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This song, a traditional folk number about returning to one's roots that appears on my coming CD, This Old House, has been kicking around for several months.  This nice live version was recorded at the Acton Jazz Cafe with some great guitar help by local sideman extraordinaire Kenny…
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Desert Stars

A gently romantic song for Valentine's Day 2014, written in a classic 1980s singer-songwriter vein and sung somewhat in the style of Bill Morrissey.  Happy Valentine's Day everyone!  And especially my own lovely valentine, Pam.

 
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Christmas is a Sentimental Season

My latest composition is an old-fashioned bit of holiday romance of the kind Bing Crosby or Nat King Cole might have sung in an earlier era.  Written in November 2013 and recorded on December 20/21, it goes out to all…
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It's Halloween (And it's Beautiful Out)

This song was written over the course of Halloween evening, 2013, as I handed out candy and thought about Halloweens past, and recorded just two days later.  Video features some cute old pictures and my video debut on bass and…
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Come Back Every Summer

Written in August 2013 to be the closing composition of my forthcoming CD "This Old House," the song and video celebrate our many trips to our old family house in Belvidere VT with pictures drawn from the last 10 years…
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Crazy Tonight

 Pam and I had a great time recording the video for this new song, dedicated to all those parents (particularly) pursuing the elusive dream known as "date night."  The song was written this past February and finally recorded on July…
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I'm Not Listening

A song about seeking the simple life in a world that says that whatever you've got just isn't enough.  Written in April 2013 and finally recorded on July 14.  Composed for and featuring the lovely voices of Emma and Grace…
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(I Hope That I Can) Follow You There

 A song of mom memories in honor of Mother's Day.  Although I should note for those who tend to take my songs literally that my own mother is alive and well (thank goodness) and the details aren't all entirely accurate…
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Hole in My Head

 A lighter look at the things I don't remember quite as well as I used to.  Written in March and recorded in April 2013, with some cool free effects I found online.


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Building Together

Written for and performed at an April 6, 2013 fundraiser to support volunteer work supporting Native American residents at Pine Ridge, this is a song about working together to confront the injustices of the past and create the possibility of…
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I Gave My Love a Valentine

A new song for my valentine, Pam, written in an old-fashioned ballad style and recorded in our basement on February 13, 2013.


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Let Your Song be Wild

 A song of parental advice on the theme of not being so concerned with what others might think that you miss figuring out who you are.  Written in October 2012 and finally recorded on February 3, 2013.