Dick, Howard and Diane Archives

July 7, 2009

Wreck of the Old 97

My brothers, Dick and Howard, are in the coffeehouse. Enjoy our first release: Boxcar Willie's "Wreck of the Old 97."

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July 14, 2009

Home to Roost

My brother Howard plays one of his compositions: Home to Roost. Check out his website:

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July 21, 2009

Great Art!

My brother, Howard Kranz, performs his composition, "Great Art." Be sure to check out his website:

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July 28, 2009


For a long time, my brothers have been doing this Jim Reeves song, Partners. Baby brother got to play along this time.

Sadly, this is the last of the Dick-Howard-John sessions. We get together every five years or so, we'll do some more next time.

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April 8, 2010

Goody Goody

I got to play with my brothers last year, shortly after the virtual coffeehouse opened.

I now welcome my lovely and talented sister, Diane, with Johnny Mercer's "Goody Goody."

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April 15, 2010

Alleghany Moon

My sister Diane, and Alleghany Moon by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning (1956).

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June 3, 2013

Bei Mir Bist du Schön

My sister, Diane, and my great-nephew, Brian, come to the coffeehouse to reprise "Bei Mir Bist du Schoen" by Jacob Jacobs and Sholom Secunda. The three of us did this at a memorial for my brother-in-law, Bob.

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October 24, 2013

Ghost Riders in the Sky

Stan Jones, © 1948. That's my brother Dick, sister Diane, and great-nephews Brian (bass) and Nathan (keys). Yippie-I-Ay!

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Belle Isle Streetcar Line

Words and music Walter H. Kranz. (his version). Performing three days after his Centenary: sons Dick and John, [Only] Daughter [Princess] Diane, Great-Grandchildren Brian and Nathan.

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July 4, 2014

When Your Lover Has Gone

I am pleased to have a very special guest this week: my sister, Diane. This one goes out to her dear husband and my dear friend, Bob, on the anniversary of his birth. Miss you, man.

1931 Einar Aaron Swan

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April 29, 2015

Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain

My lovely and talented sister, Diane, lets me join on "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain," just in time for Willie Nelson's Birthday and her anniversary.

Fred Rose ©1945

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September 12, 2016

Teddy and Tat

Written for my sister, Diane by my Aunt Mary Kranz. The real "Teddy and Tat" have a cameo at the end.

September 26, 2016

Indian Summer

My lovely and talented sister, Diane, sings a tune she heard while out with my lovely and talented brother, Dick.

Victor Herbert ©1939

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March 30, 2017

Got You on my Mind

Happy Birthday, Eric Clapton! From me and my lovely and talented sister, Diane.

Howard Biggs and Joe Thomas ©1951

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June 12, 2017

Stars Fell on Alabama

My sister, Diane, and brother, Dick, join me for a Father's Day tribute to my Alabama-born father. Next year, we'll find a way to get Howard in.

Frank Perkins & Mitchell Parish ©1934

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