Blackie

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    11 of the best songs I've written yet - full band production with lots of soaring vocals and screaming guitars.

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lyrics

Londontown in the streets, a party that night
Victory Day in the spring 1945
Gordon knew a girl who knew a girl they thought I'd like
What the hell I thought, 'War is over, time to live my life right'
To the Thames on Gordon's motorbike we took a ride
Brought our bottle of whiskey so proud, Canadian Dry
With the widows, the soldiers, the sailors, the airmen
And the children we cheered for our side
At the party everybody was there, but only you caught my eye

Life grows short, the good and bad
We got the best of the years we shared
I was there, you were too
It took a World War to bring the love we knew
You were my bride

Love at first sight, no fairytale that day
When Elaine walked on over there was nothing I could say
Words stuck in my throat, my tongue went dry
But she knew what was on my mind, put her hand in mine
Spirits and Elaine got acquainted for the first time in life
So I stole her away, someplace safe she'd feel right
We talked and we shared and we loved and we cared
In a teahouse for the rest of that night
At the end of it all over a cup I proposed, 'Be my wife.'

Life grows short, the good and bad
We got the best of the years we shared
I was there, you were too
It took a World War to bring the love we knew
You were my bride

Into the Thames we threw the whiskey, parted ways
She went home to her parents and I went back to the base
I'd see her again someday soon but it was a shame
Blackie was what they called me
She never knew my name

Life grows short, the good and bad
We got the best of the years we shared
I was there, you were too
It took a World War to bring the love we knew
Life goes quick, young and old
Our love was to have and to hold
You held me, I held you
57 years a dream come true
You were my bride
You are my bride

... for Grandma & Grandpa Black. Love always, WB

credits

from Cry Like Hell, released November 14, 2016
WILL BLACK Vocals, guitar
MIKE CONTO Guitars
JENN TAYLOR Backing vocals
RUSS BOSWELL Bass
MARK LALAMA Accordion
MARK KELSO Drums

L. STU YOUNG Mixing & mastering

Written by WILL BLACK © 2016 Will Black (SOCAN)

PRODUCER WILL BLACK
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER MICHAEL FREISENBRUCH

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Canadian musician Will Black wants to be your new rock 'n roll superhero!

New album "Cry Like Hell" is out now :) Rock on.

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