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Weylan Deaver
Denton, TX
Member Since: 2/25/2017

Christian ~ husband ~ father of four ~ minister ~ Texan ~ wordsmith ~ ASCAP ~ admires brevity, simplicity, precise rhymes, exact right words. I started with funny lyrics in high school, then moved to country and other genres, even a few church hymns. I'm not a performer--just a writer, but my father and grandfather were songwriters, so I'm third generation. Thanks for listening.

Genres: Country, Holiday Themed

Instruments: Guitar

Influences: George Strait, John Williams. What I listen to mostly are movie soundtracks and musicals.

 

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1 . "LITTLE GIRL GO"




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  1. 1. "LITTLE GIRL GO"
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    "LITTLE GIRL GO"

                                                         
                                                            

    LITTLE GIRL GO Writer: Paul Weylan Deaver Verse 1: Where did that little girl go? Out of sight, like a sprite I can follow her glow Never know where she’ll land Turning loose of Dad’s hand Now, where did that little girl go? Chorus: Tea cups and dress-ups and chasing fireflies She stares up at me from her mother’s deep eyes We thought she’d be here like the moon and Big Dipper Then a young man appears holding out a glass slipper... Verse 2: Look at that little girl smile Out of sight, all in white As we walk down the aisle How did it come the day I would give her away? But, look at that little girl smile. (Repeat Chorus) Verse 3: Look at that little girl go Out of sight, in the night After stealing the show I guess I’ll just linger Wrapped ’round her finger Look at that little girl go. Look at that little girl go. (c) 2017 Paul Weylan Deaver
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  2. 2. TO THE MISTLETOE
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    TO THE MISTLETOE

                                                         
                                                            

    TO THE MISTLETOE Writer: Paul Weylan Deaver Verse 1: There may not be a snowman in our yard But there’s a picture of him on our latest card Good will is in the air, and traffic’s at the mall Carolers everywhere, and what I love best of all... Chorus: My eyes light up like a Christmas tree Every time I see you looking back at me They say there’s something special ’bout this time of the year Well, every day’s a holiday whenever you’re here So strike a match under that old yule log And pour another cup of that cold egg nog Forget about the dishes, let the candle burn low And lead me to the mistletoe. Verse 2: You ask me what I’d like to get this year I want a set of memories so clear I’ll add them to the others—ghosts of Christmas past And baby, in my stocking, stuff a way to make them last. (Repeat Chorus) (c) Paul Weylan Deaver
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  3. 3. GRIN AND BEAR IT
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    GRIN AND BEAR IT

                                                         
                                                            

    GRIN AND BEAR IT Writer: Paul Weylan Deaver Verse 1: When life kicks you in the teeth, The world caves in; you’re underneath, Don’t go shop for a funeral wreath, At least not for a while. There’s still something you can do To make the worry wrinkles few And turn the gray skies back to blue; It’s the science of the smile. Chorus: Grin and bear it; grin and bear it. If you’ve got a heavy load, just share it. Here’s an idea with real merit: If your heart’s on your sleeve, that ain’t where you want to wear it. You may not run trouble away, but the least that you can do is scare it. Take it on the chin; it’s a fight you might win, Starting when you grin and bear it. Verse 2: Pick that lip up off the floor. Dig in your heels, then ask for more. If it were all roses, think what a bore Day in, day out would be. Every knock that you endure Is one less lump in your future. It all adds up to a practical cure For immaturity. (Repeat Chorus) (c) Paul Weylan Deaver
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