“Hard Times” — lyrics & chords

Words and music by Stephen Foster. 1854. Arranged by Andru Bemis                B                            B7 Let us pause in life’s pleasures            E                  E7  …

“Rail To Reel” — album by Andru Bemis

So many thanks to: the whole lot o’ ye thieves and tramps who hitched, hopped, walked, drove and rode to be on this album …. Rachel, Rich, Mike, Jeremy K., Liam, Todd, Phil, Derek, Rick, Ellie-May, Mallory, Dylan, Sheaf, Karl, Dad, Jeremy B., and Nathan; Ian Gorman for putting up with the long, late nights…

“Plays Past His Bedtime” — album by Andru Bemis

New Year’s Eve, 2001, West Chicago, IL. Twenty hundred hours. Bemis’ motorbike wouldn’t start. He pushed it up the hill. He rode it down the hill. It burped a couple times. Back up the hill. Then down the hill. Burp. Then up. Then down. Burp. Up. Down. Burp… That’s how Bemis ended up recording these…