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Biography

Mark Meisel's soon to be released batch of song-stories, "Farewell Old Familiar", will leave you satisfied from head to toe. The album is a collection of vignettes, painted from a broad pallet, to suit every mood. From the driving pulse of "Gonna Be Me", to the honky tonk strains of "The Mutant Curse", Mark Meisel will keep you moving, grooving, but mostly interested by his thought provoking sketches of life here on earth. Mark's potent guitar stylings and earthy, smoothly-gruff voice, blend perfectly with his skillfully crafted lyrics, to put the listener inside the action.

As a founding member of the award winning Detroit band "Opie's Dream", Mark helped color Detroit's music scene throughout the 1990's. His collaboration with Pete Costantino yielded the much acclaimed "No More Time" album, which was honored by the Motor City Music Foundation.

Before Opie's Dream, Mark's musical journey found him fronting the funk band "Pop-Life". He also worked as a sideman, playing guitar and singing in a 50's/60's review called "Sweet Freedom", where he viewed the complex harmonies to be his own personal course in solfeggio, except in Mark's case it was "soul-feggio"! He was also the driving force behind the schticky Detoit band "Motor City Squares", until the untimely and violent death of collaborator Michael Gatherwright (we miss you man!) Before that, Mark toured Europe for four years, squarely in front of "Common Ground", a rock group where all the players were from a different country, and were based out of Naples, Italy. He has performed for audiences on five contintents, but for some crazy reason continues to make Detroit his home!

Like so many veteran musicians before him, Mark has moved into the role of producer, and along with co-producer Robert Becker, is about to unleash his skillfully wacky art on an unsuspecting public. So plug in some headphones (you won't want to miss a thing), and say hello to "Farewell Old Familiar".

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Charlie Mae's First Halloween - Remix Childrens Oct 30, 2016 991
Charlie's Driving The Car Childrens Oct 24, 2016 784
Medicine Childrens Oct 18, 2016 549
At The Zoo Childrens Oct 14, 2016 515
Dream Childrens Oct 3, 2016 599
Superman Ice Cream Childrens Sep 28, 2016 556
Pick Up Your Toys Childrens Aug 25, 2016 666
If You Hurry You Can Make It Rock Jul 31, 2016 616
Chew It Up Childrens Jun 29, 2016 681
Clap Clap Clap Rock May 10, 2016 1054
Sarah Was Heather Pop Apr 26, 2016 727
It's a Hard Time Rock Mar 9, 2016 640
It Ain't So Bad Blues Oct 31, 2015 860
Ride it Out Folk Sep 11, 2015 738
The Gypsy In Me Rock Jul 11, 2015 729
Have A Good Time (Stand Up) Rock Jun 21, 2015 872
When I Hug You Rock May 19, 2015 1098
The Walk Around Rock Apr 9, 2015 833
Love is the Answer (Todd Rundgren Cover) Rock Nov 26, 2014 1098
I Missed My Exit - Final Mix....Really! Rock Oct 30, 2014 984
Lord Lord Lord Pop Oct 14, 2014 986
Crazy Jealous Love - Remix Pop Jun 16, 2014 741
Charlie Mae's First Halloween Blues Oct 30, 2013 1271
I Don't Like You Rock Apr 15, 2013 754
These Blues Rock Apr 15, 2013 403
Sweet Little Thing Country Jun 2, 2012 1274
Let You Go Country May 20, 2012 891
St. James Infirmary Blues May 20, 2012 698
Go! - Final Mix Explicit Rock Jun 17, 2011 998
Wait and See - Remix Folk Jun 12, 2011 952
Wait and See Folk Jun 9, 2011 698
Remember Those Nights Pop May 31, 2011 818
Stuck In The Mud Country May 14, 2011 2718
Kickin' The Dog - REMIX Rock May 9, 2011 666
Kickin' The Dog Rock May 3, 2011 873
Come On Girl Rock Apr 12, 2011 637
Come With Me Country Mar 21, 2011 1290
Feel No Pain Rock Mar 15, 2011 798
Go! Explicit Alternative Feb 22, 2011 774
Don't Forget About Me Country Jan 24, 2011 882
Deal With The Devil - Redux Country Dec 31, 2010 609
Dame' Polenta Jazz Dec 15, 2010 1208
God Say's Hi (the non-distorted mix.......) Alternative Oct 15, 2010 1238
God Says Hi Alternative Oct 15, 2010 939
As Long As She's There - III Collab Country Oct 15, 2010 1314
Mistake I Wanna Keep Makin' Pop Sep 6, 2010 845
Deal With The Devil Country Sep 4, 2010 1084
Happy As Can Be Country Sep 4, 2010 1294
Poem 316 - an Easter Message Spoken Word Apr 5, 2010 1206
Pounded Rock Apr 2, 2010 1696
In The Begining New Age Apr 2, 2010 912
Hey Little Girl Pop Mar 23, 2010 1455
Let Me Not Forget Spiritual/Gospel Mar 22, 2010 725
Shelter In A Boxcar - Redux (New drums......) Country Feb 22, 2010 1180
Working In The USA - Final MIx Pop Feb 12, 2010 878
Ain't No Reason Comedy Oct 14, 2009 939
Working In The USA - Remix 1 Pop Mar 19, 2009 474
Turn Right Around Folk Mar 15, 2009 936
Billie Rae Pop Mar 3, 2009 686
Rushing Home to Shorewood Other Mar 2, 2009 898
Gonna Be Me Blues Jul 5, 2007 1448
Goodbye Aphrodite Rock Jul 4, 2007 1735
Swept Away Pop Jul 4, 2007 1111
Farewell Old Familiar Other Jul 4, 2007 1821
Hangin' Out With Paw Paw Folk Jul 4, 2007 1490
The Mutant Curse Blues Jul 4, 2007 1414
When The Right One Comes Along Pop Jul 4, 2007 2328

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Harder Faster brewchugger Alternative 542
Stick Around brewchugger Alternative 560
Broken Butterflies grathy Other 479
Dream F becwil Classical 479
this too guitardogcar Folk 347
No one is like you AlHughson [+2] Rock 559
Chasm TapicusMaximus Rock 539
Silver and Gold Narananda Alternative 569
Privileged AuDioChosis Spoken Word 1142
DON'T YOU EVER Lagusaya2 Pop 506
Sacrifice Neumuzik Rock 482
Easy Neumuzik Alternative 431
Arrival of Holiday Cheer (holiday orchestral) MikeMarino Holiday 489
biodome brewchugger [+1] Alternative 571
Appearance LaFayette Other 1030
As The Crow Flies Neumuzik Alternative 736
Fenris Dream AlHughson [+1] Rock 773
Open My Eyes [Blind Monkey Mix] pharmakeus [+1] Rock 733
Yowling Kitty Blues grathy [+1] Other 738
(still) DRIFTIN' KCsGROOVE [+2] Rock 780
Rockabye Neumuzik Rock 548
Southland cacciamai World 471
Tales of Pornographic Oceans revoltington Rock 419
Tubes Neumuzik Alternative 430
Shadows (Remix) toveco [+1] Latin 827
Dream E becwil Classical 493
Jungle Divine RTe [+1] Ambient 459
OLD SCKOOL FUNK ldecarmine Funk 383
Desolate Road (guitar underscore) MikeMarino Ambient 277
Ms. Mojo pharmakeus [+1] Rock 489
Illustrious Journey (guitar underscore) MikeMarino Ambient 396
Through The Years Cinderella [+1] Country 666
Momentum Unfolded (guitar underscore) MikeMarino Ambient 321
Excerpt from the Government Report ... pharmakeus Rock 501
Closin' Time Love brewchugger Alternative 571
Operation Weasel Orange-utan revoltington Rock 508
Kokopelli (mastered) toveco Inspirational 601
Ghosts of the past ChristianElder Pop 427
Radio Silence pharmakeus Rock 1191
The Swing O' Things Neumuzik Alternative 522
A horse with no name (America's cover) LaFayette [+1] Folk 737
Shelter Me (acoustic) KCsGROOVE [+1] Inspirational 705
The Darkness Binding (Rearranged) toveco [+1] Classical 585
Io Per Lei cacciamai Rock 414
Flying Away From the World Zzyzxx Rock 322
Dream C becwil Classical 439
California Crush (The Rock & Roll Show Mix) Neumuzik Alternative 409
Soho 5pm the Next Day RTe [+1] Ambient 435
I Wish I Had ( Something To Sing About). Swans500 Rock 271
A Thousand Ghosts. Swans500 Rock 216
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