Music to Read By by Duane Spencer

Song from Kitchen Items by Kobi Russell

Spaghetti with Sweet 100 Tomatoes by Mario Batali & One Ring Zero

All That Meat and No Potatoes by Fats Waller

Animal Crackers in My Soup by Shirley Temple

Animal Crackers in My Soup by Shirley Temple

Holey Moley by Duette

Chile Bean by Aileen Stanley

Ripe Tomatoes by Eight O' Five Jive

Shrimp Remoulade by John Besh and One Ring Zero

Smile Like a Candy Jar by Meet The Seavers

Cocobutternutballfudgecake Cream Bar by Scotti Giambusso

Raw Peach by One Ring Zero

Tortellini Tarantella by Scotti Giambusso

Ice Cream by Michael Hearst


T Max

Mr. Timothy Charles Duane

Amanda Hesser

Judith Jones

John T. Edge

Deborah Madison

Clotilde Dusolier

Cotner and Fitch

Busby and Lucas

Carly Sachs

Music to Read By

by Duane Spencer

“Life Traveling”

“Inner World”

"Symphony Soundtrack"

“Melody Maker”
"Funky Food"
"Write on the Mark"

Duane Spencer started playing music at the age of 3 when his grandfather, Ward Duane, taught him to play the ukulele. At age 10 he began playing drums. At 17 he played behind Van Morrison during his “Brown-Eyed Girl” era, continuing on to record several commercial product jingles. And he can sing, with an instinctive knack for harmony, and ability to hit some falsetto notes that can shatter a wine glass.

Duane was a member of the legendary Martha's Vineyard band Mr. Timothy Charles Duane (aka TCD); he toured the Northeast with the soul-calypso (soca) group Target Rhythm Band; and has played, recorded, and collaborated with a varied list of artists, including Van Morrison, Fred Lipsius, Roly Salley, Richard Bell, Clark Pierson, John Hall, James Taylor, Carly Simon, Kate Taylor, Maria Muldaur, Bobby Cochran, and Mark Volman.

He has written songs & soundtracks for many genres. His catalog has been used on compilation releases, documentary films, and promotional presentations.

Duane lives in Nashville, TN, holding the distinction of being the only drummer in Music City that plays a Cocktail Kit. Find more of his music here.