Category :K. Walsh Original Songs

Keeping the Dream Alive – The Art Work

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A collection of songs is all well and good, but you can’t make a good old fashioned CD without artwork! Even today’s digital downloads come with cover imagery. Don’t you just love a good album cover? Mine may not be Roger Dean but you know what, it’s mine! I think the logo in particular is…

Reaching New Heights With ALOFT

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After completing Hurtin’ Up My Heart, I knew I was on my way … Having managed to produce a professional sounding track with Hurtin’ Up My Heart, I was ready to push forward and finish more record-quality songs. It wasn’t a conscious move, but in the end I was glad that the next song I…

Hurtin’ Up My Heart was a watershed moment for me. With the backing of LA studio professionals on drums and bass, and a strong chorus that featured Christine joining me on backing vocals again I had, after years of learning and upping my game, produced a professional sounding rock song! Cranking this baby up in…

So, the years rolled by, and our third child was born – a daughter! My little girl Jordan was the inspiration for the song I am sharing here. In 2007 we were in the fortunate position of being able to build an extension on our house, and in the process I built a studio in…

And Then There Were Three (Kids, That is!)

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No sooner had I taken a stab at (what was then) the brave new world of computer based recording and self-production when along came our second child, and the battle for free time to play and record was more or less lost, at least for a while. Time Flies I often tell the story of…

Way back in 1986 – 1987, I was a student at SUNY New Paltz, where I met guitarist Peter Forsythe, artist Christopher Walker, and bassist Warren ___? (I can’t remember his last name). We jammed a bit, goofing around and never getting too serious, but it was fun. I nicknamed the pseudo-band “The Sizzling Mice…

So, let’s start at the beginning. Isn’t it fun to remember first steps? Whether they be literal – like your child’s first steps, or figurative, like the first time you cooked a delicious dish that later became a family favorite. I remember well the first song I ever recorded on my own (of course, it…

Let’s Go Baby! Time to get my Music on!

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Well folks – here we are! After decades of plinkin’ and a-pluckin’ and caterwauling down in my basement and in my car as I drove to work … at long last I’m just about ready to unleash my music on the world. My first professionally recorded collection of original music is a 5 song EP…