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Written by Jimmy Cowan


Rip Tide

There’s this friend of mine
He’s like a bowling pin
Cause they knock him down
And set him up again
And this friend of mine
He’s caught in the undertow
He’s bound to die
In the rip tide

About a year ago
I saw a shooting star
So I made a wish
On this thing of ours
That we may keep our heads
Above the crashing waves
Somehow survive
The rip tide

Oh, the rip tide

So this friend of mine
Hopped a railway car
He said adios
And au revoir
And the other day
When you held my hand
We dove one more time
Into the rip tide

Oh, the rip tide


released November 17, 2020
Jimmy Cowan: lead vocal, harmonica, triangle, bells
Chris Brennan: drums
Jack Bashwiner: bass, backing vocals
Steve Runyon: piano
Bill Karcher: guitar
Tony Orbach: saxophone
Matt Sullivan: backing vocal arrangement, backing vocals
Jeanette Rudy: backing vocals

Recorded, mixed, and produced by Gerry Griffin at Temple of Tuneage, Verona, NJ


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