“I was the founder and lead singer of a rock band called Steamroller Picnic, and then I gravitated to singer-songwriters, and then I would just meet musicians along the way and form a band. I write a lot. I did a lot of covers today, but more than half was original songs.”
He says some of his songs get occasional air play. He’s never had a hit, but the hope of making the big time is not what keeps him going.
“You have to do it because you love it. That’s what keeps me going. That’s it. That’s the only reason.”
Malone says he likes all kinds of music, and each one has its place. The noon hour concerts continue for the next two Wednesdays at Railroad Plaza.