Tag: songs

April 10 Birthday: Brian Setzer

This Cat’s on a Hot Tin Roof Well, this cat’s on a hot tin roof Drinkin’ that whiskey, 96 proof Don’t need no doctor, don’t feel no pain My legs are just two steps ahead of my brain This cat’s on a hot tin…

$1.00 a Song

During my POEM LIFE show, there will be a segment (a crime) where I offer up a series of poems that are reinterpretations of the Psyche and Eros myth. One of the poems in the cycle is called “The Return,” and in the show,…

Harness Up The Day

Oklahoma has created some stellar poets, to name a few–John Berryman, Joy Harjo, N. Scott Momaday, and Kevin Welch.  Our fly-over state has also produced some first-rate songwriters who have the musical poet strong inside them: Garth Brooks, Roy Clark, Wanda Jackson, Reba McEntire,…

Ballad of the Rolling Hill

I had an old man, a child, a cat, and a dog. Lost them in the middle of a country song, when a hill came rolling down, soft, but tearing up the ground. Now my head is rolling ’round, zigzagging away at any sound.