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#717567 - 05/05/09 07:37 PM Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too  
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Wow must be a long time since I've been here, too long, a lot
has changed, love the new look and set up and the music is as
good as ever, this is fresh of the press as they say so I've
had no feedback whatsoever so any comments I do get will be
very much appreciated,

Tony.

http://soundclick.com/share?songid=7575998

Donít Follow Me Cos Iím Lost Too

When I was younger I was confused
I was the picture of disillusioned youth
I sought guidance I sought the truth
When I heard of a swami of great repute

I crossed the desert to see the holy man
Found him after days of wandering in the sand
I said hey guru
What should I do
He said donít follow me
Cos Iím lost too

They said the economy was causing trouble
Because of credit crunchís and property bubbles
Went to the A.T.M to withdraw my stash
It said insufficient funds gave me no cash

I wondered did it mean me or them
I knew the bank manager could fill me in
I said hey bank dude
What should I do
He said donít follow me
Cos Iím lost too

I thought I could maybe use my vote
To change things so I started taking note
I watched the candidates on the campaign trail
Listened to the speechís but it all seemed stale

I couldnít decide which one to choose
So I asked the question had nothing to lose
I said hey congress man
What should I do
He said donít follow me
Cos Iím lost too

I guess from then I had to find my own way
Learn from my mistakes get from day to day
Just rode on life and enjoyed the trip
And forgot about relying on leadership

Now that Iím older and suppose to be wise
The kids come to me and ask for my advise
They say hey man
What should we do
I say donít follow me
Cos Iím lost too

Words/Music by Tony Atkinson ©

#717593 - 05/05/09 09:31 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Tony A]  
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Hey Tony,
Welcome back into the fold. Love the lyric. Very timely but also timeless so as not to be dated. The music is fine but would sound better with live instruments naturally but you do with what you got. Good song.

Steve

#717854 - 05/06/09 06:07 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Little_stevie_b]  
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What I could do if I had the equipment, there are a few live
instruments in there, three different guitars but as for the rest
it's all done by keys, thanks for giving it a spin, appreciate
your comments,

Tony.

#717863 - 05/06/09 06:37 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Tony A]  
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An enjoyable listen, Tony. smile

Excellent lyric and a catchy melody.

Donna


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#717923 - 05/06/09 09:25 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Tony A]  
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Hi Tony

An excellent song and delivery. ! Great vocals on this. I like what you are doing here. : ) jm


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#718156 - 05/07/09 01:44 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Joice Marie]  
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Nice lyrics, good tune overall.

#718569 - 05/08/09 06:14 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Life Rise]  
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Hey Donna, glad you enjoyed it, thanks for listening and
commenting.

Hey Joice, I usually don't get positive comments on my vocals
so I appreciate your very much, thanks for listening.

Life Rise, appreciate you giving this one a spin and commenting.

Tony.

#719057 - 05/10/09 04:04 AM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Tony A]  
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Liked the lyrics.

#719452 - 05/11/09 05:53 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Michael James Moore]  
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Thanks Michael.

#719530 - 05/11/09 11:15 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Tony A]  
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Hi Tony smile

This is fantastic hah, you have a lovely style, and vocal, blush Wozah, what a morning I'm having listening to all these talented JPF members here, hey. YIPEE! whistle

Aussie fan
Michele

Last edited by Michele Bolton; 05/11/09 11:16 PM.
#719537 - 05/11/09 11:40 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Michele Howlett]  
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Hi Tony,

Nice to meet you. Enjoyed listening to this alot. A good production and fun to listen to,

Letha

#719567 - 05/12/09 01:30 AM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Letha Allen]  
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Nice song in the Dylan tradition of tying a bunch of different stories to the same hook. And it's a great hook too. And some humor to boot. I like it, Tony!

Scott

#720096 - 05/13/09 04:45 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Scott Campbell]  
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G'day Michele, I agree there is a lot of talent here at J.P.F
hope some of it rubs off on me, appreciate your comment,

Tony.

#720098 - 05/13/09 04:48 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Tony A]  
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Hey Letha, someone enjoying one of my songs makes my day,
thank you for your comments,

Tony.

#720099 - 05/13/09 04:52 PM Re: Don't Follow Me Cos I'm Lost Too [Re: Tony A]  
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Hey Scott, how are you doing, once I had the hook down everything
else formed very quickly, I love it when they just come together
almost naturally, appreciate you giving it a spin and commenting,

Tony.


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