I live in Lima, Peru and I've been here for about two months now. Lately, the list of what I miss about Chicago is as long as my arm: Fitzgerald's Nightclub in Berwyn, guitar pickin' parties, my fellow songwriters, and Coors Light are just a few. I'm certainly out of my comfort zone here.
Back home if I needed a music fix…Continue
Posted on January 12, 2012 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments
I had a chat about songwriting with Johnny Burns.
Mostly known as a fabulous guitar player, Johnny also wrote some songs with the great John Prine (Shop Talk and Its Happening to You).
Anyway, Johnny told me that whenever he and Prine would get stuck during a songwriting session they would fix this by putting the song away and writing a different song about some inane subject, e.g. Prine's sweater...the front lawn...the cat in the…Continue
Posted on January 12, 2012 at 8:30am