Reviews and awards

Reviews favorite singer-songwriter CD of 2001! The songs are great, with very memorable stories and tunes.

– Peter Schwarz, Folk Dept. – KKUP, Cupertino, CA

…songs that are to the point with a great melody. I am definitely going to spin your tunes.

– Dan Alloway, “Folk Fury” – KTEP El Paso

Song Awards and Nominations

  • Hayes Hotel: Walnut Valley Festival Newsong Showcase Winner Blues Category, 2001, Winfield, Kansas
  • Hayes Hotel: Woody Guthrie Festival, Honorable Mention, 2003
  • Creepin’ Ways: Walnut Valley Festival Newsong Showcase Winner, Blues Category, 2004, Winfield, Kansas
  • Doin’ The Vooley-Voo: Nominated – Traditional Folk Award by Just Plain Folks, 2006
  • John Dodge’s Dream: Included in Best of New Mexico Western Music CD, 2004
  • Barney: Walnut Valley Newsong Showcase Winner, Songs for Children Category, 2007
  • Tailgate Blues: Walnut Valley Newsong Showcase Winner, Feelin’ Good Category, 2007

Miscellaneous Musical Accomplishments

  • Cheap Shots Band: Winner Oldtime Band Contest, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2006
  • Front Porch Radio: Live Set Recording
  • Hear 'em! Buy 'em!

    Contemporary originals - folk, blues, and bluegrass with humor and sorrow and opinions about things. Good songs done well. Click on the album to hear songs.