Archive for the ‘music’ Category

Break your heart….(I want to)

August 12, 2008

Gentle reader:

I love cruel songs. Don’t you?

I like indifferent songs…where
the singers says, “I am self sufficient”.

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She’s 30 Now

July 31, 2008

A friend of mine is turning
thirty today. Her name
is Ghazal. She is a Persian
Poet. Among the many
thousands of Persian Poets
I’ve met, she is the only
one turning 30 today.

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Wacky Game Show Theme

June 9, 2008

This is a tribute to Wink Martindale.

I had this tune in my head for years. It
was my daffy send up to the unlikely,
concocted emotions you’d witness
in a television game show.

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This is the Sound of My Voice

April 30, 2008

This is a tune I pulled out of my
throat clearing sound one time when
I encountered a girl who wanted
to sing but was imprisoned in
some strange and common
affectations.

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Swing Tune — Haunted By The Memory

April 15, 2008

Hiya:

I mentioned a song called ‘Haunted by
the Memory’ in a recent post. It is a
big bandish song.

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The New York Times Now Has a Songwriter’s Blog

April 12, 2008

I’ve read every post.

I’m not a big fan of the New York Times’ politics, but
their songwriting blog is first rate. There are four
bloggers who are all accomplished songwriters.

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Lessons from a blue eyed lady

April 8, 2008

I once knew a girl.

Well, woman would probably be
the word. I was in my twenties,
and she was about 35. She was
creative and had a great voice,
wrote brilliant songs of despair
and so, of course, I was hooked.

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Get This Song in a Movie, Fast

March 25, 2008

Pal Darcy Got Married.

A year later it was time for a gift.

It’s supposed to be paper, for the first
anniversary, but I thought that zeros and
ones would be good too.

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