Tag: music

Instagram Song

A week ago I got a message from a Canadian songwriter saying he was using one of my Instagram captions as a lyric. I wrote a “Roughneck Grace” column about these lovely/odd interconnections (column out this Sunday) and in the meantime this music happened. It’s a beautiful song (heads up, does contain a heartfelt curse-quote…View post

From the Little Writing Room Over the Garage: Mike Sings “Shaman Girl”

Got out the guitar instead of a book for this one. It’s part of the Tiny Tent Show that’ll stream here Friday night. Song is from this album. And speaking of the tent, it’s on this one too. NOTE: Since I began posting the daily “From the Little Writing Room Above the Garage” posts, I’ve…View post

From the Little Writing Room Over the Garage: Mike reads “Justin’s John Prine Liner Notes”

These are Justin Vernon’s words. Our hearts. NOTE: Since I began posting the daily “From the Little Writing Room Above the Garage” posts, I’ve been getting messages asking if there was a way to slide a couple bucks into the tip jar. The answer is yes, and there’s a link below to that effect, but…View post

From the Little Writing Room Over the Garage: Mike sings A Trucker Song

Song’s actually called “How Many Miles.” Written in honor of my Uncle Stan. This version will drive the bass player nuts. Also Evan, who wants me to count rather than keep time by intuition. Listen to the end for the interruption. From the album “Headwinded,” available here. NOTE: Since I’ve been posting the daily “From…View post