• Artist: Ken Woodard
  • Title: Back Roads
  • Genre: Folk
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin)
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Reminiscing, Broken-Hearted, Missing a Loved One, Sentimental, Regret, Longing
  • Lyric hook: I'm afraid you're gone now, never coming back, the hurt runs so deep facing the fact, too many promises that we couldn't keep, I'm afraid you're gone now and the hurt runs so deep
  • Lyrics: I took that back road to the place where it ends Climbing real quick through the turns and the bends I was hoping to find a trace of you there A print on the ground or a strand of your hair The cabin we built felt cold and alone A pair of ravens moved in and their making it home Not a sign from last year when we called it our own Winter’s been cruel, wiped the story from the stone I’m afraid you’re gone now Never coming back The runs so deep Facing the fact There were too many promises That we couldn’t keep I’m afraid you’re gone now And the hurt runs so deep The love that you needed the comfort you sought Got lost in a dream and you found yourself caught Drowning in loneliness with someone next to you It’s the worst kind of sadness, I know that it’s true The nights are so hard, the days kind of rough The thing I know now, I didn’t love you enough I’m afraid you’re gone now Never coming back The runs so deep Facing the fact There were too many promises That we couldn’t keep I’m afraid you’re gone now And the hurt runs so deep
  • Keywords: simple, acoustic, gentle, Heartfelt, Organic

About Ken Woodard

Ken Woodard

Hartsel, CO United States

Genres: Folk

At 15 years old, I really pissed off my mom when I traded my school-band trumpet for a guitar. She got over it, and I got an itch I'm still scratchin' at 50, with the debut of my CD, Wild Horse. I think mountain music might best describe what I do. Born and raised a fourth-generation Coloradoan (for years I've made my home on a small ranch in South Park, Colorado; in my opinion, one ...

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