ARCHIVES // SONGS FROM THE SHELF & ODDYSEY

“Midnight Blue” A 3/4 bluesy song about cruelty of losing a woman and the empty feeling - you all know what I mean. featuring the Stratocaster in

both the slide and lead parts. In that essential question/answer style.

Al Pileggi - Drums and Organ, Bass //  LG Guitars and Vox // Recorded 1995 in Connecticut & New Jersey -  8-track tape

“Anywhere the Wheels Touchdown” Co-written with Phil Gaucher.

AL Pileggi - Drums // Glen Bousquet - Bass // Phil Gaucher - Keyboards // LG Guitars, Vox, Keyboards // Recorded 1995 in Connecticut & New Jersey - 8-track tape

“City Man” An observation in London - how and why do so many people get lost and left! We sadly see it everyday.

LG - All instruments. Recorded 2000 in Connecticut - Multitrack Digital

“What I meant to Say”  “Well... er... what I meant to say was... “ This started out as an acoustic piece that later took on a life of its own.

LG - All instruments. Recorded 2003 in Connecticut - Multitrack Digital

“The last Day of Summer “ A moody slide guitar piece on a late summer afternoon.

LG - All instruments. Recorded 1996 in Connecticut - 8-track tape


“King of Kings” A rather gothic recording  and song based on Shelley’s “Ozymandias”

LG -Vocals // Danny Krausz, all other instruments and arrangement. Recorded 1997 in Connecticut - 8 and 16 track tape and digital

“The Hurting Words” I was writing a lot on the piano during this period. Many of these compositions were co-written/arranged with Danny Krausz.

LG - Vocals and classical guitar // Danny Krausz, all other instruments and arrangement. Recorded 1995 in Connecticut - 8 and 16 track tape and digital

In the 1980s 90s, I recorded a number of songs, many of which were included on two albums. “Odyssey” & “Songs from the Shelf”

Musically, I don’t tend to “dwell” on old songs - I like to move forward. Having said that, it’s been nice going through the old stuff and remembering the many friends who worked on the songs and the places we recorded them.

“Mystery Man” A song about our “darker side”

LG - Vocals and piano. Recorded 2001 in Connecticut - 8-track digital

“You’ve Gone and Changed Your MInd”

LG - All instruments & String Arrangements- 8-track digital

“Love Was a Friend”

LG - Guitar & Vox // Philip Gaucher - Keyboards - 8-track tape

“Let’s Be Fools Again” - Clifford T Ward

LG - All instruments & String Arrangements - Multitrack digital

“Pirate” Inspired and written after my first trip to Bermuda (wandering around the RN Dockyards)

LG - All instruments & String Arrangements. Recorded in Connecticut in 1998 - 8-track digital.

“Lead Me Down the Highway” A period where i was writing a lot of songs inspired by Clapton/Elton John

LG - Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, String Arrangements // Al Pileggi Drums, Keyboards. Recorded in NJ and Connecticut in 1996 - 8-track digital.