Category Archives: songs

Songs of Will T. Massey — “Brand New Game”

Will never released this song to the public, but he did record it and send it out on a private 5-song CD. This video comes from a rare live performance during his 2007 tour of Italy, recorded at Spaziomusica in … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “I’ll See You Around”

If only it were true these days, Will — still wondering where you’ve wandered to now. From his 1989 independent cassette release, Slow Study, this was a staple of Will’s shows as he broke onto the national scene with his … Continue reading

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A Graduation Message for the Ages

I recently found this video of a song by Boston folkie Bob Blue that I first heard back in the late 80s. Here we have a live version from an SMU commencement  several years ago, performed by noted Professor Francis … Continue reading

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Farewell to John Prine

John Prine wrote and sang simple, soulful songs that ranged from deeply and painfully poignant to wonderfully whimsical. He’s been in my heart and mind since I first heard his debut album back in the early 70’s. One of my … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “Each Other’s Angel”

Will recorded this and 4 other songs for a limited-release gift CD he sent out one time. I was one of the lucky recipients and have always loved this particular song. I’ve seen a thousand dreams in your eyes And … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “Long Distance Love”

for Peg Miller This song stands apart from the others on Will’s 1989 self-released cassette, Slow Study. Peg Miller, co-owner of the legendary Chicago House with her partner, Glynda Cox, co-wrote this song with Will back in his Chicago House … Continue reading

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Absolutely Free — Thousands of Resouces

You KNOW how I love sharing free stuff with you. Or at least leading you to links where you can download freebies for yourself. Here’s a few to kick off 2020. Public Domain Day releases, 2020 January 1 is Public … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “The Poolroom”

It is my cousin Will T. Massey’s 51st birthday today. Today also marks 3 years to the day since I last heard from him. I hope he is doing well and, will one day wander back into my world. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “My Old ’64”

A song of young love — and heartbreak, as only Will T. Massey could deliver. Displaying the humor later seen in classics like “Coffee Break” and “Highway Hearse,” young Will T. takes us back to the 50s with Jesse “Guitar” … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “You Work for Me, Mr. President”

Will T. Massey is noted for his highly personal lyrics that probe feelings, thoughts, memories, and desires. Still, in 2008, he released an album offering a full plate of political songs, Wayward Lady, U.S.A. Just as he had always worn … Continue reading

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