Saturday, April 07, 2007

Los Lobos doing Will the Wolf Survive?




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from the Los Lobos album "How Will the Wolf Survive?"
      Steve Berlin
      (soprano, tenor & baritone saxophones, percussion)
      David Hidalgo
      (vocals, guitar, accordion, lap steel guitar, percussion)
      Conrad Lozano
      (bass, guitarron, vocals)
      Louie Pérez
      (drums, guitar, quinto)
      Cesar Rosas
      (vocals, guitar, bajo sexto, mandolin)


written by David Hidalgo & Louie Pérez



Will the Wolf Survive?


Through the chill of winter
Running across the frozen lake
Hunters hard on his trail
All odds are against him
With a family to provide for
The one thing he must keep alive
Will the wolf survive?

Drifting by the roadside
Climbs a strong and aging face
Wants to make some honest pay
Losing to the range war
He's got two strong legs to guide him
Two strong arms keep him alive
Will the wolf survive?

Standing in the pouring rain
All alone in a world that's changed
Running scared now forced to hide
In a land where he once stood with pride
But he'll find his way by the morning light

Sounds across the nation
Coming from young hearts and minds
Battered drums and old guitars
Singing songs of passion
It's the truth that they all look for
Something they must keep alive
Will the wolf survive?
Will the wolf survive?


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