• Artist: Lee Alexander
  • Title: Okemah Moon
  • Genre: Country - Classic
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 7/20/2012
  • Lyric themes: State, Courtship Dating, Unrequited Love, Missing a Loved One, Sentimental, Hope
  • Lyrics: Okemah Moon Why don’t you shine And lighten up this Heavy heart of mine ‘Cause like the dawn I know My heart will be Breaking soon So see me through the night Okemah Moon We used to see each other all the time That is, until her daddy, he got wise He won’t have her be seen With the likes of me And so we meet in secret every night Okemah Moon Why don’t you shine And lighten up this Heavy heart of mine ‘Cause like the dawn I know My heart will be Breaking soon So see me through the night Okemah Moon I remember when I first fell for her charms I was the foreman on her daddy’s farm I expected her to show About two hours ago But I’m still waiting here with empty arms
  • Keywords: americana, Bass, Guitar, Nashville

About Lee Alexander

Lee Alexander in studio

Perhaps Houston Press writer Nicholas L. Hall summed it up best when he wrote, “Listening to multi-instrumentalist Lee Alexander is a lot like taking a leisurely stroll through about a century of American popular music...Alexander has earned a reputation as both a strikingly original voice and an able torch-bearer for a broad handful of American musical idioms, layering Nilsson-esque pop-standard fare, dusty country ballads, the occasional bluesy stomp, touches of jazz classicism and damn near ...

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