“My Early Life” new album retro songs

John Michael Ferrari’s first album, “My Early Life,” consists of 12 songs that John wrote years ago. Songs produced by Pepper Jay / Pepper Jay Productions #OriginalSongs #AlternativeCountry #JohnMichaelFerrari #MyEarlyLife #album #PepperJayProductions




Examples of songs on “My Early Life:”

“Let’s Run Away from Alaska,” a fun country pop song from a pick-up line John unsuccessfully used many years ago.


“Why’d Momma Lie”, based loosely on a true store of what happens when love never comes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJWMGjcX-4w

“Brand New River,” remembering a past love, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59NeOV52jP8

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“When Love Said Good-bye,” moving forward.



“When Love Said Good-bye,” the instrumental featuring Rand Singer on Saz.


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“Breaking Up Inside,” when love leaves.


“Don’t Fall Between the Daylight,” preventing teen “cutters” from suicide, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lboIyBoh7U

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“Don’t Fall Between the Daylight” also sung and performed by 11 year old Katelyn Haynes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niOpNzTSAVo

“Dustoff”, penned by Ferrari in 1966 while serving in the United States Army in Viet Nam https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=erdivzvg8Do

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“Dustoff” is a favorite among Veterans, including the Dustoff Association. http://www.dustoff.org/DUSTOFF-song/dustoff-song.aspx

Worth a visit to this Dustoff Association link for the story behind the song, “Dustoff.”


John Michael Ferrari’s songwriting musical influences include The Wrecking Crew, Glen Campbell, and Tony Bennett.

John’s music producer for almost 30 years, Pepper Jay, calls John’s music on “My Early Life” album: “unique retro sounds with emotionally piercing lyrics.”

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