Presenting Carl Rothell "Word's most entertaining storyteller" Born in Arizona-grew up in Texas. At age 8 started paying musical instruments (harmonica, trumpet, guitar, mandolin and base) writing poetry,songs, stories and books. Carl is first and foremost a storyteller. He writes and creates all material for his shows and has the unque ability to mesmerize the audence and keep folks on the edge of their seats. His poems, stories and discriptions are carefully crafted in rhyme. They illustrate his love of country and history both authentic and ledgendary. They describe the characters real and fictional that have crossed his path. Singular imagination and love for the beauty of the natural world invest his work with an individual style, distinctive and down to earth. This CD is Carl's offering to those of us who share his love of country and it is a TRIBUTE to all the AMERICAN SOLDIERS 'THEN, NOW and TOMORROW' Welcome to the world of Carl Rothell, poet, writer, storyteller, performer and TRUE AMERICAN.