Denny Carleton

This is Your Life

by Denny Carleton

Released 2005
Released 2005
Satirical social concious pop songs in a progressive style with roots in the 60's
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THIS IS YOUR LIFE

This Is Your Life is nothing but a TV show
With people you used to know but can't forget
This is your life throw in joy and regret
But Oh what a night when this is your life

The price is right for the prize behind the door
Not one cent more than it's worth
Count the cost there's no gain without the hurt
The burdens light when the price is …
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Whiskey Island

by Denny Carleton

Released 2016
Released 2016
A light folk album which would fit on national public radio because of its social references
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Recorded at Carleton's eight-track home studio (with the exception of the title cut), this disc mines mostly light folk-rock territory. Carleton's compositions explore concerns about the environment, faith, broken romance, and the bewildering confusion engendered by modern times. Sometimes the record is so light that it might be more fairly categorized as folk than rock. Occasionally it's sappy (though not painfully so), and at other times it's a bit like a collection of environmentally responsible …
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My Rust Belt

by Denny Carleton & Randy Klawon

Released 2014
Denny Carleton and Randy Klawon
Released 2014
Denny Carleton and Randy Klawon
A tribute song written by Denny Carleton and produced by Randy Klawon about Northeastern Ohio and our beloved rust belt
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Denny Carleton and Randy Klawon, former members of the Choir (It's Cold Outside) have joined forces. Denny sings his song My Rust Belt and Randy has arranged it and produced it in his recording studio. Denny does the vocals and Randy plays the instruments in this tribute to our beloved Northeastern Ohio rust belt.



My Rust Belt

I was helping clean out my mothers’ house to either rent or sell, and I went up to …
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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

by Denny Carleton

Released 1987
Greenlight
Released 1987
Greenlight
Folk home tape.
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Between A Rock and a Hard Place REVIEW REVIEW-BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE Ritchie Unterberger All Music Guide


---There's nothing trendy about Carleton's home tapes, even in the lo-fi world. This not lo-fi in a sense that makes it hard to listen to.The music is tuneful, personal, folky rock, with a likably grainy, yearning quality to the vocals.

Lyrics have a plaintive, hopeful quality, and are slightly eccentric: what is one to …
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Today

by Denny Carleton

Released 2006
Released 2006
Folk, unplugged fire side chat