Waking

by Jeremiah Tall

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released February 24, 2014

All songs written and performed by Jeremiah Tall. Produced, recorded and mixed by Bill Moriarty at Waking Studio. Mastered by Ryan Schwab. Photos by Glenn Croshaw

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Track Name: Coal Mining March
Well, there's twenty-seven men on that picket line
Keeping the men from the old coal mine
Now mister Union man, please just let my poppy inside
So he can trade his hours for a fist of dimes
So he can trade his hours for a fist of dimes
Track Name: Train
Oh get back on that train
Let it take you home again
Oh get back on that train
I'm not sure I can do this anymore

This whistle blows through town to town
These railroad crossing gates are closing down
And we can't stop at every station
Railroad man calls out "all aboard this train"

Seeing you makes me weak
Seeing you makes my knees shake
She's the queen of this line
When she's conducting
This train of love is always on time

Oh get back on that train
Let it bring you home to me
Oh get back on that train
It's not the same with out you around here

This house is filled with paint chipped walls
There's dust collecting on your porcelain face dolls
It's been three weeks since we last danced
This full moon reminds me of when I first took your hand

Seeing you makes me weak
Seeing you makes my knees shake
She's the queen of this line
When she's conducting
This train of love is always on time

Right on time
Right on time
Right on time
Right on time

Oh get back on that train
Let it bring you home to me
Oh get back on that train
It's not the same without you around

This whistle blows through town to town
These railroad crossing gates are closing down
And we can stop at every station
Railroad man calls out "next stop’s Jenkintown"

Seeing you makes me weak
Seeing you makes my knees shake
She's the queen of this line
When she's conducting
This train of love is always on time
Seeing you makes me weak
Seeing you makes my knees shake
Track Name: Where I Am
I'd walk one hundred miles
Through freezing cold, ice, sleet and rain
I'd look to the heavens with Jesus in name
I asked if heaven and hell were the same

He said
Here's my light for you
You can do with it whatever you want to do
Just know, that the devil will find you

Tell me where I am old man
Please tell me where I am
Tell me where I am old man
Please tell me where I am

I saw him sitting on a park bench in the city
He was looking up and laughing at the sky
It was his ninety-first birthday
If it was time for him to die he didn't mind

He said
Here's my light for you
You can do with it whatever you want to do
Just know, that the devil will find you

Tell me where I am old man
Please tell me where I am
Tell me where I am old man
Please tell me where I am
Oh

He said
Here's my light for you
You can do with it whatever you want to do
Just know, that the devil will find you

Tell me where I am old man
Please tell me where I am
Tell me where I am old man
Please tell me where I am

I saw him sitting in his favorite rocking chair
And he said my boy, your home
Track Name: Revelation (The Final Book)
When I was just a boy
My preacher told me son
Always pay attention in the house of your lord
Some day the time will come
And his vengeance you will feel

He'll blow the desert out of the west
Hell will follow with his wrath
He'll blow the desert out of the west
Hell will follow with his wrath

When I was just a boy
My father told me son
Listen to your mother for she's a lovely one
Some day she will die
And her soul the lord will keep

He'll blow the desert out of the west
Hell will follow with his wrath
He'll blow the desert out of the west
Hell will follow with his wrath

Vultures circle over head
Their smiling on the walking dead
Vultures circle over head
Their smiling on the walking dead

Hope
Is all you got left now boy
Hope
That your freedom didn't cost someone their life
Hope
That your one of the chosen few
Hope
Is all you hope for
When I was just a boy
My preacher told me son
Always pay attention in the house of your lord
Someday the time will come
And his vengeance you will feel

He'll blow the desert out of the west
And Hell will follow with his wrath

Hope
Is all you got left now boy
Hope
That your freedom didn't cost someone their life
Hope
That your one of the chosen few
Hope
Is all you hope for

Vultures circle over head
Their smiling on the walking
Vultures circle over head
Their smiling on the walking
Vultures circle over head
Their smiling on the walking dead
Track Name: Penn's Woods
And I've been walking around this town
Trying to find my way out
And hitch myself a ride to a place west of here
A place with a single road that runs straight south
To the old folks home
And the church in the north with the great stained glass windows
I need to know is it hard
To find my way back when I have been gone so long
I don't even own the keys to the front door my childhood home
And I need to know is it worth
Every mile of this open road
Will you help me get back on track to where need to get going

Oh I’ll get going
Oh I'll get going

Old man Joe worked for years
At the old farm house out on the edge of town
The day has come for him to hang up his spurs
I'm not sure if his ready to go
But if he'd like I'll drive him home
To that big white house on the southern part of town
I'm not sure what it is to me
But every time I see Joe I see a part of me
Will I know when it's my time to go

Oh I’ll get going
Oh I'll get going

I know
That it's a long way to go
When your home you will know
If it's worth the trip
I know
That it's a long way to go
When your home you will know
If it's worth the trip

And I've been walking around this town
Trying to find my way back to my childhood home on the east cost
Back to the great Pennsylvania woods
The small town with the neighborhood kids
Playing ghost in the grave yard
Run run run
Run
Old man Joe taught me a lot
You got one life so live the one you got
And don't spend your days with one foot out the door
And if you got some place better to be
Please go don't waste it on me
‘Cause this may be your only opportunity

Oh I’ll get going
Oh I'll get going
Oh I’ll get going
Oh I'll be gone
Track Name: The Devil & Daved
I was walking down by the river
I saw a woman who prayed through song and dance
I wondered has she ever seen the Devil
I've been made into a fool but is never take that chance

I cried
Hey lady
Have you ever made sin
Have you ever played with voodoo dolls and pins

She walked up and sat down
She began to tell me the story of the Devil and Daved
Oh Daved was a stable boy
Who worked all night and day
And he fell hard for a girl
Who God said stay away

And he didn't have any money
And he didn't have any luck
And he never quite got those looks that he wants

I cried
Hey Daved
Have you ever made sin
Have you ever played with voodoo dolls and pins

Well he sold his soul
And he sold his land
And he sold his soul for that love he never had

Now Daved he'd have some regrets
Well he had the woman he loved but now was in debt
Oh he and his wife
They had a beautiful boy
But when they went to name him well the Devil stood poised
He said
Daved I gave you love
Daved you signed in blood
Daved you owe me your first born son

I cried
Hey Daved
Don't you ever made sin
Don't you ever played with voodoo dolls and pins

Now Daved oh he’d have a choice
He could run like hell or fight the Devil for his boy
Well, he reached into his deck
Throw down his best
And the Devil was shocked and stunned with what he saw

He said
Daved I never rest
And on the day of your final breath
I'll be there to take you down to hell
Well you might fool the Devil for a minute but it never ends well
Well you might fool the Devil for a minute but you'll end up in hell
Oh
Track Name: Shine Maker
Lord let me shine
Let me shine all night long
Keep old man law far from here
Well those Devils come crawling in the night
Well them Devils calling in the night

Lord let me shine
Let me shine all night long
Keep old man law far from here
Well those Devils come crawling in the night
Well them Devils calling in the night
Track Name: Bleed
Please catch me before I fall
‘Cause I don't want to show the world
My true colors on my sleeves
Have mercy on me please
‘Cause a man on his knees, is not a man at all
His just a beggar looking for a reprieve of the law
Please don't close your book on me
I'll surely bleed

Please wake me from this yawn
‘Cause I don't want to show the world
That I stand on weak knees
Have mercy on me please
‘Cause a man on weak knees, is not a man at all
His broken, beaten down, looking for relief that's all
Please don't walk out on me
I'll surely bleed

It always seems to me there's more work to be done
And how can I keep up with that rise and setting sun
It always seems to me there's another hole to be dug
How can I dig deep when that soils turn to mud on me
Oh on me
I'll surely bleed

It'll take more than this
It'll take more than this
To make me give in to you
Oh oh oh

Please stop me before I talk
‘Cause I don't want to tell the world
Just how I feel about them all
So have mercy on me please
‘Cause a man in deep thought, is not a man at all
He's just a question looking for a quick resolute that's all
Please don't hang up on me
I'll surely bleed

It always seems to me there's more work to be done
And how can I keep up with that rise and setting sun
It always seems to me there's another hole to be dug
How can I dig deep when that soils turn to mud on me
Oh on me
I'll surely bleed
Oh