Submission Accomplished

It is an understatement to say that we are living through strange and stressful times. I know that I am not the only one who finds solace in music. I have been burrowing through old Brazilian music and appreciating the subtler beauties in melodies from Joni Mitchell to Taylor Swift. It always bothers me toContinue reading “Submission Accomplished”

Insurrection

In light of the attack by right wing terrorists yesterday, Americans need to stop spreading lies that are feeding this delusional mob and damaging our republic. These lies can no longer be tolerated by any who consider themselves patriotic Americans: 1. Donald Trump won the 2020 election 2. There is massive voter fraud in AmericaContinue reading “Insurrection”

Silent Night

I love Christmas music. Not that there aren’t plenty of reprehensible Christmas songs, and terrible versions of wonderful songs, but music has the power to transcend time and Christmas is the only time that some of us get to hear Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Joseph Mohr, and Franz Gruber. If you haven’t heard ofContinue reading “Silent Night”

Observations – Track 8

Track 8 – Keep Your Eyes Wide The last song on the album is also the last one I wrote for this collection. It was written in the early days of the pandemic, when I was seriously quarantining. I didn’t leave the building for months. All the horrors of disease and death were so closeContinue reading “Observations – Track 8”