Edibles, Audibles, Applaudables!

Starting Thursday October 1st, I am partnering with Odd's Cafe on Haywood Road in West Asheville to offer a FREE weekly Americana singer-songwriter showcase, which we're calling, Edibles, Audibles, & Applaudables!

Each week I will be hosting, sharing a song…Read more

A Program of Action!

Something about my frenzied work with Ellie Grace on our duo CD in July seems to have propelled me forward, to try to keep making things happen.

For 5 weeks now, I've been posting a new song every day (that…Read more

My 15 Minutes of Obscurity

I'm ready for my close-up. Actually, scratch that. The mid-distance shot in low-res is hunky dory with me. Hey everyone! I'm a YouTube channel, The Claflin Cafe! What does that mean? Damned if I know, but I've been playing around…Read more

Moral Monday and Beyond

Thanks to Saro Lynch-Thomason for lending her voice on stage today at the rally. Here's a distant shot of us.
Thanks also to Ellie Grace for adding harmonies to the studio recording I'd started with Saro. See the Music page…Read more

And so it begins.

Egad, what have you wrought? Giving me a blog is like giving a monkey a gun. Which reminds me of a song I meant to write.

But I digress.

Howdy, gang! Here's one of my newest songs, "Tearing My Mountain…Read more