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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Tolstoy (The Song), But Didn’t Think To Ask

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Tolstoy (The Song), But Didn’t Think To Ask

In honor of Tolstoy’s September 9th birthday, I made a lyric video of the song from my second album: Tolstoy would be 188 if he hadn’t died 116 years ago, but the song’s much younger: I wrote it in early 2000 and it came out on Welcome To My Century in 2001. Tolstoy was the last song written
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Reggae Phase

Reggae Phase

I had a serious reggae phase in approximately 1984-1985, when I was 14-15. It started with Bob Marley, as all reggae phases do. Survival (1976) and Rastaman Vibration (1979) had been in my father’s vinyl collection since the early 1980s, when a record-store clerk thought he might like them, but they weren’t my Neil Diamond- and Barry Manilow-listening father’s
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On Open Mics

On Open Mics

Many singer/songwriters perform for the first time at open mic nights. You know how open mics work, right? You show up at the appointed time, sign up for a slot, and wait around to perform your two songs. Sometimes, you wait around for a long, long time. You’re supposed to pass that time listening to your peers
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