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Monday, September 26, 2022

Tom Andersen- "One Place" (Country Version)- Original by Tom Andersen

In my desire to post my original songs online, I present "One Place" (Country Version). I recorded 3 different versions with different feels- a plaintive "ballad version", a lusher "romanti…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:45PM

Tom Andersen- "One Place" (Romantic Version)- Original by Tom Andersen

In my desire to post all my original compositions online, this posting is a bit different. This song, "One Place", is a song that I tried different arrangements of- an upbeat country version…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:30PM
Saturday, September 24, 2022

Tom Andersen- Then Again (Original) by Tom Andersen

In my ongoing quest to make all my original songs public, I offer "Then Again" pulled from my "Who Knows" cd. A melancholy, yet hopeful look at a love affair that ended- before it officiall…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:50PM
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

"I've Played 'em All"- Tom Andersen (Original) by Tom Andersen

This song is also a demo from the show "Simply Sinclair". Co-written with my pal, James Followell, in the show this song is sung by the leading lady, Sunny Sinclair (a "B" level Broadway/TV …

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:42PM

"Born to Sing"- Tom Andersen (Original) by Tom Andersen

This recording is a demo of a song from a musical I've been co-writing with my pal, James Followell, for a musical called "Simply Sinclair". Sung by the leading lady, Sunny Sinclair (a "B" l…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:35PM
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Family- Tom Andersen (Original) by Tom Andersen

A companion piece to my song, "Another Tuesday", this song tells the adoption story from the point of view of the adopting parent. I have a few friends who chose to adopt and their tales of …

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:02PM

Another Tuesday- Tom Andersen (original) by Tom Andersen

From my cd, "Who Knows", this song tells the story of adoption from the child's point of view. Based on a true story of a dear friend of mine, this song practically wrote itself. The beautif…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:32PM
Monday, June 27, 2022

There's a Time- Tom Andersen (original) by Tom Andersen

This is a demo of a song I wrote about the passing of time. The beautiful piano performance is my pal, Tim Dipasqua. Not much to explain- the story is in the lyrics. I hope you like it.

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:53PM
Sunday, February 13, 2022

COUNTRY INSIDE- TOM ANDERSEN by Tom Andersen

I love country music. I've always felt it is in the same family as my other love, musical theatre. Here's my latest ditty. As for the video, well, my craziness is showing. Oh, btw, I really …

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:16AM
Saturday, August 21, 2021

I Could Have Danced All Night - Tom Andersen by Tom Andersen

"I Could Have Danced All Night" is one of my favorite songs from the Broadway Songbook. Julie Andrews performance on the original Broadway cast recording is particularly stunning. Thought I'…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:07AM
Sunday, June 27, 2021

I Remember You- Tom Andersen by Tom Andersen

In honor of Pride this year, I wanted to pay tribute to some (of the many) people who have inspired and touched me- for many reasons. They are no longer walking among us, yet they are rememb…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:09PM
Thursday, June 24, 2021

I Remember You -Tom Andersen by Tom Andersen

In honor of Pride this year, I wanted to pay tribute to some (of the many) people who have inspired and touched me- for many reasons. They are no longer walking among us, yet they are rememb…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:35PM
Monday, May 10, 2021

Run To Me- Tom Andersen by Tom Andersen

I've been a big Bee Gees fan for a long time. This 1972 classic has always been a favorite of mine. I thought I'd record "my take" - which I hope you enjoy. Sadly, as of this recording, only…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:40PM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Tom Andersen- "FLY" (Instrumental with vocals) ORIGINAL by Tom Andersen

Though I've been singing for decades, I've always been intrigued by instrumental music and the writers and arrangers who produce them. This is a melody that I've been working on. I've set it…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:38PM

TOM ANDERSEN- I'M HERE (lyric video) ORIGINAL by Tom Andersen

This is a new original song of mine. Maybe it's a sign of the times, but this song is a little darker than most I put out. Personal too. The video is the lyrics. May we all find inner peace.

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:25PM
Thursday, October 1, 2020

TOM ANDERSEN-ONCE MORE WITH FEELING (Original Song) by Tom Andersen

Originally written for the musical, "Simply Sinclair" with my pal, James Followell. I've always loved country music and James is from Oklahoma, so it was a fun song to work on. A throwback t…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:29PM
Thursday, September 17, 2020

Tom Andersen- Song On The Sand (from the musical La Cage aux Folles) by Tom Andersen

This Jerry Herman song has long been a favorite of mine ever since I saw the musical "La Cage aux Folles" when it toured in San Francisco back "in the day". I had some time on my hands (wond…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:45PM
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

TOM ANDERSEN- "Gosh, it's good to see you again" (ORIGINAL SONG) by Tom Andersen

This silly song is from a silly, small original musical I wrote with my fabulously talented pal, James Followell. The show is called "Simply Sinclair". This song is sung by the the leading l…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:17PM
Thursday, August 6, 2020

TOM ANDERSEN- BLINDED BY BEAUTY (Original ) by Tom Andersen

I am not a jazz singer. However, I've always been intrigued, love and learned from great artists of the world of jazz. This original song is probably the closest I've come to writing in that…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:39PM
Monday, July 13, 2020

The Search- Tom Andersen by Tom Andersen

Ok...As I was quarantined upstate these past few months, I had nothing but a phone to work out my creative juices- hence this extremely short, admittedly ridiculous "movie" set to a piece of…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:17PM
Thursday, June 25, 2020

TOM ANDERSEN- "COUNTIN' COWBOYS" by Tom Andersen

In honor of PRIDE 2020, I put together this video of an instrumental (with some vocals) of a piece I've been working on. There is no message- just handsome cowboys. It's been a weird 2020, s…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:24PM
Thursday, June 18, 2020

WORDS- TOM ANDERSEN (Original Song) by Tom Andersen

A new arrangement of an original love song. I had a melody in my head- but no lyrics. What to do? Well, they say write what you know- so I did. Hence, this song "Words".

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:58PM
Monday, February 10, 2020

TOM ANDERSEN- COUNTRY INSIDE (Original) by Tom Andersen

I've always been a big country music fan. This is a new song that reflects my love for country music and my belief that we're more "the same" than we are different. It's all cyclical...Dolly…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:30PM

TOM ANDERSEN- DREAMWEAVER (Original) by Tom Andersen

A new original tune written with my pal (and fabulous musician), James Followell. Written for a small musical, "Simply Sinclair", I've always been fond of this song. It's very retro. This is…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:17PM
Monday, December 23, 2019

SOMEONE LIKE YOU- TOM ANDERSEN (Original) by Tom Andersen

Hi Everyone- this is a recent recording of one of my original tunes. Through the year 2020, I hope to post recordings of all my original tunes as an archive of sorts. If you're a singer, pl…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:30PM
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Before I Gaze At You Again- Tom Andersen by Tom Andersen

This song, from from Lerner and Loewe's musical,"Camelot", is one of my favorites. It's one of their "lesser" known tunes, but I've always loved it (and Julie Andrews sings it majestically-…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:28PM
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

TOM ANDERSEN- TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME by Tom Andersen

Recorded this for the fun of it. The old novelty chestnut, "Tonight you Belong To Me". I've always liked the song and thought I'd give it a go. The video includes some facts about the histor…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:20PM
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Part of the Dream- Tom Andersen by Tom Andersen

This song was in a small musical called "Simply Sinclair". It had a score by myself and my buddy James Followell (an amazing musician/arranger). It was fun writing a bunch of tunes. This was…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:38PM
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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