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September 4, 2017

"A Ringin' Martin Guitar" is dedicated to my dad, Harry David Duckett and "Thoughts of Home" is the story of my great aunt Tillie Fletcher Carter.  Let me know what you think:

May 25, 2017

Here's the story of a song inspired by my 90 year old Daddy's falling in love with bluegrass music as a boy in PA as his uncle's bluegrass band practiced next door and played dances every Friday night at the schoolhouse at the end of the lane. Guess I caught my love of bluegrass from Daddy-O. I mailed 2 songs in with my Elvis stamps on top, one of...

March 3, 2017

My trips to Southwest Louisiana for Mardi Gras have been a great inspiration to me and my songwriting.  Here's a fun

new tune I wrote a few days before Mardi Gras. 

November 9, 2015


Oh my.  Just returned to a beautiful Indian Summer in Philly after 10 days travel.  I was lucky enough to be a part of the Black Pot Music Festival in Lafayette, Louisiana and the 5 day music camp preceding it.  Visit my Facebook Page for awesome photos of the music, dance, cuisine and culture of Southwest Louisiana, not to mention the beautiful f...

April 22, 2015


A family of music-lovers and the power of song influenced me at an early age. Growing up with parents who were teachers with wanderlust, summers free, a Volkswagen bus and an insatiable appetite for live music, meant were always on the go.


“Just like a skippin’ stone, just like a fallin’ star, it doesn’t matter where you are. As long as you’re mov...

February 19, 2015

Thursday 2/19 through Saturday 2/21 we laid down 7 songs. Working with The Revelers, a supergroup made up of members of The Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys, the songs were recorded in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana in the heart of the Bayou Country. You may have seen them as the house band in Season 3 of HBO's "Treme". These guys are some of th...

February 15, 2015

Stopped in New Orleans, two days before Mardi Gras, on the way to LaFayette for recording with The Revelers. Here is an original blues song I sang at the Spotted Cat Jazz Club on Frenchman Street with the House Band.