An aging songwriter on a journey to find musicians who can take my songs further along the path than I can.
Waitin' for You, Mama
The waiting is the hardest part.
Tough's Not Enough
Looking back at better times and looking ahead to disaster
The Road Not Taken
Melting some of the Frost off the poem, "The Road Not Taken"
Love and Lies (with Dusty Drake)
Both love and lies dress in desire
I Can't Turn My Back on Me (with Bret Alexander)
Looking out for #1 after having #2 dumped on you
Medusa's Wild (The Snake Eyes Song)
Medusa meets Bob Dylan - and "Everybody Must Get Stoned!"
Sunglasses and a Smile
Ah, shades of lechery!
The Valley Song (with Bret Alexander)
The ups and downs of life lessons
No Man's Son (with Bret Alexander)
The twisted tale of Charles Manson
Filling in for Jesus
A clean story of Romance and Redemption at the Laundromat
Just Say, "YO!"
The "Just Say NO" campaign dimly viewed through druggies' eyes
Race of Glory, Race of Shame
We're all running in the same race of glory, race of shame
Whenever Endeavor (with Dusty Drake)
Who knows where love goes when the gates between two hearts close?
Every so often, I get in one of these punny moods ... Sorry!
Way Back Home
Bad rap gives good rap a bad rap
What's a Guy Gotta Do? (with Michael Winter)
Ah, the frustrations of this world
For my dad, Anthony Zaleta (2/28/21 - 11/14/08)
Life Is So Daily
Kidnapped at birth by Mexican bandits
This Is Who I Am
A Christmas and Easter story
And That Old Rocking Chair Groans
A rocker about rockers
(Truth) Lies in Eternity
The answers lie beyond
The Fifth (with Dusty Drake)
Where taking "The Fifth" can lead you
(I Don't Want to Miss) The Rest of My Life
Avoiding those dead-end side roads
Sadness Casts Its Shadow (with Sait Koray)
Music by that superb composer from Turkey - Sait Koray
That Hurts a Lot!
Ever try to take a pee with a kidney stone in town?
Killing Me Slowly (with Mark Cloutier)
She'll file a missing person's report while I'm still in her bed
Till Meth Do Us Part (with Bret Alexander)
They had me rehabin' in an old log cabin just this side of San ... ity
In Too Deep (with Jan Destner)
Stop the sedatives! Stop the negatives!
Even the Grim Reaper will grin as he gathers your last crop in
Signs and Wonders (with ALL ROSES)
When the last leaf of autumn falls out of the sky
I've got something in my eye - and I think it's your body.
A Case of the Blues
Even though you gave me a case of the blues, I still have room for a six pack of you.
I Like Bike
Think of it as re-"cycling"
Hopeless Romantic (with Dusty Drake)
I've got undies from all my brides
Edgar Allan Poe's Raven rocks
Dear John Doe
The story of John and Jane Doe, aka Adam and Eve
The Rising Sun
For the survivors of Hurricane Katrina -and all tragedies
Prison Cell Phone Blues (with Bret Alexander)
You are never alone with your prison cell phone
Slow Dancing with the Devil (with Kephas)
Jailhouse or jihad - neither way is true
Color doesn't mean anything when you're flying under night's wing
Memphis Minute Blues
They say they have a medal for me in honor of my hesitancy
Tears Are the Windows
God views our world through tear-filled eyes
Only a Mother Knows
Every day should be Mother's Day
Still (with Sait Koray)
Good men live and die; evil men repent
Your Mama's Behind Bars Blues (with Dusty Drake)
A slice of redneck life
Blame's Not Born Yet (with Bret Alexander)
Stepping through nostalgia into a brighter tomorrow
Race to Judgment
All of this racial tension might be just a "pigment" of our imagination
The Question Song
Some hard rock for those on the rock
An end-times rocker
Going for the traditional ballad sound
The state of the world
Written in Stone (with Michael Winter)
The fine music bed contributed by Michael Winter
Six or Seven Candles (for Sandy Hook)
A sad ballad ending in hope
Redneck Rap (Britches and Hoes)
Country confronts rap
Amontillado Walls (with Bret Alexander)
A pure acoustic rendition by Bret Alexander
11/27/2008 5:24:22 AM
If you find time, please listen to "Going Home" for my father, Anthony Zaleta (2/28/21 - 11/14/08). Thank you!
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