It Sounds So Simple.
$18 – I don't know where this came from. I started with the first line and nothing else - I had no idea how it would turn out until I finished it.
Hey, Dominic – I was walking past the firehouse in Tarrytown and heard someone yell across the street, “Hey, Dominic!” I made up the rest. There's only ever been one Rafaella in my life, and she's not the one in the song.
Once Upon a Time – I heard a group a few months ago with three female singers, and I wondered what it would take to write a song for them. That was my starting point for this one, and it's the reason it's Grandma telling the stories instead of Grandpa.
You and Me – Grandpa gets his turn.