Like Red On A Rose (2006)

  • 1

    Anywhere On Earth You Are

    (Tim Krekel, Danny O'Keefe)

    I've been ridin' these blue highways
    Another night has made me stop
    My weary bones can go no farther
    And here is where they'll drop

    In my dreams your arms will find me
    They will hold me through the night
    Then release me to my journey
    As another day grows light

    (Chorus)
    I've got so many miles to go
    And promises to keep
    Right now all I want to do
    Is be anywhere on earth you are

    I've always been a gypsy
    And the road calls me to roam
    But each day brings me closer
    To the place where we call home

    (Chorus)

    In my dreams your arms will find me
    They will hold me through the night
    Right now all I want to do
    Is be anywhere on earth you are

    ©2006 Mighty Nice Music, Inc. / Bicameral Songs (BMI) Adm by Bluewater Music Services Corp.
  • 2

    Good Imitation Of The Blues

    (Patrick Brayer)

    You called it quits
    And hung up the phone
    Now go love, the one you choose
    And my friends say I should be happy
    But if I'm happy
    This is a good imitation of the blues

    You threatened to leave one too many times
    Now I'm gettin' out my travelin' shoes
    And now that you're gone
    I'm gonna be walkin' on
    With this good imitation of the blues

    Friends all say you're no good without me
    And they tell me, that's good for you
    And they say that I'm, just doing fine
    And this good imitation of the blues

    You threatened to leave
    One too many times
    Now I'm gettin' out my travelin' shoes
    And now that you're gone
    I'm gonna be walkin' on
    With this good imitation of the blues

    ©2002 Church Teeth/Indian Hill (BMI) Adm by Bug.
  • 3

    Like Red On A Rose

    (Robert Lee Castleman, Melanie Castleman)

    Like red on a rose
    When your lips first smiled at me
    I was captured instantly
    To each his own
    Like blue in the sky
    The gaze of your willing eyes
    Touched something deep inside
    And the truth be known

    That I love you
    Like all little children love pennies
    And I love you 'cause I know that
    I can't do anything wrong
    You're where I belong
    Like red on a rose

    And I love you like
    Like all little children love pennies
    And I love you like
    Like good times of which
    I've known many
    And I love you cause
    'Cause I know you give me
    A heart of my own
    You make my blood flow
    Like red on a rose

    ©1994 Farm Use Only Music (BMI), Cassamel Music (ASCAP)
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    Nobody Said That It Would Be Easy

    (Robert Lee Castleman, Melanie Castleman)

    Nobody said that it would be easy
    To take away my walking shoes
    'Cause honey I found I can't settle down
    At the end of my road there's another town
    Where the people wanna hear
    A man who sings the blues

    Nobody said that it would be easy
    To stay at home all alone
    But honey I found I can't settle down
    At the end of my road there's another town
    And I gotta keep moving
    I gotta keep rolling on
    (Chorus)
    Some say I'm a fool, a crazy fanatic
    A deamer, a drifter and more
    I guess it's true 'cause I get ecstatic
    For a new pair of boots and the way out the door

    Nobody said that it would be easy
    And sometimes you'll get confused
    But honey I found I can't settle down
    At the end of my road there's another town
    Where the people wanna hear
    A man who sings the blues

    (Chorus)

    Nobody said that it would be easy
    And sometimes you'll get confused
    But honey I found I can't settle down
    At the end of my road there's another town
    Where the people wan to hear
    A man who sings the blues

    Yeah honey I found I can't settle down
    At the end of my road there's another town
    Where the people want to hear
    A man who sings the blues
    ©1994 Farm Use Only Music (BMI), Cassamel Music (ASCAP)
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    Don't Change On Me

    (Eddie Reeves, Jimmy Holiday)

    Girl, you're my sunshine
    Chase away the raindrops
    Make it all worthwhile
    Make all the pain stop
    Just like a river
    Keep love flowing
    Don't let our world stop
    Keep it going

    (Chorus 1)
    I like it just the way you are
    Honey, don't change who you are
    Don't change on me
    Don't you change on me
    Girl, you're my lucky star
    Honey don't change who you are
    Don't change on me, don't change on me

    I used to wonder
    Where would I find
    Some kind of happiness
    And peace of mind
    I was living in darkness
    But then you came
    Bringing the sunlight
    Easing my pain

    (Chorus 2)
    I love you just the way you are
    Honey, don't change who you are
    Don't change on me
    Don't you change on me
    Girl, you're my lucky star
    Honey, don't change who you are
    Don't change on me, don't you change on me

    If there's a heaven
    Then this is my prayer
    Lord knows I wanna know you
    If we should meet there
    And then forever
    We'll walk together
    Nothing but sunshine
    No more stormy weather

    (Repeat Chorus 2)

    ©1969, renewed 1997, 1998 EMI U Catalog, Inc. / Racer Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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    The Firefly's Song

    (Robert Lee Castleman)

    I used to run in a young man's boots
    With a young man's heart
    And a young man's roots
    But now I stand where a young man stood before
    I don't run like I used to
    This ol' man don't run no more

    You used to talk and I used to not
    I don't listen but I hear a lot
    Don't believe for a second that my key won't fit your door
    I don't want you like I used to
    This ol' man wants you more

    (Chorus)
    Hey hidey ho...I used to go where the devil wouldn't go
    Where the river run still and the water don't flow
    Heaven couldn't stop me then
    Hey hidey hi...good Lord willin' and the creek don't rise
    Life goes by like the firefly's
    Where the devil sits with a grin

    I used to sing with a young man's voice
    A young man's heart and a young man's choice
    I hope my song is what you're longing for
    I don't sing like I used to
    Sometimes less is more

    (Chorus)

    This crazy life is all we got
    Like a shoestring tied in a beggar's knot
    And in the end that's what this story shows
    I don't love you like I used to...
    This ol' man loves you more
    I don't love ya like a used to...
    This ol' man loves you more

    ©2006 Farm Use Only Music (BMI)
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    Wait A Minute

    (Herb Pedersen)

    (Chorus)
    Wait a minute
    Did I hear you say you're going far away again?
    Try to change it
    I can't take the lonely nights without your love

    Doing the road
    Get the music done and move along
    What good does it do
    To play your songs for her and hear her say

    (Chorus)

    You're rolling along
    Life's been good to you and even so
    She comes to you
    Late at night's the time you hear her say once again

    (Chorus x 2)

    Try to change it
    I can't take the lonely nights without your love

    ©1973 Dear Friends Music (ASCAP)
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    Had It Not Been You

    (Sidney Cox)

    The girl's wouldn't look anything like they do
    Can't imagine my life without dresses and shoes
    I'd never taking a sunset from a front porch swing
    Or make any sense of the pleasure love brings
    I'd been alone for sure, had it not been you

    I wouldn't reach for your arms when my dreams don't come true
    Never sit holding hands on a crowded church pew
    I wouldn't smile when my fingers run through your hair
    Or laugh when we race to the top of the stairs
    I'd get old for sure, had it not been you

    You know there are times that I can't wait to pick up the phone
    When you're calling
    And the three little voices that always chime in right along
    When we're talking

    Oh I never would see through eyes of truth
    And my heart would have overlooked
    A view that some just talk of and never find in a lifetime

    It's hard to describe in just words how I feel when I'm home
    And beside you
    But I make it known it's just time that I kill when I'm gone
    And without you

    I'm up all through the night if you love me
    As long as I wake up each morning
    I'll know I'm the only one around
    For a lifetime

    I'd never have taken in a sunset from the front porch swing
    Or make any sense of the pleasure love brings
    I'd been alone for sure, had it not been you

    ©2006 ANSALY Music (BMI)
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    A Woman's Love

    (Alan Jackson)

    I have felt it and I have held it
    I have known a womanís love
    And I have tasted and I have wasted
    A womanís love

    (Chorus)
    And I know Iíll never understand
    All the little things that make it grand
    A womanís love
    And I know Iíll never come face to face
    With anything that takes the place
    Of A womanís love

    Well I have kissed it, tried to resist it
    I have missed a womanís love
    And I have hated, taken for granted
    A womanís love

    (Chorus)

    Well I have needed and I have pleaded
    And I have lost a womanís love
    I have worshiped and I have cursed it
    A womanís love

    (Chorus)

    And I know I'll never come face to face
    With anything that takes the place
    of a women's love
    ©1998 WM Music Corp./Yee Haw Music (ASCAP)
  • 10

    Don't Ask Why

    (Roy Freeland, Bill LaBounty)

    Ask me any kind of question, anything you wanna know
    Tell you all about my lovers, heartaches and laughter
    From a long time ago

    Ask me if I'm finally happy
    I've never really been before
    Ever since you happened to me
    I've told all my secrets
    I don't have anymore

    (Chorus)
    Ask me now and I won't tell a lie
    Ask me how I've been feeling inside
    When somebody loves you and you know that it's true
    Don't ask why

    And ask me if I really mean it
    When I tell you I love you
    Ask me will I please repeat it
    I'll tell you forever if you want me to

    (Chorus)

    Don't ask why
    ©1980 Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./Captain Crystal Music (BMI); ©1980 Careers-BMG Music Publishing Inc. (BMI)
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    As Lovely As You

    (John Pennell)

    A big moon is rising so bright in the sky
    But it won't shine brighter
    Than the stars in your eyes
    It rises above me so bright and so blue
    And I won't see anyone as lovely as you

    (Chorus)
    Take me into the night
    Pass these lonely dreams in my heart
    I love you more than I can show you
    More than I can know in my heart

    So lay down beside me and hold me tonight
    For your love has found me and it feels so right
    These thoughts in my mind are so scattered and few
    But I won't see anyone as lovely as you

    (Chorus)

    In my heart

    ©2006 Solagrass Music (BMI) Adm by Bug.
  • 12

    Where Do I Go From Here

    (Robert Lee Castleman, Stephen Foster)

    Well I came from Alabama
    With a banjo on my knee
    I'm goin' to Louisiana
    My true love for to see

    It rained all night the day I left
    The weather it was dry
    The sun so hot I froze to death
    Suzanna don't you cry

    I got a long way to go
    I sure feel it now
    Deep down in these dusty clothes
    Through another town
    Backed up with capricious souls
    I got a long way to go

    I got a lot left to say
    To the empty seat
    That stood beside me through the fray
    To the midnight moon who saw fit to light my way
    I got a lot left to say

    (Chorus)
    But where do I go from here
    When I'm lost out on the road
    And the way's not clear
    To find my way back home
    I need to hear
    The only voice that leads me on
    So I can find my way back to you

    I had a dream the other night
    When everything was still
    I thought I saw Suzanna
    Comin' down the hill

    The buckwheat cake was in her mouth
    A tear was in her eye
    Says I'm comin' from the south
    Suzanna don't you cry

    (Chorus)

    Soon we'll be in New Orleans
    Then I'll look around
    And when I find Suzanna
    I'll fall down on the ground

    And if I do not find her
    Then I should surely die
    And when I'm dead and buried
    Suzanna don't you cry

    ©2005 Farm Use Only Music (BMI)
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    Bluebird

    (Leon Russell)

    I'm lost in the night
    The icy wind is howlin' out your name
    And desolation lingers like a fog
    The fire is growing dimmer in the wind

    (Chorus)
    I'm out in the rain
    The moon has gone behind the cloud again
    And I can't stand to live another day
    'Cause my bluebird went away

    And I'm locked in this room with my sorrow No escape, mo way to get away
    And my only connection with tomorrow
    Is hoping that you might decide not to stay away

    (Chorus 2)
    Oh, I'm out on a limb
    If I could only find sweet love again
    To live my life this way is too much to bear
    Can't find my bluebird anywhere

    (Chorus)
    I'm out in the rain
    The moon has gone behind the cloud again
    I can't stand to live another day
    Bluebird why'd you go away,
    Bluebird why'd you go away

    ©1975 Irving Music, Inc. (BMI)

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