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What’s A Song Worth?

So, the nice folks over at Disc Makers sent me an email today with the subject line “What’s a song worth if no one hears it?” I didn’t really read the rest of it. It seems to me they do have … Continue reading

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Rhymes: Blessing or Curse?

So, here’s a ramble about writing. I’ve been listening to songwriters for the past couple of years or so. Okay, my whole life, but this is different. “Songwriters.” People who write songs. They work on their craft. They don’t wait … Continue reading

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Songs Are Like Children

Songs are like children. Sometimes they’re like twins. When I’m on a spree, writing a bunch of songs all at the same time, I notice that perhaps two of them are (in my head) the same damn song. It’s completely … Continue reading

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Upper Valley Music Festival

So, I’ve tricked the powers that be into getting me in on this. This is an all-day fest all over town in Turners Falls, MA. Saturday, July 21. All day. Lots of great music to see and hear. Me? I’m … Continue reading

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No Diggity

Okay, so who besides me cannot believe that we played No Diggity not once, but twice…? I mean, seriously. How much fun was that? Anita FTW! This is from the Double Hockey Sticks show at Metropolis with Anita Kinney last Saturday night. … Continue reading

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The Tom & Anita (SLAKFAC) Show: Guitars & Ukes!

Anita Kinney and I are gonna be on the radio at 4:30pm Friday, May 4. Jim Maxwell has kindly offered to spend some time with us on his afternoon WVEW 107.7 FM show. Anita and I are gonna rock the double … Continue reading

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Best. Open Mic. Ever.

Best. Open Mic. Ever. Try out shiny new tune capoed correctly: check. Get to sing and play with Nita: check. Not suck while singing and playing with Nita: check. Get pretty much the whole place singing along to the sing-along: … Continue reading

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Metropolis Open Mic with Addison Rice!

C’mon by and see me grab some 15 minutes of open-mic fame at Metropolis on Monday, February 27 after 8:00. What the heck? I suspect there’s gonna be some great players there. You don’t wanna miss this. Plus, Addison’s hosting … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Gotta Write

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Grady’s “Metropolis: Live” Video

So, my pal Grady Smith stopped by Metropolis one night and he had some of his video gear with him so he shot this and made a video. That’s what he does. How cool is that?!

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