Can't Let Them Take It Away

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“Can’t Let Them Take It Away” by Lou Shields

Oh-I-Oh, I had to let it go today
So I go, bleedin’ out on the old highway


Don’t you know? Ain’t gonna let you take it away
Oh no, you ain’t gettin’ nothin’ outta me
Oh Hate, you ain’t got me – NO WAY!

Let the river flow, oh we are all bleedin’ read
Bleedin’ slow, ya can’t get my soul, no way

I’ll have you know, gonna give it all I got to give
Can’t let it go, we all got a good life to live

Hate Bleeds on the street, hate breeds underneath I say
Go away! Brother-sister make it right today

So there ya go, don’t tell me nothin’ negative
No no, we all deserve a good life to live

You down and it shows, you ain’t got no power over me
You know, ain’t nothin’ more to say


from Bad Ax County, released February 1, 2017



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Lou Shields Madison, Wisconsin

Lou Shields is an Artist, Musician, Teacher and Skateboarder. He travels extensively, exploring America in it's urban and rural character and draws on these life experiences when making his work. His music is rooted in pre and post war 20th century America with a 21st century perspective. ... more

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