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This Could Be The End Of Me

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FeaturingStefan Kartenberg
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Great blues track from Stefan Kartenberg.

I put this up a week or so ago but took it down shortly thereafter, sorry about that. I wasn’t happy with it (my vocals). So I re-recorded the main vocal (and changed a few words). Now, after much effort, I’m completely… still not happy with it. But I guess it’s time to admit to myself it’s not going to get any better.
Can’t make a silk purse from a sow’s ear (as they say).

The words:
I’m getting kind of old now
so I never feel all that great
My back is a constant problem
and there’s something going on in my prostate

They say “you look good for your age”
“How old are you anyway?”
Old enough to wonder
how much longer I can stay

And now there’s this worrisome virus
that’s got everyone in a state
The grocery stores are runnin’ dry
That should be fun, I can hardly wait

I’ve heard that our spiritual future
is based on mistakes of the past
The very first roll of the next game
is what we needed in the last

I don’t yet know if that’s true
but it works for me in Yahtzee
Should I take that as a sign
there’s something more that we cannot see

I don’t waste much of my present
ruminating on days of yore
but I find myself now questioning
what my remaining days are for

Can I really make a difference
is there anything I can do
to change the fate of the human race
or even put a smile on you

If time is running out
shouldn’t we all join forces
start believing in science
to determine what the best course is

The way I understand it
the young and healthy will be okay
It’ll only kill the few of us
who aren’t too far off anyway

The other day I saw an accounting
of conditions that put you at risk
Oh boy I thought, this should be fun
I’ve got everything on that list

So this could be the end of me
This could be what makes me final
all because of something unhygienic
that went down in China

I guess if we look for a lesson
from what began in that market stall
it’s that Walt was right and we’ll sing as we die
It’s a small world after all

"This Could Be The End Of Me"
by Speck

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