Stand On Up is Joe's second release on Rowena Records. A collection of Americana songs with lyrics and music that will tug at your heart strings on some and have you smiling on others. Joe is from San Jose, California by way of New Jersey. His influences are Jim Croce, Van Morrison, John Hiatt, John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen. Joe has been writing and performing for years and started his musical journey as a soldier/musician in the Army. His songs touch on relationships and the humor and struggles of everyday life.