American Heartache

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We went from nothin’ to Tennesee
I wanted Memphis in front of me
So we marched on through the night
Yeah we put up some kind of fight

American Heartache
Life is what you make
American Heartache
It’s one thing we all stake

There was nothin' for turnin’ back
There is tomorrow and that's a fact
What does it matter where you land
When you know where you stand

American Heartache
It's one thing we all stake
American Heartache
Life is what you make

My broken heart is weeping
Tell me the secrets you're keeping

It is a piece of you're history
It's what they didn't want you to see
It's on the wall and it's on the street
and it curls up at your feet


from The True Spokes, released February 4, 2012
by Scott Goodwin/Scott Goodwin (ASCAP)



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cut from a classic mold, very much kindred spirits to Wilco, The Beatles, and The Kinks, i.e. powerhouse groups where harmony, robust playing and dedicated craftsmanship run headlong into rock’s indefinable, exuberant, enduring zeitgeist - a perfect soundtrack for the daily grind that reaches outward beyond the challenges towards something hopeful, real and truthful ... more

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