Hang Your Head Down Low

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originally written & once performed by Warm Guns circa 2009 via Brett Hunter, David Allen, Nic Schurman, Zach Kemp, & Josh Murphy


you gotta watch it now
cause they are coming round the bend
in a lazy style, trying to make some friends
but the weight's too heavy for their backs to carry
you understand it ain't ever going to be the same again.

but don't you hang your head down low
forget everything you've known.
everything you have known.

now there's a new face, pale face
in the in betweens of what you say
& what you think it means.
the angels & the devils,
they don't practice disbelief
& a loaded gun ain't what makes a dead man bleed.

that don't make a dead man
hang your head down low.
you just forget everything you've known.


from Voodoo Moon, track released October 25, 2011
Josh Murphy - parlor guitar, vocals
Kevin Ohlau - organ, tambourine, orchestration
Nathan Doyle - Bass
Marcus Lappin - Drums, organ manipulation



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The Black Fortys Carbondale, Illinois

voted band of the year in carbondale. we said "thanks."
we opened for Bob Dylan, Nas, Raconteurs, Jake Bellows & Duke Spirit. Rolling Stone Magazine said we were the best college band of 2008. we said "thanks." recorded w/ Brian Deck in Chicago made "Kaskaskia Island e.p." toured with Duke Spirit & Eulogies. Built an analog reel to reel studio & made "Voodoo Moon." had our songs on mtv shows ... more

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