Break Free

Story Behind The Song

I was driving through the Youngstown, Ohio area and noticed lots of factories with parking lots full of cars. I started thinking about how each of those workers gets by and what they might be dreaming about during their shifts. I wrote this song in my head during the following 8 hours that it took me to get home. I was able to sit down when I got home and almost play the whole song the first time through.

Song Description

Gravelly, slidey, rootsy number about getting out of that crappy job

Song Length 4:12 Genre Rock - Roots/Rock n' Roll
Tempo Medium Slow (91 - 110) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Subject Dreams Similar Artists Bruce Springsteen
Language English Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

I work my hands, I work my hands
I work my hands all day on the line
I carry my weight, I carry my weight
I carry my weight all day down in the mine
Yeah, I break my back, I break my back
I break my back every day working in the fields
I shine my shoes, I shine my shoes
I shine my shoes every night before the funerals

Any day now I ?m gonna break free
Any day now, any day now
Any day now I ?m gonna break free

I dream my dream, I dream my dream
I dream my dream every night, I know it?s coming true
I save my money, I save my money
I save my money every week so I can see it through
Yeah I raise my kids, I raise my kids
I raise my kids so they can have what I have not
I give my soul, I give my soul
I give my soul every day, you know that?s all I got

Any day now I ?m gonna break free
Any day now, any day now
Any day now I ?m gonna break free

And I refuse to wonder why
As the years keep passing by
You see, right here?s the only time
That we?ve got, man it?s all we got

Any day now I ?m gonna break free
Any day now I ?m gonna break free
Any day now, any day now
Any day now I ?m gonna break free

Lyrics Greg Winkler Music Greg Winkler
Producer Eric Hester Publisher Magnetic Bee Music
Performance Greg Winkler, Mark Goad, Dan Kennedy, Chris Boeger, Mark Croft Label Slothtrop Music
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