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lyrics

don’t need a marksman don’t need a gun
don’t need don’t need anyone
don’t need a pen don’t need a tongue
i’ll shoot you all i’ll write everyone
don’t need no poison don’t need no wine
don’t need a victim you’ve done just fine
i’m a one way street no illusion of empathy
a talk show host on daytime tv

reality, it never caught up with me
humanity, was never my aim to please

cuz i’m a western wizard dream catcher philosophy
i cast mighty spells with no authenticity

frugality, wine and dine me
or forcibly ill take what’s owed me

cuz im a beach house stairway i’m the rising tide
i’m a deep space skylight devoid of sky
i’m the trickle-down theory with the marxist eye
i stole your girl, but I’m real nice guy

oh the humanity it never caught up with me
oh and vanity, was much too hard to please

i need some poison or just some wine
i need a victim you’ll do just fine
i need the left hand to tell the right
applause for the victims and boo for the spite that i’ve caused
for the spite that i’ve caused

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from Hod And the Helpers, released August 11, 2017

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Hod And the Helpers Santa Cruz, California

Hod And the Helpers is the alt-folk outlet of singer/songwriter Hod Hulphers. Their lovely psych tinged 1970s-sounding songs ask the listener to pay attention to their simplest activities. There’s an empathetic pathos to their music, a self-conscious bitterness rare in modern songwriting. The band features the talents of AJ Marquez, Dan Potthast, Greg Braithwaite, and Jeff Stultz. ... more

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