Demos for some of the following songs are also available from iTunes and other online song vendors.
(And yes, I'm keeping my day job, thanks.)
Lyrics Music Notes Country song about on-again-off-again relationships A song about Alzheimer's, based on a story a friend told me about her grandmother A love song you can solve using algebra Some dude must have taken everything I ever wanted Hank Williams style cheatin' song Nostalgia about a college romance A little ditty about death Based on a story a friend told me about his ex-girlfriend's father Love is stronger than your fears A cowboy song about the banking crisis Hatred of unknown origin When all of your sorrows come knocking, you don't have to let 'em in Your contempt is not subliminal Garcia
Love Songs, Wedding Songs
Lyrics Music Notes mp3
Written for my wedding Written for Ed & Kim's wedding Not as crazy as young love
Lyrics Music Notes Three Visions of You video Faux British folk ballad about near-lucid dreams I Think You Should Dump Her (and Introduce Her to Me) mp3 Reply to a guy who complained about his girlfriend being too noisy Do Me All Day mp3 Cheery little ragtime ditty Stuff I'd Do for You mp3 Written for a wildlife biologist, hence the army ants, fer-de-lance, etc. Then I Met a Man mp3 Based on a Chinese proverb, via a Steven Wright joke Stupid for You mp3
So many tears, my glasses need a windshield wiper
A Better Life mp3 My attempt at writing a John Prine song Spend the Night with Me mp3 Your basic "we're all gonna die so let's do it" song Erection mp3 A song about love at first sight — my attempt at writing a Motown song like "Second That Emotion" Trade Her in for You mp3 Pop song about friends with benefits Who's the Asshole Now, Asshole? mp3 Based on a parking lot incident Bag City mp3 Available for use as a commercial jingle if your company happens to be named "Bag City" Don't Piss in the WELL mp3 A song about virtual community; inevitably, it ignited a big flame war A Flask of Spanish Perfume mp3 Faux British folk ballad about truth Sweet Tropical Love mp3 Island music
Kid's Songs, Lullabies
Lyrics Music Notes Three Lullabies mp3 Written for a friend's daughter Nocturne in E-flat Major
(melody by Chopin,
lyrics by Earl Vickers)
mp3 Written for another friend's daughters The Kid in the Mirror mp3 Might as well treat the kid like somebody you love Flaky the Bee mp3 Based on a dream in which a co-worker liked Flaky the Bee better than me
Video Game Music
Lyrics Music Notes Music from Atari's 1986 skateboarding video game, 720° Music by Earl Vickers and Hal Canon, performed by the New Orleans band, Metronome the City. Awesome Possum theme song Awesome Possum Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt
Lyrics Music Notes Long Black Veil
(Additional lyrics by Earl Vickers)
Something always seemed incomplete about the original song
Lyrics Music Notes Custom music box tune video I wrote this a long time ago and always wanted to make it into a music box, but didn't have any way to do it until now. I bought a 30-note music box from https://www.etsy.com/shop/CICADA0SNAIL and edited the notes using MusicBoxComposer .
These songs are available for your band or recording project. Contact me for more information.