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Charlottesville: "Out of Many, One"

With the awful events this weekend in Charlottesville, I wanted to share a song that we recorded a few years ago that unfortunately becomes very appropriate all too often: "Out of Many, One." This song is inspired by the first…

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Learning from the masters: "Desperado"

Our latest CD is a departure for the band; it's all about "love." Previously in our CDs we explored faith, religion, politics, reason and social issues with a smattering of songs about relationships. This album is about love and nothing…

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"I Love it When They Hate It"

So far we've introduced all the characters in the rock opera - except for one - the "Sugardaddy." One of the things I struggled with was what to call this character. I was not sure that "sugardaddy" was dated or…

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Spinitron

More progress on airplay for our latest CD, "birth, love, hate, death." Apparently the CD has been discovered by Spinitron.com where they are play out tune "I Know What I'm Doing". What is awesome is that they followed out tune…

Our first recording!

One of things we have to do to promote the band and the new CD is check the Internet for new mentions of us and in doing so I found a unique item. The very first recording I ever made,…

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Write what you care about & tell a story

Just a quick thought on songwriting; After having written well over 100 songs (maybe 200) I often wonder to myself what is left to write about that is not a repetition of something I've written before? What is left for…

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Danielle by UniversalDice from "birth, love, hate, death"

So far I've written about the first 6 songs of the rock opera where the two main characters were introduced and their backgrounds explained. They meet in the 5th song "My Hands Are Tied," where, at first, the young woman…

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Dear God by XTC

Besides telling you about our just released CD, sometimes I just want to tell others who may have an interest in songwriting and music about the songs that not only inspired us but set the bar high and led the…

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More inspiration: "A Salty Dog" by Procol Harum

One of the great things about having this Facebook page is the opportunity to share with followers some thoughts, and in this case, some of the sources of inspiration that I have experienced as a songwriter. Often the inspiration comes…