Day 7 | “Oh Danny Boy”

Day 7 | “Oh Danny Boy” Before I started this odyssey, I contacted the police department just so they would know that I wasn’t causing trouble under the overpass.  It was a surprise when I saw a request from the Trenton (MO) Police Department​ for this song.  It seemed like […]Read more »

Day 6 | “Nessum Dorma”

So, I wanted to do a song with the least amount of traffic so I did this just after midnight. I will say that I only sang parts of it and I did blank out on some of the Italian. One of the most popular arias from one of the […]Read more »

Day 5 | “It Is Well With My Soul”

This is one of my favorite hymns. Admittedly, this will be song at my funeral. This hymn was born out of tragedy for the composer, who lost his family at sea. When his ship went over the spot where the other ship that was to bring his family over to […]Read more »

Day 4 | “In der Fremde” (In a Foreign land)

This was one of my very first German pieces in beginning voice by Schumann  I love singing the language and coupled with the brooding theme of the piece, what seventeen year old wouldn’t love it….well, at least this former seventeen year old.  Jeff Nolte was my first voice teacher in […]Read more »

Day 3 | “Beth”

When I first heard this piece several decades ago, my first thought was, “This can’t be Kiss.” This is another one of my favorites from long ago. You can follow / catch up at the 1st link below, make song requests and help support this odyssey. ALL proceeds will go […]Read more »

Day 2 | “Hallelujah”

This piece, originally done by Leonard Cohen has long been a favorite of mine.  Since I don’t have the “basement voice” Leonard has, I took a Jeff Buckley approach to this tune.  I will admit that the challenge in this year long project will not be singing the songs, but […]Read more »