Here and Gone
Here and Gone

In memoriam Edsel Floyd.

Prouding America Great Again
Prouding America Great Again

An important message for all those who love America and its precious freedoms. Please, share this your fellow patriots, get the message out. Our time is growing short! L

Women Without Sin
Women Without Sin

Late conversations: Edsel Floyd Back porch Summer night, 2010 Watertown, Tennessee

A Version of Pasternak's
A Version of Pasternak's "Hamlet"

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Now It's Time
Now It's Time

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Coming Back to Bergson
Coming Back to Bergson

"I've spent half a hundred years out in the darkness/I'm going back to where I lost my way .... "

Pay the Piper
Pay the Piper

Chris Floyd (w/special guest Edsel Floyd) As much as America loves to keep itself well-wadded in historical amnesia, past actions do have consequences, and chickens sure enough do come home to roost. In what has been a long season of bad news -- with new wars, new chaos, mass death, riots, repressio...

A voice, a life, remembered: Edsel Floyd in performance
A voice, a life, remembered: Edsel Floyd in performance

This was taken from an aged cassette tape. Edsel Floyd sings "The King is Coming" at First Baptist Church in Watertown, Tennessee. The date on the cassette is given as 1994, but not specified beyond that. After several major illnesses and surgeries, his health was poor and his voice was not what it ...

Potomac
Potomac

Potomac Brown mass pushing through Virginia. On the banks of this complex I stood with my check on the rocks set there by the bulldozer. Often before, a break in the day, with birds and wind, and Washington visible past the water. Often before, in the brown heat, I would try to feel my way into the...

The Computers Came
The Computers Came

The computers came, and the rich got richer. The computers came, and we had to work harder. The computers came, and our minds started racing in all directions; our eyes could not keep still. The computers came and connected us to everybody while sealing us up in a carapace of glass, seen and see...

Lose Myself
Lose Myself

A field holler captured in the wilds of Glasgow, circa May 2011. From transplanted Tennessee songwriter Chris Floyd. For more music, see http://soundcloud.com/chris-floyd. Words and music © 2011 by Chris Floyd.

BLUE KEY
BLUE KEY

A song born in Russia, from Tennessee songwriter Chris Floyd. Music performed and arranged by Jordan Humber, with CF on vocals. Lyrics, music and artwork © 2012 by Chris Floyd. For more music, see http://soundcloud.com/chris-floyd. For prose, see www.chris-floyd.com.

The Midnight Breeze
The Midnight Breeze

The latest video from Tennessee songwriter Chris Floyd. See www.chris-floyd.com.

The Persians
The Persians

"The Persians" Let them march out to fight the Persians, And we will rise that very night To slaughter everyone remaining: Every Spartan, man and boy, girl and woman, in their beds. Not a house will be left standing, Not a stone unsmeared with blood. A hundred generations of helot pain Will be reven...