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Boardwalk -Inspiration Reigns

Barry Shapiro Music - Boardwalk Rain

The idea for the Boardwalk Rain project was inspired during a family vacation in Amelia Island, Florida several years ago. Imagine the scene: Very late at night, I was sitting on a hill overlooking a pier jutting into the calm water, strumming on my nylon stringed folk guitar, forming open and expanded f and C chords, while thinking deeply about life’s powerful moments. The song Boardwalk Rain expresses the serene moments in the twilight illuminating the mist rising in the air. It set the tone and momentum for the reminder of the album. What follows are some reflections about the songs on the album.

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