Tom Schena Band performing "Shades of Rust" @ The Strafford Grange on March 8, 2013.
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music and lyrics by Tom Schena
Tom Schena Band is: Tom Schena (vox, 12-string), Alexx Morrison (percussion, drums), Shane Mountain (bass, backup vox) and Roy Edgerly (lead guitar)
They call me the junkman
I am the savior of all that is old
I am the one keeping the light bright
At the end of a dirty old road
Some call me a hoarder
Of things you can never throw away
Well one man's trash is another man's treasure
For this I am so proud to say...
You can see into the future
By looking into the past
'Cause if you do not believe me,
That everything wasn't made to last
Take a walk down any old where,
See the shades of rust
So go ahead and leave it to the powers that be
When we all should turn to dust.
Well I've got a frame to a '43 Ford,
And I've got a painting of royalty,
And I've got a million old records on the floor,
If ever one day you feel like helping me.
If not then its quite alright,
I'll be a rambling man in the middle of the night,
Searching for a trace of something to prove
Just what the hell I've been preaching is true.