Ordinary Things

by Doctor Jon

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Part of the attempt to record a song per week in 2014.


When I heard that you’d be late
I put some foil
around your plate
I’ll save it for another day with you

Look, we live like kings
Our ordinary things
are like pieces of heaven
tethered by a string

Ordinary Things
Ordinary Things
God bless the Ordinary Things

When I saw the grass was high
I mowed it all
to make it right
and now we have a neat and tidy yard

When I felt that you were hot
I dug out the Tylenol,
Benadryl and Gatorade
And slept out in the hall


When I smelled the bread you baked
And I saw the chocolate cake
I poured some wine for you and beer for me

When I heard you hum that tune
I looked it up so I could listen too
And I could get that song out of my head

And though the simple things
Flow from complicated means
The invisible hand gives and and gives and gives and gives and gives



released September 7, 2014
All words, music, and musical performance by Doctor Jon (Jonathan Barlow)



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Doctor Jon Starkville, Mississippi

I make music at home with one microphone, a few guitars, an old drum set, and a macbook.

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