COVID-19 Season 2020

Last Spring, the unexpected happened in California, as it had already happened in other places around the world. A little virus critter (i.e., Corona virus/ COVID-19) arrived and the pandemic became real in my own neck of the woods. As a result, folks around the world...

Song for Kabir

Journey of Life Forty-one years ago, in August of 1979, I was a new father at the tender age of twenty six with an?infant son named Kabir. At that time, my life journey led me to move with my?two week old son, his mother and his three year old sister from Colville, WA...

In This Circle Follow Up

  JOY OF SHARING I?ve been enjoying sharing In This Circle with friends, family, and fans since its release in late August 2018. It?s been exciting for me to have a merch table featuring both my first and second albums (Older and Wiser was released in 2013), as...

One and Many

Artist Spotlight: Noel Paul Stookey Noel Sings One and many – Noel Paul Stookey was one third of the very popular folk trio, Peter, Paul and Mary (PP&M) back in the 60’s. From what I?ve read, the trio decided to use Noel?s middle name, Paul, for a...

The “Other” Hallelujah

Another Hallelujah Earlier this month, I found a powerful live version of the song, Hallelujah, written by Leonard Cohen. It was sung by a Toronto pop choral group that calls themselves Choir! Choir! Choir! I was deeply moved by the emotional and powerful expression...

River City Trouble

I moved to the Sacramento area in the fall of 1981. I wrote River City Trouble in the late 80?s. I was paying attention to the local and regional issues of the day and managed to include a veritable grab bag of those issues all together in one song. I think this must...