Posted in Songs and Spoken Word

PeaceGroover Live! @ Van Ness Potbelly in DC – July 9 -11am-1pm

As most of you know, I am a singer/songwriter who has been on hiatus – remixing my songs with Acid and Music Maker, uploading to SoundCloud, helping with worship at church, some small concerts, but staying mostly close to home.

Well, through a rather serendipitous conversation yesterday, I am going LIVE!

Tomorrow!

Yeah. I am playing at the DC Potbelly’s near Van Ness Metro on Connecticut Ave from 11am -1pm.

This is my audition. If it goes well, this could be a regular gig!

So, I’d love for your positive thoughts, prayers, and support!

And if you’re able, stop by, grab some awesome food or a shake (best shakes around!), and hopefully you’ll hear some good music.

Now, I better go practice!

Posted in Songs and Spoken Word

Songs Seldom Sung: Here Comes a Musician

Washington DC 6:50 PM
I walk down the sidewalk to a gig with the
baggage that comes from a musician.

What I need is a roadie or two or three
but I get no offers from the pedestrians
or the pretty people in the cafes on the street.

A mother speaks to her daughter.
She spies a man with mission.
“Get out of the way, Honey.
Here comes from a musician.”

7 PM Food for Thought, It’s a poor exchange.
Although I’ve had a meal or two whet the
appetite of my brain.

What I need is a contract and a little money,
but what I got can’t be bought and it’s
worth too much to give it away for free.

I keep my hands on my guitar.
I am a man with a mission.
“Get out of the way, Honey.
Here comes from a musician.”

August 1, 1998

SSS: This series features the many songs I have written over the years that will probably never grace a record, move through a microphone, or echo through a radio speaker. I offer them here as windows into the mind and heart of a songwriter. Perhaps they will resonate with you. If you so desire, put some music to one and let me know.