Mar 14, 2017
This year's St. Patrick's Day promotions have been a lot easier and far more worth my time than they have in past years. That doesn't mean I still haven't run into Troubles with both time... and people! But I am finding a bit of freedom with a big success on the charts.
Mar 6, 2017
Bob Lefsetz wrote:"you must march into the future, you cannot live in the past" in a recent post called "Truth". That quote really struck a nerve with me as I think about how I have adjusted to technology over the past 20 years in the music business. Times are changing. And we must change with them.
When I started...
Feb 20, 2017
One of the most-famous Irish songs is called "Whiskey in the Jar". It's about a highwayman who is betrayed by his lover. It's been covered by everyone from The Dubliners to Celtic Thunder, The Pogues to Metallica, Brobdingnagian Bards to me.
I first recorded it with the Brobdingnagian Bards on our album A Faire to...
Feb 14, 2017
"Name On My Soul" is the most-romantic love song I have written. It's a great Valentine's Day love song. And I come from the Elvis Presley School of Love Songs. So I know. (Though some may think it's from the Neil Diamond School...)
The song was inspired by my lovely wife, Gwen. We met at a house concert in...
Feb 3, 2017
As Facebook gets darker and darker with political posts filled with hateful comments, I find myself at a crossroad. How can I make a difference, bringing fun and happiness back into the lives of people who are hurting.
It struck me that this is what I envisioned for my band, Kilted Kings. We call our style Heroic,...