Live @ The Raven. Worcester, MA. 6​.​07​.​12

by The Ghost of Vigoda

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released June 9, 2012

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Track Name: Peace Beneath the City
Don't stand so close to the water
The crest of the wave may drag you home
But, you don't want to go there child, no
Keep moving on as the Earth moves beneath your toes

Take both my hands, and let's step away
Leave all our troubles for another day
But, don't look down, or around, it's all moving too quickly by
Just like a dream, you can see it's all gone in the blink of an eye

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And, the battle lines of freedom have been drawn
While the king upon his throne is looking on
Take it to the streets and occupy
Bring the peace beneath the city to the light

Lift your glass tall, and let's all celebrate
The good love shared among us on the better days
Cause in not too long we'll all be buried six feet down
So, stand up high, and we'll try to make it through somehow

The leaves falling quickly past my knees
Yellow, they glow through the Autumn breeze
And, though the days are heavy, I know they're real
Unlike the fear that we hear coming through the TV so unclear

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Track Name: Follow Me Down
My feet on fire as I'm dancing through the rain
Taking these pills, helping me to stay sane
I'm walking tall

Gather my friends, I'm falling through
No matter where I land, I know I have you
I see it all

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So, take my hand and follow me down
Watch everything spin around and around
Come with me my sweet Marie
All that's left here is you and me

Can't take my mind as the day, it fades away
Looking for love, though it's not quite looking my way
Can't help but fall

Strangers, they pass with their heads lying low
No smile to share, and no thoughts left to show
Nothing at all

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Truth draws a line 'tween those who philosophize disgrace
Don't shed no tears, just put a rag up to your face
Can't win 'em all

Four winds are blowing through the memories of my mind
Got all these dreams, but I can never find the time
But, I'm still walking tall
Track Name: Into The Night
Oh, won't you take me back to the time
When I left my faith so far behind
'Cause the days are getting older, and I'm feeling all alone
Yes, I need someone to help me on back home
On back home

Everything's moving, it's moving too fast
Gotta find my memories to take me back
And, a long haired waving angel, to me she smiles so wide
Saying things often look darker in the light

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And, the midnight stars tremble as they step into the night
Well, they've got this crumbling world right in their eyes
Right in their eyes
Right in their eyes

Empty handed armies march for peace on the streets
But, instead they find blood falling at their feet
As the souls of those not coming home too soon taken away
Bow their heads and ask for one more day
Just one more day

So, now is the time to stand up and scream
'Cause you can't be afraid to follow what you believe
And, a poem of self destruction Allen Ginsberg writes so well
Speaking of the day that this world fell

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Track Name: Another Passing Afternoon
I can feel the wing
Blowing back at me again
Another passing afternoon
Then, the stars surround the moon

Take my hand, we'll step away
Dance inside the falling rain
As you watch the spinning leaves
Make a home beneath your feet

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Yes I know where it is I want to go
And, I see who it is I want to be
So, I sell my soul to you
Yes, I sell my soul to you

As I step into the day
My mind slowly slips away
The crashing waves soak up my feet
My smokey eyes search around me

But, don't you leave, my baby, stay
I'll help you move along the way
Let me see just one last smile
I'll hold it with me for a while

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Heavy now, your mind soon finds a dream
Paintings of all your memories
A shame nothing seems to be
What it was you once believed

But, now your head rest on my knees
And your smile sets me free
Another passing afternoon
Then the stars surround the moon
Track Name: Cocaine Eyes
Look at my baby, she got cocaine eyes
She's looking for love, but love it so hard to find
Look at me baby, won't you please just stay here for a while
I must be moving on she whispers with a smile

Look around baby, you see the sky is falling down
Gotta listen closely, and maybe you will finally hear the sound
Oh, that's the sound of love
Crashing down from above

Well, there's no turning back, you see the walls are crumbling down
All these bullets and bombs, and our loved ones deep into the ground
How am I supposed to feel when I turn my TV on
Troops on the border line, and my freedom dead and gone

Well, look around my friends, you see the end is quickly marching on in
Gotta look so closely, and maybe you will finally see the Summer sun shining
And, hear the sound of love
Crashing down from above
Yes, that's the sound of love
Track Name: Hadacol Caravan
Ghosts in their graves are pulling you down
The hadacol caravan is making it's rounds
Clear out your head, the time has come
The fire in the sky has come undone

Don't shoot me down, my love is real
Pull out my pockets, got nothing to steal
Look through the mirror, there's nothing to see
The weight of the world I'm balancing

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Don't you let 'em cut you down, keep your head held high
Rise up with your feet on the ground, dance on through the night
Silver coin flipped to the sky, your fate on either side
Help me if you think you can stumble through this life

Pictures in their frames hang crooked again
Happiness once caught with a camera lens
But, we all know this is game is rigged
There's nothing here that's left to give

Burn all I own, don't mean shit to me
Drop all my troubles down at my feet
Jump on the train, and off I go
Searching for all I don't quite know

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Track Name: In The Garden
Put the sunshine away today
Another war has come
Paint the trees as you see 'em
Dancing in the Autumn breeze

Take the rust from my smile, babe
I think I've finally found love
Watch the stars as they shine away
In the darkening sky above

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In the garden I watch it all grow
Everything that I thought I'd once known
But, can't you see
All I can be is me

Strap your shoes to your feet, my friends
A dusty trail is up ahead
Another candle to the cake we add
Until it burns to the end

The Summer light in the city's gone
The moon hanging up so high
Rolling another one to pass around
Getting lost in my mind

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I hear the train as it's coming
Slowly 'round the bend
Take me far away, then take me home
Then, take me back again

Down the highway all the headlights shin
Strangers quickly passing through
Past my eyes plays another night
Another night with you

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