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a complementary force to the alignment that they call the change of leadership
You’re always on my mind
Gotta take you with me
Can’t leave you behind
Blind to circumstance
If I can get a little more
Gotta take the chance
Flyin’ high again
It’s do or die
There’s no need to pretend
Runnin’ from wall to wall
Sometimes I stumble
Sometimes I trip and…read more
by Jack Merlot
copyright 2009 some rights reserved
Can I get a witness?
Cuz I’ve been a stranger
and I know you don’t recall my face at all
But you were my sister,
before you were famous,
but now you think I’m chasing your windfall
was it the moonshine
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spider silk of the stars
heard me playing the ghost dobro
saw me slip through the bars
to quench my fevered glow
her allure was practiced and warm
and all the pretty horses arose
I wore her on my wrist like…read more
This crazy getaway song is a little something I wrote when I was convinced that the cops were about to raid my apartment for some reason.
It sounds a little neurotic, kind of like a space-jazzy Radiohead song, except all instrumental.
Make up some words to go along with it!
I was going to…read more
This is the finished version of Iris Florentine. The acoustic version is still up, though…
young and lovely, with a wise patina
tapping her toe like Degas’ ballerinas
swinging her hair in a golden braid
This song was written about one man’s journey through the psychedelic wilderness that is the barren runescape which is the Badlands.
During this piece, imagine that you have landed on Mars, and that you are given free access to the Mars Rover, which comfortably seats two people.
Imagine who…read more
the story of unrequited love between a guy and his girlfriend after she gets a small electronic boyfriend that isn’t all he’s cracked up to be
driving that Infiniti all along the coast
doctor of divinity - I didn’t mean to boast
with your strange affinity for whiskey & coke
and looking at the stars
brother Shawn, here’s a disk for your collection
we’re gonna go check out this here natural selection
sell it to the lady up the stairs…read more
Jack Merlot goes electric.
The only way out is up.
Based on a poem by William Sharp that I found while researching my family history.
The poem has been put to music once already, by one Christopher Goldsack, http://www.sundown.pair.com/Sharp/piratepoem.htm but I wanted to put my own little twist on it.
Horror meets pirate meets disco meets…read more
Created for the Sound-In event “F” theme, but also coinciding conceptually with Jim Goodin’s delay project, Passing the Torch.
fretless junk strat tuned FFCACF through DL4 delay modeler.