Tag Archives: Eric Sinclair

Songs

Long before I started writing this blog, I wrote songs. Love songs, story songs, list songs, silly songs, songs about songs, songs without words, songs drawn from the day-to-day of my life. Thirty of those songs – including tracks from … Continue reading

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“Father’s Day”

Eight different musicians/groups have each written and recorded a song called “Father’s Day.” Rap artist Father M.C. did in 1990 and Hip Hop duo Method Man & Redman did in 1999. Americana duo Barry & Michelle Patterson did in 2001 … Continue reading

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Home Alone

It’s been a while since I posted a piece of my music for your listening pleasure. So, here’s a guitar instrumental that I came up with a few years back, inspired by the music and playing of Elizabeth Cotten, Doc … Continue reading

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A Hymn For The Holiday And The New Year

In 1993, I became the guitarist for The Amity Singers, a contemporary Christian vocal group at First Parish Church Congregational in Dover, New Hampshire. After I’d been with the group for a few months, I presented them with an arrangement … Continue reading

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Here We Are

On April 6, 1998, I put the finishing touches on a new song. “Hold On (Tight)” was my reaction to a time in my life, my family’s life, that was indeed filled with “dark, demanding days.” I wrote the song … Continue reading

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Woke This Morning To The Sound Of Thunder

This morning, once again, life imitated art. Or, at least, life reminded me of the first verse of a song I wrote a few years ago, inspired by a day that started much like today did. The song is called “Some … Continue reading

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3/200

Well. As of today, April 18, 2013, sixstr stories is three years old. The twos proved to be not so terrible after all: in the past year this blog was host to more than 3000 visitors/viewings, accepted over 40 comments … Continue reading

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“Song For Andrea”

It was the Winter and Spring of 1975. We were both students at the University of New Hampshire. She was a junior Nutrition major, I was a senior Music Education major. She shared an off-campus apartment with another girl and I was living … Continue reading

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The Water Is Wide

Even though this song is related to “Lord Jamie Douglas,” a Scotish ballad from 1776; and that ballad uses a tune, known as “Waly, Waly,” that is English and dates back to the 1720’s; and that tune is related to … Continue reading

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“Friday Night”

Many years ago, I had a gig playing Friday nights at the Loaf & Ladle Restaurant on Water Street in downtown Exeter, NH. After the first year or so, I decided that I needed some kind of “theme song.” This is … Continue reading

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