|"Save The Arkansas" Single Released for Free Download|
This song was written to help raise awareness about the Leadville Mine issue, which could potentially pollute the Arkansas River Watershed. Please share the tune and the cause with all your friends.
The song is FREE for download on my music page.
-written Feb 28th, 2008 © Gabrielle Louise, ASCAP
The track features all Colorado musicians!
Gene Libbea: Bass
Bruce Hayes: Lead Guitar, Mandolin, harmonies
Ryan Drickey: Fiddle, Harmonies
Gabrielle Louise: R. Guitar, Lead Vocals, Songwriting
Greg Mcrae: Engineer, Coupe Studios, Boulder, CO
I'm the daughter of the mountain, Twenty years.
I work on the river, Like so many here.
The sons of the farmland,Far downstream,
They grow the corn and the cotton,
If the water's clean.
There's a lake of toxin in the mountain side
And we're living in the shadow
This silver mine is a loaded gun,
Is a burning fuse; It's a toxic flood,
Are you gonna wait till it breaks to call it news?
Who are you gonna blame?
Don't put it off until it's a hurricane
How long are we gonna wait?
What does it take to wake you up before the mountain breaks?
Before the mountain breaks.
One day I'll take my child to the waters edge
Gonna bless him there, like my father did
Lord knows we're not wealthy, but when we're dead and gone
It's the choice we make now that will carry on...
You can stop this before the chance is gone
Join in the song, Save the Arkansas
Save the Arkansas.