I am getting a pillow made for my wife with the lyrics of "Fire" on it for our 2nd anniversary. Do you happen to have them available. I can't seem to find them anywhere online. This was our wedding song!
This beautiful song (and one I am honored to perform) was written by a good friend of mine and will always be known as "the most beautiful song I never wrote". Congratulations on your anniversary ~ Lojo
FIRE: words and music by Michael David Matheny copyright 1992
as you slowly close your eyes when you're drifting off to sleep.
shrouded in a veil of blue floating in unchallenged peace.
as you lay there by my side I run my fingers through your hair.
afraid to fall asleep tonight for fear i'll never wake again.
the sandman wins the fight at last. can i join you in your dreams?
we talk of love and raising children, our hopes and fears and dreams and needs.
so take my hand again my love. we'll light a candle to fill this darkened room.
lay your head against my chest and dance with me `til the morning comes.
let your fire be my insight / let your fire light my way
let your fire give me shelter / let my water ease your pain
Really looking forward to seeing you again.
Thanks so much for writing and I'm very glad you liked my music. I really enjoy what I do and it always makes my day to know that someone listening enjoyed it too.
I was looking thru the computer and can't find a recorded copy of Fiona's Ocean (a recent crash has caused me to lose a number of files). I will be going back into the studio in the next couple of weeks and when I do I'll make sure I record Fiona's Ocean. I will send the MP3 to your Hotmail account.
Thanks again and take care,
Hello! I apologize for not seeing this question sooner (yikes!)
I play in the Quad Cities at least once a month. My regular show is the First Thursday of each month from 7-10p at Grumpy's Village Saloon in the Village of East Davenport (near the corner of 11th St and Mound).
I hope you'll come see me so I may apologize for my tardiness in person :)
Glad you enjoyed the show - what a lovely venue, right? Yes, Where We Left Off is played in what's known as an Open G tuning - DGDGBD and on the CD I believe I'm playing it capo'd on the 3rd fret. If you start with an chord shape that looks like an Am7 and alternate between that and an open strum you'll have the opening strains of the song. As for the words to Nickel In My Pocket I'll work on that this week and send it as soon as I can. (I lost all my docs in a computer crash last year).
I just want you to know how much we are enjoying your music. You were head and shoulders above most of the performers in Alma, and your recording is just wonderful. Love "Bad" and your treatment of "Ring of Fire".
We wish you every success and happiness.
Hello John and Lalla,
I love swapping CDs cuz it gives me a chance to really listen to the music of my peers. Thanks for the swap - I listened to your CD on the way home - nicely produced!
It was a pleasure to meet Lalla and a pleasure to listen to your music,
Hi Tammie! Hope you and Steve are having fun on RAGBRAI - what a great event!
Good luck and maybe we'll see you at the end of the ride? I'm playing in DeWitt (at Tycoga Winery) on Sunday if you're sticking around.
Take care, safe travels,
PS. We are offering a discount on the Ireland tour package price during Irish Fair MN the weekend of August 7,8,9 - just mention you'd like the IFM Discount.
I first saw you perform when I lived in St Paul in 11/1993-9/1995. Now, that was a long time ago! And, you're still performing, congratulations!
You're the one in Germany, right? I can't tell you how much I appreciate your support after all these years - danke!
After reviewing my Calendar it looks like the ONLY night I"ll be performing anywhere near Minneapolis is Sept 11 in Stillwater (about 40 min east of the Twin Cities) at Charlies Irish Pub (this will be a solo show, not a Hounds of Finn show). I don't know if that will work for you seeing as how it's the last night of your stay but keep an eye on my calendar - you never know what might come up :)
Safe travels ~ Lojo