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Life Along The Mississippi

Hey Soul Mates,

this has been a nice musical week. Started with Monday and a live performance for the Wesley School kids. My new song "Huckleberry Finn" got its world premiere at my church where I volunteer for the school chapel there. The audience (K-8) can be demanding, but their applause was loud after I sang. Pastor Joey dovetailed the song's topic and setting into the Monday morning prayer in nicely; reminding the kids to pray for the unfortunate souls who live in the towns threatened by the Mississippi River.

Then, last night, I had a major breakthrough on the tenth and final composition for my new album. It's a dance piece called "A Miracle Is On The Way." In preparation for tomorrow night's pre-tracking session, it occurred to me that the arrangement wasn't quite right and the 7th/minor chords in the verses weren't working. So I dusted off the old drum machine to get a beat and I completely rearranged the song. When I was finished, I knew that I had another potential lead-off track/single on my hands. It will be fun to hear it fleshed out at Monday's recording session.

I'm feeling very blessed and optimistic about the prospects for this album. I've got to find someone to work on my website, however. Almost time for new pictures and artwork, too.

Peace & Disco Beats

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