Life Ahead

by Aaron Embry

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Life Ahead is the first installment in what I hope will become a series of albums released on my birthday, November 10th, every year until I am dead dead dead.

The bulk of my income these days comes from the tips container that sits by my piano and I want that business model to extend to my recordings so this music is being offered freely to everyone. I am grateful to all love you and any money contribution is a terrific fizzy lifting thing.

I hope all love you enjoy listening and have a magically mild and loving madly day!

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released November 10, 2016

tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, and 9 written by Aaron Embry, copyright 2012 AMNION (ASCAP)

tracks 2 and 6 written by Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March 1685 – 28 July 1750)

track 7 written by Eddie Williams for his group The Caravans with Albertina Walker

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Aaron Embry Ojai, California

I am a songwriter and instrumentalist from Los Angeles, California. My family and I live just outside of the city in a smaller town called Ojai.

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Track Name: The Wheel
i met an old man not long ago
had lost his pride and glory
i sat down to hear his story
he was an open book i just had to take a look through
but sad to say they don't make them old man stories like they used to
he said,
"my family kicked me to the ground
my family killed my pleasures
at being their one and only living treasure
but i don't cry or show my woes, nah
i don't got time for no more feelings
or one more day spent getting healings
cuz I know the Wheel
on my Soul
is outbound

Ya the Wheel!!

and I'm so glad I'm done with this here world
been sick and tired and lonely
and it's high time my maker gets to know me
in all my days, i just finally drew my window...
if i don't die today ima sure die tomorrow "

sure nuff the Wheel
on his Soul
was outbound...

Ya the Wheel!!

and the epitaph on his final stone
in the great charcoal pavilion
reads,

"HE MADE HIS MILLION"
Track Name: Lord Keep Me Day By Day, by Eddie Williams
Lord keep me day by day
in a pure and perfect way
I want to live there in that building
the building not made by hands

I'm just stranger here
wandering through this barren land
but one thing I know
there's a building waiting for me
it's a building not made by hands

Lord keep my body
see that I come to no harm
but Lord give me grace
in the face of pain
O Lord keep me day by day...

-by Eddie Williams of The Caravans