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Where do you go, when you know that you do not know / I said where do you go, when you know that you do not know / You go to the rock go to the wall / To the barren at the barren well / To the shadow cast by the flames of the this heavens hell / Go to the ash under the bridge / To the eyes where the hallows thick / To the banks of the river where the fish swim belly up / You go to the back go underneath / To the sink and garbage heap / To the streets where the bus and train don’t stop at all / If you want to learn listen close to the people you fear most / If we want to grow let go of the tip-toe minds we host / Visions of a better day, visions of different way / They’re born from a weary soul, a rebel soul, embattled soul


from Ghosts Be Free, released September 19, 2012
Sean Burns (vocals, acoustic guitar), Zach Gill (keys), Todd Sickafoose (upright bass), Aaron Kierbel (drums), Ara Anderson (trumpet), Courtney Browne (vocals), Lebo (tres)



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Professor Burns and the Lilac Field Berkeley, California

"Definitely headed to great places" says the San Francisco Chronicle of this Berkeley based, indie folk roots singer- songwriter. Prof. Burns is a rare musical bird with a rich history as a poet, historian, and college professor. Backed by some of California's best, the songs conjure a lyrical and musical vibe the likes of Iron and Wine, Bright Eyes, Ben Harper, Van Morrison, and M Ward. ... more

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