This is my new poker song, a complete original, which was produced my ex Valerie’s son Tim Ellis. I play a lot of Texas Hold ‘em Poker and have learned over the years many nuances of the game…you have to be really good in your play, your bluffing and assessing your opponents’ strengths and weaknesses … Read more POKER POT OF GOLD
A tune I used in a song I wrote called “God Save Iraq”
A tune I invented and played on a synthesizer keyboard.
I observe people a lot and especially when I am entertaining them. Several years ago whilst playing to holiday audiences on a holiday Island in Denmark I particularly noticed that some people were more intoxicated than others and I thought of the times When I had been away for holidays and the freedom I had … Read more THE OLD FASHIONED WAY
I played, back in the late 1980s, at a Golden Wedding Party for Charles and Alice Yeates at Stanmer Park, Brighton. Charles had written a poem about The Great Hurricane of October 1987 and as a ‘thank you’ he gave it to me asking me to put it to music. I changed the odd word … Read more THE HURRICANE
Using a Fostex 4-track mixing desk I experimented with two tunes to make this one. It is a combination of Brian McNeil’s “Down the Road to Galloway” and a trad tune “The Horse’s Bransle”
My all time favourite song which I sing every Christmas and slowly it is catching on. The sound of Christmas Bells (Church Bells , Hand Bells and Jingle Bells too) tell us to especially look out for the poor and needy and the elderly at this time of the year. THE BELLS OF CHRISTMAS…by … Read more THE BELLS OF CHRISTMAS
After coming into contact with a rare fossil and feeling a sense of timelessness, comparing its age with our potential lifespan of around 100 years, this gave me the song idea that our mere lifespan is but a grain of sand in a desert, or a Spec of Time in the Universe of the World. … Read more SPEC OF TIME
This is the first song I ever wrote about looking at Life through positive eyes (my philosophy) Bing and Richard are adding a lovely Accordion and Fiddle and the chorus is the title of the song.
A tune I heard on a Battlefield Band LP and this is my go at it.