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Learning How To Fly

(1994)

Learning How To Fly
Epic Records (EK 64439)

Produced by Patti Cathcart

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Live In the Light
Heaven Down Here
Learning How To Fly
Strength
Woodstock
Drum
Up From The Skies
Tossin and Turnin
Getaway
In My Life
Yeah Yeah
Wide Awake
Still Tossin and Turnin (remix)

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Live In the Light
(Patricia Cathcart Andress/William Charles Andress)
© 1994 Grey Kitty Music (BMI)

Chorus:
You gotta live in the light
You gotta live in the light
You gotta live in the light
You gotta live in the light
You gotta live in the light
I gotta live in the light
You gotta live in the light
I gotta live in the light
You gotta live in the light
You gotta live in the light
You gotta live in the light
You gotta live in the light
I got love in my heart and I'll be your sanctuary
I got peace on my mind and I'll be your sanctuary
Oh, in times like these we all need a sanctuary

The time is fast approaching
Some say the end is near
But ending or beginning
This one thing is clear
You can be a sanctuary
For a wounded weary heart
There is no time to hesitate
You will have to play your part

Repeat chorus

Some have been deserted
And many are abused
And though it's hard to cope sometimes
Like the tree do not be moved
You got to be a sanctuary
For the aching broken hearts
With the power of love surrounding you
No way you will be stopped

Continue to grow
Continue to know
Continue to show
Continue to see
Continue to be
Continue the light
Continue the fight
Continue the fight

Repeat chorus

It could be the smile upon your face
Or it could be the comfort in your eyes
Or it could be the healing spirit as you comfort me till dawn
Or the sanctuary of your love giving strength to carry on

Continue to grow, etc.

Repeat chorus

Heaven Down Here
(Phil Roy, John Shanks, Rick Neigher, Jim Carrey)
© EMI April Music, Inc./Ear Picture Music/EMI Virgin, Inc./Line One Publishing/(ASCAP) Xanjami/Publisher Unknown

Verse 1:
What are you waiting for, believe in me
Isn't it love in this life that you need
You can offer your soul to an altar of sacrifice
But give your heart to me

Chorus:
Let's bring Heaven down here
Let's bring Heaven on down
I don't want to wait for the angels
Let's bring Heaven down here

Verse 2:
What's in the sky that you and I can't find
Simply in love what could be more divine
How can I make you believe forever and ever more
I'll give my heart to you

Repeat Chorus

Can I lay you down
Don't you know salvation is the warmth of my embrace
Let me touch your lips
Kiss the moonlight on your face
I need you now
I need you now

Repeat Verse 1
Repeat Chorus

Learning How to Fly
(P. Cathcart Andress/Sabena Stark)
© 1994 Grey Kitty Music (BMI)/Waterbird Music (BMI)

When your heart is low feel the breezes blow
It's all right you just take your time
There's no hurry now that you're on your way
When you're learning how to fly

No more wandering 'round, step up off the ground
You will find you can glide on by
There's a magic place that is just for you
When you're learning how to fly

Chorus:
You've always known that this was not your home
You've been longing for that place
Where you would not feel so all alone
Well now that time has come for you to fly away
Just breathe on in then breathe on out
And you'll be on your way

Watch the ocean rise, say your sad good-byes
Don't be shy, go ahead and cry
There's a light to guide and you're really on your way
Now you're learning how to fly

Now you are flying, rising, floating
Sailing on this blissful ocean
Everything you've always wanted now
Learning how to fly

Freedom comes while you are soaring
Far away from cares and longing
Take this moment, open up your eyes
You're learning how to fly

Repeat chorus

You are higher now, feeling lighter now
So much joy, you just have to go
Feel the greatest love that you've ever ever known
When you're learning how to fly

You are higher now, feeling lighter now
So much joy, you just have to go
Feel the greatest love you have ever known
When you're leaning how to fly
Now you're learning how to fly
You are learning how to fly

Strength
(Patricia Cathcart Andress)
© 1994 Grey Kitty Music (BMI)/Windham Hill Music (BMI)

Years of tears
Pain for breakfast
Lunch is longing
Dinner never comes

Hunger ruled this lonely spirit
All the time
Tears of yearning for a stranger
Who would take the pain away
And ease the sorrow and the hunger and the longing
But the stranger never came
She didn't understand that this was all arranged

She stays up late and studies
Though her eyes are red and she is weary
Sometimes she is afraid
She can't believe, still can't believe he left her with these babies all alone
She sometimes feels she just won't make it
That she will shatter all to pieces
Or just disappear

But there's a feeling in her spirit
When she is quiet she can hear it
And it gives her strength and courage
To dry her own tears

Woodstock
(Joni Mitchell)
© Siquomb Pub. Co. (BMI)

I came upon a child of God
He was walking along the road
And I asked him, where are you going
And this he told me
I'm going on down to Yasgur's farm
I'm going to join in a rock 'n' roll band
I'm going to camp out on the land
And try and get my soul free

Chorus:
We are stardust
We are golden
And we have got to get ourselves
Back to the garden

Then can I walk beside you
I have come to lose the smog
And I feel to be a cog in something turning
Well maybe it is just the time of year
Or maybe it's the time of man
I don't know who I am
But life is for learning

Repeat chorus

By the time we got to Woodstock
We were half a million strong
And everywhere there was song and celebration
Singing and dancing
And I dreamed I was the bombers
Riding shotgun in the sky
And they were turning into butterflies
Above our nation

Repeat chorus

We are stardust
We are million year old carbon
We are golden
And we are caught in the devil's bargain
And we've got to get ourselves
Back to the garden

Up from the Skies
(Jimi Hendrix)
© Schroeder Music Publishing Co., Ltd. (PRS)

I just want to talk to you
I won't do you no harm
I just want to know about your different lives, on this here people farm

I heard some of you got your families
Living in cages tall and cold
And some just stay there
And they dust away, past the age of old
Is this true
Please let me talk to you

I just want to know about the rooms behind your minds
Do I see a vacuum there
Or am I going blind
Or is it just remains from vibrations and echoes long ago
Things like "love the world"
And "let your fancy flow"
Is this true
Please let me talk to you

I have lived here before the days of ice
And of course this is why I'm so concerned
And I come back to find the stars misplaced
And the smell of a world that has burned
Smell of a world that has burned

Well maybe it's just a change in climate

So where do I purchase my ticket
I would just like to have a ringside seat
I want to know about the new Mother Earth

I want to hear and see everything
I want to hear and see everything
I want to hear and see everything

Tossin and Turnin
(P. Cathcart Andress, C. Kenoly, K. Wedlow, T. Bilal, L. G. Finley)
© 1994 Grey Kitty Music (BMI) / Rhythm Supreme Music (BMI) / God Cypher Devine (BMI) / Chicago Son Times (BMI)

Chorus:
Baby your love's got me tossin and turnin
Deep in my memory, again and again
Baby your love's got me tossin and turnin
Deep in my memory, again and again

The first time I saw your face
Oh could this be my dream comin' true
I had waited so long now my soul's found it's home
And home is the heart of you
Oh my angel
How long will it take till you come back to me
I am lonely
I need you beside me now

Repeat chorus

You are my spirit
I will wait here for you till the end of time
Oh, for wild hearts like ours can never be parted
Oh, my love I know in my heart you are so close to me
I can feel you, I am with you each night in my dreams
Oh, Oh....

Repeat chorus

I can't get you out of my head
I can't get you out of my heart
Your love has enfolded my mind and my spirit
You got me tossin and turnin

Repeat chorus

Getaway
(instrumental)
(B. Taylor, P. Cor)
© Kalimba Music (BMI)

So you say you tried but you just can't find the pleasure
People around you givin' you pressure
Try to resist all the hurt that's all around you
If you taste it, it will haunt you
So come, take me by the hand
We'll leave this troubled land
I know we can
I know we can
I know we can
I know we can
Getaway

Watch for the signs that lead in the right direction
Not to heed them is a bad reflection
They'll show you the way in to what you have been seeking
To ignore them, you're only cheating

So come, take me by the hand
We'll leave this troubled land
I know we can Getaway
Getaway

Lay awake every night til the sun comes up on the morning
Nothing exciting, it all seems boring
Make up your mind which way to go about it
To your road, you just don't doubt it

So come, take me by the hand,
We'll leave this troubled land
I know we can
I know we can
I know we can
I know we can
Getaway

In My Life
(J. Lennon, P. McCartney)
© ATV/Maclen Music (BMI), EMI/Blackwood Music (BMI)

There are places I remember
All my life though some have changed
Some forever, not for better
Some are gone and some remain
All these places have their meaning
With lovers and friends I still can recall
Some are dead and some are living
In my life I loved them all

But of all these friends and lovers
There is no one compares with you
And these memories lose their meaning
When I think of love as something new
Though I know I'll never lose affection
For people and things that went before
I know I'll often stop and think about them
In my life I love you more

Yeah Yeah
(Hendricks, Grant)
© Mongo Music (BMI)

Well every evening when all my day's work is through
I call my baby and ask him what shall we do
I mention movies but he don't seem to dig that
And then he asks me why don't I visit his flat
And have some supper, let the evening pass by
By diggin' records beside the groovy hi-fi

I say yeah yeah
That's what I say
I say yeah yeah

My baby loves me, he gets me feeling so fine
The way he loves me, he lets me know that he's mine
And when he kisses I feel the fire get hot
He never misses, he gives it all that he's got
And when he asks me if everything is okay
I got my answer, the only thing I can say

I say yeah yeah
That's what I say
I say yeah yeah

We'll play a melody and turn the lights down low
So that none can see
We gotta do that, we gotta do that
We gotta do that, we gotta do that
And there'll be no one else alive in all the world
Cept'n you and me

Well pretty baby I never knew such a thrill
It's hard to tell you because I'm trembling still
Well pretty baby I want you all for my own
I'm even ready to leave those others alone
Don't ever ask me if everything is okay
I got my answer, the only thing I can say

I say yeah yeah
That's what I say
I say yeah yeah

 

Wide Awake
(Patricia Cathcart Andress)
© 1994 Grey Kitty Music (BMI)/Windham Hill Music (BMI)

There was a time in life
When I felt my only choice was to run away
From so much hatred
It seems sometimes that the killing will never end
I was afraid, I could not see the end in sight
And so I did what many of us often do
I took all my feelings and put them all to sleep
Until I could not feel any more pain

But you cannot change a thing if you cannot feel your heart
And so I prayed for strength to help me face my fears
I remember the day, and although it hurt me deep
I was happy for my tears

I am wide awake, ready to take my place
In the war that's going on for hearts and minds
I am wide awake and I won't hesitate
To stand and tell the truth to save a life

So many suffer and cry
While too many of us turn our heads and hide
For lack of our love
Today 10,000 children closed their eyes and died
It's hard to take, we cannot face the madness
And so we go back to the place where we feel safe
We take all our feelings and put them all to sleep
Until we cannot feel any more pain

But don't you be afraid cause
Wide awake there will be many others
Who will join you on your way
Oh and there is so much beauty,
You just have to open up your eyes
Wide awake sometimes your heart will break
When you hear another angushed cry
In the middle of this sorrow
You have got to realize

If you cannot look, then you cannot change
Open up your eyes, don't be afraid
I'm right here beside you
I wll never leave you lonely.

I keep my head up and my heart wide open
I'm here to tell you it is worth any pain you feel
Don't go to sleep, do not slumber
So many are depending on you
I am wide awake ready to take my place
You'll be wide awake ready to take your place
We are wide awake ready to take our place.

I'm thankful and I'm so grateful that I'm wide awake.

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