Rich Man, Poor Man

It's night time in the Big City
a guilty man goes home to his wife
it's time to make the doughnuts
"Get rich quick themes, dreams, and schemes"

The Singers and Songs

  • Bob Miller
    The Rich Man and The Poor Man
    "All kinds of life lessons in this song with no crap-ola."
  • Rags to Riches
    "A song right on the bleedin' edge"
  • Get Rich Quick
  • Charming Betsy
  • Brother Can You Spare A Dime
  • Tom Waits
    On the Nickel
    "Waits has a raspy, gravelly singing voice, described by one fan as like how you'd sound if you drank a quart of bourbon, smoked a pack of cigarettes, and swallowed a pack of razorblades, after not sleeping for three days. Or as I like to put it, beautiful."
  • Taxes on the Farmer Feeds Us All
    "A song that is as relevant as it is today as when it was written in the '30's."
  • Louis Armstrong
    Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train
  • Woody Guthrie
    Do Re Mi
  • Rich Woman
  • Poor Side of Town
  • The Welfare Turns its Back on You
  • If You're So Smart, How Come You Ain't Rich?
  • Hobo's Lullaby

The Other People and Players

  • Goebel Reeves
  • William Blake
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • The Monkees
  • Mike Nesmith
  • Betty Nesmith Graham
  • Lillian Bettencourt
  • Irma Thomas
  • Jonnny Adams
  • Dorothy La Bostrie
  • Jack London
  • Jack Kerouak
  • Utah Phillips
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Clark Gable
  • Jack Dempsey
  • Box Car Betty
  • Willie Nelson
    “Willie nelson’s tour bus runs on cooking oil…I’ve toured with Willie…sometimes late at night you can see us, I’m filling up at the gas station and he’s filling up at Denny’s”
  • Confucius
  • Yip Harburh
  • Jay Gorney
  • Ken Nelson
  • Mae West
  • Chuck Berry

The Other Songs and Albums

The Guests

The Books and Poems

The Movies and TV Shows

The Places

  • Sweden
  • Okemah
  • Salem
  • New York
  • Los Angeles

Record Labels

"I'll leave you with the words of Benjamin Franklin. He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money. Thank you, Ben. Peace out. "