“The Slave Quarters” by Roman Payne (Song/Video)

I wrote this song back in 1997 while I was living in New Orleans on the corner of Bourbon Street and Ursulines (the old “Slave Quarters”). Recorded 2005.


“If You Close the Door” Played on the Classical Guitar and Sung by Roman Payne and Sarah, in 2003 in Hawaii.

“If You Close the Door” (Classical Guitar, Sung by Roman Payne and Sarah) Click to Listen on SoundCloud.

I played and recorded this song with my girlfriend at the time… we were living in Hawaii – in Honoka’a on the Big Island.  That was before I returned to Paris in 2004.  That was before everything….