Happy Thanksgiving, Happy Hanukkah, and Local Shopping!

A trio of seasonally appropriate songs for this week that we wanted to share with you again! Shift Your Shopping (full story)As customers, we are about to collectively spend a large portion of our annual shopping budget between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31. If you join us in shifting those …

Sophia and Michael Celebrate the Holidays! (with music!) – latest musical entry: “December (Under the Covers)”

Sophia and I have long dreamed of making a full album of holiday songs for the more neglected holidays – Flag Day, Arbor Day, etc. We’ve been gradually working on this project, including a Black Friday song, a song about sparing our local turkey Fred from Thanksgiving fate, my great …

Michael J. Epstein and Sophia Cacciola’s Hanukkah Song: “Eight More Days of Hanukkah!”

We had to rush to get it out in time for the holiday, but here it is for your ears during Hanukkah season… <p><p><p><p><p><p><a href=”http://music2.michaeljepstein.com/track/eight-more-days-of-hanukkah”>Eight More Days of Hanukkah! by Michael J. Epstein and Sophia Cacciola</a></p></p></p></p></p></p> (Also don’t forget to check out our special seasonal number that we recorded for …

Shift Your Shopping!!! (…the song) #ShiftYourShopping

Shift Your Shopping is a large-scale campaign to get consumers to choose local and independent when making purchases this holiday season. From their “mouth” (i.e., website): As customers, we are about to collectively spend a large portion of our annual shopping budget between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31. If you …

Giving Thanks for Fred the Somerville Turkey…in song

Photo by Rachel Leah Blumenthal  A bit overdue, but you know, better late than never… Fred the Somerville Turkey has become something of a local institution. Official Turkey spokesperson Rachel Leah Blumenthal has provided us with the photo on the left. Sophia and I are, of course, bandmates with Rachel in The Michael J. Epstein …

Happy July 4th – Anniversary of the Boston Disco Massacre!

Back in 1976, our foredancers signed the Declaration of Independence and permanently guaranteed that our dancing and facial would not be oppressed by totalitarian monarchy rule…or something. Why did I write this song? Watch the video below to find out (via a shortened edit of the song)…and then download the …