Only Assholes Get the Blues

from by Dawn Pritchard

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about

I wrote this song just after reading "Just Kids" by Patti Smith. It was the memoir she wrote about growing up and her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe. It is still one of my favourite books.

lyrics

It's May15 and the weather's cold and wet
Can't hardly hold my pen inside my hand
I'm a melancholic, neurotic, whatchacallit
This red wine headache starts my whole day off

Well I'm 48 life coulda passed me by
When the curtains closed I got on my bike to ride
I hit the wall fell flat down on the ground
I hit that wall
Now I'm gonna kick it down

I fell so far down
I hit rock bottom
I broke my back
I was feelin' rotten
I had no choice
I took a stance
I made that change
I took the chance

It's been six months still I feel a little sting
What was a great big gash is now a teeny scab healing
I had to push the pain and drag myself right through
When push comes to shove only assholes get the blues

I fell so far down
I hit rock bottom
I broke my back
I was feelin' rotten
I had no choice
I took a stance
I made that change
I took the chance

credits

from Catch Me if You Can, track released November 5, 2016
Written by Dawn Pritchard
Philippe Charbonneau on bass
Alden Roberge on drums
Dave Draves on tambourine, high strung guitar and black Strat
Dawn Pritchard on vocals acoustic guitar and black Strat

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Dawn Pritchard Wakefield, Québec

Extroverted introversion.That’s Dawn Pritchard and her music.A Metis Wakefielder transplanted from Saskatoon,Dawn released her second album,“Catch Me if You Can” November 2016.Introspective lyrics,intuitive music and melody.Ambient groovy.Solid guitar playing.Influences of Regina Spektor &Suzanne Vega.Bikes,PTSD, a caribou’s lament and a bilingual story about a sweater- you will hear and remember. ... more

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