That’s Nerve

“That’s Nerve” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, recorded by Chris Blood, Feb. 26, 2007.

I’ve always loved this one! Great lyric by David Greenberger; the recording is from 2007, I think bundled in with the recording sessions for my solo album, “After She Left” -still lots of outtakes from those sessions we fully intend to […]

O Pinchy We Hardly New Ye

 

“O Pinchy We Hardly Knew Ye” – Chandler Travis, recorded and mixed by me, here, with surprise drum and bass programming and additional mixing by Christopher G. Brown, at his place.

My girlfriend has crabs, and a couple starfish, and a mantis shrimp, and too much algae, in an aquarium near her desk […]

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

Hold Me In Your Arms

“Hold Me In Your Arms” – Chandler Travis with Jon Evans (string bass) and Jerome Deupree (drum); recorded at the Provincetown Town Hall, April 15, 2017, by Chris Blood.

I had never heard of this Eddie Holman song until this year, when my longtime friend and colleague, Rob Hart (the Bully of Broadcasting), included […]

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 […]

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 […]