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bitch goddess. inspired by a passage in d.h.lawrence's lady chatterly's lover... the fight to make something of one's self for the very purpose of serving the goddess, the bitch goddess, success.
best line: while on our knees by your gilded throne, our children play in our empty homes.

life without you. an aggressive song about what it's like to be a parent. encapsulates the circle of life in about 3 minutes. in the right mood, it'll bring tears to your eyes.
best line: with family he bears the burdens of stewards of life/but tiny hugs and kisses bring words to his mind.

cold cold pain. about kurt cobain taking his life. what more can be said?
best line: we need our guardian angels and our demons inside and i hope they won't let us be.

abuse

vincent's song. a hard hitting life story tucked into and contrasted by a laid-back folky tune. this is the tune that'll break your heart and make you angry over the devastation of a life from the abuse of a pedophilic priest. a true story--listen close.
best line: when i was alone with him, he said he was my friend....

husband's lament. a driven urgent acoustic song done up with 3 acoustic guitars about the challenging adjustments required in a couple's life when the nest is filled. learning the hard way that it's not just about you, and neither is she. "husband's lament" refers to the marriage.
best line: a daughter, a son, when i was the only one you'd set me free.

death

cold cold pain. about kurt cobain taking his life. what more can be said?
best line: we need our guardian angels and our demons inside and i hope they won't let us be.

folky

every life is two minutes. laid back and lazy, evokes neil young's harvest. it's got that lazy down beat that sounds like a heartbeat, a little harmonica, some sweet harmony...if you like that groove, try it out!
best line: think about it while you're in it, you're lucky if you get two minutes.

dibtb. a haunting and evocative instrumental.
best line: it's an instrumental.

vincent's song. a hard hitting life story tucked into and contrasted by a laid-back folky tune. this is the tune that'll break your heart and make you angry over the devastation of a life from the abuse of a pedophilic priest. a true story--listen close.
best line: when i was alone with him, he said he was my friend...

living

life without you. an aggressive song about what it's like to be a parent. encapsulates the circle of life in about 3 minutes. in the right mood, it'll bring tears to your eyes.
best line: with family he bears the burdens of stewards of life/but tiny hugs and kisses bring words to his mind.

norris hall. a mournful, yet hopeful tribute to virginia tech
best line: i remember when, my youth would never end, it must have been a lot like that for them.

every life is two minutes. laid back and lazy, evokes neil young's harvest. it's got that lazy down beat that sounds like a heartbeat, a little harmonica, some sweet harmony...if you like that groove, try it out!
best line: think about it while you're in it, you're lucky if you get two minutes.

funky folk

politician #42. has a funky, lazy groove with some biting and funny commentary on our 42nd president. some pretty cool room for leading, and this version recorded with some funky acoustic lead along with some rough harmonica ; what can be said?--you'll either really like it...or not.
best line: got a gifted nose--always pickin' up which way the wind blows.

loneliness

rockwell. a groovin' story-rocker built on a uniquely hammered-on e-chord riff. this hammered-on e-chord riff is so cool that once you figure it out, you'll find yourself using it in all sorts of unexpected places. a real song about a real place in the bowels of north carolina. gritty.
best line: it's so difficult to be so far alone.

instrumental

dibtb. a haunting and evocative instrumental.
best line: it's an instrumental.

little baby on her knee. a funky little tune with a sad theme that's got lots of room for jamming. you can play on this song forever if you're into a fine jam session--we' ve done it for over 30 minutes--exhiliarating! feel the loneliness of a soon-to-be-single new mother.
best line: she prays to God. she prays to Jesus. she'd pray to Buddha, if she knew who he was.

makin' it vibrate. a jam done well. based off the dyin' pain riff.

parenting

life without you. an aggressive song about what it's like to be a parent. encapsulates the circle of life in about 3 minutes. in the right mood, it'll bring tears to your eyes.
best line: with family he bears the burdens of stewards of life/but tiny hugs and kisses bring words to his mind.

two minute jam. a frenetic and random instrumental great for the right production--full of tension, mystery.

little baby on her knee. a funky little tune with a sad theme that's got lots of room for jamming. you can play on this song forever if you're into a fine jam session--we've done it for over 30 minutes--exhiliarating! Feel the loneliness of a soon-to-be-single new mother.
best line: she prays to God. she prays to Jesus. she'd pray to Buddha, if she knew who he was.

rocker

rockwell. a groovin' story-rocker built on a uniquely hammered-on e-chord riff. this hammered-on e-chord riff is so cool that once you figure it out, you'll find yourself using it in all sorts of unexpected places. a real song about a real place in the bowels of north carolina. gritty.
best line: it's so difficult to be so far alone.

husband's lament. a driven urgent acoustic song done up with 3 acoustic guitars about the challenging adjustments required in a couple's life when the nest is filled. learning the hard way that it's not just about you, and neither is she. "husband's lament" refers to the marriage.
best line: a daughter, a son, when i was the only one you'd set me free.

bitch goddess. inspired by a passage in d.h.lawrence's lady chatterly's lover... the fight to make something of one's self for the very purpose of serving the goddess, the bitch goddess, success.
best line: while on our knees by your gilded throne, our children play in our empty homes.

politics

politician #42. has a funky, lazy groove with some biting and funny commentary on our 42nd president. some pretty cool room for leading, and this version recorded with some funky acoustic lead along with some rough harmonica ; what can be said?--you'll either really like it...or not.
best line: got a gifted nose--always pickin' up which way the wind blows.

only 21. the song about being only 21. an urgent drive and angry harmonica capture the sometime difficult transition from youth to adult. sparse but intense lyrics take the challenges of a young life head on. my generation for our generation.
best line: i'm not gonna let go--no, no, no.

youth
storysong

only 21. the song about being only 21. an urgent drive and angry harmonica capture the sometime difficult transition from youth to adult. sparse but intense lyrics take the challenges of a young life head on. my generation for our generation.
best line: i'm not gonna let go--no, no, no.

vincent's song. a hard hitting life story tucked into and contrasted by a laid-back folky tune. this is the tune that'll break your heart and make you angry over the devastation of a life by the abuse of a pedophilic priest. A true story--listen close.
best line: when i was alone with him, he said he was my friend...

rockwell. a groovin' story-rocker built on a uniquely hammered-on e-chord riff. this hammered-on e-chord riff is so cool that once you figure it out, you'll find yourself using it in all sorts of unexpected places. a real song about a real place in the bowels of north carolina. gritty.
best line: it's so difficult to be so far alone.

little baby on her knee. a funky little tune with a sad theme that's got lots of room for jamming. you can play on this song forever if you're into a fine jam session--we' ve done it for over 30 minutes--exhiliarating! feel the loneliness of a soon-to-be-single new mother.
best line: she prays to God. she prays to Jesus. she'd pray to Buddha, if she knew who he was.