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Deep & Wide  

How deeply do you feel things..... I mean .. really? Time and time again we say we're in love but what does that mean.. really? Is there a moment where you feel so lost and lonely or left behind that your world spins around you and breaks apart in front of your eyes, or is that just drama creeping in? 

There is a time to give into those depths and then, sometimes, there's a time to just laugh at the silliness of being the drama queen du jour....Laugh right along with all of us at our mis-steps and mistakes and realize we're all in good company. If you can't laugh at yourself, believe me, the world will be laughing AT you. Be a clown.... it's okay.. Wyatt Espalin, The Currys, Buddy Mondlock, Bradford Loomis, Lis & Lon Williamson, The Rough and Tumble, Buffalo Gals and Passerine will all tell you ... they've been there too. From the depths to the wide open spaces of emotion... 

Laughter and Love.   Maggie & Mike   Lucky Mud 

Fire & Spirit  

A Phoenix rising from the ashes and soaring to new heights is the ultimate redemption. We all want and wish for that, sometimes. That incredible second chance to make something right! These times can be the thing that defeats us... or we can emerge stronger and more resilient. It's always within our power with the choices we make about the life we want to live. Or.... you can crawl away into the darkness and decide that you just can't take it anymore. Choices.... 

Choose to listen to these awesome artists and perhaps their songs will offer that slim glimmer of light that sets you free... try it... Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald, Eric Taylor, The New 76ers, Buffalo Gals, Dave Griffin, Friction Farm and Tom Kimmel haver the power to heal through their music. Take the chance....

Faith & Harmony.   Maggie & Mike.  Lucky Mud


New Beginnings  

Brand spankin New Year.... new attitude... new feelings... new beginnings. It's all in front of us now. The past is way gone, somewhere into oblivion and the opportunity for new life, new hope, new history is right in front of us. Reach out and take it and make it what you want. Don't give away the opportunities that await you. Take the carousel ride and grab the ticket and hang on tight. Be where you want to be in this boundless universe. Let these artists, Buffalo Gals, Bill Scorzari, Pierce Pettis, Al Scortino, Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield (Reckless Saints), Lucky Mud, Well Worn Soles and The Sarah Mac Band take you to a higher level. The most bearable lightness of being.... 

Now Boarding! Maggie & Mike    Lucky Mud

Christmas from the Ruins plus  

Christmas, Xmas, Hannukah, Kwaanza, Holidays ... whatever you wish to call it... it's about the spirit of giving and love and caring about your fellow creatures, of all kinds. the joy should always be about giving, not receiving.... although receiving is pretty nice too. We are grateful mostly for the gifts of friendship, of music, of love and a shared commitment to be the best you can possibly be and to be as kind as you can to every living thing. That's our wish for the you... that's our wish for the world. Be a little more caring, a little kinder, give a little more and be brave enough to love wholeheartedly. Merry Merry Happy Happy ..... Lucky Mud's CD "Christmas from the Ruins" is featured heavily in this show along with The Paul Brock Band, Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald, Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield, Nikki Talley and Pierce Pettis.

Feliz Navidad!! Maggie & Mike.  Lucky Mud 



Remember that feeling of longing that hits you like a wave breaking over your head? The kind of wave that pushes you down so hard you almost don't want to come back up... until the air in your lungs expire and you realize you have the will to live. Where you are determined to try to find that thing you hunger for. That feeling can drive you to be reckless or just adventurous, but either way, you're driven. That's what music can do for us. Propel us into another realm where nothing is certain but anything is possible. Let Wyatt Espalin, Elaine Mahon, Beaucoup Blue, Dana Cooper, Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald, Sally Spring & Ted Lyons, The Rough & Tumble and Rebekah Pulley give you a guided tour through the possibilities and you choose your preferences. It won't hurt a bit and along the way you might just find yourself.... or someone else.... or someone you thought you were but realize you're not. It's all good, man.

Bon Voyage, Maggie & Mike.   Lucky Mud 

Time with Einstein  

If time is relative, then I choose to have a lot more of it....time not relatives.... but if this is all there is, hasn't it been one hell of a ride? We have the ability to rise above adversity and spend our time happily (which in my mind means wisely) ... we just have to decide to dwell on the positive rather than the negative. At least, most of us do. Some people are lost, really lost out there and that shows us just how privileged we are and what a crime it is to choose to be miserable. So, listen up... these artists Lis & Lon Williamson, Achilles Wheel, Fellow Pynins, Lucky Mud, Ken Gaines, Eric Taylor and Ellen Bukstel will guide you through the time tunnel and lift you out of the "Mud" to the clouds of happiness with a positively positive charge. Ride the lightning bolt and shout out with the thunder and let them know what you think of their music. 

Happily Yours forever (whatever that means) Maggie & Mike.   Lucky Mud

Devilish Border Crossings   

Border crossings can be slippery, especially if you have sketchy friends in tow. For some reason those in charge at borders can be a little touchy. I mean, your friend looks like the devil, literally, or he could just be Dana Cooper or Tom Kimmel, but either way, he just looks sketchy. Sometimes you are the company you keep.... and here at Maggie's Musical Farm, we think that's a good thing.... most of the time. Keep company with songwriters and you'll never get bored. You might get in a little trouble, you might even get mad or sad, but I guarantee you will never get bored. Especially at border crossings.... join these artists, Frank Graham, Nikki Talley, Mimi Hearn, The Currys, Tom Kimmel, Dana Cooper, Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald and Lucky Mud on the musical road to some venue or another. Let us know how the journey went.....

Bon Voyage, Maggie & Mike.    Lucky Mud (your musical guides through the mysterious, musical maelstrom)

Poetry in Motion  

Songs are Poetry in Motion... captured with music and beautiful voices. Have you ever read the lyrics to a good song? Not repetitious, inane rock & roll lyrics (which have their own value as rhythmic relief) but a really good lyric based song that uses powerful imagery or storytelling or emotive words with meaning. There are only two types of music. Good and bad .... and that's totally subjective. You may love a song that someone else hates and vice versa but a good song is one that speaks to you in some way and reflects how you feel or think. Poetry! Let these poets, Lucky Mud, Pierce Pettis, Friction Farm, Dana Cooper, Achilles Wheel, Beaucoup Blue and Rebekah Pulley, speak to you with their music. Then let them know how you feel about the song that speaks to your soul. 

Peace..... Maggie & Mike.   Lucky Mud 

Fraught with Feeling  

Do you ever get so caught up with emotion that you can hardly speak, move or just function at all? That overwhelming feeling of grief, happiness, angst or just life in general. It's so powerful. Music does that to a lot of us. It captures and isolates that feeling and gives it life. Most of us can tell you our life story based on the songs playing in that particular time frame. Like the background music to the movie of our life. These are our "cavemen sitting around the campfire telling myths" moments. We capture them like the paintings on the cave walls for all of posterity to see. These songs are pieces of the drawings that will remain throughout eternity. They are sorrowful, happy, evocative of a special moment in a life and they are all "Fraught With Feelings". Let them lift you up or give you a pillow to cry on. No matter what, Dave Griffin, Rachel Grubb, Buddy Mondlock, Sarah Mac Band, Bradford Loomis, Ellen Bukstel, Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald and Al Scortino will hold your hand on the journey and make sure you come home safely!

With joy.... Maggie & Mike.  Lucky Mud 


Life is full of distractions. Actually, life is THE distraction. The journey, not the destination. It is a never ending adventure until you hit the "terminal". Then it's over ... all she wrote... the final destiny... the end... Terminus. We all need some distraction to liven up the trip and make it fun or interesting or sometimes, just bearable. Here we are... a show full of "Distractions" from China Plates to Prison Movies to Cracks in Wells and Riders all told eloquently by The Rightly So, Grant Peeples, Eric Taylor, The New 76ers, Rachel Grubb, Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield, The Sarah Mac Band and The Strangled Darlings. Enjoy the road trip .... avoid the terminal... for a while anyway!

Safe Travels.   Maggie & Mike. Lucky Mud

Rhythm of Life  

There's a motion, movement that keeps us running smoothly through this life... or not, sometimes. The breath we breathe, our walking pace our speech patterns, the way our hands express thoughts, involuntarily. It's the rhythm of life. Sometimes we get thrown off path by a sudden change or interruption. A bump in our road. Getting our pace back in step is the goal sometimes, just regaining our equilibrium and feeling "normal". Sometimes those abrupt changes create a new path or attitude and that can be really good .... or really bad. But, although change is painful, it is necessary. These artists all have a pace and motion that sets this show on a path of thought, a path of self awareness or just ... a path... you decide .... featured artists are Wyatt Espalin, Dana Cooper, The Ashley Gang, Lucky Mud, Rebekah Pulley, The Rough & Tumble, Paul Kamm and Eleanore MacDonald and Pierce Pettis.... catch the wave and ride it home on this "Rhythm of Life" ... 

On our own life path, Maggie & Mike.  Lucky Mud   Peace 

Movin On  

Move it ... get on the road... travelin blues. We all get that urge. Sometimes in a blue jalopy, sometimes a train ( I love trains) or just on foot. Gotta get goin'. Any way you choose to travel or whichever way you choose to go, we have a song for that. That's the great thing about music.... you always have a traveling' companion, a compadre to hoof it down the road with. These songs by Slim Fatz, Bradford Loomis, Lucky Mud, Achilles Wheel, Mean Mary, Pierce Pettis, Sally Spring and Ted Lyons and Beaucoup Blue will give you that boost you need to be movin' on. Go ahead, you know you got that feelin' down deep in your soul..... even if it's just down to the grocery store.... boogie on down the road!! We're right there with you.... 

Safe travels..... Maggie & Mike .... Lucky Mud


Ties that Bind  

Does it ever seem that no matter what you do, you're tied up in knots and running in circles? We all have those days, weeks, months..... hell, even years! The only difference is that sometimes..... sometimes... we enjoy those difficulties, the trials and tribulations. The daily drama... drama queens and kings. Are we so bored that we have the need to create problems? Pull yourself out of that frame of mind and release those demons. You choose which one you want to follow... or believe... or play with. The seeds of hope are in your heart... plant them and grow a great future. It's all in your power. These artists all know the traps that can befall you when you hang out with the bad seeds in our world. Pay heed to Rebekah Pulley, Pierce Pettis, Roy Schneider and Kim Mayfield, My One & Only, Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald, Tom Kimmel and Elaine Mahon. They will give you a song to carry you through the bad times or sing along with in happy times. Hold onto those ties that bind .... or let them go. It's all up to you. 

Check out these artists on their independent music sites... each one has an online presence.

As always, with love.....

Maggie & Mike.   Lucky Mud

Royal Courting  

Moon, June, Wine & Shine all fit for Kings and Queens. But maybe the clown, the jester jumps in and has a say about all that romance. Rainy days can hit us like a ton of bricks .... but sometimes a rainy day is perfect for reflection, for inner soul searching and for a leisurely day of love making! ..... Or not.... Okay, I got a little carried away but it's not the end. Or at least, it doesn't have to be. Every day is exactly what you make of it. It is almost totally within your control. You can always find joy .... you just have to choose to do so. Whether you are royalty or just a clown, you are lucky if you have love and if you don't have love, get out there and find some.... I mean, after this show! Featuring songs by Nikki Talley, Fellow Pynins, The New 76ers, Well Worn Soles, Ken Gaines, The Rightly So and Lucky Mud this show is a real treat. 

Share with your king or queen or your whole royal household. No clowning around.... it's great!

Hearts and Flowers... Maggie & Mike     Lucky Mud 

Animal Crackers  

I love Animal Crackers in my soup.... they were always a favorite thing growing up. Maybe they still are. Maybe we still haven't ..... grown up that is. When you love your life and there's not a whole lot of things you would change about it, does that mean you are or you aren't grown up. Either way, the journey is the joy and the destination ends at a terminal.... get it... it's the terminus, the end, kaput, that's all she wrote.... you know... So I'll just keep on traveling down the road avoiding the terminal and loving life and I hope you do too! These artists have all written songs about the journey.... from the other side, to some certain and some uncertain destinations. Some with traveling companions, some alone but it's all about our journeys.... Passerine, The New 76ers, Pierce Pettis, Eric Taylor, Elaine Mahon, Friction Farm, Dana Cooper and The Rough & Tumble will take you places in royal style on our show called "Animal Crackers".... Dogs and monkeys and Chevy's ... oh my!!

Remember to check out these musicians and their many other incredible songs if you like the sample you hear today!!

Big Love, Maggie & Mike.     Lucky Mud