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by Sean McGaughey

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I´d repeat all mistakes again Lyrics (c)Arthur Rossi February 8, 2017 http://fawm.org/songs/68883/ Music (c) Sean McGaughey Feb 8, 2017 Intro C Em F G C C People call me crazy… crazy… Em Em If for you, then they are right… C C yes, I am chasin`… chasin`… F G for castles in the sky to be by your side C C I write you poems… poems… Em Em I`ll save you when you`re in need, C C they say “we know him… know him, F G since that girl, he's gone to seed…” C Em F G …but I love you, C Em F G I just love you… (Chorus) F G Em Am If I had a chance, if I had a choice, if I had a plan, F G Em Am I`d repeat all the mistakes with you again, F G Em I`d give you my heart, I`d give you my soul, Am F they`re already yours anyway and after all… F G Em Am If I had a chance, if I had a choice, if I had a plan, G G INSTRUMENTAL C X2 EM X2 C X 2 F G C C They say you`re not worth it… worth it… Em Em but you've got me, I have your name… C C you know I carved it… carved it… F G in my soul and heart, in my mind and brain… C Em F G …yes, I love you, C Em F G oh, I love you… F G Em Am If I had a chance, if I had a choice, if I had a plan, F G Em Am I`d repeat all the mistakes with you again, F G Em I`d give you my heart, I`d give you my soul, Am F they`re already yours anyway and after all… F G Em Am If I had a chance, if I had a choice, if I had a plan, F G Am G I`d repeat all the mistakes with you again… F G C …over and over again…
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Walls FAWM 2017 Sean McGaughey (number 1 and 14) (c) Feb 1, 2017 Bm x 2 GMaj7 x2 You carefully gather every rock thrown Bm x 2 GMaj7 x2 Constructing around your heart a fortress of stone Bm x 2 GMaj7 x2 A refuge of safety a place all your own Em Em7 F# F#7 But you've left no door, you're trapped, alone Chorus G A BmX2 Let your walls fall down G A Bm F# Watch as little pieces shatter all around G A Bm Em Your boundaries guard a oneman ghost town G A F#x2 Let the walls down Alt tag for end of Chorus G A Bm Em (or A) G A BmX2 Bm x 2 GMaj7 x2 There are walls built for fear, others made for spite Bm x 2 GMaj7 x2 Those are black inside, to keep out the night Bm x 2 GMaj7 x2 Someday all walls crack, it lets in the light Em Em7 F# F#7 Glimmers of hope, joy and delight Chorus G A BmX2 Let your walls fall down G A Bm F# Watch as little pieces shatter all around G A Bm Em Your boundaries guard a oneman ghost town G A F#x2 Let the walls down Bridge Bm A GX2 (or Em) Spread dreams of hope Bm A GX2 Light a candle for peace Bm A G Em Share a moment of joy G A Bmx2 May the walled find release Chorus G A BmX2 Let your walls fall down G A Bm F# Watch as little pieces shatter all around G A Bm Em Your boundaries guard a oneman ghost town G A F#x2 Final Chorus G A B B Let the walls down Comments
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Elise Sean McGaughey FAWM 2017 #7 Week 2 Challenge-- Classical From Beethoven: Fur Elise 3/4 110 Section A E7 Am E7 Am E7 Am E7 Am (Intro-- Noodle on organ E7 Am E7 Am She packed a suitcase and a kitten E7 Am E7 Am Into an old Chevrolet C G Am E7 tattered jeans, hopes and dreams E7 Am E7 Am To seek a new life far away E7 Am E7 Am (20 or 28) It'd all stay the same if if she stayed B E7 Am F F You gotta take a chance Bb Bb E E7 Play the cards in your hand Am C C C Let the Chips fall where they may E E7 Am Am the odds may be in your favour one day Section A 2 E7 Am E7 Am You're easily lost in the city E7 Am E7 Am Nobody knows your name C G Am E7 Alone in a crowd, you're crying aloud E7 Am E7 Am Nobody knows your name, NO E7 Am E7 Am Nobody knows your name, Section C: (Instrumental) E7 A A Dm Dm Am Dm Am Dm A A Dm Dm Bb Bb Dm Am E7 E7 Am Am Am Am Am (24) Section A E7 Am E7 Am Days become weeks then months and years E7 Am E7 Am Hopes fade, dreams disappear C G Am E7 Still Alone in a crowd, she's crying aloud E7 Am E7 Am In sadness she prays for release. E7 Am E7 Am (20) Will anyone care for Elise? (END) E7 AM Comments
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Small Talk Lyrics by visiblydistorted music (c) Sean McGaughey for FAWM 2017 Feb 10. 2017 Album: A Fine Line Track: 021 Am x2 It's so weathery outside, G x2 I had such a day today, Am x2 I watched another episode, G x2 And that game that sports team played, C Em Small talk, F G It gets on my nerves C Em Nothing to say, Nothing to add F G The same conversation C Em Over and over F G No need to think that thought you F X 2 G had. Am X2 Around the water cooler, G x2 Or on the bus ride South, Am X2 And sometimes on the sidewalk, G x2 People run their boring mouths, Chorus Am X2 Oh work is such a job, G x2 I just got myself a thing, Am X2 Did you hear about that person? G x2 Or look at any funny memes?
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Songs That Pay lyrics by visiblydistorted music by visiblydistorted and Sean McGaughey for FAWM 2017 Feb 3, 2017 1 A Another night awake F#m Another tear stain A On my pillow case F#m A Another boring dream F#m About him dancing with A Another pretty face F#m E Another pen run dry Bm Another journal page A F#m An empty coffee cup A D One shady afternoon A D I'll be in a greasy spoon A D In a town that's Overrun E E with washed-up Cynics A D And on that merry day A D I'll be Singing A D Songs That Pay A D And I'll Finally let go E E7 Of heartbreak's Gimmicks 2 A Another old guitar F#m Another sticker for A F#m Another carry-on A Another bill to pay F#m Another cheap perfume A F#m And a loveless song E Another bath for one Bm Where I don't shave my legs A F#m Another hour stood-up A D One shady afternoon A D I'll be in a greasy spoon A D In a town that's Overrun E E with washed-up Cynics A D And on that merry day A D I'll be Singing A D Songs That Pay A D And I'll Finally let go E E7 Of heartbreak's Gimmicks 3 A Another Eleanor F#m Another lame excuse A F#m To book another gig A Another crowd impressed F#m Another dressing room A F#m Another wasted cig E Another hand to shake. Bm Another photo op. A F#m But there's no time for deep. A D One shady afternoon A D I'll be in a greasy spoon A D In a town that's Overrun E E with washed-up Cynics A D And on that merry day A D I'll be Singing A D Songs That Pay A D And I'll Finally let go E E7 Of heartbreak's Gimmicks A Another winter's here F#m And I've seen every town D E A F#m I'm just another Creep. A F#m (vamp to end)
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Bacon (c) Sean McGaughey February 18, 2017 Superskirmish 18e C Money cant't buy everything C7 but it can buy bacon F C I guess that will do C I love to awaken to the A7 A7 smell of fresh cooked bacon D7 G7 How about you? C breakfast eggs and bacon C7 For lunch a B L T, F D7 bacon bits on caesar salad with the evening meal C A7 Everything's better with bacon D7 G C Wouldn't you all agree?
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You Snooze, You Lose (c) Sean McGaughey February 26 FAWM2017 #17, #ss26g, F I'm winding up my courage Bb Your patience has already wound down C A halting move in your direction Bb C I'm finally ready to come on C ` Bb C But You've already moved on C F You Snooze, you lose F Again F Bb She wanted a lover-- Not just friends. C A woman won't wait for months on end C Bb- C You Snooze, You Lose F Again F Came on too strong, Caught on too late Bb She may be willing, but I always hesitate C Days and months are too long to wait. Bb C I don't make my move till too late
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The Road is So Long, Lord Lyrics by The Pop Mythologist Music (c) Sean McGaughey February 22, 2017 A thousand miles A hundred nights I’ve been walking North star in my sight Wondering when I’ll reach the end Of this road This long and lonely road The road is so long, Lord The road is so long The night is so dark, Lord The night is so dark Please lead me home, Lord One way or the other Please lead me home I tell myself That I’ll soon be free In the Promised Land That you promised to me But I’m so tired, Lord That I only want To come home to you Y-e-e-e-s, to you The road is so long, Lord The road is so long The ground is so cold, Lord The ground is so cold Please lead me home, Lord One way or the other Please lead me home Last night I dreamt Of a ladder so high Ol’ Jacob’s Ladder Leading up to the sky I tried to climb it You pulled it away My heart was broken, Lord Yes, so broken The road is so long, Lord The road is so long My feet are so tired, Lord My feet are so tired Please lead me home, Lord One way or the other Please lead me home If I lied down now In this cold deep river Would you let me in into heaven forever Or would you make my soul Wander forever On this road This long and lonely road The road is so long, Lord The road is so long When will I be free, Lord When will I be free Please lead me home, Lord One way or the other Please lead me home
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I Believe (c) Sean McGaughey Feb 19, 2017 Superskirmish 19E baritone uke open G I believe in God the Father I believe in His only Son I believe in the Holy Sprit Somehow three, yet are One I believe, I believe Please Sweet Lord teach me how to believe (Repeat) I believe even when I don't feel it. I believe even though I can't see I believe you help me believe in you Cause I know you believe in me. I believe there is a heaven I believe in a brotherhood of man I believe if we share our possessions We can feed everyone in every land.

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Every February for the past 5 years, I have been participating in February Album Writing Month at FAWM.org. This year I've gone a step further and here are my produced demos from FAWM 2017.

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released February 28, 2017

Production and all music, arrangements and instruments were by Sean McGaughey. Lyrics by Sean McGaughey, except: Small Talk- Lyrics by Jacki (visiblydistorted), Songs that Pay- Lyrics and melody by Jacki (visiblydistorted), All the Mistakes... Again- Lyrics by Arthur Rossi, The Road is So Long- Lyrics by The Pop Mythologist.

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Sean McGaughey Ontario

I am a folk singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and children's entertainer in Simcoe County Ontario. By day, I am a mild-mannered Elementary School teacher-librarian.

Since 2013, I have been participating the the February Album Writing Month Challenge at fawm.org to write 14 songs in February.

This year I challenged myself to up my musicianship and production values. This is the result.
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