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Produced by Ted Templeman. I Cheat The Hangman Lyrics. The days grow short, the nights are gone Since you were here, I can't go on I cried for you, to no avail Now my life runs cold when the night winds wail But I cheat the hangman, cheated him many times before The bell that tolls the hour has turned sweet lips to sour Yes, I cheat the hangman and even. when life has flown away I leave a kiss behind.
by The Doobie Brothers. Album: Stampede (1975). Charted: 60. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. songfacts ®. Artistfacts ®. Lyrics. Guitarist Patrick Simmons wrote and sang lead on this. Pat says: "I think the piece may have been inspired by An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (by author Ambrose Bierce). It has the feel of an old west ghost town. In fact, its about a ghost who doesn't realize he's dead returning to his home after the Civil War. The strings in the wild fadeout were inspired by Russian poet Modest Mussorgsky's Night On The Bald Mountain Dave from Vancouver, WaI heard this song while falling asleep in about 1980. It took me years to figure out the title and that it was the Doobie's. I have seen them in concert several times but they do this song. Maybe it's to hard to get the right background music. Rick from Seattle, WaA great song, magnificent.
Stampede is the fifth studio album by American rock band The Doobie Brothers. The album was released on April 25, 1975, by Warner Bros. It was the final album by the band before Michael McDonald replaced Tom Johnston as lead vocalist and primary songwriter. The album has been certified gold by the RIAA. Stampede showed the band diversifying elements of their sound more than ever before, combining elements of their old sound as well as country-rock, funk and folk music.
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From the Album Stampede. Exclusive Prime pricing. I was always a big Doobie Brothers fan. This song, to me, is classic. The haunting melody and lyrics and the intricate instrumental parts never get old. Great song. 2 people found this helpful.
The Doobie Brothers "Stampede" (1975) track 7: "I Cheat The Hangman" You can purchase this music on CD at thedoobiebrothers. One of the best of their more delicate songs, I always loved the way the could switch from riff fueled heavy rock to something as beautiful and subtle as this song.
I Cheat The Hangman Lyrics. Album/Collection: Stampede.
The Very Best of the Doobie Brothers. The Platinum Collection. Stampede/Takin' It to the Streets. Original Album Series. Flashback Records, Rhino.
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Arranged By [Strings] – Nick DeCaroTrumpet – Conte Condoli*, Pete Condoli*Vocals – Maria Muldaur
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Curtis MayfieldOrchestrated By – Richard Tufo*
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