hi slaid! what are your musical influences and what comes first, the melody or the lyrics when your writting?
James Joyce, Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, The Beatles, The Clash, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, Wim Wenders. Every song comes out in its own unique combo of music and lyrics.
I was wondering how you happened to write the song, "Below"? I have family from Flagstaff. I find the song very powerful. My grandmother, was born around the time the town was told, and grew up in the town, married and had children, all knowing that the town was going to be gone.
So I was just wondering about the song.
how much to book you for a private party ?? :)Slaid Cleaves responded on 11/22/2013