DON DESPAW

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MASSENA, New York, United States
Total Song Plays: 151   
Member Since: 2003
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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I HAVE PLAYED IN MANY BANDS THROUGHOUT THE 1970'S AND 80'S AND INTO THE EARLY 1990'S. I DECIDED TO GIVE UP THE LIVE SCENE BACK IN 1993. I HAVE BEEN IN RADIO FOR MANY YEARS AND DECIDED TO CONCENTRATE ON THIS AS A FULL TIME CAREER. AM CURRENTLY PROGRAM DIRECTOR FOR 1340 WMSA. IT HAS BEEN AND REMAINS TO THIS DAY A STAPLE IN OUR SMALL CITY OF ABOUT 14,000 RESIDENTS. TO MAKE A LONG STORY SHORT I WROTE A PATRIOTIC SONG BACK DURING THE FIRST GULF WAR THAT HAD BEEN SITTING AROUND FOR YEARS. THE SUMMER BEFORE SEPTEMBER 11TH THERE WAS NOT A DAY I WAS NOT THINKING ABOUT RECORDING IT, ALMOST AN URGENCY, IT SOUNDS STRANGE... BUT TRUE. THE TERRIBLE EVENTS OF THAT DAY CANNOT REALLY BE PUT IN WORDS. JUST OVER A MONTH HAD PASSED WHEN I VISITED AN OLD FRIEND WHO OWNS A RECORDING STUDIO AND HAS BACKED SOME OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN MUSIC. I WENT TO HIS HOUSE THAT OCTOBER MORNING AND ASKED HIM IF HE WOULD LISTEN TO THE SONG. HE SAID YES AND I WENT BACK TO HIS STUDIO THAT NIGHT WHERE HE LISTENED T


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ShirleyDavis7123301 posted over 30 days ago to DON DESPAW


Great spng. Good luck Donny

   
 
ShirleyDavis7123301 posted over 30 days ago


Great song Donnie. Good luck


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