Wardco Studios is owned and operated by Ward (Pat) Kelley. Ward Kelley’s stories and poems appear in hundreds of journals worldwide. He started Wardco Studios to enable him to hire local musicians and bands to record his lyrics. However, as time went by Ward became more involved with the local musicians and bands. He now helps them by getting their music heard by developing websites, booking local gigs, and submitting their original music written for his lyrics to websites such as Spotify and iTunes.

All songs listed have been copyrighted at BMI by Ward Kelley. Ward Kelley has written the lyrics for and has had each song recorded. Ward has also edited, mixed, and produced all songs. For questions regarding Wardco Studios please contact Also see us on Facebook.

Musicians and Bands

Lonesome Train
Clay Souls
Entrance Way
Don Whitaker
Anastasia Shields
Jack Unplugged
Joan in the Fires

Songs and Albums

13th and Vine

1st Step Inside Album

2nd Step Inside Album


Angels, Don’t Weep

Animal Eyes

Back In The Hills

Bates and Kelley Project

Bottle Angel

Canterbury Meditations

Cauldron of Fire

Centurion Hesitates At the Lake

Cicero Thrusts His Head

Close to Me

Com’n For You Again

Contessa of the Willows

Dancing in the Plague


Death Does Not Come Humble

Devil Came For A Visit

Devil Tries Again

Doc Holliday

Ellusion Album

Enfolds Album

Everywhere I’ve Been

Finish Line

Fix My Head

Fly’n Train


For You

Garbage Man

Get There in Time

Gnarled Bones

Gnarled Bones Album

Gnarled Bones Instrumental

Her New Style

High Tides of Love

I Need the Beauty of You


Impractical Album

In Your Eyes

It’s Not A Heart

Jack Gibson Gospel Music

Jack Unplugged Album

Jack Unplugged CD

Jesus & the Buddha

Joan in the Fires

Judy Pushing, Pushing

Just a Feeling

Letter To My Friends

Lonesome Train Album

Love Does Not Stumble

Love is the Naming

Love Song To No One

Low Tides

Make Me a Home

Man of Clay

Matt Groves & Rich Jane

Meant To Be


Mind To Get Free

More Clever Ways

Mountain Switchback

My Heart Goes Crazy

No Law For the Human Heart

No Mercy On Me

One More Crime

Our Dead Are Not Dead

Primal Peals of Learning



Random Details of Love

Rising Son Blues

Rock’n Indiana

Run Away

Secret of Life

She Wrestled An Angel


Song For the Morning

Song For the Morning, acoustic

Starting Over (Without Someone)

Still Holdin’ On

Sylvia Raises a Slender, White Hand

Temple in the Path of Xerxes

The Gypsy’s Daughter Enters the Third Reich

The Jeff Hudson Collection

The Way It Used To Be

There Goes Another Minute

This Love

Time & Love Whisper Together

Time, Time


Together, You & I

Touch Of Outlaw

Variations on Emily

Whiskey & Women

Wild Mouse

You Crush Me

Ward Kelley Bio

Ward Kelley has seen his stories and poems appear in hundreds of journals world wide. He is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee whose publication credits include such journals as: Plainsongs, Karamu, Another Chicago Magazine, Strange Horizons, Spillway, GSU Review, Rattle, The Chaffin Journal, Midstream, Zuzu’s Petals, Ginger Hill, Sunstone, Pif, Whetstone, Melic Review, Thunder Sandwich, Potpourri and Skylark. The recipient of the Nassau Review Poetry Award for 2001, Kelley is also the author of “histories of souls,” a poetry collection, and he has an epic poem, “comedy incarnate” on CD and CD ROM.

Kelley holds a Masters of Creative Writing. He published two novels “Divine Murder” and “Keenly Alive, Tony.” He also published two management theory books, “Warehouse Productivity” (2005Distribution Group, New York NY), and “Zen of Warehouse Management” (2005Distribution Group, New York NY), under the name Pat Kelley.

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