Dan Israel - I Still Could

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“I chose this song because it was a message of survival and resilience and strength - and I saw Leah Rule demonstrate so much of that, despite all of the hardship and pain that she faced, and inspire so many people, including myself. She was a beautiful person and a beautiful soul. May she rest in peace.”

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"Well I’m wondering what, is my destiny, when will I finally start feelin’ free?
Seems like I’m always on familiar ground, to the same place I started, circling back around

Well nothing panned out, quite the way I’d hoped, everything looks perfect through a telescope,
But when you get near, you just see all the flaws, and then you gotta reckon with the pain you caused

I am ready for someone to tell me what this highway holds,
Been too many days that I cannot see how the darkness goes,
Wait a little, say you won’t, give up on me and knock on wood,
Don’t believe me when I say that I can’t win, ‘cause I, still could

Well the clouds are dark, and the sea is cold,
before you steady your stride, another year unfolds,
Something moves you forward, even when you’re tired,
Try as they might, they couldn’t smother your fire

I am wondering how much more this world can throw into my path,
Luckily I figured out sometimes all you can do is laugh,
Wait up for me, even if, it seems I can’t say nothing good,
Don’t believe me when I say that I can’t win, ‘cause I, still could

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from Rock For The Rules Volume 2, released December 21, 2013
Music and Lyrics by Dan Israel

Dan Israel - guitar, vocals, bass, and drums

Recorded in 2013 by Dan Israel

© 2013, music and lyrics by Dan Israel, BMI

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