Old Songs Sampler Concert 

Saturday, January 23, 2016

> We're very excited to be part of Old Songs' Sampler Concert on January 23, at 7:30 p.m. This is always a fun show, with a great raffle, as well! We haven't performed together in a LONG time, and we hope you will be there.

"Voices Remembered" Concert at Caffe Lena 

Saturday, July 10 A Tribute to Steve Goodman, Dave Carter, Kate Wolf and Stan Rogers featuring Joan Kosby, Stuart Markus, Susan Trump and Terry Kitchen

Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs, New York will host this special tribute to four brilliant songwriters. All of them left us too soon, yet each left behind an incredible number of great songs. If you're not familiar with all of these wonderful writers, here's a little background on each: Steve Goodman’s “City of New Orleans” was a big hit for Arlo Guthrie in…

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Alien Folklife Featured on Award-winning CD! 

"WBCR Live, Volume 1," featuring Alien Folklife's song, "What If?" has won a Davey Award . Presented annually by the International Academy of Visual Artists, Davey Awards recognize outstanding work by smaller organizations. The CD, produced by WBCR in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, features live-in-the-studio cuts by such folk luminaries as Eliza Gilkyson, Guy Davis, Laura Love and Christine Lavin. "WBCR Live, Volume 1" was one of 13 CDs to receive a "Radio Gold" Davey, the top award. Thanks to our…

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"Mission Accomplished" Stirs Controversy 

Our newest song, "Mission Accomplished," about our all-too-fearless leader, has generally been getting a very positive response. At a recent performance, however, we got heckled after performing it. The heckler, not satisfied with yelling, among other things, "Why don't you write a song about Clinton?" (which one?), harangued the show's organizer. She politely--and repeatedly--told him that we, like everyone else in this country, have the right of free speech. He kept on at her as she was preparing…

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Aliens on Compilation CD 

The compilation CD from the "Shine" competition (see below for details) is now available from CD Baby. The CD contains 17 cuts, including our ode to soap operas, "And Now a Word from Our Sponsor." Here's the link: Shine CD.

Life is Stranger than Farts 

Our song "Termite Farts" (recorded on our Down to Earth CD) was based, believe it or not, mostly on scientific fact. The last verse was the major exception--or so we thought. So put away those pesticides, we've got a better plan We'll harness all the termite toots and put 'em in a can Trade fossil fuel for flatulence, make greenhouse gases pay Put a termite in your tank and fart around all day Imagine our amazement when we heard the following on the syndicated public radio program, "Pulse of the Planet"…

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