Monthly Archives: January 2016

Let Me Tell You

Not to be bested by Lady Gaga, I wrote a pride-ish song.  I forgot the melody to it though. It’s translated from Portuguese. Date: Sometime after Born This Way came out. Let me tell you about everything I have been … Continue reading

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Our Big Love

I wrote this song for a lover. Translated from Portuguese. Date: 2013 You know all my secrets. Know how to hurt me. Know all my desires. Know how to affect me. But what can I do – I love you … Continue reading

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Nina Simone

This lyric is dedicated to Nina Simone.  I wrote it mainly in Portuguese. She is a hero of mine, both in life and in music. Date: 2013 Nina Simone makes me think of a revolution Nina Simone makes me think … Continue reading

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Ana Rosa

I wrote this song for my friend Ana Rosa.  It’s translated from Portuguese. Date: Sometimes in 2010 I want to take a rose to a woman that made me suffer. I want to take a rose to a woman who … Continue reading

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I Need Something To Kill These Blues

I wrote this song for my brother. He is someone I see as always on a journey, but not always sure of the destination, because he won’t stop to ask for directions. March 25th 2010 When you feel so far … Continue reading

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The Gays Are Here To Stay

This song is part of a musical which doesn’t exist. A jokey song for the homophobic types I would occasionally run into. March 27, 2007 Dialogue: A guy called me a faggot once – right to my face. He thought … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Again

Philadelphia is a city I love and will move back to eventually. There is a magic to the city, which I wanted to put down in a song – and here are the words. Hard words, but it’s a hard … Continue reading

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