I. Home Base. True story. Born in a blackout in NYC. Up at Mount Sinai. Didn't look so great when the doc shone a flashlight under my face. My mom screamed and begged for tranquilizers. In any case, jump ahead, past that rocky start... to being a late bloomer in all sortsa things. Even songwriting. In fact, in terms of life, I often would wonder to myself...
... "Where Do I Come In?" (Performed by Spottiswoode, Written by the "Blackout Baby” from "Rosler's Recording Booth"). Video by renowned illustrator Maria Eugenia. (More videos featuring Bobby McFerrin, Jay Ward, Jeremy Sisto, Everett Bradley & others here)
Thus, having started out life that way, I didn't sleep too well. It was on one of those sleepless nights, listening to sports radio, that I met..."
... "Doris from Rego Park" Performed and written by Don from Manhattan. (More videos featuring Bobby McFerrin, Jay Ward, Jeremy Sisto, Everett Bradley & others here)
Excerpt from "Don in Booth" painting from Patrick Bucklew's "Rosler's Recording Booth" painting.
Don's photo by Krista Samoles.
Video by Maria Eugenia.