Sunday, December 13, 2020

Burning In This Blaze



Frankie Fever's Dubonnet
 
FRANKIE FEVER'S DUBONNET - Raise a glass of Blonde or Rouge. It’s bittersweet this aperitif, but hey, it’s “old L.A.” The beat goes on at K H J and Frankie Fever had his day. “Dubo, Dubon, Dubonnet”.
 
 
Saddled With Me
 

SADDLED WITH ME - SADDLED WITH ME is a deeply inspired vision that was revealed to me in an odd dream that startled me awake one morning.

 

The Burdens Of A Beast
 

THE BURDENS OF A BEAST - BURNING IN THIS BLAZE IN A QUICKER SAND. THINGS I LOVE THE MOST, THINGS I NEED THE LEAST, WEIGH UPON MY SOUL THE BURDENS OF A BEAST.

 

Later That Same Afternoon
 

LATER THAT SAME AFTERNOON - EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON I STRUCK A CHORD AND I HUMMED A TUNE. SPIRITS WOULD BE COMING SOON SO I PICKED THEIR LOCKS AND THEY OPENED.

 

The Muse's Motherlode
 

THE MUSE'S MOTHERLODE - TOWNES VAN ZANDT TOLD OH SUSANNA THERE’S AN ANGEL HERE WITH ME. TELL GUY CLARK SHE’S A “KEEPER”.  LET US KEEP HER COMPANY.

 

On The Radio
 

ON THE RADIO - ON THE RADIO is a creative reflection on my life in music business pursuits over many long years. It is loosely autobiographical and it is also a personal homage to my favorite New York top 40 radio station in the mid-to-late 1960s, WABC 77. **Click to view NYC radio image here

 

Truly You
 

TRULY YOU - YOU CAME TO BE AS A BABY / STILL A KID IN ETERNITY / YOUR SKIES WERE BLUE, BABY BLUE / AND TOGETHER YOU WILL DANCE / ANGELS SWOON AT YOUR ROMANCE / EACH AND EVERY LOVING GLANCE SAYS THERE'S YOU / TRULY YOU.

 

Heaven's Remains
 

HEAVEN'S REMAINS - WHERE THERE'S NOTHIN' TO LOSE / NOTHIN' TO GAIN / THERE'S NOTHIN' AT ALL BUT A MOURNFUL REFRAIN / PARADISE IS A SONG PRIDE ACHES TO RECALL / EVERY DREAM OF ITS OWN A FAR CRY FROM HOME / HERE IN HEAVEN'S REMAINS

 

The Story Of Old Love
 

THE STORY OF OLD LOVE - inspired by the age old spirit of youthful romance, never-ending summer nights and a ghost whose story I just had to tell. 

 

Star Light Shine
 

STAR LIGHT SHINE - SINKIN’ DEEPER NOW / INTO A DEAD MAN’S DREAM / OUT IN THE DESERT AIR / WHERE A STAR LIGHT SHINE / FILLS A COAL BLACK NIGHT / THAT’S ALL MINE

 

Rain On Me Baby
 

RAIN ON ME BABY - NO MORE AGONY / NO MORE GOOD INTENTIONS / I’LL BE BY YOUR SIDE / LIKE THE DUDE I WILL ABIDE IN YOUR LOVE / RAIN ON ME BABY / WASH THIS DUST AWAY FROM ME

 

Unknown Cameo
 

UNKNOWN CAMEO - JUST ACCEPT THAT YOU'RE ON CAMERA / IN SOMEBODY ELSE'S SHOW / EVERY WHERE YOU GO / YOU'RE AN UNKNOWN CAMEO

 

Baby I'm Over You
 

BABY I'M OVER YOU - FROM EVERY CRAZY FREAKIN’ LYIN’ TONGUE YOU SPEAK IN / BABY I’M OVER YOU  Classic country honk with more hooks than a Mississippi trout line. Hoyt Axton would dig this one.

 

A Stranger To Myself
 

A STRANGER TO MYSELF - A STRANGER TO MYSELF / THE TROUBADOUR / I'M A SPIRIT NOW / BLOOD RED / THE FALL / ATLANTIS / FLY WHILE THERE'S LIGHT TO GO / WOUNDS OF WAR [The Troubadour Revisited] / JUST LIKE A LITTLE BABY / THE CRIMSON FIREBALL

 

DNA Chains Of A Rogue's Reputation
 

DNA CHAINS OF A ROGUE'S REPUTATION - features This Mighty Ragin' River Of Love / County Line Signs / Long Gone Glory Bound Son / California / Love Is / Messin' With My Mind / Where'd You Leave Your Heart / A Trail That Leads You Home

 

Transfigured
 

TRANSFIGURED - 12 Songs - tracks include: TODAY / THE LAW OF LOVE / TRULY YOU / CARMEN CAFFEINE / PRECIOUS STONES / UNKNOWN CAMEO / MUSIC MESSIAH / BLOOD RED / THE SOUND

 

The Grace & Gravity Project
 

THE GRACE & GRAVITY PROJECT w/ The River Rock Groove Alliance - The Taste Of Your Own Poison / Heaven Helps / A Way Of Life / When The Tide Comes Rushin' In / Down On Highland Street

 
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Sunday, May 24, 2020

Maverick Solo Tunesmith



  

 

 

 

 

 



"When I first heard Frank Trainor play live I was totally blown away by his presence, power and communication. He is one of the most powerful writer/singer/guitarists I have ever heard." - Elliot Mazer, Legendary Record Producer - (Neil Young, Linda Ronstadt, The Band)



"My business is to find songwriters that I think are capable of writing hit records. Frank Trainor fits all those requirements. He is one of the finest writers I've ever heard in my life." - Bob Beckham, Legendary Publisher Combine Music - (Kris Kristofferson, Tony Joe White)

 

"Sign me up for the fan club. A voice full of heart and A + for songwriting"  - Robert K. Oermann, Music Row Magazine-Disclaimer Record Reviews, Nashville, TN 

 

"As a music publisher for over twenty years, it's always a joy to find writers with talent. In my own career, three songwriters come to mind as having that special magic...Myles Goodwyn, Bryan Adams & Frank Trainor. Frank Trainor is one of the best." - Brian Chater, Music Publisher, Director, Canadian Independent Record Production Association (CIRPA/CIMA) & FACTOR

 

"Frank Trainor is one of the most talented songwriters I have ever had the personal privilege to know or hear. Regardless of your style or taste in music, should you need advice from a true craftsman then Frank Trainor is the man. It will make you a better writer."  - Stephen Colyer, former Head of Promotion CBS Records UK