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Kyle Mercer

There’ll Be Time

A soft rock ballad with another one of those extended guitar solos for fans of that sort of thing.

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There’ll Be Time
There’ll Be Time
Kyle Mercer

What’s The Matter...

So what happens in a 'message song' if a narrator says the right thing, but in a wrong sort of way?

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What’s The Matter With You?
What’s The Matter...
Kyle Mercer

Rosalita

A disturbing little song in the tradition of Lyle Lovett's 'Pontiac' or Randy Newman's 'In Germany Before the War,' but written in a major key.

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Rosalita
Rosalita
Kyle Mercer

Honey, You’re My...

Another one of those Bo Carter-ish 'euphemism blues', but arranged this time for a sort of old-style country blues piano.

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Honey, You’re My Bread & Butter
Honey, You’re My...
Kyle Mercer

I Tried For A...

This is another of those very short pieces that my Billy Bobbie character likes to refer to as his 'Nashville haikus'...

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I Tried For A Long Time To Write You A Song
I Tried For A...
Kyle Mercer

The Misogyny Waltz

Work tape for a little country waltz that, despite the name, is actually a love song.

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The Misogyny Waltz
The Misogyny Waltz
Kyle Mercer

Baby, Put Your Dancing...

Another of my old-time flavored pieces, this work tape is about a couple of ant and grasshopper types...

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Baby, Put Your Dancing Shoes On
Baby, Put Your Dancing...
Kyle Mercer

When I Lay Dying

For all those people out there who miss the long instrumental solos that rock songs from the 70's used to have.

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When I Lay Dying
When I Lay Dying
Kyle Mercer

Legs Like Ginger Rogers

Work tape for a little country-style tune about a couple of vintage film buffs...

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Legs Like Ginger Rogers
Legs Like Ginger Rogers
Kyle Mercer