Pat Baer

Pat Baer

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Williamstown, New Jersey, United States
Total Song Plays: 260   
Member Since: 2000
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Plays:

16

Song Description

This song relates to the sad state that a lot of people are in, from poverty neighborhoods, to neglect, whatever...the message is clear...stand up and shake it off. You have the ability to make your life better. Just do it.

Story Behind the Song

Ever hear the story of the farmer who's donkey fell into the well? He thought he would never get the donkey out so he might as well just cover the poor thing up with dirt and let him die right there. So he got his shovel and began to throw dirt on the d

Lyrics

(1)
He was born on down the river
By the banks of the other side
And he was raised on muddy water
And swept away by the tide, my, my

Sometimes you feel like you're drownin'
In the muddy water

(2)
Well everyone seduces
And they pound you to the ground
Existence is persistance
No excuses
You gotta get up if you been down, now, now

Sometimes you feel like you're drownin'
In the muddy water

(3)
Now if you're drownin' in muddy water
And you cannot see the sky
Stand up, shake it off,
Stand up, shake it off, shake it off
Stand up, you know the reason why, my, my

Sometimes you feel like you're drownin'
In the muddy water

Song Length
4:12
Genres
Blues - Rock, Blues - Delta
Tempo / Feel
Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal
Female Vocal

Subject Matter
Frustration, Change

Similar Artists
Aretha Franklin, K.D. Lang
Language
English
Era
2000 and later

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