• Songwriting Master Class 2017!

    We're pleased to announce the date of the next Gary Burr Songwriting Master Class! We'll be holding it on April 21-23 here in Nashville, TN! Click on the link to the side over there for full info, or to sign up!

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    The Christmas video no one asked for

    Every Christmas we get in the mood for baking cookies…sending Christmas cards…putting up decorations. Then we lie down until the feeling passes. We did, however, find the energy to write THIS little holiday ditty. I hope this song and cartoon puts a smile on your Blitzen and decks your Donner.[...]

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    Last weekend I did a little B&E. Yeah. You heard me. (read me) Breaking and Entering. A felony. Or a misdemeanor. One of those words they used to say on L A Law. That’s right…I’m a badass. I went to my old hometown, Meriden, Connecticut to do a show and visit with old [...]

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    New Video - Country

    Since so many of you (well over sixteen by last count) enjoyed my last song cartoon “Talking To Cows”, I have decided to dip into the well once again and give to you…. “Country”  

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    Make My Life...

    Every song I have written has a story behind it. Not every song has an INTERESTING story behind it…but there is some sort of tale to be told for each song. Someday I will be putting all these stories into a book. Someday I will clean my gutters. Let’s see which someday comes first. [...]

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    This is gonna be a fun night! Hope all my CT friends come out and say hi! The 'End of Summer Music Bash: Benefit for Musician's Lifeline' September 10th in West Haven CT! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/end-of-summer-music-bash-benefit-for-musicians-lifeline-tickets-26616177704

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    New Site! New Post! New Video!

    A new website!!??!! Whaaaat??? When an old car starts leaking oil…you replace it. When an old CD starts skipping…you buy a new one. When an old website starts to look like it was created during the Eisenhower Administration….. Voila. Want to know where I’m [...]

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    Teaching Songwriting

    I like helping songwriters get better. I think I have a knack for it. I wrote a letter to Paul Simon last week with some very salient and insightful suggestions on how to improve "Sounds of Silence" ( spoiler alert....it needs a bridge.) What I mostly enjoy about teaching songwriting is that it [...]

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    Master Class Success!

    This past weekend’s Songwriting Master Class here in Nashville was a terrific success. We had a fabulous group of writers ranging from brand new to professional.  Our guest speakers were Don Schlitz and Mike Reid and we had a Saturday night show at the world famous Bluebird Café [...]

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    Middleman Burr - I Like the Sound of That

    It's out! The album you never knew you needed! But you do! Gary and Georgia have officially released a duo CD titled 'I Like the Sound of That' under the name  Middleman Burr. You can find the physical CD on Amazon HERE! You can also grab digital downloads of the songs from Amazon or [...]

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