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A Hug Ain’t the Same

Brand New Life

Changes

Closing of the Day

Homeless

I Tried

I’m Going to Leave You

In the Blink of An Eye

It’s Your Life

Kansas City Fall

Looking for Love

Loving from Afar

Mean Wind

Mermaids Are Singing

Nana’s Song

Resting Place

Richard Malotte

Room With a View

Running in Place

Seasons Come & Seasons Go

Song for a Son

Take the Risk

The Beauty & the Curse

The End of the Line

The Grass is Greener

The Middle Ground

The Shot Heard Round the Block

The Tail Song

The Ticket

The Worst of Me

When the Wind Calls Your Name

Wings of Love

You Are My Compass

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Brand New Life
(Copyright Terry Scott, 1999)

3/4 Capo 2

     A                                     D                  A
/ Pedro was / twenty when he / came from the / South
      D                                         E
/ Juanita was / just seven- / teen /
               A                                        D                      A
They / both come / looking for / work in the / North
        D                    E                A
/ Chasing that / golden / dream /
                         A                                        D                 A
Well, they / met in Mexi / c ali in the / back of a / truck
          D                                 E
/ Waiting to / cross the / line /
       A                                            E                A
/ Both feeling / scared and / already / missing
                 D                              E                   A
The / families they were / leaving be- / hind /


Chorus:
              A                                                      D
But, / hey, when that / brand new life / calls / you
                                A                 F#m           E      A
You know you / pack your / bags and you / run /
               A                                                         D                      A
And, / hey, don’t that / new life sparkle / just like a / diamond /
          D                        E           A
/ Beneath the / California / sun /
          D                        E           A
/ Beneath the / California / sun /

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Closing of the Day
(Copyright Terry Scott, 1996)

4/4 Capo 3

     A                          D                     A
/ When I was / 17, you / set out on your / own
      F#m                                                            D                           E
/ Traveling north in / search of truth, a / bedroll for your / home
         D                                 A               D                              E
I / wish I'd had your / courage, I / wish I'd had your / faith /
            A                       G                                 D                       A
And / do you ever / think of me at the / closing of the / day?

Tag:
    A                        G                             D              A
/
Do you ever / think of me like / I think of / you?

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In the Blink of an Eye*
(Copyright Terry Scott, 1995)

*Written the day after the bombing of the Federal building in Oklahoma City.

3/4
      Em                               D
A / clear Spring / day in the / heartland /
                     Am                          G
And the / feeling / we were / safe /
                    C                        Em              D                G
Both / shattered like a / thousand / shards of / glass
                    Am              Em                        D                  G
With the / blast of a / bomb, with the / blast / of a / bomb

           Em                                  D
We / thought it could / not happen / here /
           Am                           G
No / need to / post a / guard
                  C                           Em              D            G
Well it / looks like there's / no place / left to / hide
              Am                                   Em                      D                                            G
It's / reached our / own back- / yard /, oh it's / reached our / own back- / yard /



Chorus:
                        C                                          G
There are / babies who / won't pick / flowers this / Spring
         C                           Am              G                      D
/ Lovers who won't / kiss on a / front porch / swing
            Am                       G                      D
And / how / do you / pick up / the / pieces /   /   /
                       Am                                                     D                    G
When your / life has been / shattered in the / blink of an / eye? /   /   /


Tag:
                Am           Em                D                  Am
In the / blink of an eye, in the blink of an / eye
           G                                         D                     G
Oh, / life is as / fragile as the / blink / of an / eye /

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Room With A View
(Copyright Terry Scott, 2003)

3/4 Capo 2

       A                                         D                A
/ When she was a / young girl she / lived in her / dreams
           D                                                 E
Of / what she might / do with her / life /
              A                                D                      A
So / many i-/-deas swam / 'round in her / head
             D                       E                A
She / hardly could / sleep at / night /
              A                                       D                 A
She / might be a / dancer or a / singer of / songs
             D                                     E
and / maybe / somebody's / wife /
            A                                     E                                A
She / might be a / pilot and / soar through the / clouds
                    D                  E                           A
Or be a / doctor and / save someone's / life /

Chorus:
              A                                                      D
But, / hey, when that / brand new life / calls / you
                                A                F#m           E        A
You know you / pack your / bags and you / run /
               A                                                        D                       A
And, / hey, don’t that / new life sparkle / just like a / diamond /
          D                     E          A
/ Beneath that / golden / sun /
          D                     E          A
/ Beneath that / golden / sun /

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Seasons Come & Seasons Go
(Copyright Terry Scott, 2005)

4/4

 C                                     G7
/ It's Friday morning and the / rain comes down
                                                    
C
/ The cat is snoozing in the / chair
    
F
/ Think I'll take a little / walk outside
   
G7                   C
/ Just to get some / air
   
F
/ And send these hopes on / broken wings
  
Am                      Dm
/ Up into the winter / sky
   
C                                      G7
/ The New Year's coming just / around the bend
   
F                               C
/ Anticipation's running / high


Chorus:
    
F                         G7
/ Seasons some and / seasons go
    
F                                         G7
/ The year winds down, not too / much to show
   
C                                   F    C
/ Some dreams delayed but / still alive
   
Am                          Dm    Am
/ And life flows onward / by and by
                                        
F      C
/ Life flows onward / by and by
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The End of the Line
(Copyright Terry Scott, 2005)

3/4 Capo 3
   C                                   F                        C
/ Billy's nine- / teen but tells / folks he's twenty- / two
                                                                                      F                       C
He / came here from / Memphis with just his / clothes & his / shoes
                           G7                                                  F                         C
We work to- / gether at / Caesar's; he parks / cars, I serve / drinks /
               F                                                                    G7                           C
Days / off he's out at / Lake Mead, / says the / quiet helps him / think /
                  Em                     Am                           F                             G7
With a / cold beer at / sunset 'neath that / endless Western / sky /
                     F                                                                      C
He can / picture it so / clearly when he / closes his / eyes /
                          G7                                              F                          C
Dreams of / dealing / Blackjack, sees the / cards flash and / shine /
                          F                                                          G7                 C
Yeah, he's / looking for that / good life / at the / end of the / line /   /   /


Chorus:
               C                                   C7
And, / hey, this is / Vegas /   /
                                                     F
You know it / glitters and / shines /   / 
                                     G7
The / jewel of the / desert /   /
                                   C
The / end of the / line /   /   / 

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