Sunday , 5 July 2020

16 Horsepower

Teachers

(leonard cohen) I met a woman long ago Her hair the black that black can go, Are you a teacher of the heart? Soft she answered no. I met a girl across the sea, Her hair the gold that gold can be, Are you a teacher of the heart? Yes, but not for thee. I met a man who lost …

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The Partisan

(leonard cohen) When they poured across the border I was cautioned to surrender, This i could not do; I took my gun and vanished. I have changed my name so often, I’ve lost my wife and children But i have many friends, And some of them are with me. An old woman gave us shelter, Kept us hidden in the …

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Praying Arm Lane

Well hey i been down that a way With a dream on my arm Yet me an’ my love we could not stay We heard voices of children An’ by little hands were led astray All the boughs bend for us All the earth awaits thee All the stones they will cry out An’ ev’ry tongue confess thee Oh my …

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Splinters

Self sent a twister A tearin’ after me Gonna bust my house to splinters yes An’ take all that’s dear to me You say you saw it comin’ yeah But still you did not flee I was too weak i couldn’t move Held by growth of a tree An’ yes i fell upon that rock I did not die jus’ …

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Just Like Birds

Little johanna girl of my prairie Help me fill this house with living words Further up an’ further in Let ’em fly from our lips Just like birds Just like birds All that dark woods from pakistan The glory the glory lodged inside Strive to enter the narrow gate child To the fountain that flows deep an’ wide He will …

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Nobody ‘cept You (bob Dylan)

Nothin’ ’round here to me that’s sacred ‘cept you, yeah you Nothin’ ’round here to me that matters ‘cept you, yeah you You’re the one that reaches me You’re the one that i admire Y every time we meet together I feel like i’m on fire Nothin’ matters to me And there’s nothin’ i desire ‘cept you, yeah you Nothin’ …

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Heel On The Shovel

I’m diggin’ you a shallow grave An to the sun your face i’ll raise I’m diggin’ you a shallow grave One hundred buzzards buzzin’ I seen death hangin’ from the tallest tree Eyes closed no lookin’ back at me Ye they came an took him in the night The one who kissed em was greed O everyone will see An …

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Straw Foot

I guess you didn’t hear me When i told you for the first time Well don’t you worry It won’t be the last All i need a floorboard An’ a wooden shoe Step aside an’ let my lady through Hey foot, straw foot Low we lay ’em down Hey foot, straw foot Up an’ back around See the high priest …

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American Wheeze

I’ve grown tired, of the words of the single man Hangin’ lifeless on his every word — o man You don’t understand dear man The little angel held out her hand Sayin’ father, father i love you O praise jesus i got her Ok yeah billygoat an we’ll play farm I didn’t mean to spirit stiff you Nor to doy …

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