The human voice is a versatile instrument; mine is semi-versatile. I’m a speechmaker, I write and record voice commercials for radio and web  — and the occasional song. Herein a blues song — below, on 4. — I wrote with my friend Jeff Hanson: Suburban White Boy Blues. En Joy!

1. Excerpt from the non-fiction book, The Upright Thinkers, read here by Bill Ardis. The author is Leonard Mlodinow. (A terrific book, BTW!)

2. Omaha Steaks, 1-minute audio commercial, written and produced by Ardis.

3. My Pillow, 1-minute audio commercial, written and produced by Ardis.

4. Suburban White Boy Blues, Word & Music by Bill Ardis, singer of song with Jeff Hanson, guitar.