If Ever

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our tribute/attempt at Disney love


If Ever

If ever a dream … came true
Defied science and sleep, ... it was you
If ever a wish fell from a star
It flourishes wherever you are

If ever a pair of eyes lit the skies
If ever a kindred heart tumbled in my arms

If ever a bird sang in my ear
He left out all the words until you appeared
If ever the shade leapt from a leaf
It stole the idea when you smiled at me

If ever a breath of air was shimmering in your hair
If ever the valley moaned sweet and low

If ever the time crashed and was still
Maybe you happened by disarming until

©2003 Richard Bates (Miss New Orleans Music, ASCAP)


from To Skyward, released October 1, 2010
David Madaffari - Drums
Peter Lambousy - Bass
Richard Bates – Guitar, Singing, & Songwriting

Additionally featuring:
Cranston Clements on shiny lead guitars
& David Torkanowsky on B53

© 2010 Miss New Orleans Music (ASCAP), 1800 Elise Ave. Metairie, LA 70003



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the hons New Orleans, Louisiana

"To Skyward is the album Weezer wishes they could make..." --OFFBEAT MAGAZINE

A Democrat, an Independent, and a Republican go to a bar. An Alabama fan from NYU & 2 guys from LSU play cadences of love. 3 dads discuss rehearsing-- next week. Late nights and early mornings! Who dat say they gonna beat dem Eagles?! 3 'merican kids doing the best they can--in bed. ... more

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