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Florida's Son


by Nick Granato. Buy album CD: Other Songs A - W


Words & Music By
Nick Granato
He once earned a living fishing these waters,
Out in the gulf, running the bay,
He remembers a time when the catch was abundant,
He says too many people have scared them away,
His face was all wrinkled and browned from the weather,
His hands were all calloused from years on the sea,
By his bench on the pier all the tourists passed by him,
Unaware this old man had made all this to be…
He's just an old cracker, who grew up on the island,
His grandfather's grandpa, drove the first pilings,
With a pioneer's spirit, that runs in his blood
An original native… Florida's son
He spoke of a time when life was quite different,
Long before money and greed had it's way,
A place you could tell God had touched with his fingers,
Where you showed respect for the things He'd made
He said nowadays we're surrounded by concrete,
High rises stretching to worship the sun,
He said they're nothing to me
But just graves on the beaches,
Stones marking the places, where paradise was…
He's just an old cracker, who grew up on the island,
His grandfather's, grandpa, drove the first pilings,
Oh the things that he's witnessed,
All the changing he's done.
An original legend… Florida's son,
Now He morns for what it's become… Florida's son,
And the future sets in what was… Florida's son…

© 2001 Song Harbor Music/BMI




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Album: Other Songs A - W Lyrics
cd Buy "Other Songs A - W" CD
  1. Atmosphere
  2. Barefoot
  3. Between God And Me
  4. Chain Link Fences
  5. Color Outside The Lines
  6. Crisis
  7. Down Here In The Islands
  8. Down The Road Of Compromise
  9. Eventide
  10. Everyboday Has A Heart
  11. Everybody's From Someplace Else
  12. Floatin' On The Sea Of Life
  13. Florida's Son
  14. Give Me Wings
  15. Hurricane Town
  16. In This Human Race
  17. Learning How To Live
  18. Lights Of St Thomas
  19. Margarita Meltdown
  20. My Ordinary Life
  21. No More Stones
  22. Ocean
  23. On The Horizon
  24. Once Upon A Paradise
  25. Plastic Pink Flamingos
  26. Purple Conspiracy
  27. Rhythm Of Life
  28. Somewhere In The Sand
  29. Sun Dance
  30. Sun Worship
  31. Survive
  32. The Way The Wind Blows
  33. Tropical Philosophy
  34. Under The Sun
  35. Upside Down
  36. Waiting On The Sun
  37. What Is Love
  38. Who I Am

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