Tag Archives: Lisa Koch

Still finding the fire, part 3: where are women’s music performers today?

Wondering what happened to your favorite performers? I’m writing a book about women’s music* and since I’m talking with some of the musicians, I can update you. Here’s a list, in no particular order.  Be sure to check out the … Continue reading

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Writing funny songs – should the cat barf go before or after the chorus?

Comedy tunes are fun to foist on an audience ’cause you can only do so many Adele covers. Here are a few tips for writing your comedy relief.  (Before Adele lovers load up their weapons, let me tell you that … Continue reading

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Always smell good and wear the right shoes

Years ago as I was just about to go on stage to emcee the Campfest Music Festival comic Karen Williams slowly looked me up and down and wryly commented, “Nice outfit.” What? You don’t wear an orange 60’s cocktail dress … Continue reading

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I’m not Lisa

Or Joni or Meg … two musicians I’ve been compared to and mistaken for. Really, I’m not complaining. Still, it makes me laugh when someone earnestly says “I love the nun costume” and I have to politely tell them I … Continue reading

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Scrambled eggs is a lousy song title; part two

Last week I told you about McCartney and how his first lyrics to “Yesterday” were “Scrambled eggs …” and then I wrote about the stories behind some of my songs. Here’s part two. I was a radio DJ at KXCI … Continue reading

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Lisa Koch’s “Middle Aged Woman”

Photo by Janice Rickert. With Lisa Koch at the National Women’s Music Festival, 2006. It sure is hard to get your baton away from a nun. Not only is Lisa Koch a very talented comic and musician but she also … Continue reading

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