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Track Name: Company Vacation - Rhinestone Cowboy
You were gone before you had even died
Dull and dim, Grandpa who am I?
A cruel crown on life/gravy on pie
Being stripped of your reprise
Blame the plagues in labyrinth
Making strangers of your kin

Like a rhinestone cowboy,
Only without jewels
Only without a fine suit
Only without boots
Only without Janet
Left alone by God
Only without Jesus
Whom he had forgot

Forgive me I was gone when you pulled pictures off the wall
Hours on on your side, you lay crippled from the fall
A cruel crown on life/gravy on pie
Being stripped of your reprise
And I pray you were feeling it
Not all alone at quietus


On the end of your rope,
crawling on your knees,
When the shroud was lifted,
From that downhill disease,
And you whisper, “Janet,
boy I’m glad you’re here.”
And within the hour,
your soul disappeared
Like the rhinestone cowboy,
Only without jewels
Only without a fine suit
Only without boots
Only without Janet
Left alone by God
Only without Jesus
Whom he had forgot
Track Name: Andrew Wiggins - D.C. vs. Dallas
FedEx Field 9/18
The crowd jeers as the Cowboy bastards near
The vast frontier
Destroy and claim
The slaughter comes with a long commercial break

Snap the ball
Lock into your coverage
As the ball sails through the Landover sky
Gain five yards
Five more and it's first down
The stars may win but we all lose

Half time ends
The boys are back
Rush the pocket for a 15 yard sack
Crushing skulls
Bruising bones
It's a war shots on a 4K camera phone

Snap the ball
Lock into your coverage
As the ball sails through the Landover sky
Gain five yards
Five more and it's first down
The stars may win but we all lose

The receiver's knocked out, speechless on his back
The medic pulls his face mask up
He says "this one is done, let's get him to the locker room"
The arena falls silent as they put him on the stretcher
Another casualty of hot dogs and beer
Washington is down, lost another one this year

Snap the ball
Lock into your coverage
As the ball sails through the Landover sky
Gain five yards
Five more and it's first down
The stars may win but we all lose
Track Name: Lindenfield - Cage Me
We don't talk
We never will
Your prophet speaks
My prophet sells
You act like you're my savior but
We'll both end up in hellllllllllllllllll

Trapped in a prison of heartless minds
Breathing and bleeding until the end of time

You aren't trying to save me
Stop trying to cage me

I'm not you
You'll never be
Roll back your eyes
You'll see your greed
Capture your essence
Nothingness, meaningless presence
Your methods of murder are endless

Trapped in a battle we have to score
Breathing and bleeding forever more

You aren't trying to save me
Stop trying
Track Name: Emily Brown - Joe/Dorthella/John/Mable
Joe Bassett was a cowboy, roping since the Lord gave life
But he made a mountain home once sweet Dorthella was his wife
She was brown haired she was bright eyed she was kind as kind can be
And she bore the baby girl who bore my mama who bore me.

Still he drove those dusty roads went roping cattle all year round
And in Madison Square Garden he performed before the crowd
Oh at home he'd smile and twinkle, whittle toys out with his knife
Till that man who was a father left with someone else's wife

Chorus
Take this longing, we don't like it anymore
We don't want it, we don't know what you laid it on us for
Wanting wandering wondering where it is
I’d love to sit down be still and feel forgiveness

Oh my grandma was a girl then, frilly dressed and ribbon haired
And she watched her mother buckle under weight too great to bear
And that woman left her husband also lonesome and bereft
Johnny too was broken hearted; he was grieving like the rest

Now I do not know the details, they’ve been buried in the ground,
But I think to share the suffering, sometimes John would call around
How does love come out of parting? How do smiles come out of tears?
Broken pieces glued together grow enamored through the years

Chorus

Oh Dorthella married Johnny and the woman married Joe
While their grandchildren were growing up they didn’t even know
Built their homesteads in the mountains, and their children lived their lives
Till the woman called years later begging to apologize

Chorus

Time can make so much a difference, wear the mountains into dust
Takes the ink right off the paper, covers chromium in rust
Turn a feud into a friendship, turns a house into a home
Yet a word can heal the heart that’s gone untouched by time alone
Track Name: Eli Scheer - Cowboy Daughter
I am the daughter
Of every cowboy father
Who’s ever gone and made it to the west

Why keep on hiding
The reasons we are fighting
When we are all the same just like the rest

Oh, I want to lasso you to the ground
Oh, I want to lasso you to the ground
Oh, I want to lasso you to the ground
Track Name: Caleb Darger - Jamestown
I went out to meet you when you came
You seemed so strange before, but now it’s not the same
You tied up your boats and staked your claim
Then with envy in your eyes, you gave me a different name

Tore off the gold from my ears
In my innocence, you taught me how to fear
My heart returns to yesteryear
I keep my head down, try to keep my conscience clear

Where do I go from here?

You cut down the trees and cleared the land
Then you said I had to leave as you put up your flag
Drew up your boundaries on a map
And you make sure there’s no place the borders overlap
Track Name: Tom Brinton - The Wicked Flee
Why do I flee when no one is pursuing me--except me?
I guess I can see that running never set me free.
And if running never set me free, then where am I?

Up in the sky, the air where the arrows fly,
Oh, I can see the unknown in the clouds that are my home.
And if the clouds are not my home, then who am I?

Why do the wicked flee? Well, their minds won’t let them be.
And their hearts are stone, as they ride into the unknown.
And we’ll ride into the unknown all together.

Why do I flee if no one is pursuing me?
Well I guess I can see that running never set me free.
Track Name: Jared Clark Gay - Carlisle Indian Industrial School
I remember
You said that
I should not forget

But I did
Here I am
Not a thought in my head

My high school mascot
Took ethnic cheap shots

Football got big
By cowboys and Indians

If you eliminate
Most of an indigenous people
It can be easy to forget they were there
Or that the aftermath is nothing more than a shell
Maybe we’d have hung out with them
Do you care?

Is anybody out there?
On the great frontier

Are we all alone here?
Such a great frontier

Don’t you forget
Don’t you forget
About me

Don’t you forget
Don’t you forget
About me

Don’t you forget
Don’t you forget
About me

I remember
You said that
I should not forget

But I did
Here I am
Not a thought in my head
Track Name: Ben Swisher - Crows Feet
I in bed for two weeks
You had visions and dreams
Asleep—time out

Hands on my head when I am weak
Kindness of the crow and the feet
I got clean—time out