karen savoca ~ on the river road

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on  the river road 

	crazy theresa's got a smile on her hips
	she drives a taxi
	and she makes good tips
	since she quit smokin
	got a nose like a bloodhound
	if you want her
	well, she's around

	sister sheila standin on the corner
	dressed all in black
	and lookin just like a mourner
	nobody told her
	nobody warned her
	about the heartbreak kid
	what he did, singin

		honey honey, i got to know you
		ain't got no money
		but i got
		plenty to show you
		honey honey, meet me on the river road

	cici riposo got a head like a bean
	he steers a t-bird
	like you've never seen
	picks up the young ones
	at the dairy queen
	sayin, hop on in now

		honey honey...

	see that outlaw sittin under a tree
	his collar's buttoned
	so his girl won't see
	she tells her mama
	just before she leaves
	i wish they would've hanged him
	he was nothin but trouble singin

		honey honey, i got to know you
		ain't got no money 
		but i got
		plenty to show you
		honey honey, meet me on the river road


gil castle - drums
pete heitzman - guitar
karen savoca - percussion
t-bone wolk - bass,organ
anthony, t-bone, pete, karen - handclaps

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			lucky you're mine 

	hey come on over here
	i wanna put my lips to your ear
	i've been restless
	tossin around at night
	if i've been unkind
	i apologize
	
		i'm lucky
		lucky you're mine

	so come on over here
	i wanna put my lips to your ear
	i get tired
	of waitin for the day
	that river will rise
	and take us away
	
		i'm lucky
		so lucky
		lucky you're mine
	
	we could ride through the sky
	on the milky way
	day or night
	i just gotta hear ya
	just gotta hear ya say

	hey come on over here
	lemme put my lips
	to your ear
	i've been restless
	cause i'm ready to fly
	howlin at the moon
	lookin for a sign
	just thinkin about you
	takin all my time

		i'm lucky
		so lucky
		lucky you're mine
pete heitzman - guitars
karen savoca - piano, percussion, marimba
t-bone wolk - bass

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				till my heart 
				
	you've been
	gone so long 	
	like a wild seed
	you have blown
	i listen to the wind
	i could swear that i
	heard you come in
	won't you 
	blow this way again

		till my heart 
		love me like a blazing star
		take me everywhere you are
		comfort me
		till my heart

	now the corn is cut 
	to the ground
	and i can see
	for miles around
	i had a horse
	thought that he could fly
	i'd like to ride him
	straight on up to the sky
	where we'd be
	right by your side

		till my heart ...

	you've been
	gone so long
	like a wild steed
	you have flown
	i listen to the wind
	i could swear that i
	heard you comin
	oh won't you
	blow this way again

		till my heart
		love me like a blazing star
		take me everywhere you are
		comfort me
		till my heart
	
pete heitzman - guitars, bass
karen savoca - guitar, percussion, recorder

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					light a candle 

	planting poison where a crop would grow
	while many people go hungry and cold
	it's safe they say, but everybody knows
	we can't believe what we're told

	in the sky i see a cloud
	hangs over freedom like a shroud
	while those who know (enough to say)
	will race with time to get away

		do we bow our heads to the lie?
		or shake our fists 	
		and demand to know why
		we don't know	
		how to put out the fire

	they say the cloud won't come this way
	but if it does, it'll be too late
	that one may fade but more may follow
	and it could happen tomorrow

		do we bow our heads to the lie?
		or shake our fists
		and demand to know why
		we don't know
		how to put out the fire

	still some can be so so cold
	they'd destroy it all for a cup of gold
	we've gotta fight them to the end
	and light our candles in the wind
	
		i'm gonna light a candle
		come on and light a candle
		you light yours
		and i'll  light mine
		we're gonna see this world shine
		light a candle
		light a candle in the wind
	
gil castle - drums
pete heitzman - guitars
karen savoca - harmonica, percussion
t-bone wolk - bass, 12-string

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				sanctuary 

	i built my temple
	and i painted it white
	now every night
	i sing with angels
	thay come and visit me
	while i sleep
	in my sanctuary

	you built your temple 
	and you tore it down
	in your own town
	you walk like a stranger
	just another dream
	that fell to the ground
	in need of sanctuary

	i built my temple
	and i painted it white
	my door is open
	you can come inside
	i can't offer you 	
	any more than
	my sanctuary

pete heitzman - guitars
karen savoca - piano, percussion
t-bone wolk - bass, 12-string, synth, dulcimer

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				language of love 

	you believe
	you can do nothing
	to save yourself
	you've got demons
	you need help
	and you're afraid
	to trust yourself

	i believe
	that i'm the only one
	can save myself
	we may walk
	a different road
	we're both tryin to go
	the right way

		i wanna hear the language of love
		that's all ya have to do
		gimme the good news
		and speak to me
		in the language of love

	you can do
	anything you want
	it's up to you
	the sky 
	will open wide
	and gather 
	all of us inside
	
	on that day
	we'll dance	
	and sing circles
	round the sun
	we'll throw our sins away 
	we'll laugh and play
	like children
	
		i wanna hear the language of love
		that's all ya have to do
		gimme the good news
		and speak to me
		in the language of love

gil castle - tablas
pete heitzman - guitar
karen savoca - mandolin, percussion
t-bone wolk - bass, accordian, 12-string

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				eight tons of b-flat 

	i dissolve in the water
	see it run 
	like the tide to the sand
	it's a good man's failin	
	won't you hold me
	in your hand
	
		won't you hold back the river, baby
		i can't swim

	maybe i should go away
	maybe i should take a walk
	else i might do or say 
	somethin to hurt you

	you know this routine too well
	stuck inside an empty shell
	how can ya stand livin like that?	
	with eight tons of b-flat

	i dissolve in the bottle
	i dissolve 
	on the edge of the rim
	it's a good man's failin
	won't you hold me
	in your hand

		won't you hold back the river, baby
		i can't swim
		hold back the river, baby
		i can't swim

pete heitzman - guitars, violin uke
>karen savoca - clavinet, drums

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				this train

	i see the silver lining
	in every cloud today
	wheels turn, it's so inspiring
	could be they go my way

	i'm just a faithful daughter
	livin in a fickle world
	emotions run like water
	i'm still a little girl
	waitin  for summer
	with a restless heart

		this train	 puffin out loud
		this train	 takin me away
		this train	 movin at a clip now
		this train	 takin me

	there are so many questions
	where are they going to end
	i'm on a new direction
	i don't have to pretend

	trouble, you stay behind me
	and i'll have no reason
	to complain
	clouds come, you know where i'll be
	dancin in the rain
	sayin come on summer
	take this restless heart
	wake this restless heart

		this train	puffin out loud
		this train	takin me away
		this train	movin atr a clip now
		this train	takin me

	i see the silver lining
	in every cloudy day
	wheels turn, it's so inspiring
	could be they go my way

gil castle - drums
pete heitzman - guitars
karen savoca - clavinet, percussion
t-bone wolk - bass

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