Western Independent Recordings WIR 0115

Songs From The Fog - Vol. 2

Trk. Artist/Song Information, Credits, Lyrics
1. Maurice Tani w/Mike Anderson: Out With The Old
2. Ira Marlowe: Brother Time
3. Jim Bruno: Matter of Time
4. Amy Obenski & The Carbone Band: Some Kinda Change
5. Beth Marlin: Hog Farmer's Wife
6. Gayle Lynn & The Hired Hands: Rodeo Queen
7. Teja Gerken: 5927 California Street
8. Aireene Espiritu: This Song
9. Andrew Blair: Table For One
10. George Kincheloe: Gone
11. Aireene Espiritu: All Souls Day
12. Gayle Lynn & The Hired Hands: Back Home
13. Amy Obenski: Clearly Today
14. Teja Gerken: Seven Years
15. Andrew Blair & We Became Owls: I'm Your
16. Beth Marlin: Are You Listening
17. Maurice Tani: Take Me With You When You Go Too Far
18. Ira Marlowe: Cartoons
19. Jim Bruno: We Were Blind


(Beth Marlin)

What kind of man gets it into his head,
11 million people would be better off dead
And who paid the devil to come up from hell,
listen to the stories that your people tell
Are you listening...are you listening

Who drove the truck, who loaded up the train,
who stripped the women naked in the freezing rain
Who lit the fires, who dug the holes,
who threw the bodies in and who raked the coals
Are you listening...are you listening

Who trashed Poland, marched into France,
rolling tanks down streets where the gypsies used to dance
And where was God when Europe was weeping,
what kind of secret was mankind keeping

Are you listening...are you listening

© Bethie's Music (ASCAP)
Produced by Jon Baker
From album, Blackbird released in 2014



The heart of my music life has always been the writing. My first song, at age 11, was composed for my grandfather, and I'm still at it. If writing is the heart, working in the studio with my longtime friend and producer, Jon Baker, is the joyous culmination of the creative process. We have recorded 6 albums together and won many awards in the children's music business, including Parents' Choice Gold and Silver.

I'm honored to be a part of this Songs From The Fog project, with my contribution of tracks recorded in L.A. with Jon at the helm and playing bass. Guitarist James Harrah, composer Tim Heintz, violinist Charlie Bisharat, drummer Scott Wild, and guitarist Gary Zellerbach are all major contributors in my work. The two songs in this compilation are from my recently released album, "Blackbird".  Cheers from foggy San Francisco!