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Happy 2019

Hi everyone-

Please take time everyday to wish someone well or help someone out. Nothing moves the world out of darkness more than each one of us doing something daily to be better, to make someone else's life a…

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Join me at Hezekiah Stone's on June 7, 2018

Hi all-

I will be part of the farewell concert for this coffee house series near Leicester, MASS.

Old friend and wonderful poet Tim Mason has hosted the series for years and is now moving on.

See…

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Hugh and Mary move to Waltham!

Hi all-

This has been brewing for awhile but details were foggy. However, yesterday we confirmed a deal to sell our home in the Bellevue section of Nashville. Sad to leave a place that has been wonderful for us…

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My original album for Rounder/Philo released again!

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LOVING YOU, my first album for Rounder/Philo, has been released again through AirPlay Direct, an online international radio distribution service.  The lead song for this release is my duet version of "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle…

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Kesha and Dolly!

Flash!

Kesha has a new album coming out on August 11, the first in years because of the...unpleasantness.  Congratulations to Kesha!  

ALSO - on the album will be a new recording of "Old Flames Can't Hold a…

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For Dean Barnes

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We lost a treasure this week.

Dean Barnes passed away, a British guitarist of blues and country, among the greatest, as yet undiscovered by the world.

He was not yet 50, should have had decades left to share his…
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Old friend getting an Honorary Doctorate

Hi Everyone-

This time it's not about me (really).

Fine artist, George Grammer, who is about to turn 89 in October, is an old friend of my family from Fort Worth. He is also very dear to Mary and me…
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Update February 2017

Hi all-

it's not like I haven't been busy, just not sure what's of interest.

I've been focusing on a new writing project that I'll reveal more about as it progresses. It's a new one act opera, again in collaboration…
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Pulp FRiction 2016 is a wrap!

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Our 10-Minute Play festival, Pulp FRiction, ran successfully on October 15, 2016 at the Idea Hatchery in East Nashville.  We completed three successful runs of the program between 2P and 5P.  Photos and comments are post on the facebook…
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Hugh to teach Master Class in October

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I will teach a one day master class in songwriting through Watkins Institute on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

It's open to any experienced songwriter who wants to go through an intensive songwriting workshop to improve your focus and finishing…