Just happened to run across Greg Connor’s challenge to write a song around the words “who knew”. I knew right off I wanted to include some characteristics of Greg’s songs: romance, humor, and Las Cruces leaped to mind. I thought about it for a little while and this is what came out.
What ever happened to ballads - stories told in song? The internet and TV have reduced attention spans, and long songs a la Don McLean, Harry Chapin, and Gordon Lightfoot have fallen by the wayside. If you can still focus on 1 song for 6 whole minutes, you…read more
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Another “new old sea song” that just hit me out of nowhere as I was busily engaged in something else. Here’s an echo of an older time - no fancy instrumentation, no fancy studio tricks, no autotune. Just an old banjo and voices. I tried more instrument tracks and in the end decided no, this is…read more
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Well, my fans, such as they be (they be great, if few in numbers) encouraged me to “really” record this from Greg Connor’s songwriting challenge. So off into the Total Chaos studio I went, and now this is out on CD Baby (sales proceeds go to benefit Doctors Without Borders - http://www.cdbaby…read more
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I earn my daily bread with a company that makes software than can help auto makers, and other companies rushing headlong to make internet connected products to do a better job on the software engineering side.
There’s more software in the average car today than in most jet fighter aircraft…read more
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track: Baby I Can Drive Your Car
Size: 3.27 MB
Thickened from my original concept of banjo and voices only. I may still like that version more, but the big shanty choir I perform with wanted to do it and I needed to arrange it with parts for banjo AND accordion (!!!) plus a whistle. No bass in the group, but as a former bass player I couldn…read more
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