We’re Not The People

The year was 1987. Or maybe it was 1989. Something like that. I had an acoustic guitar, a 4-track cassette recorder and, best of all, some astounding companions, compatriots, and co-conspirators. We wrote and recorded this song in the living room of one of these fine people. The ones going:ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah The lovely ladies in theContinue reading “We’re Not The People”

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”

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”

Remember, This Is Supposed To Be Fun

This is a reggae-ish twist on the song Fun that I wrote and recorded with Late Model Humans last year for our album Ain’t No Good. Remember thisRemember thisRemember this is supposed to be fun Just ask any little boyLife is meant to be enjoyedAnd sometimes it makes sense to lose your mindTo be aContinue reading “Remember, This Is Supposed To Be Fun”

The Lovelorn Blues

Everyone must feel a little lovelorn sometimes. And there’s some comfort in knowing you’re not alone in your misery. Hence, the blues. I’m lovelorn babyI’ve got the lovelorn bluesI’m lovelorn babyAnd so are you Tell me again how everything that’s put together falls apartTell me again how you can go on living with a brokenContinue reading “The Lovelorn Blues”