I Think I Got it Wrong (home demo)

Song of the Weak!!! 2016

“I Think I Got It Wrong“- CT demo from last spring or so, recorded at Kelp Manor.

My longtime lyricist / colleague / buddy David Greenberger and I got all fired up last year after the release of “Bocce & Bourbon: The Comfortable Songs Of…“, and ended up having our best songwriting year ever, but […]

You Still Rule

Song of the Weak!!! 2016

“You Still Rule (The Thank You Song)” -the Catbirds, recorded by Steve Wood at a Catbirds rehearsal a month or so ago. Written shortly after Allan Toussaint died, and more of a tribute to him than anything else, this is from the first night we started fooling around with it, and it didn’t take long. […]

This is No Time For Fun!

Steve Shook - This is No Time For Fun

“This Is No Time For Fun (This Is Christmas)“- Steve Shook featuring the Elftone All Girl Ukulele Revue -recorded by Jon Evans at Brick Hill.

We posted this one last year, as a video, I think, from last year’s Cape Cavalcade show, but here’s the newly minted official studio version of this practically timeless holiday […]

No, Part 2

Song of the Weak!!! 2015 Edition

“No, Part 2” -C.T. demo, written and recorded this morning (or last night, depending on how you look at these things.) An improv. If you look in the dictionary under the word slight, you’ll find this song.

No, Part 2 by Chandler Travis

Boo! (A Halloween Trifecta)

 

“Other Thing” -the Chandler Travis Philharmonette from “RadioBall 23- Live at Bubala’s”, recorded by the Valet, I’m guessing, in the summer of 2003.

It being Halloween week n all, thought we’d bring back one of our creepiest efforts, though this is an early and relatively sprightly version (nowadays, we play it a lot […]

Meet The Uncle Nephew Constellation

The Uncle Nephew Constellation

“I Like Love” – The Uncle Nephew Constellation, featuring Nephew Jeremy Willis on vocal and Uncle Chan Travis on the rest; from their forthcoming debut CD, “Centaur”.

Some of you may already know that my nephew, Jeremy, is one of my best pals, and we’ve been talking about doing a song together for years (his […]

No!

Song of the Weak!!! 2015 Edition

“No” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonette at Bubala’s, Aug. 3, 2015, recorded by The Valet, aka Fred “Jodsworth T.” Boak. This is a really nice take of one of our more promising new tunes this summer, with a particularly touching lyric from Davey Baby Greenberger (albeit revised and meddled with a time or two by […]

A Night at Bubala’s (A Video Song(s) of the Weak!!!)

Bubalas

This week on Song of the Weak!!! it’s “A Night at Bubala’s” featuring several videos from Monday, August 3rd, all shot by Mike Guaragna.

“Unidentified Flying Thing” -part of the instrumental “Thing” series; includes a rare flute sighting, courtesy of Ken Field.

“Must Be Love”– the old Steve Shook classic, also available on […]

Wisp of a Thing (demo)

Song of the Weak!!! 2015 Edition

Wisp Of a Thing (demo)– my demo (recorded here at Kelp Manor) of what will eventually be (kind of is already) a new entry in the “Thing” series of instrumentals with vocals; if you want to hear the horn version, you’ll either have to wait n wait n wait or come out and see us […]

Tomatohead Blues (The Return of Keiichi)

Tomatohead Chan @ Rodeo Bar

“Tomatohead Blues” – The Chandler Travis Philharmonette recorded live at Karoo in Eastham, MA on Sunday July 5, 2015 by yours truly, The Valet (Karoo – where we’ll playing several more times this summer – a loverly outdoor summer venue for us – please stop in and see us if you’re in the area – […]