"Be Your Own Bird" is 2

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I was out at “the birds” (aka Esie Roemer Bird Sanctuary) this morning and remembered “Be Your Own Bird” turned two a couple of days ago! Be Your Own Bird ©Deborah Crooks (ASCAP) released February 16, 2018 Recorded by Ben Bernstein at Petting Zoo Studio, Oakland, CA and Kwame Copeland at Studio Valencia, San Francisco, CA Mixed and mastered by @benbernsteinmusic at Petting Zoo Studio, Oakland, CA @deborahrcrooks : vocals, whistles, wood frog, woodpecker rattle @kwamecopeland Copeland: acoustic guitars, whistles Ben Bernstein: upright bass, whistles, peeps Peter Whitehead @peterwhitehead9 Asian fiddle, corruga horn, catbird whistle, bells Lyrics: Song sparrow sings its own song No other place it belongs Like the towhee peeps in the leaves In your own life you must believe And be your own bird Hummingbird nest in the tree Spun thread a tiny blue egg Wings a blur in the air We all have our own truth to declare Be your own bird Nature can beautiful nature can be cruel Some days you win, some days you play the fool Mockingbird attacking its own reflectio Across the meadow I see some geese Dabbling in the green green grass No one’s first and no one's last Everyone has their own path Be your own bird Nature can beautiful nature can be cruel Some days you lose some days you completely rule Eagle perched atop the highest mountain #BeYourOwnBird #song #songwriter

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