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About Living Beings

Azle, TX

Hi I’m Don,

Living Beings are, Don Bishop and Marty Splawn. We have finally finished recording our new Album. It’s called Living Beings – Climate Control. It has taken almost a year and a half of Thursdays, but the recording is finally done. This is kind of a Studio Project - Album. There are only two of us, so it would be kind of hard for us to play live right now. But if people like our songs and I can find band members to play Marty’s music, who knows… Marty plays all the instruments and composed the music for the songs. And I wrote all the lyrics, except on Is it True Lord, which was a Poem written by Kristina Hensley. Marty played and recorded the music and recorded my vocals and we mixed and remixed the songs together.

Marty and I have worked together since about 1997 on and off. We have done several different styles of music, from 60’s - 70’s - 80’s - 90’s Rock & Roll, to almost Rockabilly to almost Metal:) Including a couple of acoustic songs. Our first set of songs are on the DonSongs Album. You can go to to check them out and download them too. I have really enjoyed our sessions and hope you enjoy the songs we came up with too. Marty has been playing music since he was a teenager and teaches guitar, bass and drum lessons. I am pretty much a late bloomer. I always wanted to write and sing, but I didn’t think I had the talent and thought I was too shy to sing in front of people when I was younger. Now I don’t care, I just want to make music!:) I almost had a real band going back in about 95’. We practiced every week for about 6 months, but we never played out. Everyone got married and busy, so now there’s just no time for them. I on the other hand have allot of time, and would still love to start a “real band”. Right now though, I’m just really glad to have been able to record these songs and realize some of my dream:) Hope You like our Songs.

If these Songs have Blessed you and you would like to send a gift to Psalms 68 Ministries to help get us going, Pleas just buy the songs you like from this page. Check out & to find out more about the ministry. 50 percent of all gifts will go to Psalms 68 Ministries and the rest will be divided in direct proportion to the amount of work done on the project. Living Beings - Climate Control, Don Bishop & Marty Splawn. Lyrics & Vocals by Don Bishop from 01-1991 to 03-2005 & all Music by Marty Splawn 1997-2005. DonSongs 002, Don Bishop, Marty Splawn & Steve Bryan. Lyrics & Vocals by Don Bishop from 01-1991 to 03-2002 & all Music by Marty Splawn & Steve Bryan 2000-2002. Healer of the Soul, was a Poem written by Kristina Hensley in 1997, along with Is it True Lord 06-30-99.

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