Endless Road

by Gary Frank Taylor

Released 2018
Released 2018
The style is a blend, as with a blend of fine wines, of folk, rock, classical, jazz, and country--let's call it Blend.
  • 04:22 Lyrics Endless Road

    Endless Road, on he goes

    And he knows it's lonely

    And he rides, on he rides

    Till he finds a new road

    And he thinks as he rides on

    Yes he thinks

    Thought's his home

    In his thoughts he rides on

     

    Oh, let him go find another

    Oh, let me go find one, too.

  • 03:47 Lyrics A Tree by the River

    There's a tree by the river

    And it's lived a hundred years

    Sheds its leaves on the river

    But, it never sheds a tear

     

    It's a home for so many

    And it breaths into the air

    It's alive and it's strong

    But it doesn't know it's there

     

    And the sun shines above it

    And it steals the golden rays

    And a young tree beside it

    Never knows the light of day

     

    There's a nest in the branches

    In its shade sits a man

    He's alive and he knows it

    But he doesn't understand

     

    And the sun rises

    And the sun goes down 

    And it gets back up

    But it sets back down

    And once more it rises

    But it falls again

    And a man by a river thinks

    The earth must spin

     

    There's a tree by the river

    And it's lived a hundred years...

  • 04:27 Lyrics I Will Wait for You

    Yes, I will wait for you

     

    I fell for you when I first met you

    Hope that you will not forget 'cause I will wait for you

    I'll wait until the sun comes up

    I'll wait until the moon goes up

    Yes, I will wait for you

     

    I'll wait until the morning time

    I'll wait until the evening time

    Yes, I will wait for you

    I'll wait until the sun goes down

    I'll wait until the moon comes down

    Yes, I will wait for you

     

    And I will wait for you

    Yes, I will wait for you

     

    The sun goes up           (I'll wait for you)

    The sun goes down       (I'll wait for you)

    The moon is up            (I'll wait for you)

    The moon goes down    (I'll wait for you)

    And day comes

    Evenin' comes

    And I will wait for you

    I will wait for you

     

    I will wait for you 

    Yes, I will wait for you

     

    I'll wait until we both are old

    I'll wait in rain, I'll wait in cold

    Yes, I will wait for you

    I'll wait a month, I'll wait a year

    I'll wait until the stars get here

    Yes, I will wait for you

     

    And I will wait for you,

    Yes, I will wait for you

     

    And every now and every then

    And every where and every when

    Yes, I will wait for you

    I'll wait until the sun burns out

    I'll wait until the moon burns out 

    Yes, I will wait for you

     

    And I will wait for you

    Yes, I will wait for you

    And I will wait for you

    Yes, I will wait for you

  • 04:23 Lyrics When Will We Ever Be Free

    When will we ever be free

    Free to be more than we are

    And will we ever believe

    We have among us this power

    When will we ever be free

    Can we know

    When will we ever be free

     

    When will we ever be safe

    Safe from the people we are

    And will we ever have faith

    We have among us the power

    Yes, we have among us the power

    Can we know

    When will we ever be free

     

    Can we know

    Can we know

    Can we know 

    Can we know

     

    Can we know what we believe

    As we all wonder along

    Can we know if there's a right

    Can we know if there's a wrong

    And when will we ever be free

    Free to be more than we are

    And will we ever believe

    We have the power

     

    Can we know

    Can we know

    Can we know

    Can we know

     

    When will we ever be free

    When will we ever be free

    When will we ever be free

     

     

  • 05:26 Lyrics Lonesome Song

    I see the road there

    It must lead somewhere

    Down to the river

    And the falls

    Look in the river

    What do I see

    One reflection

    Only me

     

    Made up my mind to

    Go out and find you

    Row down the river

    Many miles

    Loneliness hits me

    I'm all alone

    So, I sing a 

    Lonesome Song

     

    Oh, I'm so lonely

    And I need someone

    I need you only

    Girl, come on, 

    Come on

     

    And once I find you

    Wonder what you'll do

    I'll prob-bly find you 

    Down by the falls

    Deep down below there

    Is where you'd be

    I look at you 

    You at me

     

    Oh, I'm so lonely

    And I need someone

    I need you only

    Girl, come on, 

    Come on

     

    Come on, Come on

    Come on and love me girl the way you used to do

    Come on and love me 'cause you know that I love you

    Come on and love me girl, I'm lost until you do

    I gotta find my way to you, whoa

     

    And once I find you

    Wonder what you'll do

    I know I'll find you

    Down by the falls

    Deep down below there

    Is where you'd be

    I look at you

    You at me

     

    Oh, I'm so lonely

    And I need someone

    I need you only

    Girl, come on, 

    Come on

     

    And from the sky comes

    A lonesome raindrop

    But many follow that first one

    I get to thinking

    Many things

    Mmm...

     

    Oh, I'm so lonely

    And I need someone

    I need you only

    Girl, come on, 

    Come on

     

    I said,

    Oh, I'm so lonely

    And I need someone

    I need you only

    Girl, come on, 

    Come on, come on , come on

     

     

     

  • 03:09 Lyrics Morning's Coming

    Morning's coming and 

    Just as the sunshine

    Opens my eyes and I 

    Wake up to the world

    Feeling so happy

    I love you

     

    Just while getting up

    And all the birds sing

    Couldn't I dream true dreams

    Here I am

    Happiness all around me

    I love you

     

    La-la la-la-la

    La-la-la-la la-la-la

    La-la la-la-la-la

    la-la-la

    And all my life dreams come true

    I love you

     

    Evening's coming and 

    Now you're beside me

    Couldn't I dream true dreams

    Here I am

    Happiness all around me

    I love you

     

    La-la la-la-la

    La-la-la-la la-la-la

    La-la la-la-la-la

    la-la-la

    And all my life dreams come true

    I love you

     

    Morning's coming and

    Just as the sunshine

    Opens my eyes and I 

    Wake up to the world

    Feeling so happy

    I love you

  • 04:23 Lyrics River Song

    Oh, on the bank of the river

    Where we used to go

    To waste away our summers

    And watch the waters flow

     

    Then the war came

     

    Tell me now why don't you come back home

    I never understood, why did you roam so far away

    Leave me yesterday

     

    They fought to save our country

    They thought they fought for right

    But every soul fought for something

    And a nation trembled in the night

     

    The war they could have lost without you

    Why did you leave me all alone

    I've been waiting here to see you

    Come back to the river come back home

     

    Oh, on the bank of the river

    Where we used to go

    To waste away the summers

    And watch the waters flow

     

    Then the war came

     

    The war they could have lost without you

    Why did you leave me all alone

    I've been waiting here to see you

    Come back to the river,  come back home

     

    Oh, on the bank of the river

    River, river running dry

    Slowly, slowly life is leaving here

    I watch alone the river die

  • 03:11 Lyrics Another Broken Heart

    It's another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

     

    Last time, I said never again

    I never should have let it even begin

    But somehow caution went down the drain

    And here I am going insane

     

    With another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    It's another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

     

    Never thought not to believe

    I never imagined another deceit

    But once again things fell apart '

    So, I'm stuck with a broken heart

     

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    It's another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

     

    Hesitation, I had none

    This time I knew this was the one

    The dream that I could never resist

    That true love really does exist

     

    Oh-oh-oh-oh, another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

     

    Last time, I said never again

    I never should have let it even begin

    But somehow caution went down the drain

    And here I am going insane

    Should have known better from the start

     

    It's another broken heart

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart, oh-oh-oh

    Another broken heart

  • 02:16 Lyrics Nothing More True

    There could be nothing more true than I love you

    And it matters, if it's all that does

    Your glowing eyes smile

    And then for a while

    A heart deep in love also glows

     

    There could be nothing more true than I need you

    And it matters, if it's all that does

    Your glowing eyes smile and then for a while

    A heart deep in love also glows

     

    For this moment I want to stay

    Awhile, awhile, awhile

    When the rain comes I want to stay here

    Awhile, awhile, awhile

    When the storm comes I want to stay 

    Awhile, awhile, awhile, awhile,

    Forever

     

    There could be nothing more true than I love you

    And it matters if it's all that does

    Your glowing eyes smile

    And then for a while

    A heart deep in love also glows

  • 02:43 Lyrics Tell Me Now

    Tell me now and if you think it's the same

    We'll go home, yeah, go home

    Oh-oh-oh-oh go home

    We could take a little walk in the rain

    Or go home, yeah, go home

    Oh, honey it's a little home

     

    I don't know what I would say

    All I know is it's okay

     

    Seems that all is fine and there's no fight

    If I go alone I'll die of fright

    But I'll sing; I'll sing

    Tell me now and if you think there's a change 

    We'll go home

     

    Tell me now and if you think it's the same

    We'll go home, yeah, go home

    Oh-oh-oh-oh go home

    We could take a little walk in the rain 

    Or go home, yeah go home

    Oh, honey it's a little home

     

    I don't know what I would say

    All I know is it's okay

     

    It's a perfect day for perfect nights

    If I go alone I'll die of frights

    But I'll sing; I'll sing

    Tell me now and if you think there's a change we'll go home

     

    Tell me now and if you think it's the same

    We'll go home, yeah, go home

    Oh-oh-oh-oh go home

    We could take a little walk in the rain

    Or go home, yeah, go home

    We could take a little walk in the rain 

    Or go home

    But, oh, honey, it's a little home

  • 04:24 Story Lyrics Soon the Sun / McMulligan & Reigh

     

     

  • 03:29 Lyrics The Duffer

    He takes his turn, the third man up

    He eyeball lines it toward the cup

    He open-faces to the right

    It's in the woods, it's out of sight

    He swears

    To find it now he tries to pick the proper path

    The scratchers all around him try to mute their laugh

    He ricochets one off a tree

    To reach the fairway takes him three

    He's sitting fifty yards from tee

    And lying four.

     

    He tops the little dimpled sphere

    But what a shame, it's still so near

    At least, this time, it's in the clear

    But people waiting in the rear

    Impatiently request to play through

     

    Oh, what the links can

    Do to one man

    Try your best and

    whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh

    Everybody knows

    It ain't just a game

     

    Next, he finds he's in a trap

    The more he tries, the more he's apt

    To hook or slice or chop the ground

    He wonders why he's hanging round

    And after this he's giving up the game

     

    He takes too many strokes to reach the cup

    And then he wanders o'er to pick his ball up

    The next one is a par four

    He birdies it and wants more

    And he'll be back next week to duff again

     

    Oh, what the links can

    Do to one man

    Try your best and

    whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh

    Everybody knows

    It ain't just a game

     

    Oh, what the links can

    Do to one man

    Try  your best and 

    Whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh

    Everybody knows

    He'll be back again

     

     

     

  • 03:27 Lyrics Timmy Can Read

    Timmy can read, and I don't know

    You just give him some time

    Someday he'll be gone

    Timmy can read, and I don't know

    You just give him some time

    He'll be on his own

    Finding him a home

    Don't be alarmed, he'll do no harm, oh

    Fools on the hills, collecting his bills

    They'll someday watch him fly

    He will hit the sky

    Yes, he will hit the sky

    When he sings this song

     

    Rock and row the boat 

    We dive to surf on back to shore and sing

    Who stole the money, sing

    Who stole the money, sing

    Rock and roll, their kings

    They had but one song to sing, sing

    One, little honey, sing

    One, little honey

     

    Those days is gone, oo-oo-oo-oo 

    Those days is gone, gone, little honey

    So, one last time let's 

    All just sing that song

     

    Boom-de-ah-da, boom-de-ah-da, boom-de-ah-da, boom boom

    Boom-de-ah-da, boom-de-ah-da, boom-de-ah-da, boom 

    Little girl, you gotta lot to learn

    Times can take a turn

    Now give me back my high school ring

     

    oh-oh-oh-oh, hi-yi-yi, ho-oh-oh, hi-yi-yi-, ho-oh-oh, hi-yi-yi

    yoh

     

    Oh, I'm so sorry

    Yes, I'm so sorry

    Oh, I's so sorry

    If I'm wrong

    I'll sing your every song

     

  • 04:22 Lyrics Got My Heart

    Like a wandering river flows

    And finds its way to sea

    She'll find me

    Whoa

     

    Got my heart in my knapsack

    Got my road map in hand

    Got the word from a good friend

    Up ahead lies the promised land

     

    Promise me you'll be there

    Promise me that you'll share

    This freedom of motion

    I got a notion

    It's gotta be

    You and me

    Baby we

    Could make our life somewhere

    The fair winds blow

    There, we'll be on our own

     

    Got my heart in my knapsack

    Got my road map in hand

    Got the word from a good friend 

    Up ahead lies the promised land

     

    Promise me you'll be there

    Promise me that you'll share

    This freedom of motion

    I gotta notion

    It's gotta be

    You and me

    Baby we

    Could make our life somewhere

    The fair winds blow

    There, we'll be on our own

  • 03:54 Lyrics Each Day

    And in the quiet of the morning

    When I know it's not a dream

    I'll be there

    but nothing else we'll be the way it's been

     

    Each day is another day when I know I'll find you gone

    Each day is another way that I find to carry on

    And if I make it today

    Then, I'll face tomorrow

    And I'll face the pain

    And I'll face the thought of missing you again

    And I hope and I pray

    That it won't be this way forever

     

    And in the quiet of the evening

    When I try to rest my head

    I'll be alone

    Alone awake and trying to forget

     

    Each day is another day when I know I'll find you gone

    Each way is another way that I try to carry on

    And if I make it today

    Then, I'll face tomorrow

    And I'll face the pain

    And I'll face the thought of missing you again

    And I hope and I pray 

    That it won't be this way forever

     

    And now you're gone

    And I just can't go on

    mm-mm-mm

     

    Each day is another day that I know I'll find you gone

    Each way is another way that I find to carry on

    And if I make it today

    Then, I'll face tomorrow

    And I'll face the pain

    And I'll face the thought of missing you again

    And I hope and I pray that it won't be this way forever

     

  • 04:24 Lyrics Gotta Go Now

    Gotta go now

    I really, really, really gotta go now

    I really, really, really gotta go now

    I really, really, really gotta go now

    Really, really, really

    All the time

    All the time

    All the time

    All the time

    Gotta go now

    I really, really, really gotta go.

     

    Gotta go now,

    I really, really, really gotta go now

    I really, really, really gotta go now

    I really, really, really gotta go now

    Really, really, really

    All the time

    All the time

    All the time

    All the time

    Gotta go now

    I really, really, really gotta go

    All the time, all the time,

    I really, really, really gotta go

    All the time, all the time,

    I really, really, really gotta go

    All the time, all the time

    I really, really, really gotta go

    All the time, all the time

    I really, really, really gotta go

    All the time, all the time

     I really, really, really, really

    Really, really, really, really, 

    Really, really, really, really, 

    Really, really, really, 

    Gotta go now

    I really, really, really, gotta go

     

    (You get the idea)

NOTES


This is a collection of songs written over the last 49 years, a seemingly Endless Road. I wrote Morning’s Coming and Lonesome Song in 1969 when I was 15, and I wrote Gotta Go Now and the music to Another Broken Heart in 2018, when I was, well, you can do the math. All the others were written somewhere in between. The old songs have been asking to be recorded for a long time, but other projects always …
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Hock the House Records
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NOTES
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Gary says:
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NOTES
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Hock the House
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Hock the House
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NOTES
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