Thoughts in the Belfry: Essays on the Songs

Listen to the album here Thoughts in the Belfry Introduction Welcome to the listening experience of a lifetime, of eight songs I wrote years ago that never got their fair shake in recording technique, arrangement, nor execution, as well as one new thirteen minute epic poem set to two chords and a classic folk melody … Continue reading Thoughts in the Belfry: Essays on the Songs

Thoughts In the Belfry (a folk song)

What follows was written in chunks from beginning to end one morning yesterday. The melody followed, and my notes are included here. Song to come shortly. Thoughts in the Belfry part one Oh to con society and figure on sleep. Oh to be a weary man who can't very well see what is rush houred … Continue reading Thoughts In the Belfry (a folk song)

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Track One: The Day After Election Day Literally written the titular day after election day, 2016. I had fallen asleep the night before, awakening at 3am to the sentence spoken, "President Elect Trump." I remember looking up at the television; it was blurry, of course, as I wasn't wearing my glasses. I remember seeing the … Continue reading Carousel: Essayed Addendum