These will be works in process toward recording a full album in 2024. Note the lead sheets may not be in sync with the latest arrangements.
Here are the original acoustic demos from fall 2023.
Row 23 (The Ballad of Maxwell Berry) download mp3, lead sheet
A true story from the news.
Trestle Bridge download mp3, lead sheet
“Based on” a true story told to me. A train song.
The Weather download mp3, lead sheet
About someone I met in Oceanside; a faded postcard town.
Econoline download mp3, lead sheet
All about that 1999 Econoline; we’ve been a lot of places.
Audience of One download mp3, lead sheet
A song about songs.
Me and Bob vs. the Internet download mp3, lead sheet
Turns out you CAN put the internet in a folk song, even a talking blues.
Last Request download mp3, lead sheet
My final project from BaHOOTenzie 1: “What song would you like played at your memorial?”
Questions download mp3, lead sheet
The genesis of this one was a kid’s tile on a trash can at Swami’s overlook.
See the USA download mp3, lead sheet
This one derived from the book Nomadland, and a woman I met working at Anza Borrego State Park.
Angel’s Laundromat download mp3, lead sheet
I borrowed the title, the story, and a lot of the words from Lucia Berlin’s story of the same name. I also borrowed the chords.
Party at the Morgue The Morgue was our go-to place to party when there was not a real party to go to. Coming soon.
Bubblegum and Bungee Cords More van exploits. Coming soon.
Free Advice My final project from BaHOOTenzie 2: “What would you go back and say to your younger self?” Coming soon.