Complete Recordings

Mardi Gras Mystery

Scott Detweiler

2020 (Detweiler Records)

UNRELEASED DETWEILERMUSIC EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: The two most basic mysteries of the Mardi Gras season are pondered in Detweiler's Mardi Gras Mystery: "Who swallowed the doll that should've been found in the king cake?" and "Who knocked me down when I bent down to pick up long beads from the sidewalk during a parade?"

Music and lyrics by Scott Detweiler. Produced by Dale Jennings and Sergio Rios. ©2019, 2020 Detweiler Music, ASCAP. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

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There's A Heartbreak In New Orleans

Scott Detweiler

2020 (Detweiler Records)

UNRELEASED DETWEILERMUSIC EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: The story of a man with a woman who stepped out on him, only to be rewarded in the end with a better one.

Music and lyrics by Scott Detweiler. Produced by Dale Jennings and Sergio Rios. ©2007, 2020 Detweiler Music, ASCAP. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

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Travelin Man

Scott Detweiler

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2019 (Detweiler Records)

Travelin Man describes the feeling of being separated from a loved one by many miles.

Music and lyrics by Scott Detweiler. Produced by Bill Johnston. ©2007, 2019 Detweiler Music, ASCAP. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

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Nobody's Fault

Scott Detweiler

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2019 (Detweiler Records)

Nobody's Fault is a soulful, reflective hymn and one of Detweiler's finest studio performances.

Public Domain. New lyrics by Scott Detweiler. Produced by Scott Detweiler. ©2019 Detweiler Music, ASCAP. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

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Shrine

Scott Detweiler

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2019 (Detweiler Records)

Shrine is about prayer and the most beautiful thing ever created.

Instrumental. All sounds by Scott Detweiler. Composed and produced by Scott Detweiler. © 2001, 2019 Detweiler Music, ASCAP. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

Shrine is an instrumental composition inspired by prayer. Actually, prayer attempt. Detweiler explains…..

“When I say, ‘I pray’, or I tell people, ‘oh, I heard your dad is sick….I’ll pray for him…’, or, ‘I’ll pray that you get that job…’, etc, it really means that I will try to pray. Because whenever I start to pray, my mind starts racing…going on tangents that have nothing to do with prayer or even what I had originally set out to do when I decided to ‘pray’. Thoughts about work, or my dog, or my schedule, or my family, new music or whatever, fly through my mind and distract me from the actual prayer. I used to think that this phenomenon would end someday or that I would master my own mind to the point that I would be able to lock into prayer mode and lock everything else out. But at this stage of my life I am resigned to the fact that this is something I may have to live with. I am not giving up hope. Perhaps it is a dream. “

“Often times when I pray I am able to cut through the madness of distracting thoughts, zeroing in on a dialogue with God. And when I do it is glorious. It makes the whole idea of prayer a worthwhile and important endeavor to me. It is through the exercise that I get to spend time alone, time to myself…time on myself. This time alone gives me valuable introspection about where I have been, where I am now and where I want to go….”

Shrine is Detweiler’s musical interpretation of the endeavor of prayer. The chromaticism infused groove sets a hectic pace from the beginning. This represents the effort it sometimes takes to actually get to the act of praying. And then, of course, the fervor continues as random thoughts and ideas start racing in and out of the mind, distracting the campaign.

The trumpet solo (1:18) represents the voice of God. It is the breakthrough, or as Detweiler explained above, “….(the) cut through the madness…”. It is when the focus of the mind delivers the intended connection to the maker. The muted horn sound gives the tone restraint without being overbearing, depicting a gentle tone of the voice of the Lord. The space between the notes of the solo indicate wisdom, much like the cadence and pace of the words spoken by an older person when in contemplative mode.

The piece then goes out as it comes in: wild and feverish as the distracting, non-prayer related thoughts race back through the mind…until the next breakthrough, when the voice of the Lord might be again heard.

ABOUT THE COVER

Detweiler has always designed his own cover art for his albums and singles. It is a true extension of his music that is reflected visually. During the course of his over 30 (thirty) years in this practice, the single, “Shrine”, proved to be one of his more challenging. Detweiler explains, “I really struggled with trying to represent the effort of prayer (described above) in one frame for the cover of ‘Shrine’. I did several covers but I couldn’t come up with anything that worked. So then I thought I would just put a picture of an impressive place of worship….mosque, temple or church….but that seemed to be stale, too, because it would not tell a story. I needed a story in one frame”.

What he would ultimately settle on is what the cover of ‘Shrine’ ultimately became: the female torso.

“I did end up deciding to use a picture of the female torso, from the belly of the breasts to the middle of the hips. This is because after thinking about it for a long time, about the word ‘Shrine’ and about its definition, I realized that the female torso is one of the most powerful things ever created. It is the center of life and lust all rolled into one. I thought of the wars fought over it, its role in the doctrine of much of organized religion and that it ultimately produced all of the people who have shaped the history of civilization”, says Detweiler. “…and of course, it is one of the most beautiful things ever created”.

This is Detweiler’s, “Shrine”. From his Detweiler Records 2004, all instrumental album, “Slumber Tongue”, digitally released for the first time.

All sounds by Scott Detweiler. Composed, engineered and produced by SD.

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Black Girls

Scott Detweiler

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2019 (Detweiler Records)

Black Girls is 3 (three) girls walking to the corner store after school to by chips and fruit-flavored soda. Then they walk home laughing.

Instrumental. All sounds by Scott Detweiler. Composed and produced by Scott Detweiler. ©2001, 2019 Detweiler Music, ASCAP. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

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St. John Bayou

Scott Detweiler

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2019 (Detweiler Records)

St. John Bayou is the story of a man lost in New Orleans during a hurricane and then rescued by a snake-dancin woman on Bayou St. John.

All lyrics and sounds by Scott Detweiler. Composed and produced by Scott Detweiler. ©1989, 2004, 2019 Detweiler Music, ASCAP. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

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Be Gentle

Scott Detweiler

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2019 (Detweiler Records)

Be Gentle is a man's plea to a beautiful woman from a man who has had his heart broken many times.

All music, lyrics and sounds by Scott Detweiler. Produced by Scott Detweiler. ©2007, 2019 Detweiler Music, ASCAP. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

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Between Lake and River

Scott Detweiler

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2018 and 2003 (Detweiler Records)

2018 marks the 300th anniversary of the founding of the City of New Orleans and the 15th anniversary of the recording and release of "Between Lake and River". This epic studio album is Detweiler's haunting tribute to his hometown of New Orleans.

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Hail Mary (Studio Single)

Scott Detweiler

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2018 (Detweiler Records)

"Hail Mary" is the first single from Detweiler's sacred oratorio, "Magnificat In Blue", based on the first book of Luke from the New Testament.

Recorded Live September 27, 2018 at Killion Sound Recording Facility in North Hollywood, California, USA. Engineered by Dale Jennings. Scott Detweiler - Guitar and Vocals.

Copyright 2015, 2017, 2018 Detweiler Music, ASCAP. All Rights Reserved. Copyright Registration Number PA 2-063-077. Original Music by Scott Detweiler. Lyrics Public Domain.

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