I’ve got some big news!

I’ve got some big news! My new album, Reaction Time, will be out late this summer! Listen to the first single “I’d Love Another Saturday Night” exclusively on The Boot! Listen online here.

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Ghost Light

If you ever wander down to the old part of town There’s a marquee that leans to one side And a box office window cloudy and dark in a lobby where an old usher hides There the street may suddenly fall silent And you might feel a faint tinge of fear Where once stood a […]

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In Her Veins

The flowers don’t grow unless she says they can The sun won’t rise until she waves her hand Electricity is in her veins And it pulls at me like that When I walk away I walk right back Horses and castles and stories of distant lands Move in her lips and the fingers on her […]

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How Does Love Survive

How does love survive How does love get by So many broken hearts and bitter memories How does love survive Does it worry does it cry Late at night when no one else can hear You promise you’ll be true And you do the things you do To make love grow into something strong and […]

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Another You

Who would wake up in the morning Who would boil up the tea Who would If you weren’t you What would you do What would you say Would there even be anything anyway Another day Another You Another You Time is just imaginary Why all these disconnected daydreams What’s this concern over the truth Where […]

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Art Is A Window

Some thoughts on why music, paintings, books, and other works of art are such an important part of our lives. Please take a listen and share your thoughts on the matter.

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Brand New Spotify Playlist

Put together a brand new playlist of some of my favorite songs right now. Listen on Spotify HERE.

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What Is This Song About

You might enjoy this short video I made about a common musical question. Please check it out and share your thoughts.

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In Search of a Song

As of January 1, 2017 we are no longer producing new episodes of In Search of a Song, the syndicated radio show that I hosted from about 2006 to 2016. It was an honor and a thrill to explore the mysteries of songwriting and creativity in conversations with so many wonderful songwriters, producers, and musicians […]

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Follow Me on Spotify

Put together a playlist of some of my favorite songs right now. Check it out and be sure to follow along on Spotify. Listen here.

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Lay Down When You’re Done – Live & Acoustic

This song opens my second record, Behind the Midway. I wrote it a long time ago, and I still enjoy singing it. Goes well with an autumn afternoon.

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Lay Down When You’re Done

Crooked people empty stairs The windows rattle and the daylight’s scarce The breeze blows the doors to days Long since passed away Raise the sky up high on your shoulders Let the days go and come Yesterday can be what it was Just lay down when you’re done Lay down when you’re done White clouds […]

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For Better or Worse

It’s finally here! The official release of the new John Prine album “For Better, or Worse”. It’s a collection of classic country duets between John and a bunch of amazing female vocalists. Iris Dement, Holly Williams, Allison Krauss, Susan Tedeschi, Amanda Shires, and Miranda Lambert, just to name a few. All backed up by a […]

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Ghost Light – Live & Acoustic

This is a live version of my song Ghost Light. Recorded at The Warehouse in Carmel earlier this year. The a studio recording of this song appears on the Secret Window EP.

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As Tears Go By – Live & Acoustic

Perfomed The Rolling Stones “As Tears Go By”, live at The Warehouse. This song appears on my new album ECHOES.

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