Worn So Thin
Bruce Muckala and Friends Lyrics & Credits

 

Worn So Thin

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Worn So Thin

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No More Heartaches
© 1979 by Bruce Muckala
RON BRAULT lead vocals, acoustic & electric guitars - BRUCE MUCKALA electric guitar, electric piano, backing vocal - TOM RIEPL guitar solo - RANDY LANDAS bass - PHIL DALMOLIN drums - TONY WACHTER backing vocals

I don’t want no more heartaches
I don’t want no pain
But you better start worrying ‘bout losing me
If you ever want to see me again

I’ve been under two times already
I think I’m going down one more time
You’ve been going out every evening
I need somebody to throw me a line
Cause every time I’d ask you
You said it won’t happen again

I got the blues every day but Monday
I do believe I’m going insane
I’ve been looking over my shoulder
You’re like a heartbreak hurricane
And every time I’d ask you
You said it won’t happen again


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Fly Away Sally
© 2013 by Bruce Muckala
RON BRAULT lead & backing vocals, acoustic guitars - BRUCE MUCKALA electric & acoustic guitar, keyboards (accordion), organ, tambourine - TOM RIEPL electric guitars - RANDY LANDAS bass - PETE GENEROUS drums

I know your room, I've walked your floor
After all this time, we've been here before
The shades pulled down, your bed unmade
The shadows linger on until they fade

Love is kind when you do your best
We keep the good and throw away the rest
When someone somewhere is thinking of you
You never would be lonely if that's true

Hear that lonesome whistle
Calling out so long
The house may be on fire
The children already gone
Fly away Sally
Nobody else can see
But I'm still waiting, rely on me

Jesus Christ had a dream they say
To sail his boat just to get away
Well I don't know if that's true
But I'd walk upon the water to rescue you


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The Places You've Been
© 2012 by Bruce Muckala
BRUCE MUCKALA lead vocal, electric guitars - CHRIS AMES backing vocals - TROY ENGLE acoustic guitar - RANDY LANDAS bass - PETE GENEROUS drums

Something was lost along the line
But something remains on the vine
I been thinking 'bout the worries and the heartaches
And the fields of wasted time

There's a train i heard last night
I heard it rumble in its flight
Heard its whistle breathe a song through my heart
On those rails running tight

When I said I loved you those sleepless nights, worn so thin
When I said I need you I meant it, you know I did
I never knew you but I've seen the places you've been

That'd be perfect if you came
Cause I'm the one who knows your flame
Now my hands are shaking, I can't stop
Cause I still love you all the same

Everyone longs for heaven's gate
But nobody knows how long they'll wait
When you make an exception
Paradise slips away once again



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Something Ain't Right
© 2008 by Bruce Muckala
TONY WACHTER lead vocal - BRUCE MUCKALA electric & acoustic guitars, backing vocal - TIM SPARKS acoustic guitar - EARL FOOTE pedal steel guitar, backing vocals - DAVID SMITH piano - RANDY LANDAS bass - PETE GENEROUS drums

Only six years old and she's not afraid to go to sleep at night
Her daddy tucks her in and tells her to dream again of something nice
Shadows on the wall look like Jesus
Might be scared if she believed it
But she'll close her eyes cause life seems so very long

Something ain't right
Ain't right with this world

Her darling tucks her in and gives her a kiss that says the sun's gonna shine
But she's much older now and she can read the doubt between the lines
Frightened of the storm that grows inside
Black as any hiding place you'll find
Even the longest life don't seem to last very long

So many shades of gray but she wants to taste the rain that falls at night
They say it's no one's fault then dance around the coming waltz they've seen the light
Come on down she prays in the dark
Come and prove you've got a heart
So it is and was and so it will always will be



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Black Had Turned to Blue
© 2012 by Bruce Muckala
RON BRAULT lead & backing vocals, mandolin - BRUCE MUCKALA guitar - TROY ENGLE guitar, acoustic lap slide guitar - RANDY LANDAS upright bass

I don't know how you can say that I've been thinking 'bout you
Its been so long since you've been gone its crazy that you think I do
I burned all your letters it ain't some kind of joke
Now there ain't no fire for miles around me
There ain't even no smoke

I saw the way you looked at him
I could tell it was true
I had seen the glances dancing back and forth
When the black had turned to blue

I wish I had a treehouse high in a willow tree
I'd waste my time and pay no mind, I guess it comes naturally
I just got to say it and I'm gonna say it slow
There ain't no fire for miles around me
There ain't even no smoke

When we were lovers and I was wild and young
Bridges burned and lessons learned and darling you were one
That train left the station a long time ago
Well, there ain't no fire for miles around me
Ain't even no smoke



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Joanie
© 1976, 2013 by Bruce Muckala
TONY WACHTER lead & backing vocals - BRUCE MUCKALA electric & acoustic guitar, keyboards (accordion) - TOM RIEPL electric guitars - TROY ENGLE acoustic guitar - RANDY LANDAS bass - PETE GENEROUS drums

Joanie, you ask me if I'm leaving
Listen Joanie
I don't think I know the reason

I was waiting for you to come along
There was hope in my eyes you could be strong

Joanie, you ask me if I'm leaving
Listen Joanie
Pain at times can be deceiving

I was thinking about you in Dory Hill
And now my heart keeps telling me
I love you still

Joanie, what a tangled web we weave
Listen Joanie
The weight of the world is make believe



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You Already Made Up My Mind
© 2012 by Bruce Muckala
RON BRAULT lead vocal, mandolin - BRUCE MUCKALA acoustic guitar - TROY ENGLE acoustic lap slide guitar

I'm rolling down the track once again
I was saving myself for a rainy, rainy day
Well I don't mind searching for what I might find
And you already made up my mind

The first time I noticed, you wore that red skirt
The next time I saw you my lungs hurt
Now I'd climb a mountain a thousand miles high
Cause you already made up my mind

I've heard it said no one stands alone
And where you hang your hat is what you call your home
I don't mind people walking their own line
Cause you already made up my mind

If I stop my running there's one place left to go
Yes, I'll stop my running, but I can't go slow
So I'll stay right here between these white lines
Cause you already made up my mind



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I Like the View
© 2012 by Bruce Muckala
BRUCE MUCKALA lead vocal, acoustic guitar - TROY ENGLE fiddle, electric guitar - JAMIE LANG Wurlitzer piano - RANDY LANDAS bass - PHIL DALMOLIN drums

Drifting down the boulevard
Halfway home but still unaware
Turning over the final card
Used to be I never knew you cared

You don't have to worry no more
Let it rain, let it pour
Sometimes we don't know what to do
I used to be a child, a child I never knew
Now I can't stay here
But I like the view

Behind the door I hang my hat
Kick my shoes off and go upstairs
I make my bed I'm good at that
Never too good at saying my prayers

It's hard to know what makes me brave
Barely breathing I'm long overdue
My poor brain it won't behave
No one else compares with you



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I Need You
© 1965 by George Harrison
BRUCE MUCKALA lead vocal, guitars - JES CONRAD harmony vocals - RANDY LANDAS bass - PETE GENEROUS drums


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Thunder in the Distance
© 2013 by Bruce Muckala
DAN BARNES lead vocal, BRUCE MUCKALA electric piano, organ, backing vocal - TOM RIEPL guitars - TONY WACHTER backing vocals - RANDY LANDAS bass - PETE GENEROUS drums

I want to be happy but my tears don't seem to dry
My mind is aching since you said goodbye
Overhead the sky looks so gray
What does it take to make you want to stay

There's thunder in the distance
Lightning in the sky
Thunder in the distance
The rain won't come close to the tears I've cried

Now I'm so lonely its tearing me apart
Your love is spinning round and round my heart
Baby, please could there be one more time
What does it take to make you change your mind

Now that you're leaving
I get down on my knees and I pray
Now, now that you're leaving
Will I ever see another sunny day



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Never
© 2013 by Bruce Muckala
BRUCE MUCKALA lead vocal, ukulele, piano - RON BRAULT backing vocals, acoustic & electric guitars - TOM RIEPL guitar solos - JAMIE LANG Hammond organ - RANDY LANDAS bass - PETE GENEROUS drums & percussion

I never stop, I never start
I never tried to steal your heart
I never asked to be in love but I am

I never had what I have
I never tried to understand
I never asked to be in love but I am

What good is it to be so confused
What good is it if you're not amused
I never tried, I never planned
I never start and I never stop
I never asked to be in love but I am



 

 

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