Earlier this week, I shared about Ash Wednesday, a year ago…some time I spent by the Roberts Forest fire pit, praying, crying, playing guitar. What I didn’t say then was that a song, in honor of my Mom, poured out of me that night. The whole thing took shape in about 20 minutes. I pulled […]
As We Go OnWords and Music: Eric Folkerth the turning of the yearthe turning of a pagelisten and you’ll hearall this restlessness and ragesadness in our eyeshearts still in griefwe say our goodbyeto the Orange-headed thief… as we go on…we go on…we go on…we go on… so nurse up your achesbut listen to that rageand […]
For reasons that are not entirely clear to me, the Muse compelled me to record a acoustic cover of The Who’s great song, “Eminence Front.” Somehow, I got it in my head that it’d be fun to try and mimic the guitar, synth and bass parts on acoustic guitar. Why? Because! So, scroll click the […]
Survivor’s Guilt. Imposter Syndrome. Two words for relatively similar experiences that, as I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized many people have. Including me. The older you get, you start to look right and left, and sometimes you see folks who used to be standing beside you…aren’t. Somehow, you’ve “made it through” some life-trial, or tragedy. Somehow, […]
Here’s video of my set at Uncle Calvin’s last night. There are a few problems. The lighting is weird….I look ghostly. And my pickup went dead, so we had to switch to a mic, which threw me off a bit. But, overall, it gives you a sense of the night. So great to open for […]
So, I’m a few days late, but here’s a tribute to Dan Fogelberg, in honor of what would have been his 67th Birthday this week. It’s a cover of what became one of my favorite Dan-songs, following our weekend in Peoria some years back. I still recall that weekend with such fondness. — To meet […]
Here’s a new song from me. Hope you like it. “The Guilt that We Survive” It’s the rookie who just made the team Whose old friends now just watch and dream It’s the CEO who’s upward bound With a brother stuck in her hometown It’s the Dreamer with her new degree Whose Abuela still long to be free […]
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