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Early Song Writing Memories

I’m not sure when I wrote my first song. I do however recall at the age of thirteen, lying to my French teacher, Mr. Dawson, falsely claiming to have written the lyrics of a song on a Hamish Imlach L.P. He undoubtedly knew that my claim was nothing more than a juvenile flight of fancy, but he smiled and nodded and never challenged me on the matter. Looking back on it now, this incident was simply an early indication that the idea of writing songs was one that appealed to me and that I was comfortable bending the truth. Continue reading