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My Four Minute Life

Somewhere in this IPad is my original blog about my dear friend Jesse McRae first book, " My Four Minute Life" The Journey of a Very Human Songwriter. I am going to have to figure out how to retrieve it…
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Today.

Wildfire raging in north eastern Alberta destroying the city of Fort McMurray and everything else in its path. 60000to 80000 people displace and trying to get to safety. Gridlock on the hi way going south, folks heading north seeking shelter…
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The Youngbloods

I spent an hour or two yesterday listening to a couple of songs by the Youngbloods. Darkness Darkness and Grizzly Bear. I was thinking of working Darkness Darkness into our repertoire and then played Grizzly Bear which it turns out…
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Another great singer songwriter

Apparently Guy Clark, one of the very finest singer songwriters from the state of Texas is seriously ill. If Townes Van Zant is the grand daddy of Texas songwriters, then Guy Clark is the great uncle of Texas songwriters. When…
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At the Abby Bar

The band had the priviledge of opening for Crippled But Free tonight at the Abby Bar in Harrisburg Pennsylvania. We had a great response from the audience and from the management and staff.  It is always a thrill and an…
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Honored and amazed

I was honored and amazed while looking at details on my reverbnation page yesterday to find that I was considered the number 1 singer songwriter in my genre for an area in south central Pennsylvania that includes Harrisburg, Lebanon, Lancaster…
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Moving on

I had the opportunity to watch a few more Prince videos today and spent all of my time in my truck listening to Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. I listen to great vocalists like Haggard over and over again just…
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Lucky, fortunate, priviledged

A conversation with an old friend today focused once more on the pure genius of Prince, the writing of Haggard and his wonderful voice and phrasing. We also shared how fortunate we have been to have grown up in the…
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The days pass

Well, the days pass slowly and with a certain feeling of the loss of greatness and genius from our lives. Purple Rain has been in constant play on MTV, the network news channels have been interviewing folks who worked with…
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Two more great ones gone.

With all the sadness and focus in the world on the untimely passing of Prince people should know two other great artists also left us this week. Legendary vocalist Percy Sledge passed earlier in the week and one of the…
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another sad day

It has been another sad day for us in the music world and for the world in general. Two weeks ago we lost Merle Haggard, the greatest country songwriter of the last 50 years and today we lost Prince. I…
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song update

Well here we go, it has been a while but here is  new info on some of my songs. Out in the wide world of radio. "Just One Tender Kiss' and "Talkin Louisiann" from my cd " The Drivin' Wheel'…