help me bring it to life. Greg Connor - on the cigar beat box, Colin Walterson on…read more
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Here's my contribution to the "Who Knew" songwriting challenge. Also my first 12 bar blues song which was a challenge I added for myself, so hope you like it! Who Knew © 2015 Colleen Dillon Verse 1: You’re soft in your heart But rough…read more
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Well the MN songwriters were in my living room tonight. We all shared our contributions to the "glass" songwriting challenge. Here's the live version of Poorly Blown Glass with Greg Connor on Guitar, Scott Zosel on Mandolin, Colin Walterson…read more
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This is my submission for the "write something about glass" challenge.... It battled me a bit, and I ended up with a fairly spare arrangement, but it's simple like GLASS! Poorly Blown Glass © 2015 Colleen Dillon Verse 1: Your love was…read more
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Here's a new one I've been working on for the last few weeks... time to say "done!"... Trying to push some of my limits again and try some new things. Hope you like it! Reassurance © 2015 Colleen Dillon Sometimes we sigh, we cry We fall…read more
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Here's the second one we did at the Winterland Studios. You'll hear Greg Connor on guitar and vocals, Colin W. on bass and vocals and Randy C. on piano. This was a blast! I think this is definitely the best version yet of this song.
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I uploaded this one earlier in the month with a rough track. Colin W. and Greg Connor helped me improve the arrangement and we recorded it at Winterland Studios this past week with some amazing equipment and awesome sound mixing support from…read more
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I wrote the lyrics and melody to this song a week or so ago when I was feeling that unsettling disconnected feeling we all get from time to time when we're missing the people we love.... Then I gave myself the challenge to try a few things with…read more
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Fellow alone toner Gary Talbott kindly volunteered to add some of his own vocals and strings to this song, so I gladly took him up on it. Fun to keep evolving this one. Thanks Gary!
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The local songwriters were in my living room earlier this week, and we had a great night. We recorded a live version of this song I posted earlier this month, and I thought you'd enjoy hearing Colin W, Greg C and Scott Z playing and singing too!
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I wrote this song earlier this week, and reached out to the wonderful Greg Connor and SL Krell here to help me with the lead, rhythm and bass guitars to give it a nice country love song feel. They killed it!!!!!! Thanks to them both for making…read more
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This one is dedicated to my dear friend John. Thanks for changing my life for the better.... Also a big thanks to our own Greg Connor who helped me get the chords for my own uke accompaniment, and who kindly played the beautiful guitars…read more
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