Norm Ballinger

Dear Mr. Reynolds,

Here are two songs you might wish to include in your Sound Of Our Town show, or perhaps regular programming (zip file link below). Thanks for being there for the music!

Norm Ballinger is an Austin resident living in his strawbale house he built with his wife in 1999. Norm is active in the music and natural building communities, mostly in Central Texas. He has released 4 albums of his original songs and spoken-word performances.

The attached selections, chosen for airplay consideration on Sun Radio, includes “Blood Moon” from his most recent album Possible World, released in September 2023. The second selection, “What’s Normal,” is from his 2013 release, Where The Heart Lingers.

Norm presently co-hosts a Second Saturday Song Swap with with Will Dunlap at New World Deli on Guadalupe. Recent guests have included Javier Chaparro, George Ensle, Leeann Atherton, and Matt Smith. Their next show is on October 14, 2023 featuring Jennifer Cook.

Three of Norm’s albums are available at


Click on the link to download: