Discovery Mode: from the beginning

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A Girl Named October
      A s this first entry is being posted, the sun will be crossing the celestial equator. Today,
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A Star Is Bored
This recording of this song aspires to what I believe the music press likes to call “amiable sloppiness.” I thought
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Only the Dance
This song has always escaped my grasp in the past and this time is no exception. Let’s call this recorded
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Kingdom of Fools
T his is my latest finished song. Recently, I saw a bumper sticker with big, bold letters on a patriotic
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Looking for Trouble
It was a rainy Saturday in the early summer of 1981. I was sitting on a wooden chair at the
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Pretty Little Head
I’ve got a pain in my head and a fire in my loins… and a whole lot of empty in
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Kristin (Was Never Here)
It’s too hot to think, here… it’s certainly too hot to strap on a pair of headphones. I recorded this
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When Ashley Said Goodbye
    It’s another scorcher here in south Cali… not as oppressive, maybe, as yesterday — unless you’re foolish enough
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Spit in the Ocean
I wrote this song when I was working in a gas station in a very rough part of town. You
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I Can See Myself in My Guitar
This is the headstock of my first guitar. Sharp-eyed comics fans will note the faded image of the Silver Surfer,
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There Ain’t No Heart in My Heart Anymore
Sometimes, back in the days of my fitful career as punkrocker-turned-folkie, I used to tag myself as the Bard of
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Paperback
There was one thing on my mind when I wrote this song. I wanted to get in the line, “Get
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Sheena No Sheena (No Sheena No)
This song started with me dropping my head into my hands, addressing a friend who was not present but who
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When You Look Through Me
Not sure, really, why the lyrics of this 1994 tune came to me. I wasn’t in a relationship at the
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His or Mine
  Continuing right along in the slow boil, passive aggressive vein… This one goes back to August 1990. There’s not
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Someday, Baby
Ever done the right thing when it came to someone who was in love with you that you didn’t feel
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