Category Archives: blues

Summertime Blues

Well, the Folk Festival is a month behind us and I haven’t done much, musically speaking, since then – just a couple performances here at the house. I don’t know if it’s waxing age or waning inspiration, but my vitality … Continue reading

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New Song – Lullaby in Blue

I often say “I’m a songwriter” and while that’s true, it’s not the whole truth. The truth is that I am many things, including “Father”.  Both my daughters are now grown and married and doing well with their partners.  Praise … Continue reading

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Monterey Court – Songwriter’s Spotlight

My friend Ron Pandy is at it again. He’s put together an evening of Songwriters. On Wednesday evening December 11th, from 6PM until 9PM, 4 groups of three songwriters each, will take the stage at Monterey Court, 505 W Miracle Mile, … Continue reading

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Festival Kick-off! Great Party!

We attended the Tucson Folk Festival Kick-Off party last night at  the LaCocina restaurant at Old Town Artisans.  It was a wonderful evening starting with The Greg Morton Band, our host. Greg Morton is among the best flat-pickers in the … Continue reading

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Glendale Folk and Heritage Festival this weekend!

Darrell Elmer Rodgers and Rick Heyman are performing as a duo at the Glendale Folk and Heritage Festival this weekend! We will be appearing on the “Maintenance Shed” stage on SUNDAY, 24 March at 11AM.  Clink the image below for … Continue reading

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“Arizona Time” – a satirical original song

Here’s my latest song: “Arizona Time” Yes, it’s SATIRE (think Stephen Colbert).  It’s a little musical commentary on Arizona and our unabashed desire to cling to our old ways. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE ARIZONA.  And I get it, … Continue reading

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Oh Bury Me – music video web log

I know I said the last video was it for 2012, but I couldn’t help myself. This weeks parade of folly in Washington DC regarding the “Fiscal Cliff” (which Congress built) spurred me to add a verse to a bluegrass … Continue reading

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