"A Criminal Mind" as written by and Larry Gowan....
I stand accused before you
I have no tears to cry,
And you will never break me,
'Till the day I die

A criminal mind, is all I
All I've ever had,
Ask one who's known me,
If I'm really so bad
I am

I've spent my life behind these steel bars,
I've paid my dept in time,
But being brought to justice,
That was my only crime

A criminal mind, is all I,
All I've ever had,
Ask one who's known me,
If I'm really so bad
I am

Before you hand me over,
Before you read my sentence,
I'd like to say a few words,
Here in my own defense

Some people struggle daily,
They struggle with their conscience 'till the end
I have no guilt to harm me,
I feel no wrong intent

A criminal mind, is all I,
All I've ever known,
Don't try to reform me,
'Cause I'm made of cold stone

My criminal mind, is all I,
All I ever had,
Ask one who's known me,
If I'm really so bad,
I am (yeah!)

Whoa oh I am
Whoa oh I am
Made of cold stone
I'm made of cold stone
Just like the prison walls
I'm made of cold stone
Got a criminal mind
Whoa oh oh
Whoa oh oh yeah
A criminal mind
I got a criminal mind
Hey, hey, hey, yeah

A criminal,
Mind


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"A Criminal Mind" as written by Larry Gowan

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    General CommentWow. No posts. This song's really deep... I mean, really really deep. You just have to listen to it a few times...
    Mr. Jackon April 19, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. It's definitely a good one, and the only rock song that's ever gotten to a good friend of mine (poor guy's into all of today's musical bullshit). But I think it unfair that it's been registered as a Styx song when it was originally written by the band's current keyboard player (Larry Gowan) when he was a solo artist.
    OS Was Hereon June 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. It's definitely a good one, and the only rock song that's ever gotten to a good friend of mine (poor guy's into all of today's musical bullshit). But I think it unfair that it's been registered as a Styx song when it was originally written by the band's current keyboard player (Larry Gowan) when he was a solo artist.
    OS Was Hereon June 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentLawrence Gowan is brilliant. He can rock a mad keyboard and write a badass tune. This ain't a Styx song, but they bring it some new life. I'm glad Gowan gets to play it to bigger crowds in the USA. All hail Gowan. Or something.
    ashesofberlinon August 23, 2005   Link

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