Cooties

“Cooties” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at the Musica 20th anniversary party, Oct. 1st, 2017, recorded by The Valet aka Fred Jodsworth T. Boak.

Musica is a fabulous music store in Hudson, NY, owned by our good friend Rob Caldwell. I bought a perfectly good guitar there once, and I’d rather do just about anything […]

How Do You Keep Your Hair So Fluffy?

 

“Fluffy“- the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at Valentine’s in Albany, NY, recorded Nov. 3rd, 2012 by The Valet (F.J. Boak)

Ok, so imagine you’ve just been hired to play a few gigs with the Philharmonic, most of whom you’ve never met, and one of your first tasks is to recreate controlled chaos in general, […]

A Walk in the Park

“A Walk in the Park” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonette, recorded July 15, 2017, at a Castle Hill fundraiser at Edgewood Farm in Truro by The Valet.

Written last June on a gorgeous day while walking through Central Park from 97th St., and eventually to B.B. King’s on 42nd St. to see NRBQ. Don’t […]

Alan Alda

“Alan Alda“- Chandler Travis Philharmonette at Edgewood Farms, Truro, July 15, 2017, recorded by The Valet.

So we’re playing at a Castle Hell fundraiser at Edgewood Farms in Truro and Kami requests that we invent a song called “Alan Alda” on the spot because there’s a guy in the crowd that looks exactly to her […]

Bud and Froony

 

“Thank You Song” – Ct demo, circa 2008, recorded at Kelp Manor. From the new album “Bud and Froony“, a collection of songs written and recorded over the years for various Travis family occasions, most of which started life as Chandler demos, but the Incredible Casuals and the Chandler Travis Philharmonic also make […]

July 4 hat trick three-way video spectacular!!

“Mid-morning in Moscow” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at Herring Cove, Provincetown, MA, Sept. 4, 2016, shot by Belinda. We’ve posted many different versions of this one, because we always have a great time playing it; with our first Herring Cove show of the season coming up this Wednesday, and this being another damn fine […]

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!!! […]

I Saw a Picture of You

painting by Paulette Humanbeing

 

“I Saw a Picture of You“- the Chandler Travis Three-O at the Dreamaway Lodge in Becket, MA., April 14, 2014, recorded by The Valet, aka Fred Boak.

Another in the endless series of discarded songs. I actually like this one pretty well, but it’s always harder to find spots […]

Live at The Cutting Room (A Special “Song of the Weak!!!” Album)

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic at the Cutting Room, Nov. 20, 2013 – recorded by Fred Boak (room mike and pre-mix) and Gerard Hoffman (live board mix.) CTP: Rikki Bates, drums; Fred Boak, bg vox; Dan Brantigan, trumpet; Dinty Child, mandocello, accordion, bg vox; John Clark, string bass, bg vox; Quinn Cox, trombone; Berke McKelvey, clarinets, […]

Send Us Your Bedhead Photos!

In honor of the artwork on the upcoming “WAVING KISSYHEAD!!, Vol. 2 & 1” CD, coming along in a few weeks, we’re having a BEDHEAD PHOTO CONTEST!! A bedhead photo is a photo you take of yourself first thing in the morning, before you’re really awake, usually in the bathroom. Needless to say, the results […]