“Bald” – Tom Grady

It was the summer of 1988. Tom Grady who had become my best friend in high school (John Glenn in Norwalk, California) and together with best friend  Steve Hammit would win the 1987 Norwalk All City Talent Show, and a cool $100 bucks. We had performed my original rap parody song, The Del Taco Rap. Our performance […]

“Summer Of 84” – Bartt Wheeler

This week’s Flash Back Friday features one of my oldest and dearest friends, poet and songwriter, Mr. Bartt Wheeler. Before the bands, the albums, the stage performances, there was “Bartt and myself”. Bartt and I met in 1985 at John Glenn high school in Norwalk, California. It was in theater class where the “weird kids” weren’t so weird, and […]

“Wednesday Night Harvest” – Christian Smith

It was in the early 90’s. I  had just given my life over to Jesus an became a Born Again Christian. There had been a small revival going on in the church I had recently been invited to attend. It would be at a church where I would ultimately make my confession of faith to follow Jesus Christ. Inspired by the Harvest […]

“Changes Me, Changes You ” – Fair Exchange

This week’s Flashback Friday highlights the band Fair Exchange, 1991-93. This group was actually a converging of two groups. The original Fair Exchange (which was a Christian band that had recorded an album and toured the coast of California in the early 80’s) and New Jerusalem (a Christian art rock group formed by myself and guitarist, David Perrigan […]

“The Joe Hughes Project” – Joe Hughes

It was 1997. Inspired by his upcoming anniversary to his lovely wife Vickie. Joe, (who at the time was the drummer for the Calvary Chapel Huntington Beach Praise Band, and I keyboards), had approached me with an idea he had been toying around with. Joe wanted an very unique present for his wife. Joe had just finished writing […]

“Suddenly You’re The One” – Michelle Hughes

Each Friday I will upload some rare and unique audio/video find for a good old nostalgic walk down memory lane. I have a lot of items I have kept over the years. some performances, early recordings, etc. Who knows, maybe I have something that will feature you next time. You may have to wait and see. […]