J Oscar Bittinger plays and writes folk-rock-pop.
Traditional styles mix with messy modern sounds, the city smooth gets blended with the rural rough. Smart and soulful songs with an uplift – “this is happening now.”
Though the setting may be contemporary, in the past made present, or imagining some future, J Oscar’s lyrics are poetry like that of plain spoken folk. The tales and talk are carried along on melodies that sound traditional one moment, then move to something more pop and modern the next.
Listen for new recordings of J Oscar in 2016.
From a Song
© 2010 J. Oscar Bittinger No sand pails on the shore line Empty chairs along the strand The boardwalk isn’t crowded All the vendors have shut their stands WHEN SUMMER LEAVES TOWN WHEN SUMMER LEAVES TOWN I could probably join the party That I hear down a door or two But I just don’t have […]