Joel Mabus | The Lights Are On In Michigan - Single

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The Lights Are On In Michigan - Single

by Joel Mabus

For the people of Michigan toughing out the recession -- you need to hear this!
Genre: Folk: Political Folk
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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I wrote this song in the fall of 2009, and sang it for Michigan audiences over the next few months. Each time refining and changing up the lyrics, until I had it in its final form. Recorded professionally in the spring of 2010. This song doesn't take sides. We're all in this recession together. As the song says:

Now, stick your right hand in the air, put the left hand up above
There you have the outline of the state we dearly love
But it takes BOTH hands to make that work, and I'll give you all a clue:
Put left and right together, there ain't nothin' we can't do.

All to the thump of a Merle Travis style guitar (guitar was made in Michigan, by the way) with a little talking-blues style and there you have it.

Joel Mabus

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Helen Zimmerman

Please see below. We have not heard it .
We have not heard it, but we like the preview.
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Katrina

Beautiful
I heard this on PHC and loved it- t brought a tear to my eye!
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