This is a song about Bukowski, one of my hero's, great mentors, and friend in the dark and cold places. This is a song about the drink, the laughter, some good times, some worse, some shit jobs, late nights, headache mornings, the pain that can sometimes come with the hallucination and finding your way out of it, the wonderment of sunrise.


from Thank You Very Kindly, released April 13, 2013



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Jesse Stockton Wilmington, North Carolina

Jesse Stockton has been a singer and songwriter for 17 years. Playing in front of a live audience at the age of 15, he has been performing ever since. His favorite color is green, his favorite food are oysters. Jesse loves reading Kerouac, Bukowski, Vonnegut, Cervantes, Dickens, Poe, and Hemingway. He spends many hours burning the night with whiskey and writing songs and poetry. ... more

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