NEW SINGLE & LYRIC VIDEO - HIGHWAY HOME

Highway Home is one of my favourite songs from my "Underneath" record and will be my latest single going out to radio. I put together a "lyric" video for you to check out. It was filmed using my Iphone…

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FROM THE ROLLING HILLS TO THE FLATLANDS

Looking out the window of the plane, the stunning vista of candy floss clouds and Saskatchewan flatlands is a far cry from the rollings hills of the Scottish Borders where I grew up.  And yet, each has its own distinct…

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"VITAMIN M"

FREEBIE FRIDAYS
My old pal Ian McLean coined the phrase "Vitamin M" when it would come time to get paid for a gig.  Now I see my life in music as having two kinds of "Vitamin M", one for money…

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OUT OF HIBERNATION

 

Yes it's the end of hibernation and no it wasn't just the wickedly cold winter that has kept me quiet.  The last 6 months have been a busy creative time - keeping my head down inside my songwriting…

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SONGS IN THE AIR

As someone who has been writing songs for many years, I've always been fascinated by the mystery of pulling songs out of the air. If you read Paul Zollo's book, "Songwriters On Songwriting", you'll hear this described in…

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ALBERTA, ALBERTA


Alberta, Alberta what a trip you were! Big thanks to all the kind folks who hosted my concerts and looked after us. Steve & Karen Gosse & the Uptown Folk Club in Edmonton, the Blayones in the Big Red House…

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SIMPLY THE WEST

I recently returned from another action-packed Canadian Country Music Weekend in Edmonton where I am always happy to reconnect with my fun and friendly dysfunctional family:)  I performed at the Songwriters Series out there for my fourth time.  It's one…

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"FACING THE MUSIC"

Sorry, I didn't mean to frighten you with these pictures. There's no hiding what I actually look like when I'm diving into the music :)

I feel very fortunate to have had opportunities to do just that in many different…

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"ONE SECOND LOOK" is hitting the airwaves

"One Second Look" - a song I refer to as three chords and an epiphany - is going out to radioland today.  I hope the radio folks will take one second listen & have that epiphany to add…

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HEARTFELT HAVERING 

Recently I had a magic blether with Dave Woods on his radio show "In The Country". We wandered down a few different roads and you can check out the interview below if you want to hear some heartfelt haverin'!

TAKE COVER

I've had fun over the years playing a variety of cover songs as part of my live performances - songs I wish I'd written and songs I've played so many times it almost feels like I had written them!  Certain…

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