All I Can Do
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Someone once wrote about how they loved the infectious guitar hook on "Up to You" and the "stand-out" lyrics of "Hard Shoulder" - 'a hard shoulder to cry on' - which is gratifying.

This is an eclectic collection of songs and my influences - from John Lennon to Johnny Cash - are clear in the music.
It includes some very personal songs co-written with my wife Dawn and while we don't make any claims for the material, every song is written with a care for the craft and real feeling.

©  2007 Dawn M. Lewis / John D. Lewis. (PRS/ BMI). (P) 2007 Coquet Shack (PPL).
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Love & Hope
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Love for my native North-East England and the Hope that it recovers from years of wilful neglect is the fundamental story behind the title track and much of the album.

"Sir Bobby's Song" is the theme to a BBC tribute to NE footballing hero Bobby Robson while "When Morning Comes" delves into my childhood - a VERY personal song.
There's deep strength in "Jimmy's Song" (about a friend in AA), deep love in "Talking To The Moon" and humour in Dawn's lyrics in "You Lose!"

©  2009 Dawn M. Lewis / John D. Lewis. (PRS/ BMI). (P) 2009 Coquet Shack (PPL).
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Still Thinking
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Only Dawn Lewis could come up with "Nana brought her knitting and beer" for a line in "The Langton Flood".
"Tie The Boat Down" is the first song John has written that WON

anything - The Grace Darling Song Competition.
"When Morning Comes" has been re-released for deeply personal reasons. I took a dive into the little known on this album by adding to my musical arsenal. I revisited playing the fiddle and the mandolin is another previously "tried-but-failed" instrument which appears on this album.

©  2012 Dawn M. Lewis / John D. Lewis. (PRS/ BMI). (P) 2012 Coquet Shack (PPL).
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Sir Bobby's Song.

On The March!

When Morning Comes.

What Kind Of Men?