68 tracks by Colleen Dillon

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Well this one marked the beginning of better songs as the last few I wrote really didn't please me or anyone so they went to the heap before ever making it here!!! I was sitting enjoying a refreshing springtime breeze and felt that pull of…
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I added some additional lyrics to complete the last verse and we played this around Greg's coffee table last night. Greg Connor, Mark Lofgren, and Mike Rudquist on guitars and vocals with me.... Hope you enjoy this version as much as the first!
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Greg Connor, Scott Zosel and I wrote this one today around my coffee table. It's been awhile since we've had a chance to do that, and it felt like "going home" a bit to us... We wrote this in support of all those who are trying to find the…
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We were around the coffee table on Thursday night and dusted this one off from my 2014 archive. Greg Connor and Mark Lofgren pitching in on vocals and guitars.... I like this 2017 version.... They Don't Matter To Me Some fools don’t…
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I was having my share of PESS (post election stress syndrome) and headed to northern MN to shake it off and wrote this one while watching a beautiful quiet snowfall happen. I recorded it finally today on my little TASCAM that we often use around…
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I decided this was a good song to post on Thanksgiving as a way to say thanks to all the folks on AloneTone for listening to my music over these past few years. This is another song in the studio work I've been doing this year. We're still tinkering…
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Here's my last studio effort of the summer, as we roll into fall! I wrote this one earlier in the year sipping mojito's at the proverbial beach bar and then posted it here.... I thought I'd give it a little sprucing up with the help from my…
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Here's the second song I recently decided to do with a studio recording from one I wrote and posted here a while ago as a purely vocal version. It's one of my favorites.... I hope you'll enjoy it too Singing In The Silence Verse 1: Singing…
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Well here's my contribution to the Pirate challenge from Robert Palomo. I think you'll agree it was time to call it a night on this one, but it was a lot of fun writing and recording it! Hope it gives you a chuckle or two. Why Do Parrots…
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I wrote this song about 2 years ago and shared it here on Alonetone back then. I decided to do a studio recording of it recently. With the help of the team at F5 Soundhouse here in Minneapolis we've created this updated version. I hope you enjoy…
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I decided to keep working on this one a bit on the "keep messing with it" program.... added some backing vocals and some piano.... kind of like where its heading after the one take wonder before... Any other suggestions are very welcome…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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