O, Death

by Tales of Pandemonium

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A soulful, single take rendition of the traditional American folk song O, Death by Lloyd Chandler

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Ooh death
Whooooah death
Won't you spare me over ‘til a another year?
Well what is this that I cant see
With ice cold hands taking hold of me
Well I am death none can excel
I'll open the door to heaven or hell
Whoa death someone would pray
Could you wait to call me another day
The children prayed the preacher preached
Time and mercy is out of your reach
I'll fix your feet so you can't walk
I'll lock your jaw so you can't talk
I'll close your eyes so you can't see
This very hour come and go with me
Death I come to take the soul
Leave the body and leave it cold
To drop the flesh up off the frame
Dirt and worm both have a claim
Ooh death
Whooooah death
Won't you spare me over ‘til a another year?
My mother came to my bed
Placed a cold towel upon my head
My head is warm my feet are cold
Death is moving upon my soul
Oh death how you treating me
You closed my eyes so I can't see
Well you hurting my body you make cold
You run my life right out of my soul
Oh death please consider my age
Please don't take me at this stage
My wealth is all at your command
If you will move your icy hands
Oh the young, the rich, or poor
How will like me you know
No wealth no land no silver or gold
Nothing satisfies me but your soul
Ooh death
Whooooah death
Won't you spare me over ‘til a another year?
Won't you spare me over ‘til a another year?
Won't you spare me over ‘til a another year?

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released November 1, 2018
Traditional American Folk Song by Lloyd Chandler (1920s)
Arranged by Tales of Pandemonium - Produced by MaW 2018

Tara Lewis - Vocals
MaW - Guitar

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MaW London, UK

MaW is a versatile and forward-looking lead guitarist, producer and songwriter well accomplished in most popular styles. Mostly self-taught MaW developed from a very early stage his own distinctive vocabulary, strongly influenced by '70s British rock with a clear blues, soul, jazz and funk drive, yet with an innate desire to push the boundaries of genre and resist definition. ... more

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