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Nothing but tar and turpentine
Vanishing the grandeur of the wilderness
Thitherward in the black mud and yellow dust
Twilighted with tallow candles and pigs of lead
My lindsey woolsey shirt is drenched in sweat

Breaking upon a wheel
steeped in the marrow, a foretaste of heaven
Brought to bare this petrified heart
That's like throwing stones to the bottom

Tramps and blatherskites lay down their drunken heads
My lindsey woolsey shirt is drenched in sweat

Oh I belong to this world. I long for the day and the night,
But it won't be long until I leave it...

Only the Lord can know the answer
How can I turn cold yet burn with fever
No providence to fall upon
And no woman to call my name
Just twilighted tallow candles and pigs of lead
My lindsey woolsey shirt is drenched in sweat

Oh I belong to this world. I long for the day and the night,
But it won't be long until I leave it...

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from Galaxies With Long Yellow Curtains, released July 31, 2012

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Atom Orr San Diego, California

Atom Orr is Christopher Hoffee performing, writing, recording, mixing, mastering everything but the drums, marimbas, and congas. Matt Lynott lays it down on those instruments.

Based in San Diego, CA by way of Memphis, TN...Atom Orr mixes up quite a few genres and does what it wants. We don't tour. We just make stuff up and send it out. We live on making music, helping others, and eating burritos.
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