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Everything

If Everything and More has a title track, maybe this is it, eh? It’s a simple tune – nothing here but percussion, vocals, some major chords on a single acoustic guitar, and deceptively simple lyrics. But I think it’s bigger than just that, at least that’s my intention. It’s a song about life, work, money, […]

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Best of FAWM 2012

Ah, March at last! It’s been a wild and crazy February. I’ve spent half the month at conferences, launched a major upgrade to Peakware.com, and still somehow managed—for the fourth consecutive year—to write, record, and upload 14.5 songs for February Album Writing Month (fawm.org). My breakneck sleep-free pace was evident in the quality of some […]

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Tsmornin

Ah, but life is good here in the Pacific Northwest. Lyrics Tsmornin, yes it’s mornin It’s cold and gray and rainy once again Tsearly, much too early but slowly, maybe this day will begin I need a cappuccino I need a double latte too I need a non-fact mocha (hold the whip) and I need […]

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Une Chanson Français

Pour tous les francophones: Je m’excuse. Les Paroles en Français J’ai faim de l’aubergine S’il vous plaît donnez-le à moi J’ai faim de l’aubergine S’il vous plaît donnez-le à moi Les aubergines sont rapides et forts Les aubergines sont rapides et forts Les aubergines sont rapides et forts Je ne sais pas J’ai faim de […]

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Sittin Down With Spain

This song was written and recorded in October 2008 when the presidential campaign season was in full swing. Although one couldn’t avoid politics during that time, my initial motivation for recording this tune was musical rather than political. A Spanish-influenced chord progression had been looping in my head for quite some time, and I had […]