One of the best things about walking into the Hutch these days is hearing the occasional snippet of a new Ben Shive song as he works on his upcoming album next door in the Bee Hive. There are some wonderful things coming through the walls lately and I can’t wait to hear them all put together.
While I wait for those Cymbal Crashing Clouds, though, I’ve got great songs like this one to hold me over. It’s called “Out Of Tune” and it’s about a piano, mostly.
Pete Peterson is the author of the Revolutionary War adventure The Fiddler’s Gun and its sequel Fiddler’s Green. Among the many strange things he’s been in life are the following: U.S Marine air traffic controller, television editor, art teacher and boatwright at the Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch, and progenitor of the mysterious Budge-Nuzzard. He lives in Nashville with his wife, Jennifer, where he’s the Executive Director of the Rabbit Room and Managing Editor of Rabbit Room Press.