Magdalena (live)

Do you ever continue to believe in something, even after you find out it doesn’t exist? I do it all the time. This song is called Magdalena…   I know Magdalena’s not real but I still remember how she made me feel it’s a lie no truth can conceal and I miss Magdalena oh yea,Continue reading “Magdalena (live)”

OK, Boomer

There is something that happens between every generation when the younger one begins to supplant the older one. And it’s not always pretty. Especially for the older one. The older generation for me, when mine was the younger one, lived through The Great Depression and World War II, witnessing horrors I couldn’t understand. Horrors thatContinue reading “OK, Boomer”

Snowfall

The day after Thanksgiving I had a little to smoke and sat down at the piano to fiddle about. This song came out. In the instinctive way that mothers look out for their children, it wasn’t long before the mother of us all, nature, provided a nice visual backdrop to the piece. I might developContinue reading “Snowfall”

It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – Part 1

There is a line in John Prine’s masterful Hello In There that has always haunted me: We lost Davy in the Korean War I still don’t know what for It doesn’t matter anymore That’s the way it goes in life. At one point there is something that means so much to us that we canContinue reading “It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – Part 1”