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Forgotten songs 

Today I was talking with someone about how many songs I've written over the years, and how many I've forgotten. Here's one of the songs I completely forgot about, this I think recorded at Collapseable Studios in West Asheville, NC…Read more

Latest E-News

Here is the web version of my latest email to those subscribed to my email list:

Hello, Everyone – It's been a while. I hope you're doing well! A couple of quick news items:

CD Review
I just published a…Read more

Free download, you-set pricing, and more

Hello, Everyone – 

Thanks so much to those who have utilized my "virtual tip jar" in conjunction with my free bonus tracks. For those who didn't download the tracks, get them here.

Additionally, I've set my album downloads to…Read more

A virtual tip jar

It's been a tough couple of years of transition, but I'm bound and determined to keep the music alive. I'm planning to be touring in the northeast this fall and winter. I am working on purchasing a suitable touring vehicle…Read more

Sharing (and I'll pay it forward)

Hello, Friends – 

In advance of building my upcoming tour around the country later this year, I'd like to ask for a few minutes of help. On each page of my site, you'll see a share bar that makes it…Read more

First WNC gig in a while

Hello, Everyone – 

Aside from a few impromptu performances here and there, I haven't played in WNC in a while, and I'm performing at Straightaway Café in Black Mountain, NC this Friday, March 7, 6-9pm. Hope you can come out…Read more

Help my friend Larry Pegg make a difference

Hello, Friends –

My friend and client Larry Pegg in Ottawa, CA, lost his daughter to suicide, and he's channeled his grief to inspiration with his music. He recently entered his song "We Love Hockey" to the CBC's Hockey Night…Read more

New shows, new lyric, free download

Hi, Friends – Few announcements: new shows announced, a new lyric soon-to-be-a-song, and a free download of my audio/eBook Billy Ray's Chevrolet – if you'd like the free download, or free downloads of any of my other recordings, just shoot…Read more

Video posted: New song "Francis Avenue"

This new tune was on Facebook a few weeks ago, but I just posted it on my website video page and below in this post with the lyrics. It's a quick and dirty recording. Looking forward to refining it, getting…Read more

Thank you

Dear Friends – 

My sincere apologies and heartfelt thank you to everyone who, despite the "please unsubscribe" email campaign that I foolishly sent out in a moment of frustration (or better described, a stress-induced lapse in good judgment), have:

Where do the first lines lead?

Hello, Friends – 

As I've mentioned in previous blog posts, I'm working on getting off the ground with regard to resuming my touring and recording a new album. To help in this regard, I'm offering my ebook/audio book Billy …Read more

More than a passing glance allowed

"The 1953 Chevrolet truck had been parked in the same place for many years in a yard just past Lower Grassy Branch beside Riceville Road. I had seen it countless times on my trips in and out of the valley…Read more

Tonight in Weaverville, NC

Hello, Everyone – If you're in or near Weaverville, NC, this evening, please join us:

Monday, May 13 6:30 pm
Singer-Songwriters In The Round
Jack of Hearts:

10 S. Main St., Weaverville, NC 28787, Weaverville, NC ( …Read more