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This is one of my very first songs, written after learning  a couple of chords. It was a melancholy period in my life when the prospect of finding true love seemed very distant. The song was inspired as I was reading the novel “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues” by author Tom Robbins. Update: Many pages
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Song Demo: "Demographic Breakdown"

I wrote this song after reading an article on how the advertising industry breaks down the population by age groups, 18 to 34, 35 to 49, 50 to 64, 65 and up. I was in the 18 to 34 cohort and fast approaching the 35 milestone. That was 35 years ago, and having just turned
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Song Demo: "The Only Time"

Here’s a heartbreaking tune about that perennial country music theme: divorce, and who gets the kids. A forlorn dad doesn’t understand why they are breaking up and dreams of getting back together with a wife who is lying to the judge while trying to dump him. This song is obviously for a male singer.  
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Song Demo: "Day by Day"

Most of my songs take months or years to write, but this one came together at super speed. One day I was driving home when the DJ announced that it was the fifth anniversary of John Lennon’s assassination and then played an hour’s worth of Lennon songs as a tribute. I was struck by how
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“One of These Days,” by Scotty and the Skeptics. Here is a major hit for a female country singer or a band like the Drive by Truckers. My friend and business partner, the late, great, Keith Allen, plays guitar, with Marcus Webster on drums, Michael Rivinius on  bass, and Phil Hersch engineering and playing banjo.
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  “Save a Couple o’ Eggs for Me” by Scotty and the Skeptics   This may be the world’s most hopelessly forlorn, stiff-upper-lipped love song ever. The video is just me and an acoustic guitar, while the music for the Mp3 was done by a Nashville “demo service” where you’d send a tape and lyric
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Can Trump Get Into Heaven?

It’s interesting that so many religious evangelicals are backing Trump, such as the son of Jerry Falwell, Jerry Jr., and the son of Billy Graham, Franklin (both of whom, like Trump, inherited lucrative empires from their fathers). What with his multiple wives, each one younger and hotter than the last, and his hedonistic gambling casinos
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