Sedalia Blues

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sedalia blues

I never set foot in your hometown
you never took a step in mine
but I feel the wheels are turning
and I think it might be time

I wanna breathe the air it gave you
I wanna feel that sun go down
I wanna wallow in your footsteps
down the streets of sedalia town

though I know your dreams had faded
mine have nothing left to lose
and you don't have to be in missouri
to sing sedalia blues

I chose a life that you'd forgotten
a life you said would let me down
but it's kept me fed and watered
and it's led to sedalia town

and though I might be torn and jaded
got no ego left to bruise
and I don't need to see missouri
I'll just sing sedalia blues

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from Sedalia Blues, released June 1, 2016

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Cletis Carr Nashville, Tennessee

Singer-songwriter Cletis Carr knows a good yarn. Especially when paired with a good melody and some gritty slide guitar.

A careful student of the human condition, Carr's story-songs play out like mini-movies. Tales of joy, heartbreak, redemption, ordinary madness and everyday heroes are framed in a rich tapestry of acoustic steel-string guitar, dobro and lap slide.
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