darcistrutt 14


54016 US   Jan 2011

Artist Bio

Influences:   Folk is my favorite genre followed by celtic and good old rock & roll.

I'm the one on the right. My daughter and fellow FAWMer Dawn is to the left. I love it here. I've loved learning new instruments and meeting new people...and of course letting my muse have fun creating. My main 'instrument' is my voice, but I also play guitar, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, dulcimer, autoharp, steel drum, piano, flute, and a very robust cowbell.

A note on comments: I do not intend to make my living with my music, but do want to get better, so gentle constructive comments are very welcome. If there is a certain song I'm thinking I may want to do in public I will ask for serious critique on that song and hope you'll let me have it 😀

I'll probably roll the story cubes a few times, and whack a cowbell. Maybe play with a quote or a bit of scripture. I'm caring for my husband with Alzheimer's and my parents are nearing the end of their earthly journey so I'll be in and out of the FAWM world. I do love you all though!!

Pronouns: her/she
Nicknames because of FAWM: Princess of the Cowbell or just Princess, and Mistress Darci - from one rather suggestive collaboration in 2014.

Happy FAWMing everyone!

Had to look it up since I've seen others marking the years:
FAWM 2011 - 14
FAWM 2012 - 16 (with three collabs)
FAWM 2013 - 16 (with five collabs)
FAWM 2014 - 13 (with one collab)
FAWM 2015 - 19 (with seven collabs)
FAWM 2016 - 18 (with five collabs...including the epic FAWM is Down)
FAWM 2017 - 16 (with one collab)
FAWM 2018 - 17 (with one collab)
FAWM 2019 - 14 (with three collabs including Open Mic at Castle Dragondreams, and one with a shed which was a challenge not a collab)


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  • @audrey  Apr 6

    Thank you for the kind words about my song Caring Neighbours. I appreciate it. 😀

  • @musicsongwriter  Feb 22

    Thank you Darci for your kind comment on a Lonely Swan. My friend is devastated.

  • @tamsnumber4  Feb 17

    Thanks for commenting on my song "Insecure", I appreciate the listen!

  • @cindyrella  Feb 12

    Thanks for your sweet comments. My daughter in law could wait to see the leaves and the snow.

  • @vomvorton  Feb 8

    Hehe thanks! Probably not really enough focus on the cowbell to really justify the tag but I was excited to finally have something cowbell-friendly!

  • @treble Feb 8

    Thanks for your comments on Have a Great Day. I think it is nice to remember that we can start the day over again at any moment, especially when times are hard.

  • @dragondreams  Feb 7

    Thank you, Princess. 😀 xxx

  • @treble Feb 7

    Thanks so much for your comments on my skirmish song Rhymes with Orange. Sorry you hurt your nose snorting a warm beverage but glad you thought it was funny! 😀

  • @kahlo2013  Feb 5

    I hope so too! I’ve got the words if you’ve got the music! If there is any subject or style you would like me to try writing for let me know!

  • @writeandwrong  Feb 1

    Thanks for your kind comment on "Fork in the Road." <3 Many hugs to you!!! <3

  • @famouspatrick  Feb 1

    Glad to see you in the Twin Cities group again, Darci! That FOP is one of my favorite FAWM memories; so great to meat you all "in the flesh." Good luck this year, I'm looking forward to hearing your songs. 👍

  • @mdavisto  Jan 31

    Hi @darcistrutt, wishing you a fruitful and fantastic FAWM.

  • @writeandwrong  Jan 27

    <3 <3 Eh-hem, well, my boo-boos have healed so I guess it's time to meet up again 😉 Have a super-de-dooper FAWMtastic February!!

  • @klaus  Jan 23

    Hi Darcy. Warm greetings from Finland. Hope you enjoy Fawm 2020.

  • @tamsnumber4  Jan 23

    Mistress!!! My new friend, I am so happy to know you for real girl!! I hope you sing your heart out...I'll be listening!!

  • @hummingbear  Jan 16

    Have a wonderful FAWM! Hope things are going well and you will have some time for song-making.

  • @tsunamidaily  Jan 14

    have the best FAWM this year!

  • @metalfoot  Jan 14

    Hey Darci! Let the cowbell ring!