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By the light of the morning
when you open your eyes
there's people waitin' on a loan and it's no surprise
now if you get the chills
there's frost on the windows, rust on the bills

dry as the desert
green as the hills
there's wood in the whiskey
and fire in the pills
now hold yourself together
tell yourself it's only the weather

there's money to the north
borders to the south
the great migration of hand to mouth
we're spendin' money with the mobs
harder to do when your loosing your job.

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from Tell Yourself It's Only The Weather, track released June 19, 2012
Michael Apinyakul played and sang everything on this one

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Shoeshine Blue Portland, Oregon

Lo-fi, literary, blues, folk, gospel, and weirdly doo wop. Shoeshine Blue is songwriter, Michael Apinyakul, and a talented ship of pirates who follow him into the great sea of song. Soulful folk for soulful folks.

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