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Where Songs Come From: Boy Gone Bad (The Wonk Bros)

Yesterday marked the 33rd anniversary of a crime

that took place in New York city on August 26, 1986.

Today's blog post is about a song that was

inspired by this heinous murder in Central Park.

On Hiatus: June 3 - June 17

Just To Give All You Rock & Rollers A Heads Up... I will be taking a Hiatus JUNE 3 - JUNE 17 I'll Be Back With A New Blog Post on JUNE 18th See you all …

Long Island Sounds June 2019

JUNE 2019

For those who haven't heard the sad news:  The Grey Horse Tavern, one of LI's most eclectic music venues which is located in Bayport, will be closing this  June.  "The Grey Horse Tavern

Rock & Roll I Gave You The Best Years of My Life

As a songwriter, I've always enjoyed writing in a wide variety of musical genres but the rock & roll genre has always been my favorite genre.  More often than not, rock & roll music has always been there to…

All You Really Need Is A Little Rock & Roll!

My new single out is out today!


Special Thanks to all of the tasty players 

who helped me out on this track: 

Jeff Goldstein (Bass Guitar) 

"Diamond" Ray Finch (Guitar Riff that opens the…

Johnny Pierre's Holiday Mailbag

Season's Greetings from Mind Smoke Records!  With the onslaught of Holiday Cheer, I thought for this week's blog post, I'd respond to some of the mail we've been getting from all of the Mind Smoke Records fans out there!

Christmas Cards...the video

December 9th aka Christmas Card Day is right around the corner!  Here's a song about all that from my 2015 Christmas album, Johnny Pierre’s Holiday Jamboree. The video was a real family affair; Sweet Loretta was our director / cameraman…