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(What's Wrong with a) Surprise

Recorded in front of a crackling wood stove in the old house in northern Vermont, this new song combines one of my more memorable (though simple) guitar riffs with lyrics that recommend letting life catch you off guard.  Written over…

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She's Gone Again

This week's new song, She's Gone Again, is an uptempo number written from the perspective of a worried and somewhat confused man left behind yet again by his significant other.  Written August 28-29, recorded September 25, and including a few…
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This Old House

The new song video series returns from an August/early September hiatus with This Old House, a reminscence on the old house in Belvidere, Vermont (featured in many of my other videos) and my wife's grandparents, who made it into a…
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Flower Song of Summer

This week's new song of the week is Flower Song of Summer, a ukelele-based celebration of slow summer days featuring my oldest daughter, Emma, and her friends enjoying the beautiful scenery around the family place in northern Vermont.  Song finished…

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Folksinger (Rockin' Folk Song)

This week's new  song of the week marks a return to my rock and roll roots with an anthem for those who think you can still rock out even if your axe is an acoustic guitar.  My son Matthew does…

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Your Mother's Eyes

A contrast to the first two "new songs of the week," this is a wistful song about letting go of those whose time has come to move on.  Cammy makes her video debut in an unscripted walk-on at the end…

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Acknowledging My Problems

A musical attempt to put into practice the theory that, before you can improve, you first have to acknowledge what you're doing wrong.  Well, at least I've done the first part...

Finished on July 4 and recorded on July…
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Forgetting on Purpose

This marks the debut of my "new song of the week" feature, intended for sharing recent and brand new songs that I haven't recorded or in many cases even performed yet.  Finished songs have a way of nagging you to…