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HOLE IN MY HEART

You dug a hole in my heart
Saying it was her that you need
Now every sweet smelling girl
Tries to fill it with debris

Darling darling darling
May I live to see
You down in that grave
Making love to me

You blinded my trusting eyes
Without a cane I walk the streets
Now all my true friends tell me
That my sunglasses look real neat

Darling darling darling
May you come to be
Deep down in that grave
Making love to me

You cut off my loving tongue
Without a word you left me
No way of calling new love
To smile and bring me ease, bring me ease

Darling darling darling
May you come back to me
No words to beg forgiveness
Lay down and silently plead

You dug a hole in my heart
Said he’s the one that you need
And left me hopeless for love
Unless you crawl back on your knees

Darling darling darling
May I live to see
You down in that grave
Making love to me

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released May 29, 2020
music: Lloyd Brodnax King & Rick Snyder
lyrics: John Dishwater Gray

vocals: Lloyd Brodnax King
piano & vocals: Rick Snyder

production: Lloyd Brodnax King & Rick Snyder
cover art: Lloyd Brodnax King

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Lloyd Brodnax King Chicago, Illinois

Studied flute with Marcel Moyse and James Moody. Recorded Lloyd Brodnax King Trio live at DePaul with Fareed Haque and Larry Gray. Won an NEA fellowship in composition. Won a Jeff. Recorded with Poi Dog Pondering. Created The Obscure News podcast and the Dishwater Gray Playlist. Currently a prof at Lake Forest College and performing with Funkadesi, Sun Ensemble, and Michael J. Miles. ... more

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