Idle Company

The Giving Tree Band - Unified Folk Theory

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When I was a young boy singing

My momma said to me

Speak softly son you’ll find you’re in the company of thieves

Who’ll steal your heart and rob your mind

They’ll leave you cold and blind

Lifeless searching for yourself when you question are you kind

 

And it’s your life that you must live

It’s your love that you got to give

It’s your soul that you must find

Until the end of time

 

I met him at the crossroads where heaven spoke to me

Said watch out for the devil, babe, in the event that you should meet

He’ll tempt you with his golden eye

He’ll smile and watch you cry

He’ll strip you of your form to nothing more than do or die

 

It’s your strength when you are weak

It’s your hope when all is lost

It’s the truth that you must seek

No matter what the cost

 

Well it’s been some time with my pride aside when a voice came over me

It’s said cautious of yourself, my dear, and your idle company

They’ll take you to a place you’ll find 

Disease, it breathes, it dines

And wasting all your life, in time you’ll find it such a crime

 

Written by E. Fink

© 2007 - Crooked Creek Records

 

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