ONE AND ONE MAKE THREE

Oh God, you don't want to hear another "then-the-pandemic hit " blog post, do you? No!

Unless it's me, of course. Then you'll want to hear about every fucking moment. 

Well, look out: Here are the three…

THE RED LIGHT OF MORNING

I created this collection in 2020 to raise money for Australians and Australian animals impacted by the wildfires.

Once we reached our quota - thank you and bless you- I took the album down. 

 

Now, some two years later…

EVERY LADY GETS A SONG (RE-ISSUE)

About the title track…

Years ago, I stood in the wings watching a fellow songwriter sing about his recent lost love. Oh, the injustice! Oh, the betrayal! Oh, the heartache! His performance was the very wail of pained humanity. 

I…

I HAD A NEW WAVE ACT

From "Every Night of My Life"

The current glut of self-hagiographies by my fellow first-gen New Wave/Punk Rock peers was the inspiration for this song. The unreliable elderly narrator in I Had a New Wave Act can’t remember if he…

EVERY NIGHT OF MY LIFE

I am very happy to be back on-line and releasing these songs. It's been far too long.

Before I start, let me point out that the album’s cover features a photo of my piano. This is where I feel I…

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New Release Coming!

For about two years I have been off-line. 

The decline and deaths of two souls who I deeply loved robbed me of my focus. I worked, yes, but it was difficult. As I recovered from losing one, I began to…

THE BLACKBOARD SKY STORY

Recently, my friend JtL from WallofVoodoo.com wrote and asked for the lyrics of Blackboard Sky. I am including them here with a little backstory.Thanks, JtL!

I am also offering a solo piano version of the song, gratis!

Download Blackboard Sky

WALL OF VOODOO 1985 : ADAM ANT, AQUA NET, AND THE BUBBLE HOLE

Lesley Morrall, Adam Ant's Wardrobe Supervisor, thoughtfully sent me these wonderful photos from the 1985 Adam Ant/Wall of Voodoo tour. 
 

1985 - A Little Back Story:

Our manager, Miles Copeland, had taken on Adam Ant as a client. With a…

WHEN IT RAINS IN LA

During the current California rainstorms, I revived this old, old song. 

The Short Story:
The sequel to Noah and The Flood in modern Los Angeles.

The Long Story:
1987
While gathering songs for the follow-up to Sammystown, I wrote…

Upon My Wicked Son Photoshoot: The Backstory

Photo by Reggie Ige 1990

I happened upon this old test Polaroid from the photoshoot of 'Upon My Wicked Son'.

There Is A Story Behind This Picture.
Of course there is.
But, long story short? I can't tell it here…

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A Lot More Love. A free download for you. 

Happy new year. A gift for you.

Why this song? 

I could have used a lot more love - The idea behind the lyric seems simple. At first listen, it appears it is a lament where I wish I had…