• Artist: Doña Oxford
  • Title: For The Children
  • Genre: Pop - Adult Contemporary
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Piano, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Storytelling, Morality Tale, Growing Pains, Despair Misery, Family
  • Lyric hook: Don’t you say it’s over, before the war is won, if you say it’s over, we’re dead before begun
  • Lyrics: Young man sits by the railroad track He’s waiting for a train Not to ride on or to meet someone He’s just in too much pain Now, I hear crying from the house next door And I know her daddy is home She thinks she is just the only one Little girl, you’re not alone Don’t you say it’s over Before the war is won If you say it’s over We’re dead before begun Child found in a parking lot Can’t identify his smile Tiny teardrops streaming down his face He hasn’t known love for a while Don’t you say it’s over Before the war is won If you say it’s over We’re dead before begun Little girl in a mini skirt She don’t look no more than nine Makes more money than the President In just two hours time Don’t you say it’s over Before the war is won If you say it’s over We’re dead before begun Don’t you say it’s over Before the war is won If you say it’s over We’re dead before begun
  • Keywords: light, Ballad, Bass, Desire, Home, Organic

About Doña Oxford

Doña Oxford

Los Angeles, CA United States

Doña Oxford

In a dramatic scene reminiscent of the life story of many a blues legend, Doña Oxford was born in a parking lot in the back seat of an old Chevrolet. Although the event perhaps falls short of qualifying as the stuff of fable (since it occurred not in the Mississippi Delta, but outside a hospital on New York City’s ritzy Upper West Side), Doña’s impatience to enter the world was an early indication of the ...

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