My Hometown Virginia – A blog from Ralph

My Hometown Virginia – A blog from Ralph I was going to write a blog and give a little bit of background on the recording process, etc. but then Ralph posted this lovely piece on Facebook and I thought to myself – this tells the same story but from a...

10 Albums – 2019

Allison Moorer – Blood: let’s kick off with a recent release – Blood from Allison Moorer. It was released in October this year and it’s a really strong album, IMHO. It’s her tenth album but the first on her own record label. Here’s...
Finding peace within

Finding peace within

I came across this article recently, written by Madisyn Taylor. As you can imagine, the title caught my eye. If we are to have true peace in the world, we must first find it within ourselves. Most people agree that a more peaceful world would be an ideal situation for...

When to play “Rock Around The Clock”

As some of you may be aware, I’m still writing (just not as many songs these days). A while back, I had the following story published in “Ireland’s Own” magazine. It was a thrill to have it accepted. One, two, three o’clock, four o’clock...
10 albums – 2018

10 albums – 2018

America – Original Album Series (a 5-CD package): you probably all remember songs such as ‘Horse With No Name” and “Ventura Highway” but the group America was more than just those two songs.Some of their latter albums were produced by...

Just Plain Folks Awards

Awards and winning often go hand-in-hand… and winning (or losing) often goes hand-in-hand with competition… and I’m just not that into competing. Hence you’ll seldom see my name in competitions or up for an award. They say – whoever...