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I hope this one lands on God's toe. They don't know about me.
I hope this drink gets us home. I should not be driving.

My knuckles are bleeding from the lies they told.
I saw his picture on your phone.

I hope this night makes more sense with no regret the next day.
I hope this burst stirs your thoughts and settles slow like Pompeii.

Through Hell's security. Knock on the door. The maid said they just went out for more souls.

Drove through the pearly gates asking to God. They said they can't fit anymore souls.


from An Elephant On Your Keychain, released July 18, 2014



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John Black Band Portland, Oregon

Genre defying singer/songwriter, John Black was born in Ohio, USA in 1980. He toured with Los Angeles bands, Trainwreck and Sea of Air before he set his sights on his own project in 2012. John began planning his debut album, "An Elephant On Your Keychain" and formed John Black Band in 2013. He splits his time evenly between his successful dog-walking business and his real passion, music. ... more

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