Author: Thomas

The Edge of America

All songs © Thomas Oliver The Edge of America at the end of the road at the edge of America i’m watching the tide roll in under a setting sun. that ol’ seventy-eight is a mighty long highway running past…

Finally Over Losing My Mind

All songs © Thomas Oliver Finally Over Losing My Mind I didn’t need to read the note she left I’d already seen the handwriting on the wall i’d had a old-time feeling, she was leaving but that didn’t cushion the…

Jonathan Byrd is the real deal

Jonathan Byrd flies under too many radars for reasons that are beyond me.  That the taste masters of folk and Americana revere him is testament to the fact that they let the music speak for itself, irrespective of pop charts…

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.…