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Thanks to delays for various reasons combining with time for writing created by the pandemic lockdown, today sees the simultaneous launch of my new album and three new books! My new album – LOOKING AT LIFE – is available now on CD, 180 gram vinyl (in a gatefold sleeve) and as downloads (from this site and […]
My new album Looking At Life is now in final production. It will be available as downloads, on CD and as a Limited Edition vinyl album in a gatefold sleeve. Expect it somewhere between now and June depending on how busy the vinyl manufacturer is right now. This was inspired by my favorite short story […]
You may have known him, as millions did, from the tune Dueling Banjos featured in the movie Deliverance. Or you may remember him and his band Deliverance being associated with Bob Dylan’s masterpiece Blood On The Tracks. Sad news today of the passing of Eric Weissberg at age 80. My connection to Eric was a […]
THE SIXTIES GENERATION We lived in a time of fossil fuels Burn up the road – fuck all the rules We lived in a time that was naive Like drunken sailors on shore leave We lived in a time that is long gone And now we’re leaving one by one ©2020 Dave Tutin / openDmusic
Already several years in the making, my third collection of poems will now definitely see the light of day. I just cannot say exactly when. Yet. Here’s a little taste…
Going through some old files I found this. It documents a night back in 2004. Just another New York night. A true story. If we are lucky there are experiences in life that we avoid or at least minimize. And a visit to the emergency room at the hospital is just such an experience. I’ve […]
Seriously…is it just me? I despair sometimes at how difficult basic communication has become. We live in a world that revolves around the written word more than ever before. But when those words are in the form of texts or emails (a dying form that has morphed into something closer to texts) the quality of […]
From a performance in Santa Fe, New Mexico with my dear friend Peter Farrell on piano. Sound by Jacy Oliver.
I’d never planned to do it but somebody asked me to. I took a considerable amount of time to bring together every lyric I’ve ever written that I consider worthwhile. And I have created an 8.5 x 11 inch book to coincide with the launch of my next album. Both are called LOOKING AT LIFE. […]