Soundkeeper Recordings

Work Of Art: Lift

Rescue Mission

Sun came through out of the wind, out of the rain
Sky turned blue as the whistle blows a passing train

A cry for help rises from the tracks below
A lady's scream cries to me, I'm moving slow

Bound and chained across the rails
Bound to die if I should fail
To save her in time

I grabbed my cane, tried to run as fast as I could
The whistling train, it rounds the bend just like it should

Bound for home the train gains speed
Bound to die the girl's in need
I'll do all that I can

Time is tight, I've reached her, now to set her free
I wish for night just in case I shouldn't see

Bound and chained across the rails
Bound to die if I should fail
To save her in time


Words and music by Art Halperin
©2006 Sword In The Stone Publishing, ASCAP
Art Halperin: lead vocal, guitar
Al Maddy: harmony vocal, banjo
Jon Rosenblatt: harmony vocal, mandolin
Nat Seely: percussion

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