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Song Talk Radio on CJRU-1280AM

I had a chance to be interviewed on the Ryerson radio program Song Talk Radio on October 4th, 2016.  I had a chance to play a recording of "Every Dog Has Its Day" from my upcoming Kids Album, and also…

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S.A.C. Songwriting and Blogging Challenge - Week 2, Day 5

The last day of the observation portion part of the assignment.  Now to writing!

Friday morning, at work, discussing politics (Titles/Ideas/Themes/Lyrics):

- The last fall of Hazel

- puppets and strings

- I'm just a monkey in search of an…

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S.A.C. Songwriting and Blogging Challenge - Week 2, Day 4

Thursday morning, hanging out at a Second Cup at Eglinton and Mt. Pleasant (Titles/Ideas/Themes/Lyrics):

(yep, it was a cold morning!)

 

- Too cold outside

- too cold to wait

-  Late is bad, but latte is good

-  impatient drivers

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S.A.C. Songwriting and Blogging Challenge - Week 2, Day 3

Wednesday Evening, TSG meeting (Titles/Ideas/Themes/Lyrics):

- Flowers on your boots

- the old wicker basket

- wooden chair leg scraping on the floor

- square pillar, round world

- irons in the fire

- the best of dust

- I'll…

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S.A.C. Songwriting and Blogging Challenge - Week 2, Day 2

Tuesday Evening, The Rivoli While waiting for the Mullet Night Show(Titles/Ideas/Themes/Lyrics):

- Red & blue spotlights flooding the stage in a violet glow

- wet and slushy

- warm hearts, cold beer

- a Baritone smile

- stolen, broken or…

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S.A.C. Songwriting and Blogging Challenge - Week 2, Day 1

Challenge: Spend 10 minutes a day for the next 5 days in 5 different places, i.e. subway, take-out counter, coffee shop, etc., and turn on your antennae.  Jot down some song ideas based on each of those 10 minutes…

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Addendum to Week 1's SAC Songwriting & Blogging Challenge

Wouldn't you know it, I ended up getting inspired by one of my Opening Lines "The elephant in the room just farted.".  It's a silly Monty Python style of tune (with some environmental undertones) that I think could be developed…