I Want to Watch Ed Sullivan

June 28, 2016

One of the songs on my upcoming record is called “John, Paul, George, Ringo and Me” (you can listen to an almost completed version here).  It’s about how I first heard The Beatles and the continuing effect of that experience. But that’s only part of the story. As Paul Harvey might say, “Page two”. I heard … Read More

It’s Only Love

June 27, 2016

This is a far cry from the same-titled song by the Beatles. (but then, isn’t everything?) Every day, until July 23, I am posting new and old material as a way to promote my Kickstarter campaign. This is the 2nd day in a row of pretty bleak stuff. Tomorrow will be lighter. But then again, … Read More

What’s Wrong With Me?

June 26, 2016

“What’s wrong with me!!?” I actually said that out loud the other day. I don’t say it nearly as much as I used to but, still, what’s wrong with me that I would ask that question at all? I was relating this story to my imaginary friend (OK, my therapist; same thing) and he said, … Read More

in the rain

June 25, 2016

A few years ago someone took my song “In the Rain” and made this surprisingly effective animation to accompany it.   This song is from my record “Radio Boy”. To find info on my upcoming record to go my Kickstarter site. Thanks. Dennis

One World Many Stories

June 25, 2016

While my kickstarter runs, I will be posting new and old material. I wrote this song, One World Many Stories, several years ago and recorded it with Bideew Bou Bess. It’s a group of three brothers from Senegal. Also playing are Tony Vacca and Charlie Braun. Please check out my Kickstarter project. Thanks, Dennis One World Many … Read More

A Lot Like Lincoln

June 25, 2016

While my Kickstarter runs over the next month I will be posting a range of material – sometimes tracks from the upcoming record. I will also be posting audio or video of unreleased tracks. Today it’s “I’m a Lot Like Lincoln“!

It’s My Birthday, too, yeah

June 24, 2016

In Iowa, some decades ago I arrived, and dismayed, said “Say it ain’t so!” The tenth to be born to a family struggling Amidst endless corn…it was patently troubling Perhaps the stork took a wrong turn It was for New York that I yearned The upper East Side to be exact I could easily abide … Read More

George Martin 1926-2016

March 14, 2016

George Martin 1926-2016 Sir Saint Paul recalled, “He was like a second father.” A wonder to all it worked at all, it is as if God were Looking down on London and said “I need a gift for me.” Where else could this come from, this synchronicity? His background was in classical, he was tactful … Read More