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Turning Of The Tide

This seems as good a time as any to put up a song whose meaning I do know, and know well, to partner yesterday’s song, whose meaning I have no clue about, as I said. Turning Of The Tide is about my family on the day Canada declared war on Germany in September, 1939....

Upon Your Shoulders

“Upon Your Shoulders”. Some songs I write I never really understand. The imagery may strike me as sharp, if I’ve been lucky in the writing. The melody may stick in my head easily, or a nice hook may do the sticking. But I still won’t know where the song came from or...

Even If

Another song from the Beaver Point Hall performance. Every line of the verses starts with exactly the same words: “even if”. But the real point of the lyric is that even if everything that’s described actually happens, you’ll still find your way. Tara Hollingsworth is...

In Your Eyes

After such a long absence from my page – and not for the first time either – any reason I might give for the delay would smell like an excuse. Instead let me simply introduce a rough mix of a live performance that was recorded and mixed by the incomparable Marc...