Just-Because

Vote For Your Favorite Song

If you’ve landed here, please take a few minutes to vote for your favorite Charlie Katt song! At the moment, I’m in the process of putting together a project. The project is simply to get a professional recording done of one of my songs. My dilema is that I can’t decide which one of my songs is record-worthy. This is… Read more →

500 X 50 = 25,000

I just have a little rant today, and it’s about seminars for artists. I need to make a few points here and I’m entitled to: Artists are usually starving (at first mostly). People who are successful at training and guiding artists say that they want to help artists. You can’t really help a starving artist by charging $250 for a seminar that… Read more →

What I Took…

What I took away from the Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival was this: Experience For many years, I’ve been afraid of people’s opinions of my songs. Therefore, I never entered competitions. And, I’m sure many people feel the same way about their songs. It’s just human nature to want to win. But, I did, in the Pop/Rock category… first and third… Read more →

Mele Kalikimaka

So, I am not saying that I have completely learned to play the ukulele, but I have picked one up a few months ago and I love it to death! So now, thinking that the ukulele would truly prepare me for playing the acoustic guitar, I received an amazing early Christmas gift this year… an acoustic guitar!… and I was wrong. The… Read more →

The Reinforcement of Others

I’ve been writing songs for a long time. For about 25 years. I don’t mean to brag, but I know I’m good at it, but I only know that because I put a lot of time and a lot of effort into my songs… into my rhyming, my grammar, picking the right words, staying with the correct tempo, finding the… Read more →