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This is my debut album. The title track demo recently spent 6 months #1 on the chart at Neil Young's website Living With War Songs.
This is my debut album. The title track demo recently spent 6 months #1 on the chart at Neil Young's website Living With War Songs.
67 backers pledged $1,502 to help bring this project to life.

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There is nothing more exciting for a musician other than performing live than to release a collection of original songs for family, friends, and fans to playback at anytime. I started this project September 2011 and finished mixing November 2012. The song files are at the mastering studio, completed, and ready to go. The anticipation has been more than I can handle at times and I'm giddy at this moment knowing that this project is on the home stretch.

Up to this point I have completely funded this project myself. This is where you come in. I need your support with the reproduction stage. This means transferring the mastered music files to CD so that you can hear what I'm all excited about. Once you hear it, I'm sure you'll be excited as well. If you know anything about Kickstarter you already know that you are not "donating" your funds. You are pre-ordering your copy of the CD. I have created several funding levels with hopes that you'll feel comfortable with one of them. If I reach my goal, you will be debited your authorized amount. If I don't reach my goal, no one pays, the project will be postponed until I can figure out Plan B, and I will be sooooo sad:(  You WANT the CD. I know you do, so you might as well preorder it so you can share in my excitement of it's release and receiving your copy in the mail or hand delivered if you're close.

Many of you have asked when I will produce a CD. Well, it's just about ready to come out of the oven. I've put a lot of love, sweat, and time into writing every song, and into every session at the recording studio. Please have a look at the funding levels, choose one and help me put this album project in your ears where it belongs.

Thank you very much and I look forward to packing a CD in a mailer with your name on it and hearing your feedback.

Risks and challenges

This is where I list challenges/hurdles that may delay the release process.
Since all that is left to do is upload the song files to the CD manufacturer the only thing that would delay you receiving your CD is the End Of The World as predicted by the Mayan calendar. UPDATE!!! Since you are reading this, the Mayans were wrong...for now.

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    You get a vitual high five from me thanking you for helping me make my musical dream come true. You get to feel good knowing you are part of a project to get my music out there for the world to hear. That good, warm fuzzy feeling is the first indication of Karma. Wonderful things will come back around for you.

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    Ten Doll-ah will get you a fresh packet of peronalized guitar picks. I don't mean personalized with your name, sorry. These will be picks that are made for this project and used while I practice and gig. Yours will be brand spankin' new, not the used ones. Plant 'em in some potting soil and grow your own pick plant. It's a little trick I learned from Robert PickPlant.

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    For this pledge amount you get a freshly grown CD lovingly produced from all natural ingredients. Every note was carefully hand selected for it's ear pleasing quality, guaranteed to make you smile from ear to ear. Oh, and some of those special guitar picks mentioned above.

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    You will receive the same fresh grown CD plus it will be hand signed with a special note to you by yours truly. I might even inscribe the next powerball numbers next to the note. Yep, you get a pak-o-picks at this pledge level too.

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    At this pledge amount you get 2, yep you read it right, 2 warm, glowing, tasty, signed CD's. Keep one for yourself and give the other as a gift. Or, you could keep both to have a back up because someone might steal one of these instantly collectable creations to sell on Ebay for huge amounts of cash. Of course you get the picks too.

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    Well now, this is a special pledge amount and for your generosity you get a personal concert at your home or location of our choice. I can personally give you a Karma producing high five and hand deliver a basket full of fresh, never frozen CD's. If the pledge doesn't cover travel expenses we'll work something out for sure.

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