Thank You – Mike’s Musical Monday

I wrote this song last week. Gratitude isn’t something you shouldn’t keep to yourself. So, thank you. For the time you made me smileWhen you were crying all the whileFor the time you helped me seeThat other man who I could be I want to thank youI want to thank you For the time youContinue reading “Thank You – Mike’s Musical Monday”

They Can’t Take That Away From Me – Mike’s Musical Monday

I wrote this song in 2010 while I was with Late Model Humans but I never recorded it with the band. I swiped a little of Ira Gershwin‘s lyrics (in red below) from the song of the same title that he wrote with his brother George. The world is filled with burning towersBroken hearts andContinue reading “They Can’t Take That Away From Me – Mike’s Musical Monday”

Mother-In-Law

My mother-in-law died last month and I’m thinking of her on this first Mothers Day without her. The character in this song sounds pretty despicable, unlike my mother-in-law, pictured above, who was never anything but wonderful to me. Still, it’s a great song by Ernie K-Doe. https://youtube.googleapis.com/v/eSIrj9v7S5I&source=uds Mother In LawMother In Law The worst personContinue reading “Mother-In-Law”

Little Pink Shoes

I played this song last night at Pete’s Candy Store in Brooklyn. I wrote it last summer; it was the first song I wrote after quitting Late Model Humans. It’s called Little Pink Shoes. Any time she hears bad newsShe just puts on her little pink shoesAnd this world of decayTurns into one she canContinue reading “Little Pink Shoes”

I Want You

“Brevity is the soul of lingerie” – Dorothy Parker https://youtube.googleapis.com/v/C-RjdpVuSms&source=uds Although this blog is called Words & Music there are situations that call for economy in the use of words.  The longest song The Beatles ever released (except for the experimental Revolution 9) is “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” which clocks in at 7Continue reading “I Want You”