Birthday Blessings

Another Year Older – Birthday Blessings Recently, I was inspired to write a new song I call Birthday Blessings. In June, a good friend of mine had a birthday. On the morning of his birthday, I woke up and was gifted with a song in his honor before I even got out...

Studio Update

Notes from the Studio Last week, I made my way back to the recording studio. I had to take a break from working on my album, In a Circle, due to financial reasons. Ed has been very supportive of my first time out as a full producer and I appreciate him for that. I had...

Vocals Abounding…

At the end of September, I had some of my fellow music lovers and singers come into the studio for a vocal recording session. First, my wife, Dena, and Jeralynn Strong added their?vocals to It Ain?t Natural. This is a fun country-rock tune that we wrote together three...

Irish Tears

Irish Tears was another tune written during my coffee house heyday period. As with most Americans born in the states, I have a mixed bag of ancestors. On my father’s side of the family, I have Scots ancestors in my family tree of genetic code.When I was young I...

Older and Wiser

Older and Wiser was written in the late 1980?s during my ?coffee house? period of inspiration. Even though I was in my late 30?s at the time, my personal experiences of youth had already faded. I had already left my teens and my twenties well behind me in the rearview...