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When the Flood Waters Came Rubies sapphire / diamonds and gold All the money / hands can hold. Such a nice place, / flood stole away. Nothing left now / but hell to pay. Baby cried /when flood waters came. Wash me clean, / I pray don't wash ‘em away. It's hard to live, / so much harder to breathe, When you've lost / everything you need. All them riches that shine today Sure ain't worth the price you pay. Your brightest dream is sure to fade The more you hold on the more it slip away. It's so hard / to start all over again. These mean ol’ blues / my only friend. Gotta a song / I still need to sing Stops the flood / these mem’ries bring. Them that got, / still got ever’thing. All we got / is what the morning bring. All I owned, / was washed away. It's all changed / now I'm back to stay. All them riches that shine today Sure ain't worth the price you pay. Your brightest dream is sure to fade The more you hold on the more it slip away. Rubies sapphire diamonds and gold Take that money, / can’t take my soul. Build me a home / of heart and stone. Atop the hill, / rest my tired bones. All them riches that shine today Sure ain't worth the price you pay. Your brightest dream is sure to fade The more you hold on the more it slip away.

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100 % of the proceeds from the sales of this song will be donated to support Boulder County musicians who suffered loses as the result of the 2013 Boulder County Flood. Donations will go to the Conscious Alliance, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, committed to supporting communities in crisis. (www.consciousalliance.org)

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released November 27, 2013

Rex Peoples - lead vocals
Felonious Smith - baritone Dobro guitar
Scott Johnson - gut string stand up bass
Dan Crecco - washboard & cajón
Mad Dog Friedman - harmonica
Christine Webb - background vocals

Dan Barnhart -Engineer
Mad Dog Friedman - Executive Producer
Recorded, mixed & mastered at Colorado's solar powered Arsenal Studios ( thearsenalstudios.com ) in Wheatridge, Colorado

Lyrics by Mark D. Friedman (www.mdfriedman.com)
Music by Jeff Smith (www.feloniussmith.com)
© 2013 by Mark D. Friedman & Jeff Smith

Thank you to all the extremely talented musicians who donated their time and talents to record this track and especially to Dan Barnhart & Arsenal Studios for supporting musicians helping musicians!

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When Flood Waters Came Boulder, Colorado

A Song Written to raise funds and lift the spirits of those that have lost so much.

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