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Angels Are Here

When all is said and done You’ll know what I mean
They even took the sun The moon and the stars away from me
I couldn’t buy a spark But in the dark I see
I …

Tryin’ to Get It Right

Some women are comfortable Some women are lean
Some women are wonderful Some women are mean
Some women invisible Some women are seen
I’m Just Tryin’ to Get it Right I’m Just Tryin’ to Get …

The Music, The Music

The Caroler sings: “The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight.” Thoughtfulness and joy intertwine. May the hope of Christmas carry us all into joyous days that we will call 2013. May we all hear …

Mulholland Drive

When I was new to Los Angeles, a record producer told me about this road that stretches across the crest of the Hollywood Hills. You know those hills. They separate L.A. and Hollywood from the San Fernando Valley. One afternoon, …

Scotland: Songs & Poets

The first time I performed outside the U.S. was in Scotland at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh. Just before going onstage with my band the first time, I wondered how my original songs would go over. Would nuances in the …

New Mexico Coffee

Growing up, I learned to keep my mouth shut. I learned that’s how people tell you things. That’s why people tell you things.
On any given morning in Las Cruces I am happy to be in The Bean for coffee.  Same …

Caves and Tunnels

Hope! It’s 2011. This could be a cave or a tunnel. Hope!
Around here 2010 ended with an exclamation point. My band’s LA concert last October hit a real (no pun intended here) high note with me. Sometimes you can just feel …

Magnificat!

As ’99 turned toward 2000, everyone I knew walked with a sense of awe. We were ending a century and a millenium. Well, we didn’t end it, but we were witnesses. Y2K was also full of ominous anticipation, too. Here we …

Beatles Blast

Great fun hearing Fab Four play on Firenze Ristorante system this LA autumn night. All early ’63-’65 tunes. Fun to hear in 2010 and a good 1450 miles west of Hwy. 84. Fun to remember when KBGO or WACO radio …

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