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In that picture on the shelf
I was just a boy myself
Just a boy on a bike with a light in his eyes

But that boy there that you see
Ain’t the man I came to be
And I know now he won’t be back again

Left my heart in the Mekong delta
Never felt a push or a shove
But it’s somewhere out there with the dog tags and whiskey
Somewhere out there with the boys and the blood

And I wanna go home
But I don’t know which way to go
When my dreams are the shape
Of a heart-shaped hollow

And his mother at his grave said
Now that my boy is dead
All that I have left is a picture in a frame

But that boy there that you see
Ain’t the man that came back to me
And I know now he won’t be back again

Left my heart in the Mekong delta
Never felt a push or a shove but it’s
Somewhere out there with the dog tags and whiskey
Somewhere out there beating still

And I wanna go home
But I don’t know which way to go
When my dreams are the shape
Of a heart-shaped hollow

Left my heart in the Mekong Delta

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from Hush The Wild Horses, releases September 6, 2019

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Rachel Harrington Portland, Oregon

FOUR STARS: “ancient-sounding country noir" ~Q Magazine

FOUR STARS: “songs that conjure the ghosts of old America”
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FOUR STARS: “a compelling blend of twang and swing … a sharply rendered sound portrait”
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"She has a knack, like Gillian Welch, for writing new tunes for the Carter Family songbook."
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"Will steal your heart." ~Performing Songwriter
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