Not Dark Yet

Shadows are fallin’ and I’ve been here all dayIt’s too hot to sleep and time is runnin’ awayFeel like my soul has turned into steelI’ve still got the scars that the sun didn’t healThere’s not even room enough to be anywhereIt’s not dark yet but it’s gettin’ there. Well, my sense of humanity has gone […]

North Country Blues

Come gather ’round friendsAnd I’ll tell you a taleOf when the red iron pits ran plenty.But the cardboard filled windowsAnd old men on the benchesTell you now that the whole town is empty. In the north end of town,My own children are grownBut I was raised on the other.In the wee hours of youth,My mother […]

All Along The Watchtower

"There must be some way out of here," said the joker to the thief,"There’s too much confusion, I can’t get no relief.Businessmen, they drink my wine, plowmen dig my earth,None of them along the line know what any of it is worth." "No reason to get excited," the thief, he kindly spoke,"There are many here […]

Sugar Baby

I got my back to the sun ’cause the light is too intenseI can see what everybody in the world is up againstYou can’t turn back – you can’t come back, sometimes we push too farOne day you’ll open up your eyes and you’ll see where we are Sugar Baby get on down the roadYou […]

Mississippi

Every step of the way we walk the lineYour days are numbered, so are mineTime is pilin’ up, we struggle and we scrapeWe’re all boxed in, nowhere to escape City’s just a jungle, more games to playTrapped in the heart of it, trying to get awayI was raised in the country, I been workin’ in […]