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Gloryland
(©Kevin Gordon, Little Rain Music BMI)


You might be a preacher

Broadcasting on a satellite

Miss Mamie's looking for an answer

Watches your program every night

Diamonds shine from your praying hands

She sends you all the money she has

Just to feel a little closer

A little closer to gloryland


You might be the president

Take a lot of power in your hands

Bend the laws to your advantage

Drive your armies to a foreign land

You say your cause is just

Lie only if you must

Just to keep them believing

They're on their way to gloryland


People keep believing, people keep deceiving

Am I my brother's keeper?

Am I my brother's keeper?



You might be a young man

Out of work in a war-torn town

Streets you walked as a smiling child

Are blown to rubble, death and infidels all around

You're drinking thirst, eating hunger

Praying to the east, and the mullah

Is the only one you can trust

Who gives himself in sacrifice

Passes the gate to paradise . . .

You walk into the market, cool wind across your face

Virgin visions in your head & a bomb strapped to your waist

Because it's all waiting there, somewhere far from here

It's all waiting there, out there somewhere

In gloryland

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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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