RIP Andy Griffith, you will be missed. Growing up without a father, Andy was a real father figure for me. The lessons he used to teach Opie on the show always meant alot to me and made me think about what I did. Thanks Andy for always being such a good wholesome person. You will be missed by many!

Songwriter’s Pad for the iPad

Songwriter’s Pad for the iPad

This is a pretty cool app for us songwriters. Check it out at:

I have emailed the developer to ask them to make the font sizes a bit larger anhe they said they would in the upcoming April update. I think the program has a lot of potential. There is also a desktop version available as well. Try it out and post some comments on what you think of the program.


I signed up for a new songwriter association created by Rick Dean, who owns The Dean of Music Publishing in Nashville, TN. The site is designed for musicians and songwriters giving them a place to showcase their music. It’s actually a pretty cool site. Check it out if your interested at or or follow them on Twitter at @yourtunespace  Later,  Joe

SoundCloud link to songs…

Please visit my SoundCloud page at: .

to listen to some of my songs. While you are there, check out my version of the Star Spangled Banner. I love that song. I wish I had written it! No, wait a minute here, if I had written that song, I’d be six feet under and I’m not ready to do that quite yet. Carefull what you wish for! LOL  Later,    Joe

Links Added!

The links for my external sites have been added to They are located on the left hand side of the site. Check out my sites and let me know what you think. Happy Browsing!!!

Well, Here I am!

Joe Karl - Songwriter

Hello fans of my music. Here is the new site. Please be patient with my as I develop it to something cool (I hope). I chose the WordPress platform so I would have more time to write songs instead of tinkering with the technical specifics of a complex website.