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For several years I have prepared humorous original law-related holiday music CDs, cassettes, and records which I distributed to hundreds of family members, friends, co-workers, and people I meet on airplanes. My songs poke good-natured fun at lawyers and the legal profession.  Here is my holiday "discography":

1988 Vinyl record (looked like a '45) containing original song "I Dreamed I Saw Santa Workin' In The Library." I put this together during brief trips home while working on a major products liability case in Seattle. I played electric and acoustic guitar and keyboard synthesizer and sang (all quite badly).
Note that this song was included in the 1998 commercial release, "The Lawyer's Holiday Humor Album"; that CD and its 2004 follow-up, "Legal Holidaze," are available for purchase at www.LawTunes.com.

1989 Cassette tape, professionally printed and packaged, with cover from Springsteen's "Born to Run" album (changed to "Born to Pun" and with my face superimposed over his and Santa's over Clarence Clemmons') containing original songs "Ridin' On A Red-Eye With Santa On Christmas Eve" and "It's Gonna Be A Billable Christmas." I used my professional quality four-track cassette home recorder and rented time at a professional recording studio to make the master tape.
Note that these songs were included in the 1998 commercial release, "The Lawyer's Holiday Humor Album"; that CD and its 2004 follow-up, "Legal Holidaze," are available for purchase at www.LawTunes.com.

1990 Music video containing original (but not law-related) holiday song accompanying computer animation I created on my PC.  Click here to view slideshow of excerpts (3 MB).
1991 Music video containing original (but not law-related) holiday song accompanying computer animation I created on my PC.  Click here to view slideshow of excerpts (3 MB).
1992 Music video containing original (but not law-related) holiday song accompanying computer animation I created on my PC.  Click here to view slideshow of excerpts (3 MB).
1993 Computer diskette containing a multimedia holiday presentation I created. Unfortunately, several recipients either owned no computer or (worse) a Macintosh, so many copies ended up being used by them as coasters.  You can download the disk in .ZIP format (900K) or view the included morphs of me as a small child into me as an adult in a sports car on the cover of Car Collector magazine, or me into Bill Clinton
1994 Recognizing such technological limitations, and reflecting my desire to return to a somewhat more traditional greeting, I obtained cards with blank interiors that could be run through a laser printer. I was thus able to customize the interior of each card with not only my name, but also a particular and relevant greeting and also the name of each recipient.
1995 Continuing my focus on paper-based greetings, I created a autobiographical crossword puzzle, which I laser printed into greeting cards along with another personalized message.  View High-Resolution .PDF Version
1996 My "Heaven's Gate," "Waterworld," "Ishtar," or whatever you want to call it -- an original comic book about life as a lawyer, "The Adventures of Typo-Man" -- which I ultimately (after spending a ton of time designing and $1,500 to have 500 professional color laser copies made) decided was just a little too far out to send out to the majority of my mailing list. I created the doomed project on my computer using an innovative $35 program called "Comic Creator," along with other graphics programs and clip art. All but a select few on my list received bland store-bought cards in substitution. I was crushed.
1997 My first music CD, recorded digitally in its entirety on my new Pentium II 266 MHz computer, using Cakewalk Pro Audio Deluxe music sequencer software. As always, I played all the instruments, including a keyboard synthesizer, acoustic guitar, guitar synthesizer, and sleigh bells (I bought a set for an earlier effort), and perform all the multi-tracked vocals. The CD contained two new songs, "All I Want For Christmas Is A Stomach Lining" and "It's Still A Billable Christmas," two updated versions of prior songs, "Ridin' On A Red-Eye With Santa On Christmas Eve" (from my 1989 cassette) and "I Dreamed I Saw Santa Workin' In The Library" (from my 1988 vinyl record), and a short personal message. I burned the master on a CD-recordable drive I bought and installed in my PC for this project, and had Disc Makers (a leading music industry CD and cassette manufacturer) manufacture the copies and jacket based on the text and design concept I provided (and photographs of me taken by my secretary).
Note that these songs were included in the 1998 commercial release, "The Lawyer's Holiday Humor Album"; that CD and its 2004 follow-up, "Legal Holidaze," are available for purchase at www.LawTunes.com.

1998 "The Lawyer's Holiday Humor Album" -- my first commercial release. It includes all my favorite original law-related humorous holiday songs, including four new ones.

The CD and its 2004 follow-up, "Legal Holidaze," are available for purchase at www.LawTunes.com.

1999 Traditional greeting card containing for certain recipients business-card sized color insert, directing them to icon on my home page, which in turn linked to a special holiday message page, which included a new original holiday song, "Billin' On Christmas Eve."

2000 Handmade holiday card, with our little Santa on the cover
 

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