Bill Kahler's Acoustic Corner


stories around the songs, techniques inside the music

Posted by admin at 12 January , 2012

Caw, caw, caw! Sometimes you just gotta have a little fun! During the writing of this song I learned a group of crows is called a murder. Never knew that before. Also leaned about the blackbird family. I bent the rules for the song.

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Posted by admin at 11 January , 2012

Started with a sort of stream of consciousness type writing. Story song. No chorus. I like the idea of a guy who has a grand dream of recovering stolen money and really doesn’t end up with much, except for a strong message – maybe that’s a better turn for the guy. . . .

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Posted by admin at 11 January , 2012

What good is flyin’ when you’re all by yourself?

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Posted by admin at 11 January , 2012

Take a weight off. You’re killin’ yourself.

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Posted by admin at 11 January , 2012

One of those songs that kind of took direction and control while writing it.It was a top down write – no title until it came to the place for the title. John Hiatt said he writes that way.

Jaime saved this songs life!

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Posted by admin at 11 January , 2012

Whole Lotta Trouble. Funky gospel folk kind of thing. So glad I was able to get Carole Ford and Vanessa Connor on this.

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Posted by admin at 10 January , 2012

Hurricane Katrina. Nightmare.

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Posted by admin at 10 January , 2012

Very vibey song, thanks in no small part to James Casto’s drumming.

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Posted by admin at 10 January , 2012

It’s a song about soaking it all in. Life’s gonna toss you all over the place and beginners sometimes can’t hear wisdom.

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Posted by admin at 9 January , 2012

Love song! Pop folk! … if there is such a thing, Nice groove though. James Casto on drums, Rachel Kihn on BG vocals.

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