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Eva~ Guitar and Vocals
Sage~ Mandola

A song of love and the honesty it takes for its true experience.


Don't you want to be a sparklin child
We'll undo all the little knots we tie
We'll let the racket tumble out
If I linger in the shadow of a doubt I'll
Tip a penny in the fountain and let the curtain fall

Paint you in a brush that I've dipped in gold
My dear I see you startin to unfold
You caught me in an awkward smile my
Thoughts may linger on awhile
This is why my tounge got tied I let the curtain fall

Maybe in the later afternoon
I'll let a little thought reach right up, to the moon
You tell me that you have a plan to
Furnish a gypsy van
We'll make a good rock and roll band
Lets let the curtain fall

Now I see you standin at my door
I try to figure out why you've got those clothes all on
I want to see you bear it all
We're tender behind the walls
Won't you meet the best of me
Let's let the curtain fall

Out on the road we're free to fly
My dog is in the back and now we're passin by
Oh right on by
We're headed to the open spaces
Curing up the lonely places
I've had enough of common place
Let's let the curtain fall

In the morning I could cry
You come over and dry my eyes
You're sweeter than pumpkin pie
Let's let the curtain fall


from To Hold a Candle to the Devil, released December 7, 2014
Original song by Eva Riihiluoma
Arrangement by Halfpence and Haypenny



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Halfpence and Haypenny Nevada City, California

Vintage music in the tradition of the Old World bardic minstrels. Renditions and original music, from sultry and haunted to soulful revelation.

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