Say Goodbye

[audio mp3="http://mattralph.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Say-Goodbye-live-at-the-Basement.mp3"][/audio] In a corner block Exposed to the street Our bedroom windows lit Like a lamp in a tree Our baby slept Each night for seven years From cot to single bed With a smile on his lips And for that and our friends on the street For our trestle table banquets with it’s table clothes and tea We say goodbye to the house We lived in for seven years For seven years we lived Under a golden rainbow With our fires at night With our bikes and beers And...

Rocking Chair

[audio mp3="http://mattralph.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/pav-rockin-chair-17_3.mp3"][/audio] I can take it for a while Invitations Another reason to smile But sometimes I need a passage out Just a chance to get some air Where I can work things out Sitting in my rocking chair My rocking chair School reunion I let pass me by I bought the ticket and I’d booked the flight I really wanted to be there See some people from that time But as it is I let it go I just sat there rocking slow In my rocking chair My My rocking...

Music Videos

Click on the title to see the clip. Special thanks to actor, Sarah McGlade.  Safe Place to Fall Here is a slide show to Waiting for the Country. Waiting for the Country This is a live performance at The Old Fitzroy Hotel with Lenni Munro on backing vocals and Stephen Ralph on violin. Finding Out If you would like to see more or view the Tuesday night live broadcast,  there are a many more clips at ustream.tv These...

Instruments and gear used

My acoustic guitar is a Maton Australian Series AE80. My nylon string guitar was bought about 12 years ago in a Chinese second hand shop in Perth for $30. I have a fishman pick up installed into it. My recording gear includes two legend studio instrument condenser mics for guitar as well as a Studio Projects Condenser mic, plugged into an Alesis IO. A Couple of songs...