The Pelican Cafe – Where Anything is Possible

The Mission Rumba

  • February 23, 2024,
  • By Paul Lyons

This song is dedicated to all the hard working musicians in the Mission District of San Francisco, who keep it real around here. This is just a fun, funky song. Enjoy!

Down by the Railroad Tracks

  • September 19, 2023,
  • By Paul Lyons

An original song. I was walking’ down by the railroad tracks. When I saw you on the other side. You were drinkin’ all that fine champagne Didn’t bother to pick up a dime.

Here By My Side

  • August 14, 2021,
  • By Paul Lyons

For all the folks who have lost someone near and dear during the last few years. Here By My Side…

Falling asleep to birds along the Kickapoo river

  • July 6, 2021,
  • By Paul Lyons

The Pelican Cafe pays tribute to our inland river comrades. As pelicans we are in awe of your many songs. While many of your beaks appear completely useless and are far too small for even small fish, we commend your melodious nature and ability to eat large quantities of bugs.

Candela Live at El Rio – 1992

  • December 12, 2020,
  • By Paul Lyons

Live recordings from two Sundays at El Rio. Amazing line-up. Please pinch me so that I know this is real! Solos by Wayne Wallace, Rebeca Mauleón, Ramon Lasso, Paul Lyons, Michael Spiro, Jorge Polmar and others.