If I Try and Walk the Path

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If I try and walk the path
Must I try and not laugh?
If I try and walk the path
Must I try and not laugh?
Or must I be as serious as you

They'll give you half and they're stealing your soul
They'll give you half and they'll leave you in the hole

I'm a monk I'm a punk I'm a hole
I'm a skunk I'm a drunk I'm a pole
It's the game it's the win it's the lose
Down the drain with the gambling blues

(Words & music by John Morris)


from The Instamatiks, released February 29, 2016
John - lead vocal, guitar
Paul - backing vocal, bass
Arek - ukulele
Ross - guitar
Chris - drums



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The Instamatiks Thunder Bay, Ontario

And so it was that Arek, John & Paul hosteth an open-mic show. Young Ross said unto them, "May I sit in?" "You may," they replied. And behold: it soundeth very sweet. Then they sought a drummer and Chris appeared bearing brushes. "I like brushes," saith the ukulele-man, "for they are quiet & pleasant to the ear." And so the Instamatiks were born and this here album cometh to pass. Enjoy! ... more

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