What's Babu Music?  Well, the name came from our granddaughter Charley Rose Regan.  She calls me Babu & calls my wife Barb, BeBe.  We call her Charley, among other things --all good.  I also call Barb by many others names --again, all good.

     I've been playing music for something like 58 years (as of 2021), which is rather an ambigous statement, depending on how much time during that time was spent actually playing.   Nevertheless, the most frequent instrument, and the one I play with others, is the electric bass guitar.  Singing was never a part of my credentials primarily because I don't like singing while playing bass.  To me they seem to be two drastically different mental functions, but I've always been amazed when other bassists have no problem with it.  It seems I use my vocal cords when playing bass, and my fingers when I sing. 

      In the past, I only put voice to song when making a demo for others.  These, too, were essentially with that in mind.  Initially I wanted to surprise Barb (Moudge) with a bunch of songs I recorded for our 41st Wedding Anniversary (2019).  They were recorded with the intention of providing some of my favorite local musicians with demos, so we could record them in two of my favorite studios, Saturation Acres and Eight Days A week, operated by Brett Alexander and Brett Alexander & Paul Smith, respectively (and respectfully).  Then, I was hoping to take some money from the sale of our house to pay for all of it, but we came up quite a bit short on that score.  The only thing we downsized was space, not cost.  Perhaps one day...

      This list has grown considerably since that initial intention, and will likely continue until I can't because I can't stop.

       All of the tunes below were arranged in Band-in-a-Box, and then uploaded and processed through Cakewalk by BandLab and/or Reaper.  Click on the name of a song and be taken to a page with some yadda yadda, links to WAV & Video files (with lyrics) that you can listen to and/or download.  Or not.  I understand that this page is just a place to keep everything organized, and I will be pretty much the only visitor.  Still, there is an aesthetic fa├žade that covers my organizing.

12 Bars Blue* I Knew What It's Like* Show Me The Magic (reggae)*
12 Bars' Booze* I Know Blues* Sing A Song For Sick Spense*
A Biting Chill* I Know It's Wrong* Sitting In Limbo
A Sense O' Mia* I'm In It For The Minute* Sojourn Soldier*
Always Look On The Bright Side... I'm Talkin' 'Bout* Someone Said Whiskey*
Baby, Baby Love* It's Me* Some Songs*
Backroads* Its' Gonna Fall* Somewhere In The Loss*
Back To The River* Knowing What We Know We Know* Somewhere In The World*
Back To The Rhythm* Learn To Rub Yer Soul** Soulshine
Bad Advice* Let's Try Some Blues* Stand By Me**
Bailey's Blue* Lifting Doldrums* Start At The Stars*
Better Then Never* Long For The Season* Stuck In The Middle
Born Today* Look Like That* Such A Heavenly Woman*
Blue Monger* Loose & Lovely* Sultry Sway*
Bump Me To The Top* Midnight Special** Sweet Devilish Style*
Bring It On Home Midnight Train* Take It Or Leave Me*
Cabin Rooftop Dance* Mixed Signals* That Night*
California Stars** Mug-Slingin' Brawl* That Sadder Day Dance*
Celtic Kiss* My Babe** The Devil's Debutante*
Can't Afford Your Love* My Baby Don't* The Long Way Home*
Choo Choo Ch Boogie My Girl** The Main Street Moan
Come On Down To...* My Girl Renewed** There's No Time*
Dark Days Are Numbered* My, My* There's Something In My Eye*
Did He Ditty Do?* Mystery Vibes* The River's Gonna Rise*
Don't Know What It Is* Never Knowing Love* The Price*
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood Nobody Knows You They're Coming*
Don't Tell The Judge I Lied* Nothin' Never Happens* The Windows Of Your Worries*
Don't Worry None* Now And Then* This One's For The Ride*
Down The Drain* One Night Away* Time Will Tell (but who will listen?)*
Down The Road Of Life* One Night Away TWO* To Know You Is To Love You
Early Ages* Once I Had A Wife* Truth In The Proof*
Everybody Knows Your...* On The Chop Use Me*
Every Conversation* On The Ferris Wheel* Walking In The Garden*
Everything Is Turning Blue* P, B & J* We Are The World
Everything You Do Is Wrong* Poncho & Lefty We Were Alive*
Every Time I Do* Rainin'* What A Wonderful World
Every Woman Rock Me, Baby** What A Wonderful World (other)
Falling In Love Is Easy* Save It!* What I'd Do For Your Kiss*
Fat Lady's Swan Song* Sails* When You Walk In The Room**
Fly Me To The Moon** Save The Last Dance For Me Wild World
Frida Gough* Sea Are Mist*** Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow**
Give Me Something* Sea Of Blues* Wonderful Tonight**
Good Night* See You Down The Road* Wrong To Write*
Go On Teasin'* See You In The Morning Tonight* You Are Not Alone**
Hang Me Shanty** You Can Always Say Baby*
Heaven Only Knows Your Name* She Could Walk With Me* You Can Never*
Hold My Hand* She's The One* You Coulda Fooled Me*
How Can I Begin* Show Me The Magic* You're Driving Me O-O-Y Mind**
How Can I Say Goodbye* Show Me The Magic (pop)* Your Mind Is On Vacation**
How Many Blues*    
I Didn't Do It*    
I Got It*    

* Original   **I added some lyrics   ***Origianl Instrumentals

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