Richard Ely Music


Click song title links for lyrics; click [mp3] to hear song. Or order CDs.

Sleeping in the Capitol (Feb 2011)

[mp3]   A new upbeat song about political events in Wisconsin.
Also see slideshow.

Happiness Is Free (2009)

  1. Lovingkindness Song
  2. Happiness Is Free
  3. Dmitri and Fawn's Wedding Song   [mp3]
  4. She Loves Laughter
  5. I Don't Really Like Falling in Love
  6. My New Friend
  7. The Earth Is Alive
  8. Filling Up the Blue   [mp3]
  9. Homebody Away from Home
  10. She Loves to Be Late
  11. More Than One Way to Dance
  12. It's Only Money
  13. Ain't Life Great in 1908?
  14. Idle America
  15. Oh Lord I Wish I Had Something New to Say
  16. Please Hold On
  17. Oh Lucky Me
  18. May We All

Wherever You Go (2007)

  1. I'm So Happy
  2. Princess's Lament (I'm So Delicate)   [mp3]
  3. How Long Is A Sunset?
  4. Working On My Novel
  5. Looks Like It's Happening Again
  6. Elvis Had The Magic
  7. What Is A Gun?
  8. I'm On the Run
  9. Middle-Aged Dance Band
  10. Picture Of Jesus
  11. The Dalai Lama Song
  12. Everything Dies
  13. Wherever You Go   [mp3]

Shut Up & Pay Attention To Me (2005)

  1. Personals Ads  [mp3]
  2. One More Lonely Song
  3. A Little Bit Angry
  4. Cows In the White House
  5. Waiting For The Cows
  6. I Wanna Be Like Jonathan Richman
  7. Song For My Mother
  8. Rustbucket Chevy
  9. Happy
  10. You Don't Know Very Much
  11. Shut Up And Pay Attention To Me
  12. Just Call Me Spider
  13. Highway Rest Stop Winter's Night 1968
  14. Where's Everybody Going?