Songpainting Muse

Dandelion ~ poem for Win

May 30, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

It is in the sitting still we see the shadowed windowsill. The rumpled grass the bunny left behind. The floating seeds of a dandelion. And so this morning, I admit it's no mean feat (me thinks) to see what I see, as I with broken foot, sit. And sat.  Imagining this is this.  And that is that.

Mothers and Grandmother

May 13, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Annie Laurie – Jamie OReilly sings

May 11, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Listen to Annie Laurie (Jamie vocals Michael Smith, guitar and bass recorded on Swimming Deeper) [audio m4a=""][/audio] Annie Laurie Maxwelton's braes are bonnie, Where early fa's the dew, Twas there that Annie Laurie Gi'ed me her promise true. Gi'ed me her promise true - Which ne'er forgot will be, And for ...

May Enews. Numbers Count: On Turning 60

May 09, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Jamie O'Reilly May ENews May 9, 2018 Numbers Count: On Turning 60 Waking this dawn on a too-perfect birthday morning. The start of my 60th year.  Sliver of moon just about faded, sunrise streaks aubergine and peach, peeking over the majestic flowering pear tree.  In ...

Michael Smith – St. Louis area gigs

March 23, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Read about Michael's new Songwriting CD, available by mail, thru CD and at these concerts!  Link:. ST. LOUIS AREA GIGS Sat Mar 24 at 8:00 PM  Focal Point Traditional Arts Center 2720 Sutton ...

That Girl! On singing, soaring, and delivering the goods.

March 19, 2018  |   General   |     |   1 Comment

(Read this as an e-newsletter here: "You and Michael created something deep and magical, as you always do.  The audience is so engaged.  A really wonderful night of art ...

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! from Jamie O’Reilly

March 17, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

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Michael Smith SONGWRITING CD mail order page

March 14, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Michael P. Smith's Songwriting Album - Limited Edition! Mail order now - info follows. Michael E-News! CD release announcement and blog. Michael talks... Part Master class. Part musical memoir. All Michael!  The long awaited recording! Singer/songwriter Michael P. Smith reveals the inner workings ...

Vinegar Man – Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2018  |   General   |     |   1 Comment

[audio mp3=""][/audio] Listen to Vinegar Man. Vinegar Man from the book Silver Pennies Poem by Ruth Comfort Mitchell Music by Tom Amandes Recorded February, 2009 League of Creative Musicians, Evanston, IL Performed by Jamie O’Reilly, Lead Vocals Meg Broz, Background Vocals Paul Amandes, Background Vocals, Guitar Peter Swenson, Guitar Stuart Rosenberg, Mandolin John ...

Michael Smith Feb/Mar 2018 gigs

February 02, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Michael Smith's February  - March Concerts WISCONSIN Sat Feb 17 at 7:30 PM Tomorrow River Concerts Lettie Jenson Center 487 N. Main Amhurst, WI 54406 PH 715.824.5202 Link CHICAGO Sat Mar 3 at 7:30 PM Heritage Gallery 1907 W. 103rd Street* Chicago, Il PH: 773.233.0084 (Chicago/Beverly neighborhood) Sat Mar ...

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