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Paddy Bostock

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· Noddy in Wonderland

· Hand in Glove

· Foot Soldiers

· For the Love Of A Woman

· La Joie de Vivre

· Two Down

· Mole Smith and the Diamond Studded Pistol

· In the deathlight (also a song)

· What’s Beyond

· Do You Know...? (also a song)

· The Love At The Centre (also a song)

· Cats (also a song)

· The World is a Circle

· Keep on Laughing, My Son (also a song)

· Spaghetti Man (Also a Song)

· Long Road (also a song).

· In the War (also a song)

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  Living Free (Also a Song)
by Paddy Bostock
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Past and present.

I left home as soon as I could
With a Saint Christopher made out of wood,
And the only thing I thought of then
Was running.
Running to the dream of the greener grass,
Running from the pressures of the recent past,
And the only sense I relied on then
Was cunning.

Please, take this longing from my heart,
It’s stopping me from living free.
It’s far too long I’ve been apart
From the air I first learned to breathe.

You spread your mind across the continents,
With your head unbowed and your back unbent,
And the only day you think is true
Is tomorrow.
Tomorrow is the promise of the virgin sheet,
Tomorrow is the offer of the new relief,
And the only thing you end up with
Is sorrow.


One day you find you have no home,
The sun always sets on the man alone,
And the only thing you dream of then
Is knowing.
Knowing the kids are coming home from school,
Knowing there’s no one left to break the rules,
And the only seeds you ever sowed
Are growing.



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Reviewed by lois christensen 8/27/2014
Relatively the truth, love your kids, I do mine.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 9/30/2012
It's important to stay connected to your kids. They're the only ones you'll ever have. Songs are hard for me to connect with if I don't hear the melody. Perhaps you could make a voice file and use it as the link at the bottom.


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Paddy Bostock

Noddy in Wonderland

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For the Love Of A Woman

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La Joie de Vivre

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Two Down

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Mole Smith and the Diamond Studded Pistol

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Foot Soldiers

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Hand in Glove

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  1. A Journey Of Self Discovery
  2. I Was
  3. An Empty Chair
  4. Birthday in Heaven
  5. Footprints in the Sands of Time…
  6. I Hear The Night That Calls My Name
  7. Death Comes Knocking
  8. Ah for those wild, wild days to return...
  9. And, I Still Remember Daddy
  10. The Music of Your Time
  11. Cry Bosnia
  12. A Million Dreams Ago
  13. He was but Four...
  14. Windchimes In The Rain
  15. Snowy Morning Walk
  16. That Old Ed Family Shack
  17. Life is But a Vapor
  18. My Name is Alienation
  19. Twenty-Six Years
  20. Broken Children

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