Monthly Archives: July 2021

Songs of Will T. Massey — “Waiting on You”

This one’s a true rarity — an unreleased co-write with Will’s good friend, Rosie Flores, recorded live at the Chicago House release party for “Slow Study,” back in 1989. btw: that’s Jesse “Guitar” Taylor wailing on lead guitar and most … Continue reading

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Good News — New Shoes!

Granny would be proud. When I was about to hit the road post-college, she only gave one bit of lifelong advice: “Don’t keep wearing your shoes until they have holes in them because if you’re ever on a sinking ship … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “The Bravery to Weep”

This song from Will’s eponymous debut album on MCA shows his mastery of stunning imagery and phrasing to explore intensely personal issues — like most of Will’s songs throughout his career. I usually prefer to share Will’s songs here via videos, but only … Continue reading

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“Okay-ish,” 3 Weeks Later

It’s been over 3 weeks since my brother, Scott Whitebird, died. I haven’t been blogging since then. I’m still waiting for words to regain some level of meaning or significance. Mostly, I’m “okay-ish.” Days come and go and I drift … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “The Remembering”

At the start of 2014, Will abruptly abandoned Austin, leaving a longtime love in his wake. Living alone out on a West Texas ranch, he wrote a series of songs reflecting on that love and heartbreak, recording these for The … Continue reading

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Hard stop…Restart…

Sometimes everything just stops. Like this blog. I haven’t posted here in close to 2 weeks. I could explain I’ve been on a journey, too focused on the details of traveling to divert my attention to writing. I could explain … Continue reading

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