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HIGH AND MIGHTY

High And Mighty Bronze ILPS 9384 Released in May 1976 Side A 1. ONE WAY OR ANOTHER (Hensley) 4.37 2. WEEP IN SILENCE (Hensley/Wetton) 5.09 3. MISTY EYES (Hensley) 4.15 4. MIDNIGHT (Hensley) 5.40 Side B 1. CANíT KEEP A GOOD BAND DOWN (Hensley) 3.40 2. WOMAN OF THE WORLD (Hensley) 3.10 3. FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW (Hensley/Wetton) 3.56 4. CANíT STOP SINGING (Hensley) 3.15 5. MAKE A LITTLE LOVE (Hensley) 3.24 6. CONFESSION (Hensley) 2.16 DAVID BYRON - Vocals (except A1 JOHN WETTON & KEN HENSLEY - Vocals) JOHN WETTON - Bass, Guitar, Mellotron, Electric Piano, Vocals LEE KERSLAKE - Drums, Percussion, Vocals MICK BOX - Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, 12 String Acoustic Guitar KEN HENSLEY - Organ, Piano, Moog Synthesizer, Tubular Bells, Electric Piano, Guitar, Slide Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Electric 12 String Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar, Vocals Produced and arranged by URIAH HEEP Engineer ASHLEY HOWE, except 'One Way Or Another' and 'Footprints In The Snow' PETER GALLEN Assistant Engineer JOHN GALLEN Recorded at Roundhouse Recording Studios, London, December 1975 - March 1976 Mastered by ALAN CORBETT at RCA, London Equipment by DEL ROLL, PETE GIBBS, MIKE BRISCOE, GEORGE MERRIMAN, Thanks to the Wobblers - Chris and Rick Design: Shirtsleeve Studios Singles Releases BONUS TRACKS ON REMASTERED 1997 RELEASE: 1. NAME OF THE GAME (Hensley) 4.59 Out-take, previously unreleased. 2. SUNDOWN (Hensley) 3.20 Out-take, previously unreleased. BONUS TRACKS ON 2004 EXPANDED DE-LUXE EDITION CD: 1. NAME OF THE GAME (Hensley) 5.13 Out-take. 2. SUNDOWN (Hensley) 3.20 Out-take. 3. WEEP IN SILENCE [long version] (Hensley/Wetton) 7.46 Out-take, previously unreleased. 4. NAME OF THE GAME [Ken Hensley demo version] (Hensley) 3.21 5. WOMAN OF THE WORLD [Ken Hensley demo version] (Hensley) 3.20 6. I CLOSE MY EYES [Ken Hensley demo version] (Hensley) 4.18 7. FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW [Ken Hensley demo version] (Hensley/Wetton) 2.57 8. CAN'T KEEP A GOOD BAND DOWN [edit] (Hensley) 3.09 Edited from album version. Expanded De-luxe Edition cover: High And Mighty Deluxe
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER There's been some Changes in my time But this one's playing Games with my mind Stopped in my tracks No thought of looking back The lady's got me tied up But I've already made my mind up One way or another She'll be mine It wasnít anything I could define None of those ringing bells Giving me a sign I just took a look But I was on the hook The lady's got me tied up Don't know how it's gonna wind up One way or another Gonna be all right I'm beginning to think That a forever kind of love Is the kind of love I'll look for forever But still I'll love and love again One way or another I will find my friend I knew some day my heart Would lead my head Beyond the path My chosen life had led I'd been so sure But where is the cure The lady's got me real good But you can't say What I should do One way or another It's all over now One way or another WEEP IN SILENCE You who thought Your eyes could tell no lies So your life became a compromise And it was you Who had seen men dyiní You heard their children cryin’ While their women weep in silence And you who thought You were so wise Succeeded only in disguise Now and then You'd find a bridge to cross Reach the other side And you'd still be lost Evaded by the sweet smell of life And the people that you try To show the way Never believe you Never believe you - no way While your women weep in silence Your women weep in silence Women weep in silence MISTY EYES I was missing my Little Miss Misty Eyes She made my life complete I'd been waiting on True love's sweet surprise And it tasted so sweet Oh it tasted so sweet I could hear The sound of the love bell Told me all it could tell And the sight of The blue moon rising Told me all was well Told me all was well I was just driftin' As a wind blown wave Like a stricken ship I thought I'd never be saved So far below me There seemed so much more Yet a man has to know What he's looking for Something unknown Kept my life turning around But I couldn't get near to Putting my feet on the ground With all that I had Any man would be glad But my everything was nothing So what made me sad I was missing my Little Miss Misty Eyes She made my life complete I was waiting on True love's sweet surprise And it tasted so sweet It tasted so sweet Farewell to that same lonely road I've seen the last of That heavy load No more blues about paying dues It's time for reaping All the seeds I sowed MIDNIGHT I just lay down wonderin' What to lay down Lately I can do it Every day undisturbed I think I know what But I can't find out how The morning didn't show me What it was worth Miles and miles of smiles Getting me nowhere Opportunities I just can see Can't lead me to the slaughter ĎCause I'll already be there I've been up that street And I know what's waiting for me Just waiting Midnight, moonlight Day into day No escape I must stay Midnight, show me the way Show me the way Give me something to play Something to play To help me make the new day Take me out of the darkness Into the light I've no friends to stand by me Here in the night It's an affair of A sad and weary heart Take me out of the darkness Back to the start I just lay down wonderin' What to lay down Lately I can do it Every day undisturbed I think I know what But I just can't find out how The morning didn't show me What it was worth
YOU CANíT KEEP A GOOD BAND DOWN I canít believe y'all are still sayin' We're a long way from rock'n'roll You won't look for the good In the tunes we're playin' Prefer to say we got no soul But day after day in town after town People say we're doin' alright We play and we stay boogyin' down And rockin' on into the night It's breath and words And time you're wastin' When you should be tryin' To have a good time For a good few years It's been yours we've tasted So here's a little piece of our mind We'll roll and we'll roll And we'll roll and we'll roll Till we run out of reason to try If it happens you don't approve It don't matter we won't ask why You can't keep a good band down You'll never find the solution You won't stop us runnin' around You're dealin' with an institution We'll fill our cup with wine while you Fill your head with high ideals You know so much But you still can't touch Till you find out how it feels It'll take much more Than the high and mighty To bring down the king of the road We could still be friends And quit this fightin' And let the real story be told You can't keep a good band down You'll never find the solution You won't stop us runnin' around With your paragraphs of pollution WOMAN OF THE WORLD Did you ever meet The kind of a lady She lives her whole life Saying maybe Running here and there As she pleases Not a thought For the social diseases Though she never Thinks of settling down Sheíll spend time Turning your head around But don't let your heart start dancing The lady don't Waste no time romancing Are you mine or are you The woman of the world Are you really so different From all the other girls Do you care that I care About the things that you do Does anything matter to you Does anything matter to you Once in a garden of glory Someone sowed The seeds of this story And the whole thing began With a woman and a man Still it's something No one understands FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW Just like footprints in the snow Who knows where my heart will go Will it lead me to you Or will I see another empty day Seasons come and quickly go Kinda makes me Wonder if they know Why my heart keeps Running near and far If only they could tell me Where you are If youíve ever been in love Then you'll know the rocky road I've been speaking of You'll remember when The times were good And the times You had to do without Think carefully my friend It may look like a start But it could be the end I'm not trying to bring you down I'm just so tired of hangin' around I won't make The same mistake again CANíT STOP SINGING I can't stop singing I can't see the end Just a new beginning As long as I keep on trying Iíll survive just fine Free to take my time Ridin' the moon in the midnight sky I can see through The man who lies with eyes And the real thing that's wrong is He has no song to lean on So I'll take my time Just to give you my rhyme To try to be sure and open the door 'Cause there's much more to life Than a day and a night to dream on Now I ain't confessin' To same kind of blessin' I'm trying to say Why I'm happy today I'm not preachin', teachin', Makin' some speech in dedication 'Cause it's no good me sayin' Where the blame should be layin' For with that kind of reason It comes out the same With an ear to the ground Each day I found inspiration MAKE A LITTLE LOVE I walked you to your doorstep Believin' we could make a little love And I let you have my heart I was as certain as the stars above Looked here and there Every everywhere I even searched beyond the dawn But you were nowhere to be found And I was going round and round Lost like I'd never been born Time after time Iíve lost my love for a rhyme A reason seemed good enough You always put me down While you made me run around I can't take anymore of that stuff Time after time Iíve lost my love for a rhyme And my reason Seemed good enough You always put me down And you make me run around I can't take anymore of that stuff CONFESSION I'm so sorry for the things I've done And the times it went a little wrong Try to understand That Iíve made my plans With my love for you in mind Sometimes you get the wrong idea And I can't seem to make it clear If my heart doesn't show It's Ďcause I don't know The best way to say I love you Every living day You fill my heart With a breath of spring And I search the universe For some joy That I can bring to you
NAME OF THE GAME Here comes trouble In the shape of a lady She started cool but now Sheís coming around daily Sheís got some big ideas About being my baby Itís her game With the name of love Now sheís sure pretty That I have to confess But no five-star fox is Getting me in a mess Letís buy a ring, she says Letís go and get blessed Itís her game and she calls it love Rock and roll rules my soul Pushing everything and everyone To one side But when all grows old Chillís still cold When I sing with my sweet guitar When I sing with my sweet My sweet guitar Donít waste your tears on me Go cry in the river What you need I ainít About to deliver Iím my own man and Thatís how Iím gonna stay ĎCause music is The name of the game Rock and roll rules my soul Pushing everything and everyone To one side But when all grows old The chillís still cold While I sing with my sweet guitar While I sing with my sweet My sweet guitar
SUNDOWN I'll see you at sundown You can't back out now The news is all over town I'll see you at sundown And they can put one of us In a hole in the ground Now it's three in the afternoon And I'm frightened to death Waiting for you in the saloon I wonder if he feels the same For whoever wins there's still The cowboy to blame Sundown, give me some strength I know I can't go it alone Sundown, give me your strength Give me a chance to go home To go home Well even if I shouldn't win And I'm frightened to death When it's in it again I hear the reverend feels it's a sin (I'll get on my horse and ride) For whoever wins he's Going to carry the blame Sundown, give me some strength I know I can't go it alone Sundown, give me your strength Give me a chance to come home
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