The Early Stuff

These were the songs I wrote largely when I was in high school and college. I recorded them in the year I turned 60. Since no recordings existed of the original songs, I had to guess at what my intentions were at the time they were written. It truly was a conversation with my teenage self, because I learned a lot about who I was back then by reading the journals these songs were in – maybe too much…

01Requiem for a Fly
02Closing on the Mind
03I Went to See the President
05The Velvet Midnight
06Onward and Onward
08The Girl With the Ruby Lips
09Butter Boy
10Crazy Mixed Up World
11Reflections on a Dinner Conversation One Silent Friday Night
12The Minstrel
13Come Sail Away
14Chasing Those Dreams With You
15My Mom, the PhD
16Why Do We Abandon the Old People