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Personal History

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The Bottom Line

My first apartment in New York was at the corner of Bleecker St. and MacDougal St. That was the epicenter of folk music in the... Read More
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November 2017
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Deadhead Phase

I heard the studio version of Uncle John’s Band in Mike Lowe’s car on the way home from high school during my sophomore year. Mike,... Read More
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October 2017
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Local Gigs

And He said, “Truly I say to you, no prophet is welcome in his hometown.” -Luke 4:24 Performing in one’s hometown is harder than you... Read More
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September 2017
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Opening Act

I toured all over the U.S. and Europe in the late 90s/early 00s, but never progressed beyond opening act. It would have been nice to... Read More
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August 2017
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Ensenada (The Song)

Sometime in the summer of 1991 – between my junior and senior years of college – I joined a group of friends on a quick trip... Read More
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May 2017
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The Slippery Disc

In 4th or 5th grade, my grandmother gave me a small drum kit, and I started lessons at the Slippery Disc in Pacific Palisades, CA. Soon,... Read More
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January 2017
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Somewhere in New Jersey

A music industry veteran named Mike Ragogna “discovered” me at the Sidewalk Café in the East Village, sometime in the mid-1990s. I was playing one... Read More
30
November 2016
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Bluegrass Phase

I developed an interest in bluegrass at the beginning of my freshman year of college. I spent that year at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.,... Read More
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October 2016
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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... Read More
30
June 2016
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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... Read More
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June 2016
Alison’s Part of the Equation // Lost Soul
  1. Alison’s Part of the Equation // Lost Soul
  2. Big Sur // Lost Soul
  3. Party Dress // Lost Soul
  4. Artificial Light // Lost Soul
  5. Overnight Failure // Lost Soul
  6. Saint Catherine Street // Lost Soul
  7. Bad Business // Lost Soul
  8. War of Independence // Lost Soul
  9. You Started Drinking Again // Lost Soul
  10. I’ll Replace You With Machines // Lost Soul
  11. Lost Soul // Lost Soul
  12. I Think I’ve Taken Enough Shit From You This Year // Lost Soul