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Second Chances

by Sammy Kay

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This record is one cup of coffee and 15 refills. This record is driving down the Garden State Parkway listening to Springsteen Live at The Main Point 1975, Disc 1. This record is sitting on the porch in Asbury Park watching an American flag fly across the street. This record is two packs of cigarettes and a bottle of Coke. This record is two slices of pizza on a broken heart. This record is using your coat for a pillow and your sweater for a blanket. This record is a hardwood floor that sounds good with your ear pressed up close at night. This record is in the basement dreaming of Spring. This record is the number you call that keeps on ringing. This record is a neon sign, a bottle cap in the sand, a post card you keep meaning to send, an imaginary letter from an imaginary lover. This record is that kid who always seemed to have something special about him, the one who would call you up at 3am to grab a cup of coffee, the one who just wanted to stay up all night and talk about The Replacements and the Clash. This record is love and despair and salvation, life and death and American rock and roll. This is Sammy Kay.


released December 31, 2014

Produced and Engineered by Pete Steinkopf at Little Eden, Asbury Park, NJ.
Mastered by Alan Duchess at West West Side Music, New York, NY.
Art By Michael Paul Ambrose
Photo By Agent Jay

Your Way
Old Shoes (Pictures and Postcards)
Sweet Misery

All songs written by Sammy Kay
Except "Old Shoes (Pictures and Postcards) written by Tom Waits

Sammy Kay - Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Bass
Pete Steinkopf - Electric Guitar, Vocals, Melodica, Accordian
Michael Corvasce - Mandolin
Ron Santee - Vocals



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Sammy Kay Asbury Park, New Jersey

Jersey Blues. plain and simple.


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