LORETTA HAGEN

LYRICS
1. Where Are The Rainbows (Loretta Hagen) ©2017 ASCAP Where are the rainbows When I need one to wish upon While the rain is gone Find me a fountain Shining with silver and gold For my coins of hope A magic lantern I’d brush my hand on And wait for that genie to appear If one wish be granted I would ask of him To make our days happier I’d chase down a bright star Falling from Heaven above If it changed my luck A four leaf clover Salt over my shoulder A little prayer whispered aloud For all of those someones Yes, even this one Who can all use some help Where are the rainbows When I need one to wish upon While the rain is gone Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar Gary Hagen, acoustic guitar Maia Sharp, tenor saxophone Mark Dann, upright bass Andrew Hulle, drums 4. This World Of Ours (Loretta Hagen) © 2017 ASCAP Hey now better get moving Safe ground is headed for ruin We’ve done Our Mother earth wrong If not for each other Fix her so our children Live on Under the sun Change is hard when we’re spoiled And money wins wars If only we could all be loyal to This world of ours Each soul on this planet Is equal and matters One spark Is part of the flame It burns brighter and bigger When we’re working together We are The heart of this land Ch. Free rivers, tall trees, clean air to breathe These treasures should be our gifts to leave This World of ours (8xs) Hey now better get moving Safe ground is headed for ruin Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar Gary Hagen, acoustic guitar Teri Avella, bass Donna Gebbia, keyboards Andrew Hulle, drums Linda Lambiase, Loretta Hagen, Gary Hagen, background vocals 7. Believe (Loretta Hagen) © 2017 ASCAP There are words In our heads That were burned And were fed One is fear Another doubt Many words Weigh us down May they all Fall away From the walls That keep us safe Let our words Bring peace And leave us to believe Now there are times When we are frail And we need words That heal But those that hurt And do harm They dig in And hang on Ch. May they all.... Believe that we can do What we set out to No dream will ever be killed By words Ch. Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar Gary Hagen, acoustic guitar, electric guitar Teri Avella, bass Donna Gebbia, keyboards Linda Lambiase, djembe Loretta Hagen, Gary Hagen, Linda Lambiase, background vocals 10. You’ll Be Safe Here (Loretta Hagen) © 2014 ASCAP Hey little fawn You’re all alone Are you an orphan Is your mama gone Come on and hide In my field tonight No need for running You’ll be alright You’ll be safe here To rest your legs and fear Soon the wild will be Calling near Here’s a straw bed And you’ll be well fed Until the day you disappear You’ll be safe here Don’t be alarmed When morning comes You’ll meet a family Much like your own They made their way Through an open gate When dogs and hunters Were giving chase Ch. Br. Danger on this journey Is real and wide When nature shows her fury She’ll be unkind Hey little fawn When you go to roam I hope you wander Back to this farm If you’re not alone Bring your herd along All are welcome Who do no harm Ch. Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar

Lucky Stars - Tracks and Lyrics

All songs ©2017 ASCAP

2. Now That I’m Able (Loretta Hagen) ©2017 ASCAP Now that I’m able To feel my heart Beat steady and stable I’m not falling apart Now that I’m able To face the sun I’ll burn my troubles Till they’re finally gone I don’t hear the sirens scream And there’s no need for that old 
smoke screen Sure some embers are smoldering But this is air I can breathe in Now that I’m able To find my way Over these hurdles I can live today Now that I’m able To hit my stride I’ll cross each battle And walk out of the fire Ch. Solo Now that I’m able To say these words They sound so simple But I was slow to learn Now that I’m able To take this road Its easier traveled I’ll be safe and warm Ch. Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar Gary Hagen, acoustic guitar Mark Dann, bass Linda Lambiase, snare drum Loretta Hagen, Gary Hagen, Linda Lambiase, Kyle Hancharick, background vocals 5. I Will Send My Love (Loretta Hagen) © 2017 ASCAP You felt the sun on your shoulders Like a gentle hug In the wind your heard whispers Well that was my love I was sending my love On a cold cloudy evening Not a star above I was sharing old memories And sending my love I was sending my love I watch over you When you need me to And I hear your calls When you’re missing me so Just like I’ve always done I will send my love When you woke from that sweet dream While your eyes were closed You caught a glimpse of me Sending my love I was sending my love Ch. Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar Gary Hagen, acoustic guitar Michael G. Ronstadt, cello 8. Ladders (Loretta Hagen) © 2017 ASCAP I hope my somedays Haven’t gone by I’ve had some plans laid out for my life Can’t hurry dreams Still on their way Just have to believe They’re closer each day Ladders are climbed rung by rung In time we move up Some crawl and some will run or fall I got my feet upon the steps And I’m ready to take the next My hands are on the rails Holding on If I held the future Inside my hands And had a true picture Of where I’ll land There’d be no need For wishes or faith I am no seer I’ll just have to wait Ch. Br. We are born to hear a call That whispers this is who you are We find our goal and give it all As we reach for the stars Life has its lessons That we come to know But sometimes the message Doesn’t take hold I’ll keep my ears Tuned to the wind So it is clear When it comes round again Ch. Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar, bass Gary Hagen, acoustic guitar Curtis Kretz, drums Loretta Hagen, Gary Hagen, Linda Lambiase, 
background vocals 11. Welcome Spring (Loretta Hagen) © 2017 ASCAP We’ve been waiting on you Spring Been a chilly April in the East Don’t matter where you’ve been We’re desperate for a change of scene For dreary grays To turn to green You’ve returned with the sun Welcome We’re so ready to be warm The bitter cold grew mean and old Never letting up It settled way down in my bones Ah but here you are Now it’s gone You’ve returned with the sun Welcome Welcome Spring and the promise you bring You’re better late than never again I’ve been waiting for you Spring To breathe some new life into me And wake me from the haze And feed me light and energy It’s what I crave And what you leave You’ve returned with the sun Welcome Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar Gary Hagen, acoustic guitar Craig Aiken, bass Marianne Osiel, flute 3. Lucky Stars (Loretta Hagen) © 2017 ASCAP While lying in a hospital Get well cards and phone calls Had me feeling wonderful I felt love I am here and well today I sure do appreciate The good folks that share my days Under skies above We raise our kids and help our parents We send out wishes and hope they’ve landed On a place where dreams Hit their mark We’re no strangers to trial and error Somehow we make it and it makes us better We can thank those diamonds that light the dark Our lucky stars Hours fly till the day ends Leaves us wondering where it went Still you took the time to send Your heart Ch. Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar Gary Hagen, acoustic guitar Craig Aiken, bass Linda Lambiase, snare drum Kyle Hancharick, Debbie Maggiulli, Donna Gebbia, Linda Lambiase, Loretta Hagen, Gary Hagen, background vocals 6. Break (Loretta Hagen) © 2014 ASCAP I’ll have a cry today I’ve got sorrows to wash away Been bubbling deep In this volcano heart in me But today, today I’m gonna break But today, today I’m gonna break I wear a painted smile So I don’t bring my friends down They all have something Heavy to carry around Everyday, everyday Someone can break Everyday, everyday Someone can break I’ll be home in the dark With the blinds drawn I might need an ark To sail these waters I’ll cry today I can’t keep on this way A quivering grin Won’t hide the pain I’m in Not today, today I’m gonna break Not today, today I’m gonna break Today, today Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar Gary Hagen, acoustic guitar Teri Avella, bass Donna Gebbia, keyboards Andrew Hulle, drums Linda Lambiase, Loretta Hagen, Gary Hagen, background vocals 9. You Were Brave (Loretta Hagen) © 2016 The words of your prayers Were whispered at night Will you take care of them Cut through the quiet But you were the one who Would need them the most The angels around you Would soon take you home And you were brave A pillar of strength When everyday grew harder To face another change You hid your pain Under a veil of beauty and grace When fear grips my veins I’ll need to feel safe I’ll remember the days When You were brave You reached for my hand A silent good bye As gently as the rain would end You closed your eyes Where memories seem to fail This one never fades How you looked so peaceful Is how you remain Ch. You were brave Brave The words of your prayers Were whispered at night Now I repeat them Somewhere in my mind And I’ve added your name To the ones who have gone I know you’re not afraid Wherever you are Cause you were brave Ch. Loretta Hagen, vocals, acoustic guitar Tracy Grammer, violin

Mud and Stone - Tracks and Lyrics

All songs ©2012 ASCAP

1. Now That You're Home (4:00) Words & music by Loretta Hagen These days I've been Filling up lonely hours While waiting on Your return In my bed alone I lie awake till the moon is gone It's all aglow Now that you're home It's not your fault Your occupation keeps you gone In these times You take what comes You know that I will wait Oh but the bill collectors can't They'll get what their owed Now that you're home Chorus Now that you're home I sleep through the night Now that you're home Baby I'm more than alright I'm good as gold Now that you're home I opened the windows And unlocked the dead bolt Soon as I heard you drive up Since you've been gone I carried a heavy heart It's light as snow Now that you're home Chorus 3. Money (3:10) words & music by Loretta Hagen Money don’t like my hands Slips right out of them Like the water over the dam Money don’t like my hands Money don’t like my car Up on cinder blocks In the driveway with rusty old parts Money don’t like my car I work my bones To bring a little money home It don’t easily come And what I make Is promised to a note unpaid That don’t leave me much Money don’t like my house Dirty and run down On the inside and on the out Money don’t like my house And money don’t like the rain Never gonna save for the weather whatever it brings Money don’t like the rain 5. Take Me (3:08) Words & music by Loretta Hagen You've been down You're feeling like You're never gonna find love So for now why not think about The other side of alone No one to answer to Or tell you what to do The sea is full of single hearts Just like you Take me I'm a perfect example No ball and chain on my ankle Now I'm as free as the wind blows So if you're lonely Take me Now who says That two is neccasarily better than one It's anybody's guess If love will last and who knows how long I've heard it said to me That love can set you free Well I'm as free as any sailor On the sea 7. When My Years Are Stacked (3:27) Words & music by Loretta Hagen I bore no children Just never had them And I am too dang old To plan on any now I've been thinking About my golden years And who will be there To help me get around Chorus When my years are stacked to the heavens I'm afraid that I'll be alone No goodbyes,no tear drops in someone's eyes When mine forever close I have a husband But he is older I don't know if he is going to outlive me And if he's here still, He'll be no help As it is I do Everything for him Chorus I have a family, sisters and brother But they have other responsibilities Some have children, even grand ones They were thinking right When they were married Chorus 9. Where Do I Go (3:13) Words and music by Loretta Hagen I gotta get away So far away Gotta get away from me I'm living in my head Where it's so negative Gotta get away from me Chorus Where do I go? Where do I go? Where do I go? Not up for company Don't find life funny Gotta get away from me Dwelling on past regrets Keeps me so damned depressed Gotta get away from me Where do I go? Where do I go? Where do I go? Chorus If I could meditate Go to a higher state Could I get away from me I need a sense of peace Sweet serenity Gotta get away from me Where do I go? Where do I go? where do I go? 11. Santa If You’re Listening (3:54) words & music by Loretta Hagen How the holidays have changed Each year more of their meaning fades They sneak up on us like a wave That washes out to sea Here I am on Christmas Eve With so fewer gifts to give Been trying to make ends meet these days There's just no easy way Santa if you're listening Can you find me work I lost my job back in the Spring And I feel I've lost my worth I can stretch a dollar But it don't cover much Santa if you hear me Could you get me through this month Now I am not a lazy man Answered every want ad I'm not afraid to use my hands Even for low wage You see I've got a family A wife and kids, and a dog to feed They're everything and more to me I'd give them anything Santa if you're listening Can you find me work Lost my job back in the spring Now I feel I've lost my worth It's hard not to worry And to keep my spirits up Oh Santa if you hear me Could you get me through this month Wish I could fill these stockings With nothing else but love Cause I have a wealthy pockets full And I would give more than enough How the holidays have changed Each year more of the meaning fades I hope it becomes clear again At Christmas time next year Bonus Track No Until The Next Time (Live) (6:09) Words & music by Loretta Hagen My resistance is getting weaker I think we're making a habit of this Your situation is never clear I'm into something I shouldn't be in I know you're sneaking away each time You ring my lonely bell You're looking over your shoulder babe You know it's not hard for me to tell Chorus So I say no, no, no I can't baby No baby can't you see that this ain't right I can't open my door anymore I can't let you into my life It's no baby, I just keep telling you no No Until the next time You keep giving me little pieces Of information I sort out You say it's over and you don't love her But you continue to sneak it around When you come here I see you parking your car Way down the block But right outside my door babe You know there must be a million spots Chorus I say no,no,no..... You better make up your mind boy You're running out of time And I won't be left Hanging on the line Chorus Sundown Till Dawn - Tracks and Lyrics COMING SOON Something More - Tracks and Lyrics COMING SOON 2. I’m Gone (3:52) Words & music by Loretta Hagen A hole in the shade on my window Pulls in light to my pillow Tells me it’s time to wake up and rise But here I lie Dreaming but not like in night time I’m keeping my eyes open wide Buried beneath the blanket and deep In my mind I’m Gone Although I haven’t been outside at all I didn’t put one foot upon the floor Oh but I went far I’m on A trail that runs along a mountainside Gonna climb up to the top And feast my eyes On the great blue sky I’m Gone It’s easy for me to get lazy I’d stay in this bed if I had my way But this day already awaits me And I’m running late So I best be ending this movie These little day dreams that consume me And get up and start getting ready But I think I’ll wait I’m Gone I’m standing on a covered bridge in Fall The water underneath is moving slow Over the stones I long To visit all the places that I love I’ll travel in the early morning sun Oh when it comes up I’m Gone 4. Mud and Stone (4:11) Words & music by Loretta Hagen Everyday I put on my shoes And I start my car It takes me down the same old route To the parking lot Where I work my days But I feel incomplete Gotta make a change Gonna start at my feet Chorus Through mud and stone I'll fill the well That's been low From a dry spell Where fresh water flows From the ground below I'll draw it up Through mud and stone People can't live for Making money alone We all gotta feed our hearts And the fire in our souls Take a drive down a country road Breathe the air in the wind There's so much more here That we can drink in Chorus The sun lights the days Then the moon takes it's place Seasons fade For a change of pace 6. Turn In (2:39) Words & music by Loretta Hagen When the weight of the world bends your back Any day you fall under attack From anything or anyone you combat you can win, turn in There's a place not of body and bone Nor of pain and the doubt that you hold A well of strength to draw upon You can win, turn in In you a voice that whispers a choice You can change fear to love Anger and need, jealousy, greed and sorrow Are lost So when the weight of the world bends your back Anyday you fall under attack Find grace along your path You can win, turn in 8. Hunker Down (4:17) Words and music by Loretta Hagen Can't you hear me, I’m talking to you Can't you see me standing in your view It seems as if you stare through me At some far away moon That old storm will pound your door And hover over Let my arms be where you run for cover And hunker down When the Summer Moves on like water Through a steady rushing stream Into Autumn When winds blow colder You start falling with the leaves When low clouds gather round And you're under the thunder Let my eyes be a quiet shelter And hunker down When those storms are at your door And they hover over Let my heart be a warm bunker And hunker down Can’t you hear me, I’m talking to you Can’t you see me standing in your view It seems as if you just ignore me I’ll keep trying to get through 10. Get A Life (2:38) Words and music by Loretta Hagen Well it's honey this, sweetie that Get me a beer in a tall glass You're on your butt like old King Tut Turning the sound on the TV up Well honey why don't you go and get a life And get out of mine Well now I'm up nights listening to you snore Late show blasting, remote on the floor You lie there like sleeping beauty It's no wonder I'm so moody Well honey why don't you go and get a life And get out of mine Honey why don't you go and get a life Because I'm not gonna spend all of mine Waiting on a big overgrown child The back yard lawn is growing up too tall Mower is broke it needs an overhaul You're no Tarzan in that jungle Every weekend it's the same old trouble Well honey why don't you go and get a life And get out of mine Yeah honey why don't you go and get a life And get out of mine 12. As We Count (On New Years Eve) (2:55) words & music by Loretta Hagen This is the final minute Before the year runs out May it take no good with it And leave behind our peace and health And as we bide this moment All of our dreams abound I wish for doors that open And raise a glass as we count 10, 9, 8, 7, 6 The time piece ticks And as we pass each second Watching the ball come down I hope that love will beckon To every heart and spread around. As we recite the numbers Shouting among the crowd I pray the trials that cumber Fall away as we count 5, 4 with a loud roar We start to cheer 3, 2, 1 I'm counting on

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