• Artist: Allan Thomas
  • Title: Ray Of Hope
  • Genre: Country - Alternative
  • Mood: Up/Positive, Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Piano, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), All Other, Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Struggle Hardship, War, Existential Quandry, Hope, Thankful
  • Lyric hook: Looking for a ray of hope, just a tiny ray of hope
  • Lyrics: AS LONG AS I'VE BEEN AROUND NEVER SEEN SUCH TIMES AS THIS EVERY OTHER MINUTE SOME KIND OF DISASTER OR ANOTHER INSANE WAR GOTTA MAINTAIN YOUR COOL BE YOUR OWN ISLAND IN THE SUN I'M DOING ALL I CAN JUST TO STAY AFLOAT GET ACROSS THESE TURBULENT WATERS LOOKING FOR A RAY OF HOPE JUST A TINY RAY OF HOPE GET UP IN THE MORNING FEELING THANKFUL FOR THE LIGHT OF DAY TRY TO OUTRUN WHATEVER BULLETS OR MISFORTUNES COME MY WAY MAINTAIN YOUR COOL BE YOUR OWN ISLAND IN THE SUN I'M DOING ALL I CAN JUST TO STAY AFLOAT AND GET ACROSS THESE TURBULENT WATERS LOOKING FOR A RAY OF HOPE JUST A TINY RAY OF HOPE NEED TO FIND IT IN TROUBLED TIMES LIKE THIS NEED TO FIND IT HERE AT THE EDGE OF THE ABYSS MAN WILL DO UNSPEAKABLE THINGS IN THE NAME OF HIS RELIGION IS IT A PHASE WE'RE GOING THROUGH AGAIN OR THE WRATH OF A VENGEFUL GOD WELL THAT'S REALLY UP TO YOU TO MAINTAIN THE COOL DON'T BE NOBODY'S FOOL I'M DOING ALL IN MY POWER TO REMAIN ON THE BOAT GET ACROSS THESE TRECHEROUS WATERS LOOKING FOR A RAY OF HOPE JUST A TINY RAY OF HOPE HELP ME MAKE IT UP THAT SLIPPERY SLOPE SEND DOWN A LITTLE RAY OF HOPE MIGHT BE AS SMALL AS AN ISOTOPE SEND DOWN SEND DOWN A LITTLE RAY OF HOPE WE NEED A RAY RAY OF HOPE A RAY JUST A RAY OF HOPE SOMEBODY SEND UP A PERISCOPE SEE IF WE CAN SPOT US A LITLE RAY OF HOPE DON'T LEAVE US IN THE DARK TO MOPE AND GROPE SEND DOWN SEND DOWN A LITTLE RAY OF HOPE WE NEED A RAY RAY OF HOPE WE NEED A RAY JUST A RAY OF HOPE
  • Keywords: Bass, Guitar

About Allan Thomas

Allan Thomas

Thomas' musical adventure began in Brooklyn NY, when at age 12, he joined an A Capella doo-wop vocal group, performing at local events. In 1966, at age 18, he signed his first solo record deal with noted producer Huey P. Meaux, who released Allan's first single on New York City based Scepter Records.

Becoming a songwriter at 19, Thomas soon played the Greenwich Village coffee house circuit, and in 1971 Sire Records released his first ...

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