Author: Thomas

At Tybee’s Beach Bum Parade

Tybee loves parades.  Especially, the Beach Bum Parade, the one that commemorates (in a commiserating sense for us locals) the start of the tourist season.  It’s held the Friday before Memorial Day Weekend. It’s a water fight.  Plain and simple.…

Merle

The guy who started me on the path to songwriting was Merle Haggard. While others in my college dorm were intently listening the to Doors, the Stones and Led Zeppelin, I was hiding out in the laundry room listening to…

Writing simple songs ain’t easy

Simple songs are often the hardest to write. Or at least they are for this Georgia songwriter.  There is a line between trite and profound.  And never mistake profundity for the piling on of every description or thought imaginable. I…

Music and musings

Welcome to my new website, devoted to my music and musings. Here you will be able to listen and download my songs — old, new and songs in-the-works.  I’ll also let you know where you can hear them live when…