North Americana

by Twintwa

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1.
Me on a Walkabout go eee i ippy i eee yii ippy i ooooh Me and the Misses we go oh down the River now oh down the River now Looking for that old Loop Hole Me and the Misses we know Freedom it comes and goes Oh down the River now oh down the River now Me and the Misses we know We and the Fisherman know where did all the big ones where did all the big ones where did all the big ones go oh down the River now oh down the River now We and the Fisherman know Me and a Sippy I go moonshine oh down the River now oh down the River Now Me and a Tippy I go Oh down the River now oh down the river now We and the Outlaws go Oh by the River now oh by the River now Meet me in the Capital oh Sacramento oh Sacramento Used to be Mexico Used to be all Maidu eee i eepi i ee i ippi iiiiii We and the Outlaws go oh down the River now oh down the River now Just keep movin' on Oh San Fransisco Oh Sanfransico Looking for that concrete gold Me and the Misses we go oh down the river now oh down the river now lookin' for a brand new home oh down the river now oh down the river now Me and the Misses we go Oh to the Ocean Oh to the Ocean Looking for a brand new world We on a Walkabout go We on a Walkabout go eee i ippi i eeee i ipppp iii x2
2.
Don't Mind 02:44
David Enns - Guitar, Vocals David Fort - Guitar, Vocals Ally Sue - Vocals Mooneyesun - Violin Nathan Krahn - Cello
3.
Do C Doe 03:36
Out of the Shower and into the Mirror the drugs wear off and man appears oh oh I will die reality comes to the man....guy The first time I admired you your legs so pale is she crazy to now she baths in the dark for me making me feel so clean I never felt so clean maybe you can come and bath with me Do C Doe and here we go It's a Do C Doooooooooooooeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
4.
Fishing Hole 04:14
I can't wait to go ice fishing now I can't wait to go ice fishing in a hole fishing hole x2 Wood stove burning I'm going fishing now oh I'm gonna catch that pickerel Oh I'm gonna catch that pickerel oh I'm gonna catch that pickerel and I ain't got no more wishing now I ain't got no more wishing no one fishing hole and I ain't got no wishing now I ain't got no more wishing no more fishin in a hole ole ohh a ole I can't wait to go fishing now I can't wait to go Fishing hole x2 Jack fish bites I'm going swimmin now he's gonna drag me right down the river to his home and I ain't got no more wishing now I ain't got no more wishing no one fishing hole and I ain't got no wishing now I ain't got no more wishing no more fishin in a hole ole ohh a ole
5.
First came the Red Man Than came the Black Man Then came the Yellow Man Then Came the White Man Mississippi River, Keep on goin' Mississippi River, Keep on flowin' First came the Steam Boat Then came the Steam Train Then came the Big Boats Then came the Aeroplane Mississippi River, Keep on goin' Mississippi River, Keep on flowin' First came the Coal mine Then came the Factree Then came the bright lights Then came the city Mississippi River, Keep on goin' Mississippi River, Keep on flowin' First came the arrowhead Then came the six gun Then came the big tanks Then came the big bombs Mississippi River, Keep on goin' Mississippi River, Keep on flowin' Mississippi River, Keep on Growin.......
6.
Me go me go me go me go Me go amigo amigo me go Up on a mountain go down through the valley grow out to the ocean flow I go high and I go low let me let me let me go Amigo amigo amigo me go I go high and I go low let me let me let me go
7.
I took the night train from Twin Cities Minnesota took the long way over North Dakota saw the glaciers of Montana Idaho saw the shining mountain in Oregon Had a poor man's lunch in Portland I took the back door baby oh through Oakland Making my oh through California Gonna find my way in Los Angeles I got dropped off at midnight down at Union Station Took a black man's ride oh in his station wagon took a short cut oh through Inglewood stopped at In and Out Burger ate like animals what's a brother and white boy doin' down in the hood must be something wrong must be something now good oh Mr. LAPD where you find the time You always red white and blue me comin' up from behind I seen them bad boys sellin' those nickels and dimes you always red white and blue thinkin' yr business in mine Now it's been some time since I been with my own kind I ain't seen no pale faces here for miles so I head on up oh to the hills gonna spend my money on organic honey and wine oh livin' in the city can be a good time when you spend your money on organic honey and wine whatcha gonna do oh yr money all gone? I gotta hustle for a dollar oh like the others downtown I'm gonna sell my gold filling oh for a shilling downtown I'm always looking up when I'm walking downtown at them shiny shiny buildings the one's that reflect the clouds at them shiny shiny buildings you and me ain't allowed at them shiny shiny buildings a little closer to god Now the heat's gettin' to me let's go somewhere else There's only one place to go when the sun go down to the fisherman's pier oh down by the ocean you don't need no money oh down by the ocean It's all white, black and brown down by the ocean we'll watch the sun and the moon pass the baton then a midnight kiss it's time to be moving on I take the blue line baby oh to Compton It's a long long wait in Compton and excuse me Mr. oh have you heard of the lord? I guess I got time you can pray for my soul I take the green line baby it's just one bus more oh Mr. Bus driver lady oh please take me home to the city of good neighbor down in Hawthorne I'm gonna lie with my baby down in Hawthorne All the good neighbors down in Hawthorne All the good baby's down in Hawthorne All the fine lady's down in Hawthorne All my main homey's down in Hawthorne All my good eatin' down in Hawthorne All my good sleepin down in Hawthorne All the good neighbors down in Hawthorne All my good neigbors down in Hawthorne
8.
Porch Song 03:02
Sun shining earth turning I'm sittin' here I'm burning for someone to live love and die with me x3 Sun shining squirrels chirpin I'm sittin' here I'm hurtin' for someone to live love and die with me x3 Sun shining earth turning I'm sittin' here I'm burning Sun shining squirrels chirpin I'm sittin' here I'm hurtin' Sun shining earth turning Sun shining squirrels chirpin I'm sitting here I'm hurting I'm sittin' here I'm burning for someone to live love and die with me x5
9.
I'm diggin for gold on the moon in the cold in the town in the town in the town I'm lost and I'm found in the things I have known now there gone now there gone now there gone I'm slipping away from the friends I have made in the town in the town in the town I'm moving so slow I just got to get going in the town in the town in the town I'm singing along with the birds and the stone in the town in the town in the town I'm digging around through things I have found in the town in the town in the town I'm licking the clouds on the wrong side of town in the town in the town in the town Morning beers in the park drinking by the aqueduct sunshine break the dark Baby deer and shopping carts found souls sleeping in the park morning break the dark Sunshine in your blood shot eyes all we found through days gone by morning break the dark No where left for this to go I guess I'll just start walking home sunshine in my heart
10.
Oh right here at the break of dawn oh right here were getting going on the Assiniboine Oh right here at the trees blood farm oh right here were getting going down the Assiniboine Oh looky here at the dancing sun oh were gonna have some fun on the Assiniboine Oh just here around the bend oh right here were meeting friends on the Assiniboine Oh looky here were breaking bread oh looky here were getting fed on the Assiniboine Oh looky here were sharing song oh right here were getting along on the Assiniboine Oh looky here were leaving town oh right here were moving slow down the Assiniboine Oh pulling up to the Rez oh I'm gonna make my bed on the Assiniboine Oh looky here were speaking cree oh looky here were getting free on the Assiniboine Catfish Crawl, Racoons Prowl, Black Bears Growl, Waterfowl they dance around x4 Oh right here by the midnight fire oh right here it's a midnight quire on the Assiniboine x2 Oh looky here were coming home oh right here were moving slow on the Assiniboine x2
11.
Sunrise 02:49
Give it up for the old man broken and poor he walks through the day and he sleeps on the floor Give it up for the children the children of war I saw them on t.v I see them at home Give it up for the sunrise over the hill I know it brings something it gives me a chill Give it up for the birdies the birds in sky they sing through the winter they sing through my life Give it up give it up don't give it away I know you got something you been hiding today Give it up give it up don't give it away I know you got something you been trying to say I know something you might know know to Give it up give it up and give it away I went with the sunrise I went all away I know someone you might know to Give it up give it up and give it away I went with the sunrise I went out to play I know somewhere you might know to Give it up give it up and give it away I went with the sunrise I ran all away I know something you might know to Give it up give it up and give it away I went with the sunrise x3

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Recorded in the cold cold Winnipeg winter of 2014 at the old CBC building on Princess in the Exchange District.

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released October 23, 2014

Recorded with Micah Erenburg and Jeff Patterson
Final Mix and mastering done at Home Street Recording with Jeff Patterson
See individual tracks for musician listings

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Twintwa Winnipeg, Manitoba

--Captivating North American audiences by roads and rivers for the past 7 years TWIN has developed a sound unto themselves ranging from deeply hypnotic folk story telling to heavy hitting anthems and everything in between-- www.twintwa.com

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