Tag Archives: Rock and Roll

Rock n Roll Redux

It just hit me that I never posted the last two songs I did for FAWM back in February, so I’m posting them now.  This second one is incomplete – it needs lyrics.  It’s really just an 8 bar jam … Continue reading

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Baby Bug

It just hit me that I never posted the last two songs I did for FAWM back in February, so I’m posting them now.  The first one is Baby Bug, for my little girl.  I’m channeling the spirit of the … Continue reading

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Just Three Minutes

This song is sort of a departure from the genre and feel I’ve been going for, but it’s fun enough that I’m not worrying about being 100% period accurate. It’s the story of a musician who, upon looking out in the crowd, sees a girl that catches his eye. He ends up playing his heart out just so that the girl will notice him, but in the end… well… you’ll just have to listen to find out what happens. Continue reading

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Recalling You

Written in 2001, Recalling You is a hook turned into a song. The chorus is one I often find myself humming when I’m not thinking about anything. The lyrics are throw-away, but the tune sticks with me almost 10 years later. Continue reading

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In The End

Originally written to sound like a the La’s song, “In The End” struggles with its identity and has ended up with a Portishead / Aimee Mann treatment as well. It’s not exactly about anything – I just wanted to play with the no-chorus-simple-refrain structure. Continue reading

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Fire

I heard an interview with Robert Downey Jr. where he talked about his drug abuse saying along the lines of, “It’s like I have a loaded gun in my mouth, and I like the taste of metal.” There something of that in this song, but I think the self-destruction here is a little more active instead of waiting for the trigger to be pulled. Continue reading

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