Honey Lou

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From the Carter Family - one of the richest troves of poetic Americana, and dear to my heart.

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Honey Lou
From the Carter Family/Arr. Evie Ladin Band

When the sun sets in the west my Honey Lou

That's the time I love you best Honey Lou

Come and look into my eyes when the moon shines in the skies

I'll be in paradise Honey Lou

Chorus

Last night I waited long my Honey Lou

I told the birds my song Honey Lou

When the bright and silver moon sheds its soft and mellow light

I'll love you more each night Honey Lou

When the birds have hushed their song my Honey Lou

All the twilight lingers on my Honey Lou

My heart forever beats for my honey gal so sweet

I'll lay it at your feet Honey Lou

Chorus

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from Jump the Fire, released May 6, 2016
Evie Ladin vocal, guitar
Keith Terry keys, foot
Erik Pearson, bass, gourd banjo

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Evie Ladin Oakland, California

The polyrhythmic heat and funk of Evie Ladin's clawhammer banjo, resonant voice, real stories and rhythmic dance - have been heard from A Prairie Home Companion to Celtic Connections, Lincoln Center to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. The Evie Ladin Band is an expansive stringband, with Keith Terry - bass and percussion, and Erik Pearson - guitar. Body-slappin neo-trad urban folk. ... more

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