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Dana Gonzales: Music

Choose To Live

(Dana Gonzales)
May 28, 2014
Dana Gonzales

I hope you find this one I wrote to be inspiring. Click on the link to Buy It Now

I Believe In Love

(Dana Gonzales)
May 29, 2014
Dana Gonzales

I wrote this song inspired by a true optimist. Click on the link to Buy It Now


(Dana Gonzales)
August 27, 2009
Dana Gonzales
This song was written and performed on my 4 track tape recorder.From my funky old 1980's drum machine and slightly out of tune piano and kids playing in the back ground it just had a good vibe. So instead of re-recording in a "professional" studio, I decided to share this version with you. Enjoy

Bossa No No

Moliendo Cafe

(Dana Gonzales)
May 29, 2014

Here is my treatment of a Latin classic. Click on the link to Buy It Now

Whats Going On


(Dana Gonzales)
June 4, 2014

My swinging version of a timeless classic

The Victor

(Dana Gonzales)
April 8, 2013
Dick Dale

This is my homage to the great Dick Dale and of the music inspired and homegrown in the Southern California beaches where I grew up.

This Masquerade

(Dana Gonzales/feat. Tony B.)
March 8, 2010
Leon Russell

Tony does a great job on this song. He gets an amazing warm tone on his sax. Sometimes its nice to set the table for someone else. Enjoy!


(Dana Gonzales)
October 7, 2009
Billie Holiday
No one dropped the bucket into the emotional well deeper than Billie Holiday. This has always been one of my favorite songs by my favorite artist.

Mr. C

(Dana Gonzales)
January 19, 2010
Dana Gonzales

I came up with this bluesy riff in C minor. Is's very laid back but has a nice little twist on the turnaround. I play guitar, bass and piano and my good friend percussionist extraodinaire Brian Biddulph plays tasty brushes, bongos and tamborine. Enjoy!

Ain't No Sunshine

(Dana Gonzales)
September 18, 2008
Bill Withers
The original is perfection.
I have always performed this song live with a reggae beat. I was noodling in my studio when I came across a good beat. I laid the bass and a few guitar tracks and I was on to something.Shawnlaree and Tony came by, she sang some very sexy notes and he did his usual tasty and restained sax lines. I offer you my version of Bill Withers "Ain't No Sunshine"
Download and enjoy (Let me know what you think) Dana

Lets Stay Together

(Dana Gonzales)
September 2, 2009
Al Green

My instrumental version of one of Al Green's timeless songs

Ain't No Sunshine (Instrumental)

(Dana Gonzales)
December 3, 2010
Bill Withers

I found this version in the archives. Early in this century I was playing with an organ trio. Skip Van Winkl on organ , John Risnk on drums and me on guitar. We play it with a reggae beat and I was in my wah wah phase. It's pretty funky. Enjoy!


(Dana Gonzales)
September 30, 2009
Dana Gonzales
I title and dedicate this ballad to my daughter Avalon. She just turned fourteen and I was missing her when I wrote this.

Roller Bump

(Dana Gonzales)
September 16, 2009
Dana Gonzales
I borrowed a little bit of this and a little bit of that and came up with "Roller Bump". I was inspired by the Oregon roller derby team Cherry City Derby Girls


Since You've Been Around

Ripen Me

Da Blues

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