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“Learning How to See”

“Learning How to See” … words and music by Judson Hair 2013 When he finally settled down back in his old hometown With the weight of all the past inside his head He woke up that first day with his … Continue reading

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“‘Because of You”

“Because of You” …. words and music by Judson Hair 2014 For all the time I’ve spent right here in this place All the things that I’d do, all the dreams that I’d chase The promise of tomorrow, the problems … Continue reading

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Becoming a Good Songwriter …

Once I get started , songwriting comes pretty easy to me and I’ve found that composing lyrics is a natural intuitive process that draws heavily on my poetic ability. Over the years I’ve written a lot of poetry and I’ve … Continue reading

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The Aspiring Singer/Songwriter Is At It Again …

This is my latest original song … it’s about leaving behind your hassles and burdens and taking the highway to happiness … it’s an optimistic song about making positive changes in your life, while acknowledging that no situation is ever … Continue reading

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“1969: A Song for Betty”

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What once was old is now new again!

Have you ever had the opportunity to revisit you youth? As a teenager in 1967, I was the lucky recipient of this Silvertone guitar made by the Harmony Company and sold through Sears. It was my first acoustic guitar after … Continue reading

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Sad Little Girl Blues …

When I wake up in the morning, don’t know how it’s gonna be yeah when I wake up in the morning, don’t know how it’s gonna be since there just ain’t no predictin’ we just have to wait and see … Continue reading

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“The Path that Charlie Chose” …

This is my latest effort at writing song lyrics. It’s all about happiness in life, or lack thereof, and the choices some people make trying to achieve it. Tell me what you think. Praise and constructive criticism are equally solicited … Continue reading

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Open Mic Nite!?! OMG!!!

I am scared to death! Since I reported earlier¬†that I aspire to be a performing musician, I joined a “meetup” group for acoustic guitarists last week hoping that I’d simply hook up with a few folks who just casually get … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Job without Aggravation ??

I was in a band in high school and college.¬† We were popular locally and we managed to get bookings pretty much every weekend providing us with that rarest of privileges … getting paid for doing what you love to … Continue reading

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