Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round

•May 10, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round
(words & music by Alan Bernhoft)

Do you want to go farther than you’ll ever know?
Do you want to take a cruise to that final isle?
Do you want to see? Then come along with me
Do you want to take the time to meet the man behind the smile?

Oh Mary, Go Round
You get too much sun and you drown
Your mind’s an endless brass ring array
Spinning round and round

Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round
Spinning round and round
Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round
Spinning round and round
Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round

Do you want to feel something in your life is real?
Do you want to take a giant step beyond the other side?

Oh Mary, Go Round
You’re no sooner up, then you’re down
Your intuition leads you astray
Spinning round and round

Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round
Spinning round and round
Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round
Spinning round and round
Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round

Oh Mary, Go Round
You get too much sun and you drown
Your mind’s an endless brass ring array
Spinning round and round

Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round
Spinning round and round
Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round
Spinning round and round
Winter Ocean Mary, Go Round

I can see you, you don’t see me

I can see that you don’t see me

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(I’ll Be Hers) Someday

•May 5, 2013 • Leave a Comment

(I’ll Be Hers) Someday
words & music by Alan Bernhoft and Jack Wayne Baker

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/bernhoft7

a dreary day, that should have gone my way
Still there’s the thought that I need her
and I should know, there’s nowhere I can go
no place where my love didn’t greet her

I’ll look about, find another route
maybe I could use a glass of water
and on the floor, crumpled like before
the lilies and roses that I bought her

I’ll find a way, I’ll be hers some day, someday

it’s raining outside and in my mind
and I’m telling you, you’ve been unkind
it’s thundering outside and in my mind
and I’m telling you, you’ve been unkind
you’ve really been unkind
you’ve really been unkind

I aid a debt, had a cigarette
reached over and spiller my glass of water
and from my room, I caught a distant tune
you wouldn’t like to know the things I taught her
I’m feeling love, what’s she thinking of? I know…

I can’t begin to explain my feelings
they’re confusing me, they’re confusing me
have you no regard for my feelings?
you’ve been using me, you’ve been using me

it’s raining outside and in my mind
and I’m telling you, you’ve been unkind
it’s thundering outside and in my mind
and I’m telling you, you’ve been unkind
you’ve really been unkind
you’ve really been unkind

[shot in Boulder, Colorado]

Following Rainbows music video

•March 18, 2013 • Leave a Comment

from the CD BEATLESQUE FOUR – Love Everyone


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FOLLOWING RAINBOWS

words & music by Alan Bernhoft

I wandered out into the rain to quiet down my mind

Somewhere in the dark of night a light begins to shine

Dancing through a field of stars along a moonlit shore

A shady path that takes me to a place I’ve been before

I can’t say where I have been

I only know I wanna go again

Traveling with a beautiful friend

Following Rainbows

Colorful rainbows

Time and time I must’ve flown out past the Milky way

Floating on a mist of clouds I watched the violets play

A drizzle from a willow tree creates a golden stream

Flowing down a mountainside and crashing through my dream

I don’t know where I have been

I only know I wanna go again

Traveling with a magical friend

Following Rainbows

Colorful rainbows

I can’t say where I have been

I only know I’m gonna go again

Traveling with a luminous grin

Following Rainbows

Colorful rainbows

Take my hand and come along with me

Following Rainbows

Colorful rainbows

Following Rainbows

Colorful rainbows

Following Rainbows

Colorful rainbows

I FLY music video

•March 18, 2013 • Leave a Comment

from the CD BEATLESQUE FOUR – Love Everyone

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alanbernhoft

I FLY
words & music by Alan Bernhoft

Round and round our planet likes to spin
You cry, while I win
here and there, your mind goes everywhere
Have fun but take care

While you’re lost in confusion
I FLY I FLY

Chasing waves in your busy little brain
I feel for your pain
Step inside and look at what you’ve got
Life’s here, but you’re not

While you’re lost in confusion
I FLY I FLY

Round and round, your ego likes to spin
You lose and I grin
here and there, your focus everywhere
Chose love and begin
But you’re lost in confusion

I FLY I FLY
I FLY I FLY

AWAY FOR HOURS music video

•March 18, 2013 • Leave a Comment

from the CD BEATLESQUE FOUR – Love Everyone

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alanbernhoft

AWAY FOR HOURS
words & music by Alan Bernhoft

I’ve been away for hours
Wandering in moonlight towers
Basking in sunlit reaches
Chasing waves on emerald beaches

I’ve been away for hours
I might’ve missed the flowers
I could’ve missed the time
Oh well

I might release completely
I felt her words so sweetly
Her touch was so sublime
Oh yeah

I’ve been away for hours
Wandering in moonlight towers
I might’ve missed the time
Oh well

2012 “Firsts” List

•January 13, 2013 • Leave a Comment

2012 Firsts

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Disneyland- 3 day Daddy/ Daughter trip with Melody. It was a very special trip while Marnie and Alanna were in Italy. We were joined on our third day by our pal, Joe Harding, who bought a killer Indiana Jones hat and satchel, which he is never without. Melody’s Uncle Evan was there in spirit, bankrolling her shopping sprees from afar!

 

 

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My first short story was published and we had an amazing book signing Event at Dark Delicacies in Burbank. I was humbled to be among so many accomplished writers and made many new friends! Fangoria gave us a particularly great review, where they singled out my story! I also spoke along with several of the authors on a Literary panel for Hollywood’s Shockfest Film Festival, where we received their award for Literary Achievement.

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My first Sinatra-style gig, singing standards- Mother’s Day, Assisted Living Home in Glendale, which led to Hotel Lounge Gigs – including 5 weeks at the Hilton Universal subbing for my friend, Melody Federer.

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My new CD, Beatlesque Four completed & released to rave reviews, which includes some writing and production I’m particularly proud of, as well as four of my “TS Dorglesnout” poems, my first poetry ever published.

 I completed recording and mixing my Familysong  CD with Traci Green featuring 19 songs which we perform every Tuesday morning for Toddlers and their Moms & Dads.

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My first acting audition and callback for one of my favorite shows of all time, WEEDS! Thanks to my amazing agent, Cynthia Barry!

I passed the Groundlings audition, and took The Groundlings basic level -12 classes completed. YAY IMPROV!

 

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I was the Sound Man for Alanna’s school play “Alice In Wonderland” Man, was she FANTASTIC to watch! I’ve played hundreds of live shows as a performer, never as sound man. 

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 I met several new celebrities this year, some of whom I really admire, like Dick van Dyke, Tim Robbins and Jack Black.

My first Sitcom Spec Script Completed- for30 Rock, “The Emperor’s Nude Close”

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First 5K Run in 4 years at the Rose Bowl!

I was a Film festival judge for Mockfest film festival, I read and evaluated 15 original screenplays.

iphone august 2012 407We camped at Sequoia National Forest for the very first time, Along with three other families, we had an eventful trip including several bear sitings and  something strange at a secluded spot where I came upon dozens of what can only be described as “Bigfoot” tracks. I wish the pics were as clear as the tracks. Keep in mind my shoe is a size thirteen and the tracks were a good four inches or so bigger than that. Weird. I ran and got my daughter and her friend, who were nearby to witness the tracks, which were all over the place in some very rugged terrain.iphone august 2012 415

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