Influences: Phil Ochs, Dylan, Lennon, Lightfoot, Bob Seger, Pete Seeger, Paul Simon, Delbert McClinton, Shel Silverstein, Jimmy Buffett, Beatles Songwriting Academy
Started playing guitar in the 60s, Chuck Berry, Dylan and the Beatles. Played in a several bands, wrote a lot of songs (mostly bad), but started seriously committing to it in 2013. I did NaSoAlMo one year, and did the RPM challenge in 2014, but I think this is more in line with what I am doing now - learning to write better songs. Finished 5090 2015 with a trophy. I also finished FAWM in 2016 & 2017 with a trophy. In 2018 I got a trophy, but I had to write 6 songs on the 28th - THAT was a stretch!