Songwriter’s Insight 6

Songwriter’s Insight 6

Furnace – image
Coal – image

Almost all my songs reflect experiences in life; some embellished with various techniques to dramatize, romanticize and create mystery. This song is about as literal  as I can get.

Whiskey Bottle – image

My early days past high school and the first family other than my own that I came to know intimately inspired this story. In later years when my brother heard this song he told me that one of our own grandfathers put him through the same drill. I did not know that (ha, ha).


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