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Song for David

Written for the Canadian human rights campaigner David Kilgour by Daniel Kelly, 2022. Am                    C When David sat down by the brook, G                Am considering the stones,     C                     G He watched the water flowing by, Am         G         … Continue reading

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Notorious

Written for Ruth Bader Ginsberg by Daniel Kelly – September 2020          Em              C      G    D Ruth was born in New your City, in 1933, C                   G                 Am          D Daughter of Jewish immigrants, they nicknamed her Kiki, Em                   … Continue reading

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Song for George Floyd

By Daniel Kelly 2020 Em                      C Since they shot young Medgar Evers,      G       D Way back in 63’ Em                      C To be a black man in America, G                     D Is to never truly be free,               C                  … Continue reading

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Florence of the Airwaves

By Daniel Kelly – 2020 G                          C             G Florence well she wanted to be an engineer, C                          G                    D The man down at the college, He said now listen here, G                              C                G We only take apprentices, and … Continue reading

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Travelling Light

By Daniel Kelly – 2019 Em            G             D             Em The soul of wanderer, you spoke in mysteries C                           G More at home among the animals,       D The rivers and the trees,          Em                G But your wisdom was … Continue reading

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Song for Colin

     G     D          C     D    G A broken Man, with a heart of gold          C          G                 D And a voice of an angel, when he’d sing G        D        Em     C Wandering in … Continue reading

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Kim

by Daniel Kelly, 2018     G           Em         C               D One eye on the world, the one that we all see,   G            Em           C            D Another on the universe, of myth and majesty, G Em C D You … Continue reading

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Time is Running Out

Words by Alistair Hulett, music by Daniel Kelly G         C      D      G Time is running out for us C                 D           G Shadows getting longer every day,      C     D         G     C I need to find some self control, … Continue reading

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