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Darien Gap

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I was a waiter in North Baltimore
Down by the tracks and the video store where you worked
Three times a day you'd come in for a drink
I'd bring you a coffee, you'd pay with a wink and a smile

One day I saw you and pulled up a stool
I said, "Kathy, I've known you since first grade in school on the bus"
You always had talked about seeing the world
I never imagined you'd still be the girl down the street

I asked, "why are you still here?", you just looked confused
You told me "you can't get from here to Peru in a car,
In Panama you'll hit the Darién Gap
There's suddenly nothing but white on the map and you're done...

    We are one, but not quite connected
    We are one, but light years apart
    We are one, but not quite connected
    We are one..."

Now it's been so long since I wandered away
But I still think about what you told me that day in the bar
I wonder if you're still marooned with a globe
Waiting for someone to pave you a road to your dreams


Tuning: Standard, Capo 2

G - Em - G 
G - Em - C
Dm - Dbm - Cm (x2)

C - D - C - D (x2)
C - Em / C - Em - D
C - Em / C - D

Played LiveFull Statistics

Played at 2 out of 23 shows since introduction (9%)
Played at 1 out of 10 non-open mic shows since introduction (10%)
There have been 17 show(s) since the last play.


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  Discussion: Darién Gap

Kendal (anon) · 8 years, 3 months ago
... only because you like cheese. However, I like the tune very much. I would vote for this one on one of your next albums (if you're still taking votes).
Elizabeth (anon) · 8 years, 3 months ago
Excelente música. Letra profunda, romantica e inspiradora. A mi opinión personal en esta cancion juegan un rol muy importante los "sueños y el destino" especialmente lo ultimol. Eres un excelente canta autor Josh, sigue deleitandonos con tus canciones y demostrando a la gente que la música no solo se escucha o se siente. LA MUSICA SE VIVE. Los mejores exitos para ti de tu admiradora peruana por siempre Elizabeth :)
Mary (anon) · 6 years, 9 months ago
Beautiful, beautiful song.
Fredie (anon) · 6 years, 6 months ago
Been there done that.... your song sums up the isolation perfectly
Petr S. (anon) · 2 years, 3 months ago
Beautiful, just beautiful. I took the liberty of using your song in my short student film. If you're interested you can watch it on YouTube. It's called Cyberworld, just follow this link:

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