Another Way To Fly (Origional song cigar box tele)

I wrote this song some years ago, figured it was time to re-record it and put it back up on youtube. Hope ya'll like it. I wrote this song after reading Johnny Cash's first autobiography and reading about his cycle of taking barbiturates and amphetamines.


Lyrics:
You were looking to find another way to fly
You thought it couldn't hurt if you just give it a try
Now the bloodshot in your eyes tell the story o so well
of the time you spent flyin through hell

And the uppers and the downers will start messing with your mind
You'll think that your a profit when the Devil's on your side
now your looking for the answers in a spiral going down
But you can't fly when your face first under ground

Sometimes we just know but we choose not to believe
Other times just blinded by vices and greed
then you face a situation with two ways to escape
beat the devil or accept a much worse fate

And the uppers and the downers will start messing with your mind
You'll think that your a profit when the Devil's on your side
now your looking for the answers in a spiral going down
But you can't fly when your face first under ground


Gear used:
Guitar: "Smokey"
Effect: Sabella Studios Spring Reverb tank with Tremolo
Amp: Fender Bassman
Cab: Motion Sound SRV-212
Guitar Mic: Motion Sound SRV-212 built in microphones
Harmonica: Honer Marine Band (G)
Vocal Mic:Altec 633A
Camera/Mixer: Zoom Q8

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Comment by Constantine Caviris on December 6, 2020 at 4:52pm

Thank you for the kind words.

Comment by A.D.EKER on December 6, 2020 at 10:28am

it sounds autobiografical ,but that becouse you bring this tune a cross whit heart felt exubarance Constantine !  chilling ! well done !

Comment by Uncle John on December 6, 2020 at 8:38am

Love that harp and guitar work.   Ah man.  Good sad, true ringing song.  Good vocals too.

I am glad that Johnny got his stuff together and went out well.   Made some real good music, he did.

Comment by Dave Lynas on December 6, 2020 at 7:54am

I like your sound Constantine. Good voice, good guitar. 

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