• Artist: The Black Lillies
  • Title: Midnight
  • Genre: Country - Contemporary/Pop, Country - Bluegrass
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Bad Luck, Storytelling, Broken-Hearted, Struggle Hardship, Homeless Poverty, Infidelity Cheating
  • Lyrics: I’ve not a dollar to my name Mister could you share a little change It’s getting cold and I’m alone Just a little help on your way home I used to sell carpets down in Georgia Makin’ good money for me and my gal I came home from work early I wish to the lord I would have called A tortured month in Atlanta No escape from the pain I squandered all that I was given Gonna go where no one knows my name Chorus Now it’s midnight under the railroad tracks One eye open, watchin’ my back There’s only one for me to blame I never thought life would turn out this way I never thought life would turn out this way In this town everybody knows my game They see me comin’ and they look away I could get a job and make them proud But I’d surely let them down Yes I know I’d let ‘em down (Chorus) Hey there buddy you’re my friend It’s all the same in the end What you’ve done for the least of mine I’ll remember for sometime Yes I’ll remember for sometime (Chorus)
  • Keywords: simple, americana, Bass, Nashville

About The Black Lillies

The Black Lillies

Knoxville, TN United States

The Black Lillies

Those familiar with the background of Black Lillies frontman Cruz Contreras are often struck with a single question when the man opens his mouth to sing:


Why, given the rich baritone that can range from languid to intense, from reverently hushed to brashly bombastic, did it take so long?

Obviously, he’s no stranger to music. He is the man who loaned out his initials to Robinella and the CCstringband, which flirted with national fame a few years ...

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