Marry You Again (a mostly true story)

Happy Birthday to my wife Augusta!. (Click HERE or on the image below to hear the song, "Marry You Again")  She had no knowledge that this song had be completed, recorded and written for her.  This song was inspired…

It's FINALLY here. You can now buy "You Can't Have My Boat"

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I know it's easier to stream.  I'm guilty too. Did you know though what streaming pays the songwriters? For every song streamed, royalties are due to the person(s) behind the creative work of…

"Invisible" by Robert Abernathy & Vivi Abernathy

Where do I begin? Maybe with the hook-

There's an image in the mirror

Broken as it may be,

Says I'm not so, not so

Invisible to me.

And yes, that's my 12 year old daughter, Vivi,  singing those lyrics…

The Evolution of a Song

"Got Nothin' on You" Written by Robert Abernathy.  Release scheduled 1/28/2019

Not every song transitions from a general idea to a finished product as easy as many people think.  They can rarely be a simple as an hour…

Take Me Back (Father's Day Song) 

The last song on the album, "Take me Back" is quite simply about my dad and the desire to close my eyes every so often and just go back in time. (The link to the song is at the bottom…

First Time Feelin' (Song #7) 

Waylon Jennings once said, "Country music isn't a guitar, it isn't a banjo, it isn't a melody, it isn't a lyric. It's a feeling."

One of the strongest elements of a good song is creating an image that most everyone…

Call Him a Sinner (Call Him a Saint) 

My musical flavors have always been diverse to a degree. I wanted one that kind of touched on an identity that i could call my own.  I put the guitar in "Drop D" one day and this song practically wrote…

Song #5 "You Win" 

A few months ago while on a 1 week marathon of writing potential songs for the album, my daughter Vivi was galloping through the house while listening to a current Pop playlist. She had her headphones on, but I caught…