Amy Rohan

Jester’s Fun Down Something You Could Use Amy Rohan — sister to Dave Rohan, who played drums with me in Moriarty — recruited me to sing backup vocals and play violin and acoustic mandolin on her debut CD, “Jar Full of Pennies,” which got some critical acclaim. Here are a few tracks that I helped out on with strings and vox; Amy, of course, wrote the tunes, sang lead and played fingerstyle guitar. The songs make me think of a time in the late 1990s in Milwaukee, Wis. when I was hangin’ at Linneman’s Riverwest Inn, jamming with Amy, Moriarty … Continue reading Amy Rohan


Ritual Blues Must Be Milwaukee Summer I Like You “Ritual Blues” comes from a live compilation CD called “Live At The Nomad,” and was recorded live at the Nomad World Pub on Brady Street. The track was penned by Reg Owens and His Orchestra and released way, way back on 45. I think it conveys a spooky vibe that gives the original a new spin. “Must Be Milwaukee,” “Summer” and “I Like You” all come from Moriarty’s debut CD, released in the late 1990s. It was nominated for best album art by the Wisconsin Area Music Awards. (Around this time … Continue reading Moriarty