The Lonesome American


Clouds in the sky are unravelin’  
Is this my land or am I just travelin’? 

Christopher Cook on guitar and vocals 
Emmy Rose on harmonium 

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Been Walkin'

"I want to sit with you down by the river -
Everybody wants to get next to you 
'cause you're a giver.

But I want to see  
Can you put it into my eyes?  
How you can believe when…

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Flight Risk

"Another day has come around 
And I can’t take my eyes off the edge of town 
Can’t take my eyes off the edge of town." 

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Christopher Cook on guitar and vocals …

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Misery, Be Warned

The streets are filled with rubble 
From some forgotten war 
They’d like to fight it all again 
But we can’t take it anymore 

Oh, misery be warned 
There’s only so much can be borne

Christopher Cook –…

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Chimney Swifts

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Afraid of the Crowd

It seems like I’ve lived the time that you’ve lived 
But everyone sees a different world 

And I know that you’ve been with artless travelers 
Who unravel the wonder and take the stars out of the eyes 
Of the

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Lost in a House

"It’s a rich and beautiful world 
So much to see when you travel about 
But when you’re a lonely girl 
You can get lost in a house"

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Christopher Cook, guitar and vocals…

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The Firefly and the Cigarette

On the porch, the fireflies 
Gather ‘round the glow of your cigarette 
Sittin’ out in the evenin’ time 
‘Cause the house ain’t cooled off yet

Christopher Cook, guitar and vocals
Emmy Rose, harmonium
Gracin Dorsey, cello

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The Wild Cathedral Bells

"You could blame it on the freeze 
And the wild cathedral bells 
Across the valley when they sing"

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Christopher Cook on guitar and vocals. Emmy Rose on harmonium and…

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You Can Hear Me There

I sing into a cloud 
I throw my voice with great care 
And I try not to be too loud 
‘Cause I know you can hear me there

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Christopher…

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The Black Hummingbird

"I’ve seen the oldest tree in the world 
Somehow it never fell 
It was shown to me by the crows 
And I promised not to tell"

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Christopher Cook guitar, Emmy…

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Bone Dry

I used to swim in a creek 
Throw a bucket down a well 
Now all I have is a small canteen 
For this trip through hell

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Christopher Cook guitar and…

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