protest songs

FASHIONABLE INDIGNATION

FASHIONABLE INDIGNATION - Demo The next installment in my Isolation Demonstration Series – FASHIONABLE INDIGNATION. This one is really a band song and my band does it really well, this demo is just me on electric guitar [...]

FASHIONABLE INDIGNATION 2020-09-27T12:18:49+00:00

GET ‘EM OUT

GET 'EM OUT - DEMO   In the continuing Isolation Demonstration Series have a listen to Get ‘Em Out. A bit of 12 bar on the acoustic guitar, trying out a few things here in isolation. If you [...]

GET ‘EM OUT 2020-09-25T12:29:36+00:00

Three Minutes & Forty Seconds or 3:40

Three minutes and forty seconds or 3:40, the commercially recommended maximum song length. Why? Back in the heyday of music in the 60’s and 70’s the musicians controlled the industry because they 1. Refused to give up their publishing [...]

Three Minutes & Forty Seconds or 3:40 2020-05-02T18:06:57+00:00

Mucho Music stuff happening

There is a whole lot of music stuff happening at the moment or in the planning stage SONGWRITING - I have recently written or finished several new songs with titles including A Lot More Rock n Roll, It's Been [...]

Mucho Music stuff happening 2020-08-21T19:53:18+00:00

THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT … a true story

It has been nearly a decade since I released my first solo CD THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT ... damn. There are no more original CD copies left in the closet (but if you want one I can make you [...]

THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT … a true story 2019-08-25T18:07:01+00:00

The Last Of The Old Folk Rockers

The Last Of The Old Folk Rockers ... by Bob Crain It is going to be a sad day when all the real Folk Rockers retire and the hard core, socially conscious, meaningful song writing that dominated the [...]

The Last Of The Old Folk Rockers 2019-06-29T14:40:11+00:00

It’s a Lotto World

I wrote the song It's Lotto World back in about 2010 ... nothing much has changed probably more people now with their lives completely hinged on the outcome of a bunch of numbers bouncing around in a big [...]

It’s a Lotto World 2019-06-20T11:26:13+00:00

Retirement Homes For Nuclear Weapons

Retirement Homes For Nuclear Weapons With the Super Powers and wannabees around the world once again using the specter of Mutually Assured Destruction via nuclear weapons as a methodology to keep us all "under control" and our heads in [...]

Retirement Homes For Nuclear Weapons 2019-03-24T14:00:30+00:00

AFGHANISTAN … a profitable little war

Wars for profit … ah the excuses (propaganda) are laid out like fine tableware … Saving the population from a ruthless Left Wing dictator (who filled the vacuum left by a Right Wing dictator and is threatening to nationalize [...]

AFGHANISTAN … a profitable little war 2019-02-23T15:16:08+00:00

THE MUSIC LED THE WAY … YES IT DID

All songwriters and musicians have influences it might be Beethoven or Bach or it might be Stills and Mitchell … but we are all influenced by the music that came before us, that we listened to, that has left [...]

THE MUSIC LED THE WAY … YES IT DID 2019-02-10T11:29:09+00:00