bruce tunkel 


Thoughts, musings, ideas
October 9, 2020
Moral Compass

I heap praise on the killersAnd blame on the weakI judge that you’re on the wrong side‘Cause you don’t think like me I’m being led to hate my friendsI’m being led to killI’m being told false storiesThat I’ll believe, I will Moral compass, where you leading me? I praise greed and deceptionI praise treachery and […]

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October 8, 2020
It's All About Me

It doesn’t take much to show kindnessBut it seems a little is too muchI don’t care to make connectionsMy soul you’ll never touch It’s all about meIn everything I doIt’s all about me I don’t care about you I don’t like the way you talkI don’t like anybody thinking differentlyI’m willing to destroy This whole […]

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October 7, 2020
I’m Better Than Somebody Else

I don’t have too much moneyI live in a small houseI work two jobs when it’s sunnyAnd none with bad weather out But nothing’s more important Than a millionaire’s wealthCause they tell me I’m betterThan somebody else They’ll protect me from the caravansAs long as I agreeTo let ‘em hold on to their moneyFrom sea to […]

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October 5, 2020
American Patriot

I was afraid for my lifeNew ideas and plastic bagsI’ve been looking for excuses To shoot you where you stand I’m a patriotAn American patriotI’ll defend my way of lifeWith guns and all my rightsBut not your rightsI’m an AmericanAn American patriot It’s so easy for me to recognize evilMama taught me rightShe taught me […]

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October 3, 2020
American Patriot EP

Following "Us", I wanted to explore writing song-stories, and did begin work on some initial ideas. Then, I was sidetracked by a burst of inspiration to write and record the "American Patriot" EP. These songs were written and recorded within a 3 day period. Basic folk song styles and arrangements to let the message come […]

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July 3, 2020
Us - Finally

I am excited to announce that the “Us” album is available NOW - digitally on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Tidal, YouTube and other services (links below). Us can mean many things - A couple. A group of friends. A community. A world. The idea of “Us” was to explore these different levels, and the progression […]

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October 1, 2019
One Of A Kind

At the penultimate Dragonfly open mic, I played a song that I wrote about the place, and how I was feeling about losing it. I called it "This Place is Ours" and I performed it that night on a 12-string acoustic guitar. After a little time away from it, I revised the song's melody and […]

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September 7, 2019
Progress = Slow

Progress is slow on "Us". Nothing bad happening. On the contrary. Recording is in progress and I'm really happy with how the tracks are coming out. The problem is, I keep introducing new songs into the cycle. It's a good problem to have for sure, but I have to figure out a way to focus […]

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July 27, 2019
Don't Say You're Sorry

I suppose I will continue to reveal more songs as I finish them. I like getting stuff out there. The "Us" material is sounding great, and I can't wait to get it all done and share it. This one is called "Don't Say You're Sorry". Apparently, there's many other songs with the same title, but […]

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June 17, 2019

There's something about putting pen to paper. For the last few years, I've been writing lyrics in google docs. There's some solid advantages to this. For one, I can read what I've written, as my handwriting is somewhat illegible, especially in a creative frenzy. Fast, easy and clean editing is also a big plus. And, […]

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