Tag: songwriting

Trucking exit strategies, ‘The Great Resignation’ and a ‘Face of the Road’ with author Michael Perry

Howdy folks: A while back when the air was not as it is now (everything humid was frozen), Michael sat down with Long Haul Paul from Overdrive magazine, who, along with his lovely bride, interviewed Mike while overlooking the frozen Chippewa river. Paul, as he has done thousands of times in his 18-wheeler, adeptly steered…View post

Vulnerability and Long Beds Show in Shell Lake Tomorrow (Friday) Night

Playing a show in Shell Lake tomorrow night. Hope you can make it. It’s an odd and groovy venue run by wonderful people. Ticket info here. Might try out a new song (band doesn’t even know about it). Wrote it in a moment of sadness, disappointment (in myself), and vulnerability. Been essaying and thinking about…View post

Writing, Music, Rhythm

Recorded a phone call with Leesa Cross-Smith this morning for this year’s Eaux Claires festival. The little snippet below didn’t get used, but I’m sharing it because the intersection of music and writing is a beautiful thing:

Co-Writing with Geoffrey Keezer

Stood in the wings once and watched this guy go to the stratosphere and back. As he came offstage he said, “That was fun. I’ve never played that song before.” I don’t know what it’s like to have a brain like that hooked to hands like that, but I’m happy to have a co-writing credit…View post