Stretching Your Comfort Zone: We dug deep to give the War of 1812 lyrics and song
“I write books, not music,” I told the big man with the guitar. “I’m a historian, not a songwriter.”
Gary Rue — St. Mary’s County composer, musician and proprietor of the small recording company Millstone Landing Productions — had invited me to step outside my comfort zone.
“Write the lyrics for a CD album on the War of 1812,” he said. “I’ll do the rest.”