Mahalo: Marc Douglas Berardo New Moon Sept 2022

Mahalo,

The September sky over old Harbor was spectacular when I sat down at the empty outside bar to speak into my handheld phone machine to dictate this note to you. Clouds parted just enough to reveal A pinhole of…

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Waiting on a Brand New Day

Hello Song Enthusiasts, 

Once again I write to you from Block Island to tell you the good news that the second single "Waiting on a Brand New Day" from my upcoming record will be released today, August 26.   The recording…

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Cheap Northeast Summer Vacation Tour

Friends, 

I am writing to you now from the small bunkhouse on Block Island. Only 9 miles off the coast of Rhode Island and my homeland of Westerly, Block Island is on the Nature Conservancy’s very short list of “Last…

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The Hard Part

My Friends, 

If you’re lucky to live long enough you are gonna lose a few battles, pass through a few relationships and lose a few friends and fellow travelers along the way. The ephemeral nature of time on earth becomes…

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Brand New Things In An Ever Changing World

Hello Brothers and Sisters, 

February is not my favorite month. Here in Rhode Island, any snow that has fallen has lost its charm. Cold wind and dark days start to play on the mind in bad ways. If you can…

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Who Do You Know in Colorado?

Hello Friends, 

 A quick word. I have just finished a few music shows in Nashville (Americanafest) and Texas. Songs were sung. Stories told. People felt feelings. I felt feelings (nervousness, joy, fear, gratitude). My good friend and spiritualist, Walt Wilkins…

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Just One

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My notes say that I wrote it on Sept 24, 200I in Milford, CT. I turned thirty one that year. I had left Florida in a hurry and moved in with Amy, Mitch and Emily that…

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How To Get To Heaven

My Dear Friends, 

Question: Is it possible for me to do what I do without you? 

Answer: No. 

Second question: Are you like me? Do you love the month of April? You don’t have to answer that. I know you…

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Magic Beans, March 2021

“You should never hesitate to trade your cow for a handful of magic beans.”  -Tom Robbins, Novelist/ Provocateur 

Dear Friends, 

Look at us. We are still here. Still hanging on. Amazing. After a full year of trouble and change we…

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A Slow Walk Against A Steady Wind

My Dearest Friends, 

This is a note of thanks for those of you that have tuned into my weekly online series: THE MDB SONG HOUR. 

Every Wednesday night at 7 PM Eastern Standard Time I get to play the role…

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October Streams and Taking It To The Streets

Hello Good Friends, 

I will have three online shows and one live outdoor this month.  Had things gone differently, I would’ve been on a short tour this weekend with my great friend Danielle Miraglia but such is life. So now…

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