Do you believe the past is past and done for? Or are pieces of your past like mementos you pull out of a box and re-examine? For years I quoted “Mudcat” of the Boston Islanders. “Don’t call nothin’ up you can’t send back.” This year I’ve called up. . .
How does a song surface and fly? What does that feel like? Jon Ims shares with us his funny, fun, and amazing story. “She’s in Love with the Boy” and “Fallin’ Out of Love”
Are you happy when your wildest dream comes true? Some people remain thirsty for the longing for something they don’t have. My song, “I Wish This Were a Love Song,” was recorded in 1983 the year before I married my true love. And all these years later I am genuinely happy. So if you are […]
Thousands of people have not only heard about Kerrville Music Festival but have also attended. They can tell you about the first time they arrived and saw the big sign at the entrance to the ranch saying, “Welcome Home.” So what’s the big deal? If you have never attended, you might imagine a crush of […]
Tongue in cheek is an expression that may have originated from sticking one’s tongue into their cheek to suppress the urge to laugh. Pretty Boy is a satirical tune I crafted for a man I dated many years ago. Yes, he was pretty.. but ladies–he called himself a pretty boy! How could I resist writing […]
When I lived alone in the holler, there was a really neat musician who lived across the holler from me, K. “Lynn” Travis. (Sept 30, 1952 – Nov 19, 2020). We loved each other and still ended up choosing our separate ways. His dream was a handmade house in the holler and children. He found […]