THE BEATLES enter 2006 (and love what they hear)! Dain carlton mergenthaler is a songwriter/musician from landenberg, pa, who grew up on the beatles. Dain lives, breathes, and plays guitar & piano and comfortably writes between both instruments in the style of his idols; lennon & McCartney...time is also consumed with his hairless cat named 'eli.' before you do anything else, you should check out the two standout tracks on 'dufus'...one is #1 'believe it or not'...the other standout is #3 'will you ever be ready?', which receives regular airplay on an indie program, WSTW in wilmington, de Dain is currently playing gigs around Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. Discography is as follows: 'the strawberries,' 1985 (pop/rock) 'common thread,' 1991 (pop/rock) '...half a dream,' 1995 (pop/rock) 'gathering rain,' 1996 (pop/rock) 'cold getting colder,' 1998 (pop/rock) 'separate skies,' 2000 (pop/rock) 'the life of mr. dufus,' 2002 (pop/rock) 'maestro, maestro,' 2005 (instrumental) 'scatterbrain,' 2006 (pop/rock) 'scatterbrain' is a unique collection of pure melodic music with a bit of edge that takes the listener away from the cumbersome stress and burden of everyday worklife. Featured on this particular CD is master guitar player nick bucci and the great nationally acclaimed drummer erik johnson. Dain has also recorded with denny seiwell, the drummer for paul McCartney & wings as well as working with the famous shelley yakus (lennon, petty, U2) and brian drago (producers) for a number of years. One of Dain's compositions 'my town' appears in the Philadelphia based film 'Philly 24' which will be released mid 2006. If you are interested in a printout of all Dain's lyrics and poems, you can purchase his book, 'rhymes for reasons' by mailing a $12 check to bogart productions, po box 86, landenberg, pa. you can't go wrong if you want to listen to some good pop/rock music...purchase 'scatterbrain' today!
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