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Welcome!

Welcome to my news page (such as it is). If you have time, I'd love to share a poem with you: I Have News For You. - Tony Hoagland
And now I hope you're sitting down. It is with careful…

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April news in progress

I'll be sending out a newsletter in a few hours - I'm getting ready to play a coupla gigs with Butch Morgan further south in Texas, just wanted you to know that a new calendar will be up soon, wih…

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Telesummit this weekend

If you've ever heard "Art of the Song - Creativity Radio" on your public radio station, then you'll know how cool this is: Have a conversation with Gretchen Peters, Mary Gauthier, Michael Shorr, and others including myself on various aspects…

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Johnsmith hits #1 on the charts!

I just got off the phone with Johnsmith - Gravity of Grace (his new album which he recorded with me) went to #2 on the Folk DJ charts for the month of July, and to top that he had the…

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Emily Dunbars' Album Release

Emily Dunbar just released her debut album recorded at The Wildwood Tofu Bar. It's called Catch It When You Can Check it out, look for an amazing song called John Cusak. Go Emily!
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a secret

It's been a year exactly since I had my last cigarette. It was midnight with a couple friends on Chapel Hill in Kerrville, when I made my commitment to stop. I'm sure it comes as a surprise to some…

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TR Ritchie's Wild Horses

If you've never heard TR Ritchie do yourself a favor. Check out Wild Horses recorded by TR in Utah, then mixed by TPR at the Wildwood Tofu Bar. These songs are magnificent!