Mystic Mud

by Noah Wotherspoon Band

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1.
I walk the streets with a bitter stare angels & sirens everywhere but it really doesn't matter, anyway sometimes I wonder what's gonna become of me went to a gypsy she had tarot cards she said there ain't nothin' in your stars but it really doesnt matter, anyway sometimes I wonder what's gonna become of me preacher's preachin' raisin' cane prophecising bout the end of days but it really doesn't matter, anyway sometimes I wonder what's gonna become of me
2.
I've got a two-face woman don't know right from wrong I've got a two-face woman don't know right from wrong she told me she's sleeping when she's out drinking all night long she's got eyes like an angel mind like the devil's own she's got eyes like an angel mind like the devil's own well I wish I could stay here but I'd be better off alone Well I thought that I knew her more than I knew myself Well I thought that I knew her more than I knew myself well I'll just have to play out the bad hand that I've been dealt I've got a two-face woman don't know right from wrong I've got a two-face woman don't know right from wrong she told me she's sleeping when she's out drinking all night long she told me she's sleeping when she's out balling all night long well I wish I could stay here but I'd be better off alone
3.
well I'm goin' to Mississippi see if my baby's down there if she's not down there well then the whole world's gone wrong hey now chile don't you ever over-rejoice when it comes to love don't you ever over-rejoice she's gonna let you down & you'll be haunted by that void I'm gonna call up China ask my mama what I should do she said call your papa he's got the same trouble as you
4.
Highway Song 04:08
ridin' through the first storm 1982 wasn't too early for hard times wasn't too early for the blues Highway is the right way to leave your troubles behind gonna get up in the mornin' gonna get up & the 49 done with punchin' time clocks ain't gonna work no more leavin' this town in the mornin' ain't coming back fo sho' Highway is the right way to leave your troubles behind gonna get up in the mornin' gonna get up & the 49 the road's my only friend good thing it never ends my kind of antidote got Elmo on the radio Highway is the right way to leave your troubles behind gonna get up in the mornin' gonna get up & the 49
5.
Troubled 04:51
well I'm troubled but I don't want to trouble you yeah I'm Troubled but I don't want to trouble you I'm stuck here in this prison & I don't know what to do well I'm haunted by my past even though it's done I try to think of tomorrow but it's got me on the run well I'm troubled but I don't want to trouble you yeah I'm Troubled but I don't want to trouble you I'm stuck here in this prison & I don't know what to do well it's getting hard to tell my hell hounds from my friends my brother tried to help me but I wouldn't let him in well I'm troubled but I don't want to trouble you yeah I'm Troubled but I don't want to trouble you I'm stuck here in this prison & I don't know what to do
6.
Natural Fact 02:43
well it's a natural fact everything's goin' in pairs well it's a natural fact everything's goin' in pairs seems I'm the only only one left to spare well y'all gotta baby y'all gotta baby but me well y'all gotta baby y'all gotta baby but me well that 5 O'Clock train gives me a worried mind well that 5 O'Clock train gives me a worried mind all the good one's are taken gonna leave me behind
7.
well my rock n' roll placebo is doin' my libido good well my rock n' roll placebo is doin' my libido good well I wish I could stay here but my ramblin's understood I've gotta woman in Paducah & one in Elizabethtown I've gotta woman in Paducah & one in Elizabethtown well I wish I could stay here but your chains are pulling me down well I'm goin' on the road to come back as a magic chile well I'm goin' on the road to come back as a magic chile gonna write a great novel better than "The Call of the Wild" well my rock n' roll placebo is doin' my libido good well my rock n' roll placebo is doin' my libido good well I wish I could stay here but my ramblin's understood
8.
we were so close I held your hand I looked in your eyes I was your man but it was a dream yeah only a dream woke up without you again I think I'll just go back to sleep there I can find you way down deep it was a dream yeah only a dream woke up without you again well I want you in my arms in your darkest hours make love baby till there's nothing wrong our kind of love will always linger on your cosmic soul I could feel all around me it felt so real but it was a dream yeah only a dream woke up without you again well I want you in my arms in your darkest hours make love baby till there's nothing wrong our kind of love will always linger on we were so close I held your hand I looked in your eyes I was your man but it was a dream yeah only a dream woke up without you again
9.
she pulled my arm onto the floor I twirled her once & then no more she asked what's wrong with a look of concern I said I've reached the point of no return walkin' in a dead man's shoes my cold feet leave me nothing to lose lately I take the back seat the wrong way down a one way street shrapnel stuck inside my soul I'm happy but I'm still not at home my thoughts are drowning out the room your laugh is like impending doom walkin' in a dead man's shoes my cold feet leave me nothing to lose lately I take the back seat the wrong way down a one way street walkin' in a dead man's shoes my cold feet leave me nothing to lose lately I take the back seat the wrong way down a one way street
10.
stop the momentum step back to see what the distance would do for a fool like me well I'm worried when I with you but scared to be alone sometimes I feel sometimes I feel like I'm meant to suffer went to a gypsy to see what cards would show had no advice I didn't already know well I'm worried when I with you but scared to be alone sometimes I feel sometimes I feel like I'm meant to suffer someone convince me I'm in the right only thing that's gonna give me peace of mind stop the momentum step back to see what the distance would do for a fool like me well I'm worried when I with you but scared to be alone sometimes I feel sometimes I feel like I'm meant to suffer
11.
Out of Mind 04:04
everyone is the same all they want is some love all they want is some love you can try to run & hide won't last for very long never lasts for very long and I wonder... am I out of the question am I out of your mind am I out of the question am I out of your mind everyone is the same we all go through some kind of pain we all go through some kind of pain you can try to live a lie won't fool yourself for long won't fool your soul for long and I wonder... am I out of the question am I out of your mind am I out of the question am I out of your mind am I out of the question am I out of your mind am I out of the question am I out of your mind
12.

credits

released July 19, 2015

Recorded, Mixed, and Mastered by Tom Rastikis at Electric Lulu Land (Dayton, OH)
between February & June 2015
Recorded to Tascam 85-16B 1” 16-Track Analog Tape
Produced by Noah Wotherspoon and Tom Rastikis

Noah Wotherspoon: guitar/vocals
Rob Thaxton: bass
Brian Aylor: drums/percussion

Special Guests
Jessi Bair: background vocals on “Dead Man’s Shoes” and “Out of Mind”
Casey Ott: shaker on “Meant to Suffer”

All songs written by Noah Wotherspoon and published by Sky Size Songs (ASCAP)
Guitar motif in ”Two-Faced Woman” is based on Blind Willie McTell’s “Broke Down Engine.”

“Oahu Train Rag” is dedicated to Paul Wotherspoon.

Very special thanks to Tom & Brenda for their love & hospitality.

Cover Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection,
[reproduction number, LC-USF33-020051-M3]
Tray Photo: Florence Lee, possibly a fortune teller (ca. 1910),
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [reproduction number, LC-B2-3423-6]
CD Photo: ©Jessi Bair
Back Cover Photo: The Noah Wotherspoon Band on their way to the International Blues
Challenge Finals on Beale St. in Memphis, TN. 2015

Design by Jessi Bair

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