Tony DiPofi

Tony DiPofi

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Blues - Chicago | New Glarus, Wisconsin, United States
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Story Behind the Song

Nostalgic song about a small town in Ohio. Where people were hard-working, loving, and the heartfelt soul of America.

Lyrics

Conneaut, Ohio
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There's a place in Ohio
Where the Erie fog rolls in slow
and
At night
You can hear that foghorn moanin
Clear out to Toledo

The grit from steam engines
Covered clothesline sheets and floors
The Bessemer and Lake Erie
laid off men
Who had to
run a tab
at Ms. Cinda's store
In Conneaut Ohio
Conneaut Ohio


Been round this busy world
sky scrapers going up and coming down
there's no place taller
Than that big little Ohio town

The Sunbeam girl sign
shining on the door
Welcomed children
Who bought
- , Licorice pipes ,Mary Janes and
candy Black Crows


Hard work and homespun love
Good friends and family ties
On that " long tail " lake
Where the heart of America
Never dies

The more I learn of this modern
world - seems the less I know
But I remember where
folks walked proud
and waved from their porch
In Conneaut Ohio
Conneaut Ohio


In that town on
Lake Erie where the fog would
Roll in slow
Where Americas heart always beats
Strong
In a place called
Conneaut Ohio
Conneaut Ohio

On that long tail lake
Where the fog rolls in slow
Where Americas heart beats
Strong
In Conneaut Ohio

Music - Doug Sies ASCAP
Lyrics and vocals by Tony DiPofi BMI
1/30/18
All rights reserved .

Song Length
2:59
Genres
Folk - Americana, Folk - General
Tempo / Feel
Very Slow (Under 70)
Moods
In High Spirits, Enchanting

Subject Matter
General, Home

Similar Artists
John Prine, Townes Van Zandt
Language
English
Era
2000 and later

Lyric Credits Tony Di Pofi
Music Credits Doug Sies
Producer Credits Doug Sies
Performance Credits Doug Sies, Tony Di Pofi