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Everybody Wants a Piece of the Pie
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Skip Haynes wrote the Classic rock song Lake Shore Drive and was lead vocalist for Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah - popular Chicago based band in the 70's and early 80's. He produced and wrote five albums and several singles with AHJ.

He moved to Los Angeles in the early 80's and continued to write and produce music. He was also an assistant art director for the GRAMMYs for eight years.

He formed the Laurel Canyon Animal Company with his partner Dana Walden (formerly of the band Champaign and a hit song writer) in 1999. It's the only record label in the world that creates music about, for and with animals.

Skip is a co-founder of CLAW (Citizens For Los Angeles Wildlife) a non-profit dedicated to saving and preserving wildlife and habitat in Los Angeles. He has co-authored two ordinances in coordination with Paul Koretz, a Los Angles City Councilmember. One to ban rodenticides and one to create wildlife corridors in Los Angeles.

Haynes has been an anti-development political activist for the last fifteen years in Los Angles where he now lives. The album "Hold Them Accountable" is the result of his experiences dealing with government. "Everybody Wants A Piece Of The Pie" is the single from that album.

"I heard President Obama, or candidate Obama at the time, saying "Everyone Wants A Piece of the Pie" and the song was there. Just kind of happened. I was (and still am) disgusted with the greed that permeates our political system. Everyone could be stealing everything they are currently stealing and still help people. I think that all the major corporations owe our country for providing a stable business platform that allows them to make all their money. They are unpatriotic and uber greedy and should be held accountable. Its up to us. Thats what the album is about. I released it several years ago but it wan't the right time. maybe it is now. People are seriously pissed off - as they should be. This is pissed off music - and I mean that in the nicest possible way".

Haynes actively works to hold city government accountable through The Kirkwood Bowl Foundation, a non-profit organization that holds government accountable. He is the Community Relations and Spotlight Projects Director.





You can now own a personalized version of Lake Shore Drive created from the original master recording
— for yourself or for someone you know and love. Each recording is a unique one-time work of art
created by Skip Haynes,
the original lead vocalist for Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah
and composer of the Classic Rock anthem Lake Shore Drive.

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$45.00 for a personalized mp3 of Lake Shore Drive

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The Best Of Skip Haynes and Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah - fans favorite songs spanning 20 years of music from AHJ – one of Chicago’s favorite country folk rock bands.

The classic Midwest hit song Lake Shore Drive is the title track.
Seventeen digitally re-mastered songs taken from the six albums the band released from the Seventies through the Nineties. One of the seminal folk-rock bands of Chicago and the Midwest - anyone who was into music in the Midwest at that time will love this CD – so will anyone who loves Americana,Triple A or Country music.

Featuring the recently rediscovered original version of their classic Chicago hit song, “Lake Shore Drive”. The CD contains twelve more of the best (as chosen by their fans) original Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah songs along with the group’s distinctive interpretations of classics such as Steve Goodman’s “City of New Orleans”, Bob Dylan’s “Long Time Comin’”, John Prine’s “Illegal Smile” and John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s “Norwegian Wood”.

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Two Thousand Miles
Tales of the Tropicana
Canyon Country Store
In Laurel Canyon
Yucca Trail
Robyn's Song
Coyote Moon
The Rainbow Bar & Grill
Long Time Coming

I've spent half of my life in Chicago and half of my life in Laurel Canyon in the Hollywood Hills.

Laurel Canyon
– ten songs/stories taken directly from the cradle of California folk-rock – the most famous musical canyon in the world nestled high in the Hills above Los Angeles.

Composer/musician Skip Haynes (formerly of Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah) and producer/musician Christian Neeser have created a musical journey as seen through the eyes of longtime canyon resident Skip Haynes.

Laurel Canyon is based on the history, music and the people who have made the canyon the icon of creativity it is today - from Tom Mix to Joni Mitchell to Frank Zappa to the Doors to Crosby, Stills & Nash to the aliens that live in the caves near Harry Houdini’s place - Laurel Canyon. There’s no other place like it.



Contact: skip@lakeshoredrivemusic.com


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