Barry’s Boys

  "Barry's Boys" is not about Barack Obama. I was working on an introductory reminiscence on Rush Limbaugh for a piece on "dark alley" strategies that will appear in coming days, and wanted to link his...

America Needs A National Sing-a-Long Song

Many of the problems we see in our youth today would never have appeared had that child, been able to stand along side his father and mother, and belt out a great song that belonged to all of them.

Songs Lyrics for Her that Can Also be for God

I came across this notion years back, but it was not uncommon for songwriters to write lyrics and performers sing songs that might also be sung in church. The classical composers did this all the...

The Hip Song (from 1964)

0   The 1960s, so yes, that bunch hasn't grown up an inch Oh, yeah Well, for a long time now I've been aware That I'm so hip the rest of the world is square Now, I'll tell all you...

2021 Annual Memorial Day Musical Tribute to those who Have Gone Before US

I’ve published an annual Memorial Day tribute to our fallen for several years. I think military brass just doesn’t capture the solemnity of what Memorial Day stands for. So, this year I’ve added a more...

Wyatt Earp’s Justifications for Killing off the Cowboys

"For my handling of the situation at Tombstone, I have no regrets. Were it to be done over again, I would do exactly as I did at that time. If the outlaws and their friends and allies imagined that they could intimidate or exterminate...