This is just a pretty rough headphone mix, and needs some background vocals.... I thought I may just go ahead and post this & maybe work on trying to improve and polish it at a later date. I just enjoy writing, but have never been comfortable with the technical aspect of recording & mixing music.
I do want to thank an anonymous forum member who REALLY gave me some encouragement and help on the whole process. I have a long way to go, but am at least starting to get the hang of it. There are some very talented and super kind and helpful artists here - this is a great place to learn, and you guys (and gals) are awesome.
Thanks for listening! Live Like Yesterday
Copyright (c) 2015, Curt Young
I remember many years ago
On the front porch with my folks back home
How the neighbors smiled and waved when they walked by.
Supper time came after chores,
We didn’t need to lock our doors -
We were rich in things that money could not buy.
Life was pure and simple then,
If I could I would go back again.
But no one gets to turn the hands of time.
One and one still equals two
And a thousand lies don’t change the truth -
No matter what this troubled world may say
It used to be we helped our brother
Trusted God, and loved each other.
Some say what we need is hope and change
I think I’d rather live like yesterday.
We pledged allegiance in our school
And learned about the Golden Rule
And the price our fathers paid for speech that’s free
Showed respect when folks grew old
And a man’s word was as good as gold
When a promise made was a promise meant to keep
If we could live a better way,
I’d like to live like yesterday
When men worked hard and raised their families
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