Tuesday, September 15, 2020


 The finest woman you'll never see

Is singing close and distantly

In a cavern whispering

By a fountain in the forest eaves

Will you always stand alone

by the waters and the moon?

Will you be returning soon,

Will you lead your poet home?

Love can make a man go mad

In poets such madness is terminal:

She stares full face into my eyes

Says, "This is your birth or your funeral."

Her smile's a holy sight,

A reward beyond imagining;

We rise to love then fall to die

And I

I write verses for you others sing.

(C)2018-2020 by W.G. Milne


ROSEMARY with band..JOHNNY ROCK returning from JAMAICA

This take of Rosemary was done with a full band. Barry played like an angel in this song. Rob Joanisse's drumming is fab. It's a more stirring version that the duet version which is unemotional.There are a few tempo shifts which are disturbing, but not too bad. Let's see how it sounds...(It's done at the same session as 'Exhausted Man Blues") So the band is pretty hot, I love this song but it has to be sung with intensity or it's no good. This one's pretty intense.
(C) 1980-2017 by W.G. Milne and JOHN ROCK CORPORATION, all rights reserved

Joe Rogan Experience #606 - Randall Carlson

Sunday, September 6, 2020



I went to see my sister
She had nothing to help with me
She asked me: "What s the matter with
I said nothing at all, my lady
Cept I am and I been blowing down low

So she took me to a doctor
He said: "He strange but he can
     open his eyes"
If you want more of his music...
     stare at his face
And stroke his thighs.....

So I took him to Matilda...
She slipped a wire into his tool
Yeah, she took him to Matilda
Slipped a hot wire into his tool

H woke up real sudden
Said: "These gals gottas go
To my special girl thief school
And when I teach them to bend over

I'm gonna show them the big
Golden ruler rule.

Howlin' Wolf - Back Door Man

Friday, August 14, 2020


HYMN TO PAN, DIONYSUS... this is another of the three or four longer songs I wrote in that solitary time in the Caledon Hills. If you ever played this song on the radio, you'd likely have to cut it into two segments... The song speaks pretty much for itself. I don't know what this version is like --- tho I think maybe I recorded it just once in one take - and this is it. Let's see. (C)2017 by W.G. Milne. All rights reserved.
I'm curious to hear this song. Also, the words of "NO REST FOR THE INNOCENT" seem to be drifting back into my head... This will happen faster if I start playing the chords. I'd love to find this song, too. A whole lot of verses - none of them stale or dull. Here's part of the first verse.
"A black dog walked across the road
Down by the bushes where the river flowed
And I thought of you with your heavy load
No rest for the wicked
Or for the innocent who are beginning to grow"

"A man can be two people,
Three if he really needs
To keep the ball in the steeple
Rolling and free
He can lie, he can devise
He can do most anything
And he's all yours, my darling
If he just finds a song to sing
And no rest for the wicked
Or for the lonely ones
Who are beginning to sing".....

Sunday, August 9, 2020


I wrote this song when we drove into Mexico one time... Didn't see many road signs... saw a bar, cantina Hotel called "THE CRYSTAL MOON SALOON"...well we went past that place to a small white hotel on the sea... and then this song takes over... Vocals by Bill Milne, lyrical lead guitar by Peter Rowland. This is one of my favorite songs, period! Even if I did write it, I love Peter's playing on this one. (C) 1996-2016 by W.G.Milne. Peter Rowland did most of the musical production.