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Feather In The Wind

Feather In The Wind can best be described as the “step-child” of the album. Simply put when my producers, Roger Fife and Sammy Merendino and I were trying to decide which songs to include on Long Time Gone, Feather In The Wind almost did not make the final cut. We had narrowed the field down Continue reading…

This Night

Every song I had ever written, or attempted to write, had been a solo effort. I would have thought that somewhere along the line I might have had the opportunity and privilege of co-authoring at least one tune with one of my life-long musician friends… Phil Bayle, Joe Dinorica or Dick Layton. But unfortunately, that Continue reading…

When I Was A King

As a young college student, I sometimes worried about my place in life. How was I going to earn a living and care for the needs of my family? What career path would I choose? Would I make the right choices in life? And would I be able to be successful enough in my chosen Continue reading…

This Time I’m Gonna Make It

Most of the songs on Long Time Gone were written either retrospectively or forward-looking in their lyrical approach. This Time I’m Gonna Make It however, breaks that mold. For it is the only song on the album that was actually written about the here and now (verse #1) while at the same time looking both Continue reading…

Brother

In the past, when asked about Brother… specifically with respect to both its inspiration and meaning… I have often shied away from responding. The story of the song’s origin… one of betrayal… is a truly personal one for me, my family and my loved ones spanning well over a decade and touching the lives of Continue reading…