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Following a Sign
(©Kevin Gordon, Little Rain Music BMI)

I stood up in church one Sunday prophesyin’ a storm to come
I stood up in church one Sunday prophesyin’ a storm to come
Monday morning lightnin’ stuck the doubters dumb
When the preacher kicked me out
Threw a thumb up for a ride
$20 bill in my bible
Watchin’ them cars just blow on by
I keep holding on to the sweet divine
Get there how I can
Following a sign

Meridian to Memphis, like a dog in the back of a truck
Meridian to Memphis, ridin’ like a dog in the back of a truck
Through a stranger’s kindness, saw St. Louis from a bus
There’s tuna fish and crackers pocket knife in a calico skirt
Blade it came out shinin’ when that boy tried to feel up under my shirt
I keep holdin’ on to the sweet divine
Get there how I can following a sign

Ever since I can remember I’ve seen angels in the air
Heard voices in the wind
Grace is everywhere

Chicago December
South Cicero somewhere
Chicago December
South Cicero somewhere
ask a lady in a doorway
Is anybody sick in there

She led me to a room
Daughter lay shakin’ on the bed
Sweat poured off my hands when I laid ‘em upon her head
And I prayed like I pray In every town I’m driftin’ through
She just brlinked three times and stood up well as me or you
I keep holdin’ on to the sweet divine
Get there how I can following a sign
Chicago December South Cicero somewhere

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from 11 From Kevin: Songs Of Kevin Gordon, released January 21, 2022

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Julie Christensen Jemez Springs, New Mexico

Julie Christensen’s story is woven into decades of Roots Music. A veteran of Leonard Cohen’s bands, she co-fronts post- punk rockers Divine Horsemen, which rebooted to release new work in 2021.
In lockdown in 2020, she decided someone should record an entire collection of Kevin Gordon songs. The result, 11 From Kevin, will be released early 2022 on WireBird Records.
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