Category: Music

A Beatle’s Guitar in San Diego

You remember Intravaia’s buddy, right—they found out he’d been playing John Lennon’s guitar for the last forty years?” Gillespie Field Groove, Chapter 3:The Mostly When I started writing Gillespie Field Groove, I knew the plot would center around …

A Song called Someday

What’s the easiest way to make one of your old songs a big hit? Make it a fictional hit. That’s what I’ve done in the new Rolly Waters mystery, Gillespie Field Groove, in which the fictional country-pop star …

Gumbo Ya Ya Christmas

I got inspired and wrote a Christmas song. It’s also a tribute to some of my favorite musicians and their musical city, New Orleans. Have a listen and let me know what you think. Maybe I can make …

Rolly Waters meets Jimi Hendrix

Hendrix in the West, a posthumous release of live Jimi Hendrix tracks, is one of the earliest, and best, collections of Hendrix live performances. It was also the starting point for my upcoming Rolly Waters novel, Gillespie Field …

A song inspired by Desert City Diva

A couple of months ago I started working with the San Diego Songwriter Book Club on a plan where various local songwriters would read Desert City Diva, write a song inspired by it and then perform the songs …