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United States - Mass. - Boston

George Murray

So, I wrote my first song at age 9. On the clarinet ! A complete ripoff of the Beatles. But, hey, you gotta start some place ! By 13 or 14, I was consumed with writing. All the time.
Guitar at first, but then, shortly thereafter, piano came into the picture. I love them both about equally. I've written over 1,000 songs, most of them pretty maudlin. But I feel so lucky to have *absolutely* hit the emotional target 70 or 80 times. I have no idea how I write songs, or what goes on in the brain to allow this. I do know that formulaic writing is something I can NOT do.
There is so much about music composition that we can not define. For me, the primary thing is being aware of, and receptive to, that feeling of "a song coming on." I've written in the bathtub, on a beach, on a special boulder, and even beside a train track...as a train roared by.
I'm a lefty, and play the guitar upside down and backwards. So if you hear some unusual chords, that's probably the reason.
Anyhow - please enjoy what I've done if you select any of my songs here.
Thank you, I do appreciate your open mind and ears !

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