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Mary's Song

from Road Trip Songs by Dave Manning

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    I live on the road, and these are road trip songs. The album was mixed on the car stereo in my tour bus. The piano and voice recorded in a 17th-century manor house in the Scottish Highlands, and the harmonica recorded in a remote Arizona canyon.

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“They made me tough enough to love you.” It was a few years later when I sat down, half-cocked, under that amazing light sculpture built by Mark Lottor. Burning Man is nothing if not a life-changing event. I didn’t realize I was sitting down next to my future bride. Several hours later, just before the dawn, I asked her to take my arm. Our first kiss was at sunrise, legs dangling off the high balcony of the temple. I don’t know if I wrote this song. It feels more like it just fell out of the dusty hundred year-old piano that lives in the corner of Cas and Mike’s Tucson home.


from Road Trip Songs, released January 1, 2014


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Dave Manning Arizona Village, Arizona

He's played Folsom Prison. He's opened for the likes of Dan Bern, Mose Allison, and Squirrel Nut Zippers frontman James Mathus. He's held up traffic all over the west puttering along in an old VW Microbus that Arlo Guthrie autographed. Dave is living his life in the old tradition of the traveling-storytelling songwriters. ... more

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