Three things I tried to tell myself in songs by Les Bohem

One:  Put the girls and summer dresses and the boys all look like fools.

 
Two:  I want to lead every life, and now I can lead every life, and now I don’t have any life at all.

 
Three:  Choosing is like killing.

 
Jesus was singing as he cried.

Les Bohem has written a lot of movies and TV shows including Twenty Bucks, Daylight, Dante’s Peak, The Alamo and the mini-series, Taken which he wrote and executive produced with Steven Spielberg, and for which he won an Emmy award.   He’s had songs recorded by Emmylou Harris, Randy Travis, Freddy Fender, Steve Gillette, Johnette Napolitano (of Concrete Blonde), and Alvin (of the Chipmunks.)  His short novel, Flight 505, was published last year by UpperRubberBoot .   His new album, “Moved to Duarte,” was just released on Jack Rabbit Day Records to much critical acclaim and no sales whatsoever.

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