• Artist: Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters
  • Title: Charlie
  • Genre: Country - Bluegrass, Folk
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/3/2013
  • Lyric themes: Racism, Storytelling, Morality Tale, Admiration/Respect, Hope, Freedom
  • Lyrics: CHARLIE WAS A DREAMER BUT NOBODY’S FOOLWORKED A WHITEFELLA WORLD WITH BLACKFELLA TOOLSDARED MEN DANCE TO A DIFFERENT TUNEBETWEEN THE LIGHTS OF THE TOWN AND THE DARK OF THE MOONROLL CHARLIE ROLL NOW YOU RIDE THE GLORY ROADROLL CHARLIE ROLLCHARLIE HAD A NOTION TO CROSS THIS YOUNG NATIONTOOK THE FREEDOM RIDE FROM STATION TO STATIONNOW TIME’S ON HIS SIDE AND THE TIMES THEY ARE A’CHANGIN’BRAVE MEN WALK WHERE THE FUTURE’S AWAITIN’ROLL CHARLIE ROLL ETCHE SAID KEEP YOUR MONEY IT’S NO CURE FOR THESE BLUESYOU NEED SOME MORE DOLLARS TO LINE YOUR WHITE SHOESYOU MIGHT STEAL OUR LAND BUT YOU CAN’T TOUCH OUR SOULSWE GOT FORTY THOUSAND YEARS OF STORIES TO BE TOLDROLL CHARLIE ROLLWELL YOU GOT TO MAKE A LIVING JUST TO GET FROM DAY TO DAYAND WE’VE GOT TO LIVE TOGETHER AND WE’VE GOT TO LEARN TO PRAYAND MEN WILL DREAM AND DREAMS WILL FLYAND DREAMS WILL LIVE BECAUSE SPIRIT NEVER DIESROLL CHARLIE ROLL
  • Keywords: simple, acoustic, americana, Bass, Organic

About Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters

Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters

Leichhardt, New South Wales Australia

Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters

“A literate songwriter, in the tradition of Texas troubadours Joe Ely, James McMurtry & Robert Earl Keen, whose vignettes come alive with recognisable characters & familiar backdrops, Mark has pulled out all stops here to produce his strongest and most accessible album yet".
- Kim Cheshire, Country Update Magazine


mark lucas & the dead setters

In 2011 with half a dozen albums under his belt & a new studio album with long-time collaborators, the Dead Setters, hitting ...

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