Tag Archives: Eric Sinclair

“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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“The Reason I’m Here”

Musically, it’s a waltz. Lyrically, it’s a love song, with two verses, a chorus and a bridge: “I know how it might seem, but you’re still the reason I need to believe.” (As true now as it was then.) Guitaristically, I play … Continue reading

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“You’re The One”

I wrote “You’re The One” towards the end of 1982, with the finished lyrics dated 12/15/82 in my first, large-format, black-covered songwriting journal. This love song (true then, true now) became track #2 of my cassette album Anytime, recorded and … Continue reading

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Anytime

On Friday, September 9, 1988, I recorded my first album. The recording session started at 6:00 pm and was held in Mayer Auditorium on the campus of Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH. I had the help of a trio of … Continue reading

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A Song Full Of Asking

I haven’t posted a song in quite some time, let alone one that asks so many questions… Do you say “isn’t” or do you say “ain’t?” Do you say “fine” or “can’t complain?” Do you say “Charlie” or do you … Continue reading

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Probably More Of An End of Winter Song, But…

I was sitting at my kitchen table, eating breakfast. The TV was on, tuned to a Boston station, and I was half-watching/half-listening to the morning news. The newscaster breathlessly announced a “Commuter Alert!!!” There was a major traffic jam on the southeast … Continue reading

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A Song From A Holiday Past

Thanksgiving has come and gone. Christmas lies ahead. Most days we are two. We were a family of three eating turkey. We will be all four when opening presents. I’ve never written a cautionary song. This one is simply a … Continue reading

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