Blue Ridge Dear

from by Joseph Bradshaw

/
  • Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

     $1 USD  or more

     

lyrics

I sat right back and I closed my eyes
And I left this place where poor souls die
I saw that buck and I watched him fall
And I felt like I had left it all

I felt I was there, so far from here
Lost in the hills of the blue ridge dear

With elbow room and air so clear
In a land of horns with the heavens near

REFRAIN:
A bluegrass home is wide and free
Where the land itself is all I need
A dream to roam has been my yoke
And this weary world is a cruel joke

Old Daniel Boone as he wandered south
Found the Cumberland Gap and he set out north
Saw Kentucky grass and he laid it straight
Said, “This land here must be Heaven’s gate”

REFRAIN

Thank You, Lord, for this gift of song
When you’re doomed to a world where you don’t belong
A shady street is a nice retreat
But there’s a world out there that you’re meant to meet

REFRAIN

credits

from Yucca Gold, released June 10, 2016
Guitars, Vocals: Joseph Bradshaw
Background Vocals: Casey Chambers

Alto Saxophone: Jonathan Wang
Tenor Saxophone: Joe DiFiori
Trombone: Julius Lopez

Words and Music by Joseph Bradshaw
Horns Arranged by Corey Martin
Recorded by John Spiker & Ebiut Cervantes

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Joseph Bradshaw Nashville, Tennessee

Plays guitar and songs.

contact / help

Contact Joseph Bradshaw

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code