Author Archives: joefingas

About joefingas

I am a songwriter, poet, blues singer, and a boogie woogie piano player. I have a grandson but I have no children of my own. All my women have wised up and left me. I was a bum, a wino, a drug/alcohol counselor, a prevention/intervention specialist and a pretender. I have no more time to pretend.

Good Thing I Don’t Believe In Freud

It’s raining hard this morning. Supposed to be this way all day. Just as well. Texted my friend last night. Wrote, “My brother’s such a chickenshit.” Then I sent it…to my brother. It was an accident. I walked from the … Continue reading

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Besides, He’s No Crazy Chester

I moved in with my brother.  I was officially homeless seven months.  I’m not counting the two months I basically lived in my car and paid Chester rent coz my stuff was still in my room at the house he … Continue reading

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And I Want To Live

I haven’t been writing much.  Oh, I’ve been composing songs.  Telling a Facebook story or two.  Nothing more. Lately, I haven’t felt like singing. I do it because it’s my job but there is no shower shoutin, no head bangin … Continue reading

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Weather Permitting 

The grey clouds have been hanging plump and low in the sky since this morning.  Had to wait over 3 hours for the storm to hit.  Thunder, lightening, wind and rain.  A mother and daughter in Mississippi, trapped in their … Continue reading

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More Than Money

I read this post on Facebook about the Law of Attraction. Checked out the free videos, too. For a fee, I would be given a secret prosperity prayer and an amazing attraction amulet. I pressed the “Thank you, no” icon, … Continue reading

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Watch “No lover” on YouTube

https://youtu.be/mt3V03_JxR8 My buddy jgturtle and I goofin off on Valentine’s. 

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Mixed Blessing 

Looks like the slow season for live music is gonna be a short one this year.  I’m already getting calls from clubs and restaurants wanting to book me February, March and April.  Solo and band. My band plays house rockin’, … Continue reading

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