|New CD "Smithereens"
now available for download on
the songs page.
Although I arrived on the Planet earlier than most of the currently
available Mike Scotts, I have somehow contrived to be later than all the
others in almost every subsequent aspect of human endeavour.
Consequently, my belated arrival in Cyberspace has to be artfully
disguised, as more astute Mike Scotts have seized and monopolised most
of the logical variations of the name.
I am however, fortunate enough to have a middle name that few, if any,
of the others are eager to acquire, and so, after mouldering unnoticed
for many years, between my more frequently used monikers, it at last
comes into its own. I am, for the purposes of internet identification,
Mike Danver Scott.
I am well into my seventh decade, and for the last three of those seven,
I have been writing and singing my own songs. I can be most often found
on the folk club scene in the West of England, with occasional forays
into Art Centres and small concert venues, usually as a supporting
artist, but now and then, you will see my name at the top of the poster,
not a position I have held on a regular basis, and I have long since
abandoned any ambitions in that direction.
I still consider myself to be learning my trade, the best I can hope for
is that my songs either amuse or disturb, you will not find many answers
in them, but I hope they might pose a few pertinent questions, and I
hope you like one or two