Writers Block @ The Lomond

I'm really looking forward to this Thursday's show at the Lomond. I'll be sharing the stage with five other terrific songwriters, Bec Goring, Frank Jones, David Hyams, Anna Cordell and Mandy Connell. The theme for this month is "money" (which is timely as I don't have any) and the idea is that each of us perform three songs relating to the theme. Like a dutiful little song writer I looked at my current batch and figured that I had three songs that would fit the bill (kind of) but wouldn't it be hip and cool to write one. So I started, and waited, and waited, and waited....... still waited, and then gave up. A true case of writer's block if ever there was one. So I went back to the bushranger ballad I've been working on for the last 25 years and wrote another 38 verses, none of which will see the light of day should this song ever actually escape and be sung somewhere, when suddenly, I thought I'd better do the banking, logged on to my account and there it was... the song I'd been looking for.
I can't tell you what it is except to say I'm pretty happy with it and it's called "A Scented Lemon".
You'll have to come along on Thursday night (kicks off at 8.00pm and it's free folks!) to hear it along with the other two songs I reckon will pass muster. If they don't bring along some lemons and throw them at me... Which reminds me of my dear departed friend Neil Nicholas who had vegies thrown at him while singing a parody of the Ryebuck Shearer called "The Veggie Eater" at the Bush Inn down in Geelong in the very early 80s (or was it late 70s?). Apparently his Maton CW80 was destroyed by a well aimed carrot but that's another story....
See you there

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