This Oakwood native spent the last year writing and recording songs in his basement. Now, he's releasing his first album Gainesville musician Sammy Shepard has been producing his debut album. Shepard single-handedly performed and recorded the entire album in his basement playing all the instrumentation. The album is slated to be released in November. - photo by Scott Rogers If free time were currency, Sammy Shephard would spend all of his on making music.