the  kendell kardt

song archive

kendell kardt, an american song writer, composer, lyricist, vocalist, guitarist, pianist and performer pursued his active career between 1967-1983.

this website has been created to make recordings, lyrics, photos and notes about his activities during that time available to a wider public for the first time.  i hope your enjoy your visit.

just for fun - a new, old picture

with the Rig / 1969


AT LAST!  the Original Kendell on YouTube

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additional links to more originals are posted on a new page - click here

 kendell in Chicago - 2015
   click here

LIVE!!!  kendell at Trend(z) 2016   click here

and now -  kendell kardt live on YOUTUBE!!!!!  

CLICK HERE  for links to videos

  a children's story by Kendell Kardt

click here for  The Pearl

kendell kardt - professional resumé here

AND NOW - a part of HISTORY on Wikipedia   :)))))  click this link

CHRISTMAS 2009 - and MORE....  -  click here

CHRISTMAS 2010  -  click here

CHRISTMAS 2011  -  click here

order your 2011 Chhristmas CD now!  they make great late Christmas stocking stuffers if you have big socks

CHRISTMAS 2012  -  click here

CHRISTMAS 2013  -  click here

CHRISTMAS 2014 - 2015  -  click here

CHRISTMAS 2016  -  click here

CHRISTMAS  2017 - click here

A New EP from my friend, Pamela Polland - click here

COMMERCIAL ALERT!!   Regina's T-shirt and CD page is NOW up and running.   click here to place an order 'while supplies last'  !!!!  

you can now subscribe to    click  here

then . . . . .

  k.kardt (c) 1978

k.kardt (c) 1978

and now . . . .        @ rivara's              k j                                                                                                  

                                                                 photo (c) 2013 by Jenn Bialy                                                              photo by Janice D'Hyetter  (c) 2017

click the buttons below to go to

                                      1) the music

                                      2) all songs index

                                      3) the lyrics

                                      4) all lyrics index

                                      5) the photos

                                      6) contact k. kardt

                                      7) the song notes

                                      8) alternate versions


                                      page 9 contains material of an adult nature and is suggested for mature readers.  a password is required                                          
to access this page.  to obtain a password,  click 6) above to contact k.kardt.  thanks

                                      9) the poems of bernard rudolph,   the kk memoir,   kk poems and other writings

all material on this site is copyrighted by kendell kardt.  please observe copyright etiquette with respect to this material.  you may want to record or print items from this site for your PERSONAL use only.  anything beyond sharing those with a few friends should be cleared by requesting permission at 'contact k. kardt' above,  and making appropriate arrangements.

i would like the thank the following individuals who have contributed to the development of this site.   first, Kim Simpson, web-master of , who rediscovered the RIG album after so many years, and posted tracks on his own site,  for his unfailing encouragement of my archiving effort, invaluable advice and practical help in setting up    second, Cindi Kaiser DeCapiteau,  who also synchronistically rediscovered RIG and me,  for volunteering to aid me with the typing of my memoir and the poems and lyrics on the site,  and for helping to unravel the mysteries of HTML.   third, to Sue Fallon, for her very enthusiastic proofreading.   and last of course, Al Gore, for inventing the internet, which makes all this possible.  thanks, Al.