Killing The Blues

Album: Raising Sand (2007)
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  • Leaves were falling, just like embers,
    In colors red and gold, they set us on fire
    Burning just like moonbeams in our eyes.

    [Chorus:]
    Somebody said they saw me, swinging the world by the tail
    Bouncing over a white cloud, killing the blues.

    Now I'm guilty of something...
    I hope you never do
    Because there is nothing
    Any sadder than losing yourself in love.

    [Chorus]

    And then you've ask me... just to leave you
    To set out on my own
    And get what I needed.
    You want me to find what I've already had.

    [Chorus 2x]
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Vive from Coloradonobody sings it like Malcolm Holcombe !
  • Geoff Crowe from MichiganI love Chris Smither's version, but love Shawn Colvin's take on the song even more!
  • Lester Lauchlan from CanadaBest version I have found...Malcolm Holcomb. Check it out.
  • Nichting from Durham john prine has a killer version; comparable but less bluesy than smither. smither nails the blues of the song
  • Larry from U.s.a.Do yourselves a favor and check out the version by Chris Smither!
  • Marie from N Ew Britain, CtI've loved this song forever. Krauss/Plant are great but nobody sings it like Roly Salley.
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