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    Apr 20, 2011

On April 9, 2011, Jeremy Messersmith gathered up a cast of local players including Dessa, Chris Koza, Lucy Michelle, Brian Tighe, and others for an evening of outstanding lyrics. All guests performed works of their own along with great works by Tom Waits, Prince, Daniel Johnston, Bob Dylan, Bright Eyes, and more.

Songs performed:
Dillinger Eyes Jeremy Messersmith

Strawberry Blonde (Ron Sexsmith) Jeremy Messersmith

Jolene (Dolly Parton) Jeremy Messersmith

Piazza, New York Catcher (Belle and Sebastian) Jeremy Messersmith

Worried Shoes (Daniel Johnston) Lucy Michelle

Untitled by Lucy Michelle Lucy Michelle

A Girl, A Boy, and a Graveyard Jeremy Messersmith

Kindness (The Starfolk) Brian Tighe

I Envy the Wind (Lucinda Williams) Jeremy Messersmith

Misheard lyrics song Jeremy Messersmith

Lazy Bones Jeremy Messersmith

San Diego Serenade (Tom Waits) Jeremy Messersmith

First Day of My Life (Bright Eyes) Lucy Michelle

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right (Bob Dylan) Chris Koza

The Blackberry Moon (Rogue Valley) Chris Koza

I Only Have Eyes For You (composer Harry Warren and lyricist Al Dubin 1934- we did the Flamingos version) Chris Koza

I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man (Prince) Dessa

The Chaconne (Dessa) Dessa

Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen) Dessa

Fake Plastic Trees (Radiohead) Jeremy Messersmith

Common People (Pulp) Jeremy Messersmith

Guests

  • Chris Koza

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