Dave Matheson - El Colorado

Dave Matheson - El Colorado

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Pop - Rock | McDougall, Ontario, Canada
Total Song Plays: 394   
Member Since: 2015
   Last Login: over 30 days ago
   Sounds Like: Diana Krall, David Crosby

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Song Description

The Shadow River is located about a half hour drive from my home in Northern Ontario Canada. The Laughing Loon Lane is an actual street just down the way from the River. As to the Jester I'll leave that up to the listener to come to their own conclusion.

Story Behind the Song

I had driven by this location for years and was always very taken by the imagery the name places in this area conjured up. The seeds of the idea for this song came from a poem written in the late 1800's by E. Pauline Johnson.

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Song Length
Folk - Contemporary
Tempo / Feel
Medium Slow (91 - 110)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal

Subject Matter

2000 and later

Lyric Credits Dave Matheson
Music Credits Dave Matheson