Not a Good Man

This song tells a fictional story of my discussion with a stranger about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s a ballad, and I think on of my stronger ones. I had wrote with the hopes of performing and recording with grandiose vocals on it someday which since then has happened in unexpected ways.

I spent a month staying in Pittsburgh about five years ago. Found some neat places to play music and made friends with some incredible talented people. In one specific incident, I started frequenting an open mic at Club Cafe, in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Southside. I performed this song there, and noticed near the end from off stage, several of the musicians who had already played were joining in. Excited by this development, I immediately found who had been singing, and asked if I was to return to this open mic next week, would they join me on stage to perform the song in full. They agreed without hesitation.

From left to right: Guy Russo, Morgan Erina, Nathan Zoob and Casey Deely. Turning this song into something amazing after only hearing once before. To these friends, I say thank you for this beautiful moment, and making my song into something more.

Published by Tommy Link

Tommy Link was born and raised in Erie PA. He began playing guitar at the age of 16, being taught by Claude Braudis at a local music store known as 'World of Music'. Two years later, he began attending Edinboro University of PA, where he started playing out at different local venues. He resides there today, and continues to play around Edinboro and Erie.

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