Category Archives: Song Updates

I Got A Call Yesterday

I got a call yesterday from Denis Loiseau the songwriter who four or five years ago was the one who invited me to co-write my first song with him. We wrote several songs together and enjoyed working with each other … Continue reading

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Songwriting News

I just agreed to a non-exclusive licensing agreement initiated by one of my co-writers for two of the songs he and I wrote together. Since I’m new to the music industry and unfamiliar with such contracts (including as to whether … Continue reading

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“Clyde and I” Children’s Song, Story, and Possibly Book Update

I recently posted a children’s story/poem titled “Clyde and I”. I shared it with My Beloved, some parents and grandparents of young children, and my song co-writer, and got an unexpectedly enthusiastic response from them. My song co-writer (who has … Continue reading

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“Chain Reaction”

This post is an update for the “Greater Than Gold” song project. “Greater Than Gold: My co-writer and I felt the chorus in the earlier version wasn’t quite strong enough or hook-worthy, so I re-wrote it, and changed the title/hook … Continue reading

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“Greater Than Gold” (first draft of a lyric from my poem of the same name)

Greater Than Gold My little girl saw a homeless man Said, “Daddy he looks hungry and thin May I use my allowance To buy a meal for him?” He was surprised when she reached out With a big burger and … Continue reading

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“We Took The Leap Together” (From My Poem “The First”)

This post is for those of you who enjoy experiencing the process I go through when attempting to develop a song lyric from one of my poems. You may recall reading the paragraph in an earlier post about the direction … Continue reading

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Songwriting Update

I think it has been quite awhile since I provided an update to you regarding my songwriting. It is so much faster and cheaper for me to create and share poems that I focus much of my creative time writing … Continue reading

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