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Night Time Sky

Artist: Billy Kemp

Album: Another Life
Category: Americana, Singer/songwriter, Alternative Folk



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Description: I know folks in Baltimore that have never left the neighborhood that they grew up in. That’s okay. Happiness comes in many places. And one of those can be the very place that you come from. The Irish poet Michael Longley has said that “place is inexhaustible.” Some think that travel broadens the mind. Being a troubadour, I tend to agree with that. Though we may be separated by geography, the night time sky can connect and give sustenance. When Sue Griffiths sent me the lyric I was struck by the small town, big city part of the story, a story so often repeated. It made me think of the Tompall Glaser/Harland Howard song, The Streets of Baltimore. One of my favorite lines is, “It was all my hallucination.”

Submitted: August 1, 2017 9:27AM


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