Danny Faragher

Danny Faragher playing the Hammond B3 Organ

Danny Faragher singing and playing the B3 organ at an outdoor concert, 1971

A Man Devoted to Music

Musician Danny Faragher is a man devoted to sound. A recording artist with over 7 albums under his belt, Danny toured at the height of the tumultuous 60′s, pioneered the use of the clavinet, witnessed the zenith of classic rock and played with some of the greatest names in musical history including Ringo Starr and Peter Criss.

The odds are that you have already heard or seen Danny Faragher before. It may be from his series of Billboard 100 singles with the Peppermint Trolley Company, Bones and the Faragher Brothers. Or it might it be from guest appearances on TV shows such as the Beverly Hillbillies & Mannix. Perhaps it’s the Brady Bunch theme song or the recent CD reissues. It may also be from his band’s residency at the popular Gazzarri’s during the Sunset Strip’s heyday.


‘Dancing with the Moment’ -Track by Track

‘Dancing with the Moment’ -Track by Track

Dancing with the Moment – track by track Song in the Night – The track sets up the LP, and provides the title line. The first song I ever wrote completely on guitar, and a rarity in that it turned out so much better than I even dared to envision. It features lots of harmonies,
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Dancing with the Moment – The cover art nails it!

Dancing with the Moment – The cover art nails it!

I originally envisioned the album as simply a vehicle to showcase some original songs.  Then in 2011, I wrote ‘Song in the Night’,a swirling, psychedelic tune with lyrics that dealt with the song’s own creation, a very circular idea. Musically, it projects a heady sense of motion and the passing of time (My mother once
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Eaten Canyon

Eaten Canyon

This poem was inspired by a photograph taken by my sister, Patsy Faragher Eaton Canyon… still, peaceful canyon Tucked between mountains to the north And foothills to the south Safe from the ever encroaching sprawl Eaton Creek’s cold, clear water Dropping fifty feet over rocky fall Then streaming gently in quiet meander, To flow into
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Singing Our Mother Farewell

Singing Our Mother Farewell

 Singing Our Mother Farewell we raised up our voices and held grief at bay singing our mother good-bye siblings united on a sad mournful day singing our mother good-bye we sang as we sailed o’er an ocean of tears singing our mother farewell and the cries of the sobbing surf played in our ears singing our
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The Big Shoot

The Big Shoot

    On August 6, 2014, Danny Faragher and son Bryan, along with  Shervin Ahdout, and Alex Echevaria shot video footage for  ‘Too Much Pressure’, a song featured on the soon to be released album – ‘Dancing with the Moment’. Here are Danny’s impressions of the experience. I woke up earlier than I’d planned. Had I even slept?  I
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the poet

the poet

the poet she reveals herself in increments of verse upon a printed page. brief snapshots – human moments imprinted on  the reader’s brain. the vulnerability of the words belies the boldness of the art. her longings become our longings, her loneliness ours to share. each poem is a point of light discernable to our eye
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my mark

my mark

my mark to make my mark… to be seen and heard was my purpose, my desire to blaze like a meteor across the sky so young, so full of fire but with the years I’ve shed this edgy need to prove that I exist watching, listening, I now hear and see the myriad things that
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Peppermint Trolley Company on Boss KHJ Aircheck – June 5, 1968 -UPDATE

Peppermint Trolley Company on Boss KHJ Aircheck – June 5, 1968 -UPDATE

Gary Schneider, host of the show, Open Mynd Excursion  (Luxuria Music, Wednesday, 9:00 – 11:00 pm PST) delights listeners each week by playing a recording drawn from his vast collection of radio air checks.Recently he featured an air check from June 5, 1968 of Boss Radio KHJ, in which the Peppermint Trolley Company’s hit “Baby You
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Rosewood Redemption

Rosewood Redemption

    It‘s New Year’s Day, 1980. The opening fanfare of a new decade finds Danny ill in bed, adrift and rudderless. Here is a a small testament to the resilience of the human spirit… Rosewood Redemption An angry Santa Ana was whistling through the overgrown mulberry tree.  I could hear the  branches whip and scrape violently against the house.
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