"Old Sad Songs" as written by and Benjamin Nichols....
Well I'd stay with you tonight my love
Stay the whole night long
But the boys are singing those old sad songs
And I'm singing along
Well I hear the snare drum's slow, sad march
I hear those fiddles cry
And I must go to them my dear
Or else I'd stay the night

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"Old Sad Songs" as written by Benjamin Nichols

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    General Commenti adore this song.

    i just saw them the other night and they are amazing.
    oldsadsongson December 01, 2004   Link
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    General Commentone of my favorite lucero songs...i used to sing it to my son when putting him to bed...

    also...pretty sure it is "and i must sing along", not i'm singing along
    wilruson March 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this song speaks about the power of music, especially this type of music. This singer is torn, but the music is his true love.
    You can really hear the music he describes in your mind.
    One of my favorites, in spite of how short it is.
    anon1on October 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAwesome tune. Then it rips right into Chain Link Fence. Love it.
    johnnycanuckon August 11, 2009   Link

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