Raising Sand

Raising Sand

Released: October 23, 2007

  1. Rich Woman Lyrics

    Rich Woman
    Written by Dorothy LaBostrie and McKinley Millet

    I got a woman with plenty of money
    She got the money and I got the honey

    Called my baby late last night
    She told me daddy everything was alright

    I don’t have to worry ’cause she’s real fine
    I know my baby she’s all mine

    She give me a Cadillac a diamond ring
    She told me Daddy don’t you worry ’bout a thing

    She’s all mine and I’m so glad
    She’s the best woman I ever had

    © 1955 Sony/ATV Songs LLC/Venice Music (BMI) All rights reserved. Used by permission.

  2. Killing the Blues Lyrics
    Killing the Blues
    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]

     

  3. Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us Lyrics

    Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
    Written by Sam Phillips

    Strange things are happening every day
    I hear the music up above my head
    Though the sight of my heart has left me again,
    I hear music up above

    Secrets are written in the sky
    Looks like I’ve lost the love I’ve never found
    Though the sound of hope has left me again,
    I hear music up above

    Standing in my broken heart all night long
    Darkness held me like a friend when love wore off
    Looking for the lamb that’s hidden in the cross
    The finder’s lost

    I know I’ve loved you too much
    I’ll go on alone to get through

    I hear Rosetta singing in the night
    Echoes of light that shine like stars after they’re gone
    Tonight she’s my guide as I go on alone
    With the music up above

    © Eden Bridge Music (ASCAP) administered by Bug Music. Copyright secured. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

  4. Polly Come Home Lyrics

    Polly Come Home
    Written by Gene Clark

    If the wild bird could speak, he’d tell the places you have been
    He’s been in my dreams, and he knows all the ways of the wind

    Polly come home again
    Spread your wings to the wind
    I’ve felt much of the pain
    As it begins

    Dreams cover much time, still they leave blind the will to begin
    I searched for you there, and now look for you from within

    Polly come home again
    Spread your wings to the wind
    I’ve felt much of the pain
    As it begins

    © 1969 Irving Music, Inc. (BMI). Copyright renewed. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

  5. Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On) Lyrics

    Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)
    Written by Phil and Don Everly

    Some sunny day-hay baby
    When everything seems okay, baby
    You’ll wake up and find that you’re alone
    ’Cause I’ll be gone
    Gone, gone, gone
    Really gone
    Gone, ga-gone, ’cause you done me wrong

    Everyone that you meet baby
    As you walk down the street baby
    Will ask you why you’re walkin’ all alone
    Why you’re on your own
    Just say I’m gone
    Gone, gone, gone
    Gone, ga-gone, ’cause you done me wrong

    And if you change your way baby
    You might get back to stay baby
    Ya better hurry up if ya don’t wanna be alone
    Or I’ll be gone
    Gone, gone, gone
    Really gone
    Gone, ga-gone, ’cause you done me wrong

    © 1964 Sony/ATV Songs LLC./Acuff Rose Music (BMI) All rights reserved. Used by permission.

  6. Through The Morning, Through The Night Lyrics

    Through The Morning, Through The Night
    Written by Gene Clark

    Believe me when I tell you
    I will try to understand
    Believe me when I tell you
    I could never kill a man
    But to know that another man’s holding you tight
    Hurts me little darling
    Through the morning, through the night

    The bond has been broken
    The promise you gave
    The words that were spoken
    I cannot be your slave
    But to know that the trust you had in me is gone
    Hurts me little darling
    Through the night-time, through the dawn

    I dreamed just last night
    You were there by my side
    Your sweet loving tenderness
    Easing my pride
    But then I awoke and found you not there
    It was just my old memory of how much I care

    Believe me when I tell you I will try to understand
    Believe me when I tell you I could never kill a man
    But to know that another man’s holding you tight
    Hurts me little darling
    Through the morning, through the night

    © 1969 Irving Music, Inc. (BMI). Copyright renewed. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

  7. Please Read The Letter Lyrics

    Please Read The Letter
    Written by Michael Lee, Jimmy Page, Charlie Jones, Robert Plant

    Caught out running with just a little too much to hide
    Maybe baby everything’s going to turn out fine
    Please read the letter I nailed it to your door
    It’s crazy how it all turned out we needed so much more

    Too late too late a fool could read the signs
    Maybe baby you better check between the lines

    Please read the letter I wrote it in my sleep
    With help and consultation from the angels of the deep

    Once I stood beside a well of many words
    My house was full of rings and charms and pretty birds
    Please understand me my walls came falling down
    There’s nothing here that’s left for you but check with lost and found

    Please read the letter that I wrote
    Please read the letter that I wrote

    One more song just before we go
    Remember baby you gotta reap just what you sow
    Please read my letter and promise me you’ll keep
    The secrets and the memories that we cherish in the deep
    Please read the letter I nailed it to your door
    It’s crazy how it all turned out we needed so much more

    Please read the letter that I wrote
    Please read the letter that I wrote
    Please read the letter that I wrote
    Please read the letter that I wrote

    BMG Songs (ASCAP)/BMG Music Publishing International Ltd. (PRS)/Sons of Einion Limited (PRS)/Succubus Music Ltd. (PRS) All rights for the U.S. on behalf of BMG Songs. Administered by BMG Songs.

  8. Trampled Rose Lyrics

    Trampled Rose
    Written by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan

    Long way going to
    Get my medicine
    Sky’s the autumn grey of a lonely wren

    Piano from a window played
    Gone tomorrow, gone yesterday

    I found it in the street
    At first I did not see
    Lying at my feet
    A trampled rose

    Passing the hat in church
    It never stops going round

    You never pay just once
    To get the job done

    What I done to me,
    I done to you
    What happened to the trampled rose?

    In the muddy street
    With the fireworks and leaves

    A blind man with a cup I asked
    Would he play “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine”

    I know that rose,
    Like I know my name
    The one I gave my love,
    It was the same
    Now I find it in the street,
    A trampled rose

    Jalma Music (ASCAP)

  9. Fortune Teller Lyrics

    Fortune Teller
    Written by Naomi Neville

    Went to the fortune teller
    Had my fortune read
    I didn’t know what to tell her
    I had a dizzy feeling in my head

    Then she took a look at my palm
    She said son you feel kind of warm
    She looked into her crystal ball
    And said you’re in love

    How could that be so
    I thought of all the girls I know
    She said when the next one arrives
    You’ll be looking into her eyes

    I left there in a hurry
    Looking forward to my big surprise
    The next day I discovered
    That the fortune teller told me a lie

    I hurried back down to that woman

    As mad as I could be
    I said I didn’t see nobody
    Why had she made a fool out of me

    Then something struck me
    As if it came from up above
    While looking at the fortune teller
    I fell in love

    Now I’m a happy fellow
    ’Cause I’m married to the fortune teller
    I’m happy as we can be
    Now I get my fortune told for free

    © 1962 renewed 1990 Unart Music Corporation. Rights assigned to EMI Catalogue Partnership. All rights controlled and administered by EMI Unart Catalog Inc. (BMI) All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

  10. Stick With Me Baby Lyrics

    Stick With Me Baby
    Written by Mel Tillis

    Everybody’s been a-talkin’; they say our love wasn’t real
    That it would soon be over; that’s not the way I feel
    But don’t worry, honey; let them say what they may
    Come on and stick with me, baby; we’ll find a way
    Yes, we’ll find a way

    Everybody’s been a-talkin’; yes, the news travels fast
    They said the fire would stop burnin’; that the flame wouldn’t last
    But I don’t worry, honey; let them say what they may
    Come on and stick with me, baby; we’ll find a way
    Yes, we’ll find a way

    Come on and stick with me, baby

    © 1960 Universal-Cedarwood Publ. (BMI) Copyright renewed.

  11. Nothin’ Lyrics

    Nothin’
    Written by Townes Van Zandt

    Hey mama, when you leave
    Don’t leave a thing behind
    I don’t want nothin’, I can’t use nothin’

    Take care into the hall
    And if you see my friends

    Tell them I’m fine, not using nothin’

    Almost burned out my eyes
    Threw my ears down to the floor
    I didn’t see nothin’, I didn’t hear nothin’

    I stood there like a block of stone
    Knowin’ all I had to know
    And nothin’ more, man that’s nothin

    Being born is going blind
    And bowin’ down a thousand times
    To echoes strung on pure temptation

    Sorrow and solitude
    These are the precious things
    And the only words that are worth rememberin’

    Hey mama, when you leave
    Don’t leave a thing behind
    I don’t want nothin’, I can’t use nothin’

    © 1970, 1999 (renewed) JTVZ Music (ASCAP)/Katie Belle Music (ASCAP)/Will Van Zandt Publishing (ASCAP) administered by Bug. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

  12. Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson Lyrics

    Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson
    Written by Milt Campbell

    Once I had myself a good woman
    But I just didn’t treat her right
    I was always leaving
    Living the party life

    True love was waiting for me
    I was much too blind to see
    Till she told me she would leave me
    I said that’s alright with me

    Oh, but now she’s gone
    I realize I lost the best thing there is
    And my pride keeps telling me
    Let your loss be your lesson

    Heaven knows I miss her loving
    Heaven knows how much I cry
    Just to think that she had left me

    And I know the reason why

    I could tell she had been crying
    That didn’t seem to bother me
    ’Cause I know there’s no one blinder
    Than a fool who just couldn’t see

    Oh, but now she’s gone
    I realize I lost the best thing there is
    And my pride keeps telling me
    Let your loss by your lesson

    © 2000 Trice Publishing Co. (BMI) administered by Bug. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

  13. Your Long Journey Lyrics

    Your Long Journey
    Written by A.D. Watson and Rosa Lee Watson

    God’s given us years of happiness here
    Now we must part
    And as the angels come and call for you
    The pains of grief tug at my heart
    Oh, my darling
    My darling
    My heart breaks as you take your long journey

    Oh, the days will be empty
    The nights so long without you my love
    And when God calls for you I’m left alone
    But we will meet in heaven above
    Oh, my darling
    My darling
    My heart breaks as you take your long journey

    Fond memories I’ll keep of happy ways
    That on earth we trod
    And when I come we will walk hand in hand
    As one in heaven in the family of God
    Oh, my darling
    My darling
    My heart breaks as you take your long journey

    © Hillgreen Music (BMI)