Catalog: A-Z

All Works (Linked to lyrics) – Listed in Alphabetical Order

A Songwriter’s Wage

A Wedding Song

Adulting Blues

All I Need Now is the Fish

All In

All My Reckless Habits

All The World’s a Cliche’

All These Waves Are Mine

American Songster

Baby Let’s Horse Around

Back Burner Girl

Back to Downieville

Back to the Basics With You

Back When We Began

Bad Things Come To Those Who Hate

Being Married to Her

Better Off With Me

Between Jobs Again

Boy Back Home

Bro Country 101

Chest Thumpin’ Patriot

Come Write a Love Story With Me

Cookout Chips

Cornholing With You

Courage in a Glass

Courtin’ Proper

Cute Klutzy Girl

Crush Mode

Dash Between The Years

Doctor Demento Show

Don’t Do It, My Dear

Don’t You Dare Break Her Heart


Downtown Santa Cruz

Drinking Himself to Death

Drinking My Feelings Away

Everyone Has A Past

Farm Town Boy

Fish Out of Water

Get Your Hands Off My Beer

Ghosted Again

God Bless The Bluebird Cafe

Good Luck, Godspeed, Goodbye

Good Old Fashioned Southern Gal

Goomba Town* – From an idea for a Musical.

Guide Me. God

He’s Breaking You

He’s Choosing You

He’s Got A Townie Now

He’s Way Out There

High School Her

How You Will Know She’s Her

I Can’t Do This Anymore

I Couldn’t Agree With You More (Sheet Music)

I Hit the Jackpot With You

I Hope I Don’t Fuck This Up With You

I Know What You Did In High School

I Left My Heart In Riverdale (Archie’s Song)

I Wanna Go Fast With You

I Wish I Was in Santa Cruz

I’m OK With You

In That Cowboy’s Arms

In The Shed

It All Turns Out For The Best

It May Have Been a Shithole (But It Was Home)

It’s Harder Than It Looks

Jimmy Buffett Kind of a Mood

John Denver Song

Kathleen of Fiddler’s Green


Kenny’s Advice

Kid With a Dream

Kitty Likes to Scratch

Let’s Stay Inside Tonight

Life’s Better Now

Life’s Too Short To Feel Like Crap

Looks Like You Don’t Love Me Anymore

Lovable Goofball

Man I Feel Like Crap Today

Mansion on the Mountain

Midwestern Mama

Moreland Notre Dame (Class of 1983)

Muddin’ With Me

My First Time at Prom

My Springsteen Phase

My Useless Talent

NorCal Country Gal

Not Quite Done

Now That She’s Got My Heart

On Friday She Wears Red

One Day

Our Family Rules

Partly Cloudy Skies

Philophobia Blues

Red Man Man

Redneck Stuff

Sally’s Tale

Same Old Thing

Settle Down Cowgirl

She Loves Truckin’

She Murdered Me

She Wanted That Cowboy

She’s Looking For A Fat Boy

She’s Not Foolin’ Me Now

Skin In Your Game

Smart Guy

Sorority Gal

Stacie Miller

Summer’s Such a Bummer Without You

That Freezing Rain Guy

That Nashville Night

The Boy In Me

The Crystal Lake Blues

The Death of Me and You

The Drama of the Gifted Child

The Final Cut

The First Time We Went Out

The Fool Who Did Her Wrong

The Girl Who Changed My Mind

The Long, Long Crusade

The One Who Got Away From You

The Road to You

The Songs We Love To Hear

The Thing That Feels Right

The Two of You

These Bonus Years

Things We Did Last Winter


Trippin’ On Tabbouleh

Troubled Teen

Trust Me I’m Fine

Way Back When Again

We Need To Go There Tonight

We’ve Been There, Too

Weddings Page

Weekend Wheels

Welcome to Being Married to Me

What The River Does

When She Laughs at Me

When We’re Well To Do

Where Her Legs Begin

Where My Heart Comes From

Whiling Away

Whistling Dixie in the Dark

Who That Woman Is To Me


Why Are You So Upset?

Who He Has

Who Will She Be Today?

Wicked Good Life

Years Ago

You Decided to Play

You’re a Match

You’re My Hometown Now

Your Freshman Year

All Works (C) 2017, Matthew Kenneth Gray. That said, they are certainly up for collaboration, performance and altering with permission. Please contact me to discuss your ideas to give these written words a musical life at