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Original Song Lyrics:


Angel In Your Eyes
Ballad In Plain Bb

Banks of the Oswego
Bluebird Blues
Colin's Song
Comin' Home to Say Goodbye
Could've Been In Kansas
Cumberland Rose
Dark Clouds
Darlin' Susie
David K
Down By The Willow Grove
Farewell My Crazy Love
Give Me That Book
Golf Incident
Hands Of An Artist
Heavenward Bound
I Can't Sing This Song
I Don't Know Why You Come Here
I Thought Heaven Was Calling Me Home
It's a Long Long Way Up this Mountain
It's Not Over
Little Old Church
Low Bossie Low
Make Them Chickens Fly
Mama, Put Down That Picture
Marbletown
Maryville
More To You Than Meets The Heart
Name On A Stone (Anna)
The Old Man Has Gone
On A Quiet Morning In Spring
One More Banjo Laid Down
Play Me Your Song
Pray Our Songs To Keep
Rollin' Hills Of Mexico
Rose Of The Genesee
Rust on the Tracks
The Sailor's Curse
Sandy Beach
The Seeds They Sowed
Silent Lonesome Sound
Singing Just For Friends
Song For Someone
Song For Texas
Steal You Away
Stone By Stone
Telephone Blues
That Lovers' Tune
These Texas Blues
We Never Did Get To See Albert Einstein
When I'm With You
Where Do The Butterflies Dance?
Wildwood Flower Seeds

Co-written:
Bones Do Rattle (Debra Stout & Joe LaMay)
For a Nickel and a Song
(Richard Atkinson & Joe LaMay)
Hey Little Red Bird (Victoria Barber & Joe LaMay)
I Can't Open That Door (Joe LaMay & Dennis Dougherty)
Oh, I Remember That Song (Dennis Dougherty & Joe LaMay)
Passages of Time (Sunny Moser & Joe LaMay)
Rock Bottom is a Solid Place to Start (Dennis Dougherty & Joe LaMay)

Additional Lyrics Added:
Lonesome Valley
Rollin' Hills of Kentucky
When The Fields Are White With Daisies


For a Nickel and a SongPDF
Words & Music by Richard Atkinson & Joe LaMay

An old man's sittin' quiet on a cold north country farm
His wife is in the kitchen - she's trying to keep warm
The light bill came last Monday - food is gettin' low
No money left to pay for more - they have no place to go

The doctors and the nurses have given all they can
She lays awake night after night and worries for an end
Without the pills she gives him there's a chance that he could die
And there's one pill left in the bottle - and she lets out a sigh

One pill left in the bottle and they can't afford no more
Another billion overseas to try and help the poor
Mom and Dad are strugglin' - trying to get along
Politicians pass them by for a nickel and a song

There's enough here from our government if you qualify
They'll make you an offer and you won't have to die
Just give them all your freedom - they'll see that you get well
They old man looked from where he lays - says they can go to hell

And now it's four months later - she's kneelin' by his side
The preacher reads his favorite verse and he looks so dignified
And as they gave their last goodbye the preacher called a prayer
He shuts his eyes and fades away - she cries in despair

One pill left in the bottle and they can't afford no more
Another billion overseas to try and help the poor
Mom and Dad are strugglin' - trying to get along
Politicians pass them by for a nickel and a song

One pill left in the bottle and they can't afford no more
Another billion overseas to try and help the poor
Mom and Dad are strugglin' - trying to get along
Politicians pass them by for a nickel and a song
Politicians pass them by and they all know it's wrong

©2011 Richard Atkinson/Joe LaMay, ASCAP.
All rights reserved.

Released on:
The Atkinsons Twilight of Day (2011)


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