Baby, I Just Got the Blues
I used to drive around all night. I’d start out in Long Beach and drive west across the first bridge
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Without Warning
Artistic, romantic types (like us singer-songwriters, yo) often seem to fall in love with goddesses and ghosts. Those conversant in
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19 Days
  This is not a murder ballad. It’s a song about a long-haul trucker coming to the realization that his
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Drunk in Algiers
  This was written when I was playing in punk bands and reflects the series of investigations into the JFK
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San Bernardino Rose
    Forget walking along the River Seine at twilight. There’s something about eating french fries in your truck in
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Carrot
There was a time, in that lost era of my early manhood, when I judged life to be essentially a
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Thelma Lou
Maybe they weren’t Orpheus and Eurydice or Romeo and Juliet… but, for me, one of the great tragic love affairs
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Enslaved by an Angel
This is probably one of, if not the, shortest songs that will be featured in AYoS. A simple quatrain, it
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Dimmer
This gruel is about as thin as it gets. Inspired, for a moment, by the superfluity of meaningful lyrics to
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All I Need Is the Sun
A thanksgiving song. I’m at that point in my life when I’m mostly beyond being afraid for myself, but like
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