Please Tell Me How

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Please Tell Me How; is about how much I hated being like my father, during my adolescence. But now I know he must have struggled with the same feelings in his time as a young adult. We are so much the same and if it weren't for my parents I would not have been where I am right now.


Please tell me how

We've had our fights,
our ways and strife, but listen,
this was not the way it was supposed to be,
or go.
We've had our faith,
Beliefs, opinions,
discussions 'bout how all things were supposed to be,
or go.
That's why I've tried to be a better husband,
a loving father, not in the old tradition.
But you did too.
I thought that you were a fool,
but now I am too.

Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh, won't someone
Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh, please tell me how?

Now times are changing and so is our perception
of how this world and all things are supposed to be,
or go.
Back then your future was our presence,
while our own future's still to come
what may, whatever happens.
But you were the rock
and such a stubborn man.
I tried to fight not to be like you
but I can't.
And now I miss you so,
when I don't know what to do
I still need you.

Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh, won't someone
Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh, please tell me how?

But you've not been like that for many years.
And I can't change the way it was through my tears.
I have to carry on . . .
Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh, please tell me how


from This Side Of Heaven, released January 3, 2017
Bass: Mark Korbien
Organ: Erwin Versluis



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Mr.Hatchet Groningen, The Netherlands

I am a Dutch musician and songwriter, living close to Groningen, Holland.

I used to play drums in lots of bands for many years. Melodic ideas and scribbles I kept mostly to myself. Though I wanted to write songs for a long time, I wrote my first real song in 2012. Now my aim is to finnish my first home recorded album in the end of 2015. I sing and play most instruments myself. ... more

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