Stuck in the 70's, Steve is a lover of the singer/songwriter style of music that was so popular then. Find out more about him at www.mcconnellmusic.com. Steve's song "That's How It Goes" recently was given an Honorable Mention in the 2002 John Lennon Songwriting Contest.

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Visit Steve and catch his "New Songs
of the 70s" at:

www.mcconnellmusic.com

If you've seen all those new VW Beetles and Ford Thunderbirds carting their passengers to the sold out shows of Billy & Elton, Paul McCartney and The Eagles, then you understand why the time is just right for new, mature signer/songwriters like Steve McConnell.

A singer-songwriter who co-writes with his wife of 20 years, Steve describes their material as “new songs of the 70s”. Their lyrics paint imaginative pictures on a musical canvas that is both original and familiar, resonating with the influences of Billy Joel, Elton John, Harry Chapin, Jackson Browne, and other artists of that great period in American music. The mp3s you're hearing were recorded live direct to CD -- a raw, exposed production that is an ideal reflection of the stories themselves, presented with only Steve’s inviting voice and passionate approach to the piano.

Steve's songs deliver a cohesive variety of musical observations – from the Baby Boomer Pop anthem “Not Ready to Settle”, to the Country-flavored “Familiar” with its surprise twist on long-term relationships, to the courageous family exploration of "Coffee With Leo" to the wistful "Yellow Moon" and many others. The writers' diary of 9/11, “Manhattan Diary” is most powerful in its subtlety. The song evokes without sensationalizing, imaginatively inviting the listener to create his or her own diary as well. Noted recording engineer Alex Case, whose studio cr

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