House Concert Series

S2021 E76 | FULL EPISODE

Lawrence DiPaolo

Lawrence DiPaolo, who performs in Delaware County and Wilmington as "Larry D", is a songwriter and singer from Illinois who now lives in Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania. Drawing upon experiences ranging from being an options trader in Chicago, a bodyguard in Iraq as well as a sailor, Larry D combines folk and rock elements, vaguely reminiscent of the singer songwriters of the 1970's.

AIRED: July 27, 2021 | 0:04:05
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TRANSCRIPT

("All Saints Day")

♪ St. Peter's in the front room ♪

♪ You know, he's mixing me a drink ♪

♪ He's ruminating on my life, my inability to think ♪

♪ About regrets that have plagued me ♪

♪ For lo these many years

♪ And he knows the habits I won't change ♪

♪ Although they often bring me tears ♪

♪ I got St. Francis in the garden ♪

♪ You know, he's staring at the sky ♪

♪ His work is done

♪ You know, he's having fun watching all his birds fly by ♪

♪ Now I could go out and join him ♪

♪ Find my place there in the sun ♪

♪ But I've mail to send and a list of chores ♪

♪ Never seeming to get done

♪ And I forgot to pray my litany ♪

♪ Before your picture in the hall ♪

♪ I wanted to but there was no time ♪

♪ You know, there wasn't time at all ♪

♪ St. Ignatius is on the back porch ♪

♪ He's got an issue to discuss

♪ And I know he'll raise the pros and cons ♪

♪ And in general make a fuss

♪ About my worthless ministrations ♪

♪ And all my needless cares

♪ That keeps me from the ones I love ♪

♪ And all those hours I won't share ♪

♪ And I forgot to pray my litany ♪

♪ Before your picture in the hall ♪

♪ I wanted to but there was no time ♪

♪ There wasn't time at all

♪ Mary Magdalen's the only one

♪ Who truly knows my heart

♪ And she knows about the pain and the fear ♪

♪ That's been keeping us apart

♪ And she also knows I burn for you ♪

♪ With each and every day

♪ And she knows nothing in this whole wide world ♪

♪ Is gonna keep me far away

♪ And I forgot to pray my litany ♪

♪ Before your picture in the hall ♪

♪ I wanted to but there was no time ♪

♪ You know, there wasn't time at all ♪

♪ And I forgot to pray my litany ♪

♪ Before your picture in the hall ♪

♪ I wanted to but there was no time ♪

♪ You know, there wasn't time at all ♪


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