“Everybody Is Everybody Else”



More than the great subway settings and the heartfelt sentiments, this Roy Zimmerman tune is probably the only song you’ll hear today that uses the word Weltschmerz. (For those like me, who had to look it up, ever-reliable Wikipedia tells us that Weltschmerz means “world-weariness, the kind of feeling experienced by someone who believes that physical reality can never satisfy the demands of the mind.)

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“Shouting and Shooting I Can’t Let Them Catch Me…”


A very worthy cover by Roy Zimmerman of the Marty Robbins standard with some great guitar playing by partner Melanie Harby. Felicitously, they’re singing on location in the hills overlooking El Paso.

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Thanks For The Support: Roy Zimmerman


Roy Zimmerman’s most bitter song, a POV message from a war veteran who just  isn’t feeling as thankful as everyone thinks he should be.  It’s a lyric and performance worthy of Phil Ochs at his best.