Toothless grin

by Rusty Falcon

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Sad sad Monday, walking around a sad sad town
It was supposed to be a set up day, now it all seems to be falling down
Sometimes it seems you never can win, No matter how hard you try
The scenery has had a change, It don't seem right as I go driving by
Time to rebuild this part of town,
Bricks and mortar can come alive
Theres a gap at that corner now
But old thoughts will survive

I am walking up the main street to the harbour downtown
Its a bit like a toothless grin, where buy our newspapers from now?

Chasing memories down at Devils Gap, How do we create some more?
Feeling the tragedy of how it was, saw the ship laid up on the shore
Watched the breakers from across the leads
stared at the lighthouse on the hill
If its a beacon that lights the way
May the light keep shining still

I am walking up the main street, to the harbour down town
Its bit like toothless grin, gonna miss that downstairs lounge
I am waking up the main street to the harbour down town
Its a bit like a toothless grin, where do we get our meds from now?

Now it looks like a combat zone and Wire would be appalled
So glad you made it out tip toeing out the back door
Flames will be replaced by hope, the afterglow by the rise of dawn
There is a hole on this town, but this town, will smile forever more
This town, this town will smile forever more, more
Smile, smile, smile forever more

I am walking up the main street to the harbour down town
Its a bit like a toothless grin, who's gonna wear that thorny crown?

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released May 14, 2020
Words and music by Troy Smith
Produced by James Fox Higgins

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Rusty Falcon TAS, Australia

Rusty Falcon is the alter ego of King Island musician Troy Smith. Songwriting with a story, music with feeling & passion, roots rock and ballads all performed in the honest Rusty Falcon way. Wild and Independent (just like his wild Bass Strait island home) Rusty Falcon lays the music out into the roaring forties air with a freshness that is beguiling and intriguing. ... more

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