Tag Archives: There Are (Songs To Be Sung)

“There Are (Songs To Be Sung)”

5/9/93 That’s the date in the top right hand corner of page 273 of the first volume of my songwriting notebooks. Page 273 also contains the finished lyrics – four verses and a chorus – of the song I eventually … Continue reading

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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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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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Knowing What

When my daughter Kristin was a little girl, she frequently posed the question: “Hey, Daddy, do you know what?” Being a fan of the old musician’s joke that starts with someone asking a question like: “Do you know the way to … 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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Many Thanks, Again

As of yesterday, August 13, 2010, the total number of visitors to this blog since I said “Hello, world!” on April 18, 2010, crossed the 2000 mark. I send my many thanks to all of you who have visited, read, listened and … Continue reading

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