• lead vocal : Doug Koempel
  • keyboard and bass: Doug
  • electric guitar: Mark Stumme
  • Korg M-1 sequencing: Doug
  • drums: Alesis SR-16 drum machine


"Somebody's Heartache" is definitely a rocker. It tells the story of a young lady who leaves a string of broken hearts in her wake.

I brought in IRRMA Hall of Fame musician Mark Stumme of Decorah, Iowa to do the guitar work on this tune, and his playing is AWESOME!

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Doug Koempel © 2015
SONG #44

album release (1997)
album title: FOR ALWAYS
label: MEMENTO
publishing: Blue Baker Music, BMI
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