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Random Memories - my lyrics, music/performance by Gordon Todd 2024©JohnSchofield Candlelight paints quick shadows As the gale blows off the moors Rain batters the windows Wind rattles the door Reliving those sweet moments In this old…
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Inspired by Delia Owens' book of the same name. My lyrics, music/performance by Gordon Todd Where The Crawdads Sing 2024©JohnSchofield Chorus: I want to go where the crawdads sing Way out yonder to the very fringe Where the marshland…
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Nadia Cripps wrote the music and plays here with vocals by Cola. My lyrics: A Melody of Tears 2023©JohnSchofield A song of love left unsung With a melody of tears A symphony of longing Playing softly through the years A tale of…
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A song about the break up of a love affair, my lyrics performed by Gordon Todd. Lyrics: Bitter Taste 2023©JohnSchofield Memories flutter like sun-kissed leaves In the gentle breeze of summer days Love may die but the echoes linger And…
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Chip Withrow performs my lyrics.... I bumped into my past It was standing in my way I couldn’t get around it It said I had to pay I said what toll is this You’re demanding that I pay? It’s for your misdemeanours Is all my past would…
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Sometimes writing a song is the very best and only thing you can do.... Cold Winter Moon Oh cold winter moon And the wind that blows Bring me a change For my weary soul Take away this longing That fills my heart Something is over…
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This was an RPM track back in the day, and I've been playing it various ways to find a setting for it within the band repertoire. This doesn't sound much like our band would do it but it came out nicely, so i thought i'd share it.
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There's a whole mythology woven into this song, and hence into the album, and the weave is fine and warm.
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Random Memories - my lyrics, music/performance by Gordon Todd 2024©JohnSchofield Candlelight paints quick shadows As the gale blows off the moors Rain batters the windows Wind rattles the door Reliving those sweet moments In this old…
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Inspired by Delia Owens' book of the same name. My lyrics, music/performance by Gordon Todd Where The Crawdads Sing 2024©JohnSchofield Chorus: I want to go where the crawdads sing Way out yonder to the very fringe Where the marshland…
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This was an RPM track back in the day, and I've been playing it various ways to find a setting for it within the band repertoire. This doesn't sound much like our band would do it but it came out nicely, so i thought i'd share it.
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My lyrics, music composed by Elisabeth Roberts, vocals by Ronan Scolard. Enjoy.
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Random Memories - my lyrics, music/performance by Gordon Todd 2024©JohnSchofield Candlelight paints quick shadows As the gale blows off the moors Rain batters the windows Wind rattles the door Reliving those sweet moments In this old…
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Colleen Dillon said

Such poignant lyrics! You can really picture the place. Lovely!

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My lyrics, music composed and arranged by Elisabeth Roberts. The lyrics won the UK Songwriting Contest 2020, lyrics category. It’s Later Than You Think 2020© John Schofield Verse 1 On a restroom wall in Baltimore Above a broken…
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ravencrowe said

good advice for me...age is catching up amd i will do what i want to do soon....great great song..

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Music composed by Elisabeth Roberts, my lyrics, vocals by Chris Hierro Sea of Life 2020© by John Schofield Under skies of faded denim On a sea of sparkling green My little sailboat brought me here From where it was I’d been The journal…
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ravencrowe said

wow...this is powerful..you should master the sound ..this is beautiful

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Music and vox by Gordon, lyrics by me: That remind-me song was playing On the juke box in the bar And on my way to work today On the radio in the car Reminds me how you wounded me And it sure brings back the pain But I can’t seem…
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oldfolks2 said

Great fun guys ....

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Music and performance by Gordon Todd, lyrics by me: Meditation 2023©John Schofield Once upon a broken heart When my life had come apart I searched for what could cure me Was it a cottage by the sea? What could mend the broken me…
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oldfolks2 said

That's a really good song guys ....

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I write song lyrics. Sometimes others produce and perform songs using my lyrics and this is where I park them. Enjoy. (If you need lyrics, I’m happy to share, contact me)

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