Good Ole Days (Single)
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Download the 2nd single release off Jeremy Parsons' upcoming record "Things To Come" set for release in January 2021. This single is called "Good Ole Days!" Get your digital download copy here today!

You ever hear the one about the father and son that walked into the hardware store? You’re about to. That’s exactly where the idea for “Good Ole Days” started. My dad and I were visiting his hometown of Somerville, TN, and we needed a part for the old house so we walked down the street to the Farmers Hardware store. We found what we were looking for and as my dad was checking out I was lost in my phone until I heard an older gentleman behind the counter revisiting when he used to go out and pick cotton with his dad and brothers. He was being nostalgic and looking back fondly upon something that probably wasn’t fun for him at the time but he had grown to miss it. Those were his good ole days. In the same town, there lived a blind man named Colonel Will Rhea Winfrey, Sr., but we just called him “The Colonel.” Every time we were in town we would stop in and see him and he would relive his good ole days by telling us of some of his favorite stories, it was always the same stories, but we always listened. He went blind later in his life due to macular degeneration but had the best sense of humor about it. He would always say “so good to see you again Jeremy.” It cracked me up every time. I used to make it a point to stop in and see him and play my guitar for him as much as I could. He always loved to listen and would tap his cane along to the music. It felt necessary to make him a part of this track. I enjoyed writing this song because, as much as it was about looking back for the characters, it’s also about knowing that looking forward is just as important. I like the thought that our fondest memories are yet to be made.

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Tragedy (Single)
  • Tragedy (Single)
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Download the 1st single release off Jeremy Parsons' upcoming record "Things To Come" set for release in January 2021. The first single is called "Tragedy!" Get your digital download copy here today!

This song found me when I was sitting there strumming the chords I had just come up with and asked myself what I thought it sounded like, what it made me think of, what it made me feel. “Tragedy” was the word that popped into my head. I immediately looked up the definition, though I already knew what it meant, and used that as the structure. I wanted to take the definition and create examples of the feelings that might come with dealing with and working through a “Tragedy.” I wanted to set scenes and paint pictures of loss and struggle. This song comes with a heavy dose of reality and no happy ending but it does come with the knowledge that you are not alone. Tragedy finds and strikes us all in life. I had a thought at some point too that this would be setup, storyline wise, as a prequel to my first single “Burn This House Down,” from my last LP, “Things I Need To Say.” It would be the “Tragedy” that leads up to the inevitable end of things. I wouldn’t say I’m completely set on that now but it did help in bringing this song to life. Having that extra added inspiration can aid in making it personal and really drives and embeds the intended emotion into the song and you never want to spare the emotion when it comes to your art. It was important to me to keep this song true to the word, broad for an audience, but also to include some personal feelings from the time. The line “can’t love nobody if you don’t love you” was really where I was when I wrote this. I was on a very necessary self-love journey at the time and that line really needed to be there for me and for others who we all know feel that way from time to time. Just like most of my songs the music and all the processes that come with it are personal and therapeutic. This song and the record it’s a part of are no different.

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Why Is The Bluebird Blue?: Unique 7" Lathe Cut - Live Vinyl Recording
  • Why Is The Bluebird Blue?: Unique 7" Lathe Cut - Live Vinyl Recording

Why Is The Bluebird Blue?: Unique 7" Lathe Cut - Live Vinyl Recording

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Each of these takes were cut directly to their own individual 7" vinyl record, and only one copy of each take exists in the world.

These limited edition lathe cut record releases are made on a modified antique record cutting lathe from the 1950's. Each record is handmade, one at a time, in real time, by a real person

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