Little Bird

from by Joseph Bradshaw

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Little bird, little bird: why’d you go away?
Little bird, little bird: why’d you go away?

You came in with a wail
You were telling a tale
Of what came before
You waltzed through that door
You took a deep breath
And laid on my chest
Fighting to live
Taking all I could give


On a dark theater stair
Sits the one without care
Watching life move along
As though nothing is wrong
My heart fills with dread
For what lies ahead
He doesn’t know
What comes with the show


You said, “That’s all I got.”
Though you knew it was not
But you still walked away
So our sun set that day
I could never forget
The way that you left
With a smile on your face
Then you finished your race


You see the fun’s just begun, but you’ve already gone
Little bird, little bird: why’d you go away?



from Yucca Gold, released June 10, 2016
Guitars, Vocals: Joseph Bradshaw
Background Vocals: Casey Chambers
Bass: John Spiker
Drums: James McCalister
Mandolin: Jonathan Sosin
Steel Guitar: Christopher Wray

Words and Music by Joseph Bradshaw
Recorded by John Spiker, Christopher Wray & Jonathan Sosin



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Joseph Bradshaw Nashville, Tennessee

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