My latest album, Bill Rhoads Music Ramblin' , is an assortment of original acoustic songs in a variety of styles: country, bluegrass, gospel, jazz and blues. I like all kinds of music and that is evident in my writing. The…
My book, Bill's Notes (from a lifetime of learning, lyrics, and love), is now available here. Price is $14.95, which includes tax and shipping! M&D wrote: “Food for thought..some snacks, some appetizers, some full meals. The author is part…
If you have a problem believing you can learn from your elders
ask yourself this
Which can you see clearer
the past or the future?
I try to keep my prayers simple and plain.
God's ability to see my needs…
Strength can pull down or lift
Only with understanding is it a gift
Reputation like a beautiful house
takes years to build and maintain,
and an instant to destroy.
Reality can sometimes be considered
Blunt force trauma.
Every pleasure has…
History's fleeting ghost is captured by those who from its image
stand to gain the most
Focused can be a synonym for self centered
A ripple in the stream, no matter how small, in time will cause the mountain to…
There's been a lot said and many questions asked about the origins of Rock & Roll (the first rock & roll song, who recorded it, etc.). On the national level, there is no doubt about this. If you listen to…
If you're a man of few words
You probably have a limited vocabulary
Me, Me, Me is a hollow sound
Let's turn the M upside down.
Some people don't have time to think .....
Some people don't take time to…
Excerpts from Bill Rhoads' speech at
The Oasis Veterans Club on Memorial Day, 2013
Veterans have been my heroes since I was a young child during WWII. The first veteran I remember was a cousin who had been wounded as…