Thom Moore

Thom Moore

Buy Broadjam Purchase Credits for Thom Moore
facebook twitter
Folk - Rock | Dublin, South Dublin, Ireland
Total Song Plays: 10,649   
Member Since: 2003
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

Profile    Songs    Albums    Photos    Comments    Bios    Connections    Endorsements   

Sign up for Broadjam today to follow Thom Moore, and be notified when they upload new stuff or update their news!

Previous  |   1  2   |  Next
Plays: 48
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 23
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 21
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 13
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 14
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 13
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 11
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 10
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 24
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 90
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 24
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 12
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 29
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 19
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 18
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 109
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 33
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 297
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 459
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 212
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 275
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 254
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 430
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 324
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 405
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 198
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 269
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 249
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 271
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 205
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 354
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 1,053
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 816
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 336
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 335
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 330
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 195
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 114
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 264
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 239
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 307
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 120
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 140
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 97
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 536
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 207
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Buy $0.99 Mp3 Download
Plays: 194
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 176
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Plays: 102
Play Song
Add To Playlist
Previous  |   1  2   |  Next
Plays:

217

Song Description

Greek in Alaska bar laments lack of love, but most of all the curious fact that the moon's orbit is terribly close to the horizon at high latitudes...a metaphor for the blues if there ever was one.

Story Behind the Song

From Grandfather series: maternal grandpere of MW cover artist Kathy Donahey was Greek immigrant as child, went to Alaska for the Gold Rush. Got rich, got poor, suffered, etc.

Playlists this song is on:
Playlist CreatorPlaylist NameDate Added Reverse Sorted
Lyrics

From inside or outside, wherever you're bound,
when you're up, the sun's always down.
The last place my race should ever be found
is the long, cold, haul-up -- stuck on Alaska,
where the cold winter-noon sun
don't even reach to your room,
and the clouds open up
just in time for the night and the moon:
the low, low, low northern moon
makes a Greek with a few
a lover just spooking saloons.
For all of the night-life,
I might as well be up there too,
with the low, low, lown northern moon.

Now gold-dust means heart-rust and your loving undone:
you can't think of your life as a glad one;
the last thing your heart-strings should ever become
is the long gold haul-up, stuck on Alaska,
where you can't tell the night
from the day, even when you try,
'cept, at night, that's the time you can
lay down your headaches and fly:
to the low, low, low northern moon,
makes a Greek with a few
a lover just spooking saloons.
For all of the night-life,
I might as well be up there too,
with the low, low, lown northern moon.

Song Length
3:54
Genres
Folk - Country, Pop - Rock
Tempo / Feel
Non 4/4
Lead Vocal
Duet Male/Female
Mood
Poignant

Subject Matter
State, Searching for Love


Language
English
Era
1900 - 1920

Lyric Credits Thom Moore
Music Credits Thom Moore
Producer Credits Shaun Davey
Publisher Credits EMI
Performance Credits Midnight Well
Label Credits Mulligan LUN-011