Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles – original song

Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles is an original song about the self-deception we all use to keep our dreams alive..and our lives moving forward. I hope it’s meaningful to you and that you enjoy it!

You can download it from bandcamp, and I’ll have it up on iTunes and the rest in a week or so.

Best,
Rick

Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles
by Richard McCargar

Verse 1

Rubber bands on peach crates
I played as George and John


There’s no future in it Son
I said, Someone’s gonna be the one


My dreams may be empty
but they don’t fade away

All hope may be lost
I don’t see it that way

Chorus:

Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles
Help Me Pass the Time

Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles
Haunt the Backroads of My Mind

Verse 2


Must have played their songs a million times
to make them come out right

Every note and chord was magic
the melody makes you high

Every song taught me a lesson
about what they felt inside

I put pen to paper
Pushed My Ego Aside


Chorus:


Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles
Help Me Pass the Time

Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles
Haunt the Backroads of My Mind


Verse 3
 
When I started my song 
they began to sway


That’s when I knew 
I was born to play

My dreams may be empty
but they don’t fade away


All hope may be lost
I don’t see it that way


Chorus:

Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles
Help Me Pass the Time

Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles
Help Me Free My Mind

copyright 2016 Richard H. McCargar
singer-songwriter style, folk music, pop music, country music,in the style of Jim Croce, Harry Chapin.

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