Musical Adventures of 2016

Thank You 2016! I sure had a wild ride of musical adventures in 2016. I?m very grateful that I retired in 2015. It has given me a lot more time to do what I love. Here?s how the year unfolded, month by month. JANUARY Wrote Bless the Journey Now, a new song to...

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...

Angels Here

I wrote Angels Here in the late 1990?s. I had experienced a dry spell around songwriting during most of the 90?s and wasn?t playing much guitar at all. At the time, I was married to my second wife, Patti. We lived in a nice house in the Hollywood Park area of...

The Man Is a Wordsmith

I have been a writer, an aspiring wordsmith, since I was a kid in grade school. I wrote in a journal, here and there. I wrote short stories about animals. I began writing poetry and songs somewhere in my twenties, after I learned how to play guitar at 16 years old. I...