Tag Archives: Folk

New Demo: Finger Puppet Man

He’s already wearing four No big deal… Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf) Finger Puppet Man is obviously nothing more than a joke set to music. I wrote it during FAWM 2013 but the melody was naggingly familiar. … Continue reading

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NEW SONG: Refugee With An iPhone

Safer to be where the bombs come from than the city on which they’re falling A short walk in another man’s shoes Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf)     Lyrics (pdf) I can’t remember who it … Continue reading

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A Little Spillage

  The Horse is fine, of course, although the van is far less certain! Just your average Cockney-Kiwi, Bernard Cribbins-type jam. A collaboration with Stephen Wordsmith. Download     Chords (pdf) One of the pleasure of FAWM is meeting incredibly creative … Continue reading

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Every Fist Was Once An Open Hand

To both be heard, to both be seen A cry for peace and reconciliation Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf)     Lyrics (pdf) In 2015 I set myself a goal of writing 50 songs. I finished … Continue reading

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Indie/Major

Mountains? I’ve seen mountains! If Weird Al was a poetry slam champion…It would sound nothing like this. Download      mp3 demo      Chords (pdf) Ever since I discovered Nottingham songwriter Simon J Curd (who records as Mountain Schmountain) I’ve been … Continue reading

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Vengeance Is Mine

Can you see the heart inside a man? Theology with Frank Black Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf)     Lyrics (pdf) Little man with an axe to grind If I let you judge this world of … Continue reading

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Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky

How can we love one another when God won’t make the angels behave? A three-legged horse dances a plaintive waltz in a bedraggled circus. Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf)     Lyrics (pdf) Woody Guthrie he … Continue reading

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Set In Stone

Are these my hands upon the wheel? Pirate Punk Identity Crisis Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf)     Lyrics (pdf) Lost at sea, the beams are cracked The ship has sailed, the die is cast The … Continue reading

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Brother Bull

  To pen such a sonnet that dry ink will sing A twisted courtship song Download     Buy mp3     Chords (pdf)     Lyrics (pdf)     Behind The Song :The ToDo list Brother Bull could you lend me your skin? … Continue reading

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Better For Me If I’d Never Been Born

  Silver accuser moon, witness my fate The Ballad of Judas Iscariot: a mournful waltz Download    Buy mp3     Free Lyrics (pdf) You bear my name if you betray Take me for your patron saint I kiss in hate … Continue reading

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