0 Without Love (Live at Exchange Church)

Here is a live and shaky version of a song off my 2007 Coffee Shop Songs CD. “Without Love” is my original mashup of 1 Corinthians 13 and the 1931 swing classic “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” by Duke Ellington & Irving Mills. I got hooked on swing music and ballroom dancing while attending Oregon State University, so this is a little tip of the hat and shuffle of the feet to my swing habit.
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0 Stop the Sun

I wrote this song on December 2, 2009.

I wrote this song just before Christmas of 2009 to be a 1st wedding anniversary surprise for my wife, Jessica, as our anniversary was coming up in January of 2010. I kept it a secret from her and my good friend Nick Garrett-Powell and I got together down in Grants Pass a few days before Christmas to record it. We managed to record my guitar and vocals and Nick added a quick electric guitar, bass and programmed drum parts in less than a day, so that I could surprise Jessica with it on Christmas morning on her new iPod I had gotten for her.
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