Old Big Timber

from The Woods Are Burning by Brian McGrath



Well there's a wild wind a blowin'
I've been hiding away for years
Spend your whole life a runnin'
Oh, just runnin' from the fear

There's a cold night comin'
I've been tryin' to find my feet
Spend your whole life a runnin'
Yeah just runnin' away from me

Quit your bawlin' now, got you under my thumb
There'll be peace enough when endings come
You can't live your life lookin' at the floor
Cause I need more
I need more

In the stillness of the mournin'
In a hope that never comes
In the sadness of forgetting
Just where it is you belong

My mind is a petty thief
Steals me blind, leaves me in grief
You're a stranger now, but I know you still
Only in dreams
Only in dreams


from The Woods Are Burning, released March 2, 2018
Words, Music, Performance by Brian McGrath.
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Brian McGrath.
©2017 Brian McGrath


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Brian McGrath Chicago, Illinois

Brian McGrath is an Indie Folk Songwriter born and bred in Chicago, Illinois.

With intense, honest conviction tempered by Midwest sensibility and grit, the big man with a big voice tells tales of broken characters, desolate landscapes, and hopeful redemption all along the highways and byways of the American heartland. ... more

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