March 28, 2017

I'm insane.

And if I'm not, I will be by the time April is over.

Multiple radio shows, a television show taping and a ton of live shows, including a central Illinois "tour" and our CD release party on April 15 at PK's.

I'm a believer in the old saying "Make hay while the...

March 22, 2017

1984, a small, Midwest, nothing town in the corn desert. A dumb young kid who thinks he's gonna be rock star drummer is assuring his mother not to worry.  She's infinitely patient as usual, but tries to at least steer him away from the steel jaws of impending and spect...

March 15, 2017

Our first CD is here!

"Resurrection Mule Farm" has 12 songs on it. We recorded about 19 songs, but only had the funds and time to "finish" a dozen. 

The 100 CDs I ordered arrived all nice and shrinkwrapped yesterday, right on schedule.

Wow...what wonderful, horrible journ...

March 13, 2017

Resurrection Mule Farm is a real place.

Sure, it's also the name of the CD we are releasing in April. But I didn't choose that name (or write that song) out of thin air. RMF is a 17-acre farm in Union County, Illinois. It consists of a very small, 100-year-old farmhouse...

March 7, 2017

From time to time here, I'm gonna talk about the people in my life who have been important to me as a songwriter, musician and as a man. I'm going to tell you about past and present bandmates, musicians and songwriters I admire (and why). Friends, family....And how it...

March 7, 2017

Here's a little clip taken by a friend when the band and I were at Black Diamond HD last year. This song is definitely going on the next CD. It was inspired by ....many years of playing dive bars in lands of my people.

March 6, 2017

I have no idea how to work the controls on the blog...yet. But I've been a professional writer for my entire adult life. So for now I'm just gonna concentrate on that.

For me, songwriting was the result of pain and isolation. Not trying to be dramatic, but that's the tr...

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