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Artists You Need To Know, 5 

My friend ADRIAN BAMBROUGH is a singer songwriter who lives on a small island off the coast of Morocco. Now, exactly how a Brit ended up on a Spanish administered Canary Island off the coast of Morocco is best explained…

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Artists You Need To Know, 4 

I had the pleasure of sharing the stage with ANDREW ADKINS this past summer in Charleston, WV while on my Summer Soul-Stice Tour. Along from writing, recording and performing his original material all over the country and the world, Andrew…

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Artists You Need To Know, Pt. 3. 

Every once in a while I'll come across a song and think to myself "Why isn't THIS on the radio, or on some million-selling record somewhere?" This is precisely what happened when I first heard my friend MIKE RYAN's…

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Artists You Need To Know, Pt. 2

We all, as songwriters, write from truth. For some, truth is butterflies and sugar mountains, for others it's shared needles and broken vials and alleyways. I write from my truth, which is different than yours, which is different than hers.

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Artists You Need To Know, Pt. 1 

There are countless artists out here in the world pursuing their passion and their craft. I am but one. In this series I'd like to introduce you to a few of my friends and colleagues that I feel deserve wider…

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Monday On A Tuesday 

Yep. Sometimes the days just get away. Actually, I was on the road yesterday. I left Texas (Austin, generally, Dripping Springs, actually) at about 4am local time and drove 14 hours to get home. This is what you do when…

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Indigenous Peoples Day 

Indeed.

How nice to bestow an honorary "day" upon a people. It's the least that could be offered, I suppose, to the original Americans. You remember them? It was they who were systematically removed from their country to make…

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Cross Pollination 

Last week I was asked by a friend of mine Jamal - a Hip Hop artist - to join him in the studio. What? Now, what in the WORLD could a Neo-folky-americana-ish-blues-infused-acoustic-string-twanger possibly do there?

Turns out, quite a…

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Cause And Effect 

There's been a lot of energy spent on examining the relationship between Cause and Effect. A scientist or doctor might opine that Cause is the result of the alignment and conjoining of neural pathways in a specific fashion and in…

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Cocoon 

As we fall into Autumn and the political rhetoric escalates, I am reminded of why I wrote this song - about a caterpillar who refuses to leave his cocoon. Here's the lyric:

Don't want to be no butterfly
Don't

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I Cannot Write A Love Song. Really. Finally.

So it goes. The long-promised much anticipated (right!) finished product. Here's a link to a facebook video of "I Cannot Write A Love Song" performed live at The B Side in Scottsdale, AZ last Friday night. Thanks to my friend…

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Laboring on Labor Day (Of All Things) 

Yep. So it's Music Monday on a Tuesday, due to the fact that I was working - good, true, honest work this time - literally all day. My wife is moving into a new office, so yesterday was THE DAY…