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when you get older
you’ll be a soldier
you’ll be a soldier

expensive leases broken pieces you’ll be father to a son
looking forward new world order peace to everyone

when you get older
you’ll be a solider

dogs are walking people talking to each other’s walls
voices laughing wiretapping through my happy halls
if you were thinking all that shrinking in your heart is sound
maybe it will slap you when it whacks into the ground

taking in my life from an idiots hands
taking a risk a little bit square
you’ll be the only one who cares


from Ion Zelig Vol. III, released December 7, 2014


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Workman Song Brooklyn, New York

Workman Song is Seán McMahon. A country preacher who cut his teeth on NYC subway platforms & stages, McMahon is known for his “gritty, freewheeling folk...earnest, amber-toned songs exploring the edges of faith” (The Wild Honey Pie) & a live show that's "equal parts Rodriguez (Searching For Sugarman), Bruce, and the Dead…what Dylan would have sounded like on about six tabs of acid" (Baeblemusic). ... more


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