The Quiet Hearted Soldier

The wind blows her Carmel Valley hair She sees me longing for her there Oh but, I’m a soldier with a quiet heart I’m the boy at the end of that night Who’ll do all he can to treat her right Who needs a little bit of a kick start Like sincere words she won’tContinue reading “The Quiet Hearted Soldier”

She Almost Had Me There

She met me through my father He mentioned I liked jazz bands, too So she got in touch with me one day Going out seemed like the thing to do We went to see Wally and his band We took a day trip down to Santa Cruz Hit the coasters, ate some corn dogs LoveContinue reading “She Almost Had Me There”

Screw City Nights

Back in 1999 my bro called me He needed help with Expediting From what he said, I got excited He was baiting and I was biting So I gave 2 weeks at the Hotel And headed to the Midwest Qualified for that fast freight job Then I didn’t get much rest Pre-Chorus: Cause we wereContinue reading “Screw City Nights”

Why Are You Afraid of Me (Baby)

I brought you 50 red balloons right before Prom It was the the craziest thing I’ve done for anyone I turned up one day to ask you to go on a walk I think that’s why you decided you were done Why Oh why Oh why Oh why Why are you afraid of me OfContinue reading “Why Are You Afraid of Me (Baby)”

If You Walk Away

If you walk away Don’t expect me to chase after you Don’t expect me to fight for a dream Deep in your heart won’t come true If you walk away Don’t think I’m gonna negotiate I’m gonna trust the hands of fate And know that deeply, you knew It was time for you to goContinue reading “If You Walk Away”

When She Looks Back

There’s a friend of mine She’s got kids and a home But the guy is gone And she doesn’t understand why She’s got a good job At a big ol’ company She has a close-knit family She can’t see why he said goodbye And when she looks back She sees the white picket fence SheContinue reading “When She Looks Back”

Trucker’s Hat and a Farmer’s Tan

All she was lookin’ for and wanted in a man, was one who had a trucker’s hat and a farmer’s tan It must have been my lucky afternoon, I had both when I walked into the barroom I sat next to her and ordered myself a shot Our eyes met and she said “Hey, you’reContinue reading “Trucker’s Hat and a Farmer’s Tan”

Wallet In The Snow

Found a wallet in the snow Opened it up and I saw the ID She was born in the Summer I was so reckless and free Her name was Jennifer Ann Her home base was Evanston She must have come down To have drinks and some fun With college friends in town Her bank cardContinue reading “Wallet In The Snow”

At The Lake House

It’s warm in this place when it’s cold outside I’m still here at the lake house where we met We were just kids but it seems like yesterday It was a moment frozen in time I won’t forget You had a bright big smile and laughed at me I was quiet and shy but notContinue reading “At The Lake House”