• Title: Any Mother's Son
  • Genre: Folk
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin)
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Release Needing Freedom, Storytelling, Sadness Depression, Alcohol
  • Lyrics: ANY MOTHER'S SON somewhere near a corn field in Hemmingford a lady in a window lit by sun she's hoping to break away to better days but first she'll have to get through this one yes first she'll have to get through this one her husband got a drunk on again last night and came home raving like a freak she wonders how her love changed to fright and thinks about the new life she'll seek CHORUS: somewhere there's a woman in Canada and she's waiting for any mother's son somewhere there's a woman in Canada she's looking for some place to run and she's hoping for a better life to come they say a little kindness goes a long, long way but there's very little kindness in a drunk from bottle to bottle goes the sociopath who pisses himself and smells worse than a skunk he claims that he loves her though angry words and threats pour from his mouth all the time she's plotting and planning to get away from the hate without reason or rhyme and she wishes it would all be over now the games and charades that they've spun and like leaves she wishes they would blow away the evil that hard hearts have done the pain and woe that hard hearts have caused CHORUS:
  • Keywords: simple, acoustic, Organic


Fred's sings and plays a mean guitar

Fred's slide guitar and unique playing style have wowed and dazzled audiences for years. His voice and songwriting remind many of a young Neil Young.

He is the guitarist for Neighbors + Allies, one of David Bowie's favorite NY bands in the 1980's. Fred has composed music for Sesame Street, PBS, numerous commercials, and has worked with musicians such as Jeff Buckley, Pete Shelly, and Deee-Lite. Joni Mitchell and Johnny Cash were among many of ...

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