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The Swan

2007. I was in London working for the motion picture camera company, PANAVISION.  I did about five weeks over there both times staying at the Hotel Kempinski in Oxford Circus.  This was the old magistrate building where Keith Richards…

Girlfriend gets Remixed!

Robin and I wrote "Hold Me Close" after our album Girlfriend,  "The New Me" was released.  It was the summer of 1998 and we were driving up to play at A Day in the Garden, Woodstock '98…

Help Myself

Funny how things never turn out the way you think they should.

My song, "Help Myself", is a reflection of life in the gutter.  Desperate for change and redemption...desperate for true love.  Attempting to fill that God shaped…

Talk about the Weather

The weather has been so extreme from fire to rain.  One day there is chaos and a deluge and then 24 hours later I wake up to an incredible sunrise and a day of calm.

It is no wonder…

Somewhere Down on that Busy Street 

"Don't Fade Away"...I walked over to Straus Park early one evening looking for inspiration.  I was living with Robin on West End Avenue which is a beautiful neighborhood.  I remember when we met she said she lived on W. 103rd…

She Never Cared

Like Liv Tyler's character, Arwen, in The Lord of the Rings, Catherine would show up and then quickly disappear.

She was a free spirit and liked to hang out downtown with us Open High School kids.  Open High…

#NationalGirlfriendDay 

Celebrate National Girlfriend Day with this top Girlfriend track, "Girlfriend" written by Robin & Phil (drums, Dale May, Bass, Pemberton Roach, Guitar, Phil Hyland, Vox, Robin Hyland)!  Produced by John Morand, Exec. Producers Nancy Shefts & James Simon, Photo: Dale…