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.

    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.


    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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