Grandma's Hands - LIVE​(​single)

by Garrick Davis World Blues

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Recorded live October 20, 2016 at Club Fox in Redwood City, CA with Garrick Davis & A House Full of Friends. A strong arrangement featuring Davis' electric guitar work, this track maintains a certain purity in salute to Bill Withers original 1971 release from his debut album.

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Grandma's hands
Clapped in church on Sunday morning
Grandma's hands
Played a tambourine so well
Grandma's hands
Used to issue out a warning
She'd say, "Billy don't you run so fast
Might fall on a piece of glass
"Might be snakes there in that grass"
Grandma's hands

Grandma's hands
Soothed a local unwed mother
Grandma's hands
Used to ache sometimes and swell
Grandma's hands
Used to lift her face and tell her,
"Baby, Grandma understands
That you really love that man
Put yourself in Jesus hands"
Grandma's hands

Grandma's hands
Used to hand me piece of candy
Grandma's hands
Picked me up each time I fell
Grandma's hands
Boy, they really came in handy
She'd say, "Matty don' you whip that boy
What you want to spank him for?
He didn't drop no apple core"
But I don't have Grandma anymore

If I get to Heaven I'll look for
Grandma's hands

credits

released March 1, 2017
Garrick Davis - guitar, vocals
Grant "Slam" Walthall - drums
AJ Joyce - bass
Kevin Wong - organ
Tom Poole - trumpet
D. Edward - percussion
Leah Tysse - backing vocals
Ramin Keyvan - backing vocals

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Garrick Davis San Francisco, California

"Garrick Davis World Blues", led by Bay Area music artist Garrick Davis, creates a seamless blend of Roots-based genres to create a remarkably personal style. Band chemistry and solid musicianship propel well-crafted original music that rings of truth and character.

“Songs of wisdom, songs of dues paying, songs of experience and, ultimately,songs of winning the struggle."Indie-Music.com.
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