Singles, Anyone?

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I am trying something new:

I am in the process of putting together material for a new CD, and I am trying something a little different this time. As the songs are completed, I am offering them on my web site in advance of releasing the full CD. I will release two at a time over the next year and a half and eventually include them on the CD, which I will probably call, “Singles Anyone?”

These are the first two selections from that CD. Enjoy!

A simple man, with a simple plan
He’ll do what’s best for the leader of the band
Lie after lie, oh it makes me wanna cry
But I won’t be broken

Song after song, all come out wrong
What’s right is right, that’s why I can’t sing along
I know my part, comes straight from the heart
And I won’t be broken

We’re free falling, listen, love is calling
Another day, and the pain won’t go away
But I won’t be broken

I’ve heard this sung, since I was young
I know the words, and where it all comes from
A sense of pride, is dying deep inside
But I won’t be broken

We’re free falling, listen, love is calling 
So hear me now, make this solemn vow
I won’t be broken

Raise up your hand if you give a damn
Maybe it’s time, that we break up this band
Hold each other tight, ‘til we see the light
‘cos we be broken

And when it’s time to take back what was yours and mine
This band will play once again in perfect time
Together will sing, let our freedom ring

 

We won’t be broken. We refuse to be broken

   

 

Produced, arranged, engineered and mixed by John Batdorf
Vocals, Acoustic Guitars, Bass, Keys and Percussion by John Batdorf
Additional Background Vocals by Pete Kartsounes
Electric Guitars by Michael Dowdle
Released and Distributed by BATMAC MUSIC 2019

Words and music by John Batdorf
©2019 Bat Mac Music/BMI – All Rights Reserved

I know what girls like, they seem to like me
I see them grinning, every time I’m singing
They think it’s sexy, when I sing high C
I’m pullin’ heartstrings, everywhere I go

I like to write songs, songs that are so deep
Some people ask me “did you write this for me ?”
They wonder if I, know what they’re thinkin’, but
How could I know that, I wrote it long ago

I’m on a mission, of my own volition
I’m really fishin’, for my moment in the sun 
I’ll keep on dreamin’, If I’m still breathin’
I’ll keep believin’ ‘til my song hits #1

When I hit the big time, I won’t be changin’
I’ll be the same guy, won’t be saying goodbye
I’ve got some new friends, who say they love me
We’ll be together, singing in the sun… ..sing it!   Ahh ahh ahh ahh ahh

I’ve been on a mission, of my own volition
I’m really fishin’, for my moment in the sun
I’ll keep on dreamin’, ‘til I stop breathin’
I’ll keep believin’ ‘til my song hits #1

If you’re still listening, I’ll sing another
I got this new one, sure to bring me stardom
I never gave up, and I still remember,
I had these same thought 50 years ago!  Sing it! Ahh ahh ahh ahh ahh

Where did the time go?  This party started 50 years ago

Produced, arranged, engineered and mixed by John Batdorf
Vocals, Acoustic Guitars, Bass, Keys and Percussion by John Batdorf
Additional Background Vocals by Pete Kartsounes
Electric Guitars by Michael Dowdle
Released and Distributed by BATMAC MUSIC 2019

Words and music by John Batdorf
©2019- Bat Mac Music/BMI – All Rights Reserved

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