• Artist: Steve Shaw
  • Title: Sons of Solomon
  • Genre: Pop - Adult Contemporary
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Textures/pads, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Percussion, Horns/Woodwinds/Brass, All Other, Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Morality Tale, Classism, Other, Rebellion, Triumph Success, Courage
  • Lyrics: We rode with conscience On a tired rail We strove to beat them Swore we wouldn’t fail In the throws of brotherhood We would not weaken We were the Sons of Solomon We cried for justice And we fought steadfast We stood unflinching And we gave our best Their profits soared on The backs of working men We were the Sons of Solomon The righteous triumph In the truth of light The cowards shrivel From the sacrifice Their betrayal is nothing less Than an act of treason We were the sons of Solomon They broke our spirit And they broke our will They crushed our families And they own us still Their chains are that Which is our bitter pill We were the Sons of Solomon
  • Keywords: light, Ballad, Bass, Brass, Desire, Organic

About Steve Shaw

Steve Shaw

St. Louis, MO United States

American singer/songwriter Steve Shaw continues to evolve with his songwriting and recording direction. Shaw writes from a very personal level, as his songs are filled with both pain and understanding; hope and despair. He questions spirituality, religion, and politics. Raised in a middle-class, Catholic family that was deeply rooted in the union trades, Shaw often champions the working class and the social aspects of the poor versus the rich; the powerful versus the powerless. With ...

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