Lady And Blue (for Tom Watson)

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Lady And Blue (for Tom Watson)

Post by Eternum 1 » Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:46 am

Tom told me he really liked this song which I dedicated to him at the time of composition. His abiding love for a woman and the devotion of his 4 legged companion were the inspiration. Unfortunately the original with his comments seems to have been taken by the auto pruner:

Lady and Blue
(Lyric Ballad)

I took Blue out walking
the Pacific Coast range
With fly rod and flint box
we’re traveling companions

Blue chased down a rabbit
to sautée with onions
We agree on everything
And that doesn’t change

As the moon rises
we sit by the fire,
Blink at the starlight
and curious deer

Blue has my promise
one day I’ll retire,
Stay in our mountains
where the air is so pure

We both like the ladies
as much as the moonlight
Blue makes no promises
and he don’t drink a beer

I once wed a woman
to cherish through twilight
Blue wore a collar
and a sharp button’éer

The Lady and Blue
shared my life’s highway
The Lady and Blue
saw all to see

‘Till I get called
to our home in the skyway
The Lady and Blue’s
all I need

There’s a prayer I whisper
When sailing rough weather
There’s a prayer I whisper
When night comes along

A prayer of thanks
For every bright morning
A prayer of thanks
For sending Blue along

A prayer of thanks
For the Lady who loved me
A prayer of thanks
In the form of this song

*Inspired by Tom Watson*
*And dedicated to him with gratitude*
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Re: Lady And Blue (for Tom Watson)

Post by heinzs » Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:22 pm

Thanks for reposting, ET. I have disabled the autopruner since there are so few of us still active. We are not likely to use up our server space in the near future at this rate.
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Re: Lady And Blue (for Tom Watson)

Post by heinzs » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:41 pm

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Re: Lady And Blue (for Tom Watson)

Post by bags123 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:06 pm

I miss ol Tom. He was a good Christian,...and a very hospitable man. :angel:
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Re: Lady And Blue (for Tom Watson)

Post by Eternum 1 » Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:49 pm

Thanks Heinz and Gerry.
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