Homer Scroot is a fig newton of the imagination. He has a strange take on the human condition. He also plays a slightly tilted guitar. Here is Chapter Three of the Chronicled Misadventures of Homer Scroot. "Listen close. Life is what it is and Homer has a lot to say about it. I listened through the whispers, grunts, groans, runes, hyroglyphs, pops, cracks and encrypted hidden meanings and quintuple entendres and that's when the bullhorn blasted heartfelt messages that weren't obvious at first. No one person is imune from a contemplative thought. Mine come out in melo-melodies. Homer sees things from the sights of a different gun barrel." Sidewalk Dave Lemieux
Homer looked back on a month of excitement including everything from chain saw incidents to carrying the water of humanity back and forth between natural disasters. Each day saw a new song based on cups of coffee and each night based on mugs of ale. If a bottle of wine disappeared here and there no one was the wiser, wink. The songs came easy, like the fifth or sixth beer. All in all the songs seemed to have made friends across genres and keys. A flat was seen dancing up a storm with the entire key of C while the Blues was carrying water for earthquake victims around the globe. Homer swung his old parlor guitar around his back and carried some water himself. The moonshine was left around back for later in the evening when mamma would allow musical instruments to come out around the fire. The men would stand around in a circle behind the barn first for no discernable reason known to women and children. Then the music would begin; a hillbilly lullaby here, a raggy blues tune with an edge there. The men would sn
Homer Scroot's Old Hound(2011)
Homer Scroot is a fictional character created by that other fictional character Sidewalk Tom. The ballads within are all hopeless but not serious. They flesh out Homerís strange take on the human condition. This collection is Chapter Two of the Chronicled Misadventures.
Homer's Big Trouble(2012)
Yet another set of misadventures for our alter ego hero Homer Scroot. This time assisted by brother Orville Scroot in production and recording, also providing the appropriate banjo scrubbing. The Chronicles continue underground...