I Viborate

“I Viborate” – the Catbirds at the Wellfleet Oyster Fest, Oct. 15, 2017; recorded and mixed by Chris Blood.

The Catbirds had a fabulous time making their Oyster Fest debut a couple weeks ago, as you can hear; this is our version of a song that was recorded by both Conway Twitty and Bobby […]

Why You Been Gone So Long?

“Why You Been Gone So Long” -the Catbirds with Sarah Swain (bass and lead vocal) at O’Shea’s Olde Inn, Dennis, MA., March 18, 2017, recorded by Mark Usher.

We’ve been playing this old David Allen Coe chestnut in the Catbirds for ages, and Steve Wood’s been playing it even longer; this is the slow version, […]

Fish Out of Water

“Fish Out of Water” – the Catbirds, recorded live at O’Shea’s Olde Inn, March 18th, 2017, by Mark Usher, mixed by Mark Usher and Chandler Travis. This is just a cover of a Ronnie Dawson song that we used to frequently open with, as it seemed to be a good way to make friends.

Ronnie […]

Catbirds at the Barley Neck

The Catbirds at the Barley Neck, May 12, 2017: “The Twirl”, “Do the Seesaw”, “Come On Home”, and “Institution Child”- recorded by Fred Boak.

Sometimes we sound best when we’re recorded worst on a really slow night. Not that this was such an occasion necessarily, I’m just observing that in passing.

Song of the Weak!!! […]

Catbirds Live Video “Monkey Jones”

“Monkey Jones” – the Catbirds at Ralph’s Diner in Worcester, MA, January 27th, 2017, shot by David Ethier for “Fuzbrains Presents”.

Boy, did we have fun playing at Ralph’s Diner last January! Hadn’t played there in years, since early Casuals days I think, had completely forgotten what it was like, which is a perfect […]

WooWooPalooza “I Want It”

“I Want It”- the Catbirds at the WooWoopalooza benefit at Wellfleet Beachcomber, August ​12,​ 2016.​ ​Basic video shot by Brian Tarcy of CapeCodWave (an online magazine covering the character and culture of Cape Cod, with an emphasis on local original music) with extra footage from ​Sharappa​, edited and assembled by Chris Blood; audio recorded and […]

Catbirds Live Video – Reconsider Baby

“Reconsider Baby“- the Catbirds at the Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, May 6, 2016, shot by Ron Daniels. This is an old Lowell Fulson song that every now and then we play the absolute shit out of -this time, for instance. Can’t tell you how much I love when we nail a groove like this -it’s […]

I Got To Move (The Lester Version)

“I Got to Move“- Lester – recorded by Chris Blood at Trout Towers, circa 1992. Lester was a fabulous little band that only lasted a couple years in the early nineties, comprised of Steve Wood, Jay Cournoyer, Cliff Letsche, and myself. We made one album, the eponymously entitled “Lester”, that eventually came out as part […]

A Man Who Walks On Air 2-fer: live video & home demo

“A Man Who Walks On Air” – the Chandler Travis Three-O, shot April 26, 2016 at the Harvest Gallery Wine Bar by Ron Daniels; audio is a my demo, so me playing everything, recorded at home..

Great Greenberger lyric; I thought we posted the demo of this not long ago on SOTW, but maybe […]

The Catbirds “I Like Stuff (rehearsal)”

“I Like Stuff (rehearsal)“- the Catbirds, recorded at the Playman Mansion, February, 2016.

Well, I hadn’t ripped off Canned Heat yet, so, what the hell… guess no one’s safe anymore…

Song of the Weak!!! 2016 by The Catbirds