New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Lyricist Larry W. Jones, also known as The Kingwood Kowboy, has written literally thousands of registered, copyrighted songs, over 7,400 to be more exact. Most are country, cowboy, trains, trucks, the islands, and a touch of bluegrass. The lyrics above are from his Dream
Sweeper in Nashville song that's available for licensing and as you go through the verses you can feel the edgy chill it represents. High hopes and then broken dreams can become a stark reality when you strike out to find fame and fortune in Nashville Tennessee. Ask just about anyone flipping burgers in Nashville and they will tell you their story. So Larry held on to that thought because it is so deeply personal to so many in this great nation of ours. You go for it, things don't work out, and so you pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and do what you have to do to move on. You can see that in someone if they have gone through it and Larry put a pen to paper and tells their story through a metaphor, cleaning up the streets of dreams that were not meant to be. You have to wonder how would the world's greatest musical poets of the day spin this story of human tragedy? How would a story telling country artist or one of a number of the great genre specialists write it? Finally, is the person driving the street sweeper late at night one of those folks too? Telling the story from the cab of their street sweeper with a hot cup of coffee close by and eye on the curb line. Larry Jones writes about real country situations both in the present and in the past. Dream
Sweeper in Nashville is available for licensing, how would you spin it?