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Of all the songs IÕve written and all the covers I sing, this is the one I nearly always start an evening of music with. It wasnÕt the easiest song to write: itÕs rarely a good idea to write immediately after a life-altering experience, good or bad. But this song was a way for me to pull something good from the ruins. ItÕs bittersweet, yes, but I think it leans decidely toward the sweet side, partly due to the subtle humor in the lyrics. I guess IÕm more than a little fond of this tune.

Another song from my first CD, this one was written at the end of April and finished on May 2, 1995.

Songs to listen to. . . .

Prairie Gold (from Some Kind of Sign)

The Fiddler (from Some Kind of Sign)

Just Around the Corner (unreleased)

Government Work (unreleased)

Somebody ElseÕs Alibi (from Just Where We Are)

You Can Get There from Here (from Just Where We Are)

DonÕt You Worry Õbout Falling (from Just Where We Are)

Sunny Side of the Street (Pogues cover; SG General Store, 11-22-2008)

 

* Except for ŅSunny Side of the Street,Ó all songs & recordings
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