7 posts tagged with hollywood by Astro Zombie.
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I've Been to Hollywood Too
A song about watching someone else succeed in a town that wasn't very kind to you. [more inside]
Bring a Bag of Sandwiches I'll Be Waiting With a Gun
A song about burning out in an adopted city. Title loosely inspired by graffiti. [more inside]
This Is Hollywood
Two chords and a lot of bad memories. [more inside]
The Day of the Christmas Parade
Hollywood is famous for its annual Christmas Parade, which inspired the song "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)", which Gene Autrey wrote after playing Santa in the parade and hearing children call out to him. I decided to write my own song about the event, as experienced by slightly older children -- the homeless teens who used to (and probably still do) squat in abandoned buildings and under bridges in Hollywood. Ah, memories. [more inside]
Watch It Burn
A song about watching the LA Riots from the rooftop of a Hollwyood apartment. [more inside]
Another in my series of autobiographical songs based on my experiences in Los Angeles in the early 90s, this one based on a fellow I used to do some writing projects with. Every line of this song is true. [more inside]
A new song about my bad tendency to just pack up and leave without warning. [more inside]