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Country Song

I walked down main street yesterday All the stores are gone away Boarded windows, bolted doors It isn’t what it was before ‘Cause once upon a time this place Was filled with God’s amazing grace . . People used to … Continue reading

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Country Song

I walked down main street yesterday All the stores are gone away Boarded windows, bolted doors It isn’t what it was before ‘Cause once upon a time this place Was filled with God’s amazing grace . . People used to … Continue reading

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The Streets of Baltimore

Posted on December 6, 2018by labeak52 One of the charms of country music is its economy of expression.  A great country song expresses complex emotions in simple words and accessible metaphors: “Your love is colder than a foggy river, rollin’ over a heart … Continue reading

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The Streets of Baltimore

One of the charms of country music is its economy of expression.  A great country song expresses complex emotions in simple words and accessible metaphors: “Your love is colder than a foggy river, rollin’ over a heart of stone.” In … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, November 15, 2014

It was 1962, I was ten years old Somebody in my house had to go to the doctor or something And I was in my aunt’s house On the other side of town Never been there after dark before Never … Continue reading

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Country Hit

(Here is a verse or two I wrote decades ago when I was still thinking about publishing and recording songs.  It’s the work of a much younger man, obviously, and, obviously, very incomplete.  But, here it is, in all its … Continue reading

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