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Have A Nice Day

Another one I wrote waaaay back with Chaz Jankel…but feels very relevant. I do have a recorded version but I think it needs work. May share it…until then…here are the lyrics: Hello Mrs. Tired and Weary Can I help you Ma’am?

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Mon Couer – Ode To France

My last post was all about Britishness. Considering the world focus on France at the moment, I thought I’d share the first live performance my band Bastedo did a few years back. A collaboration between the French members who made

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Britishness There are two sides to Britishness, The good one and the bad. The British Empire’s Legacy Can sometimes make us glad. We see all we’ve accomplished Then we say its job well done. We drown out any sorrows We

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Deep under the ocean….

Deep under the ocean The bones of lost slaves lie Gone but not forgotten In the years gone by Painful was the journey Death a sweet release And know only the ocean knows Where my blood rests in peace

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Faceless Men in Suits

Wrote this one a couple of months back in my lots of poems coming through phase 🙂 #Gaza #Ebola #Inequality #EconomicCrisis etc, etc, etc These faceless men in suits Decide our fate and loot This faceless apathy They disregard humanity

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All That Jazz

This coming Saturday I shall be performing some Jazz standards with Stardust Big Band. This is a big deal for me, and hopefully the start of more opportunities to sing some Jazz alongside my other musical activities. I not an

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Love Will Ease Your Mind

I wrote this lyric and melody more years ago than I can actually remember. I was watching a video on YouTube, (I’ll post it at the end of this post) and the protagonist of the video from The Queen Code,

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