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I love how Cheryl lives on for me through my songs. When I think of Cheryl, I am always reminded of how precious life is. She desperately wanted to live. I am blessed because my life is truly a gift. I’ve decided to unwrap it now and enjoy what’s inside. Continue reading
I originally called my song on this post, “This Song Unsung.” This was one of my favorite songs because of the song’s pleasant chord progression. I wrote it as a simple ballad about playing my music and discovering love. The original song was in first person, with “I” statements. Since it was beautiful but brief; I decided it could be expanded. Since the song was already biographical, it became logical for me to go ahead and create an ending moving forward in time. It was painful to write the new verses. Because the lyrics were now in third person; I changed the song name to “Her Song Unsung.” Continue reading
Of all the songs I’ve written, You Are My Wings is the most upbeat. It is one of the last songs I wrote before I stopped composing in 1981. The song is very enjoyable for me to play on my guitar. The guitar riff I composed is fairly complex and requires an open tuning. It is a love song, and I wrote it at a time when I longed for love. I found it not long after.