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(Contact Info: larry at larryblakeley.com)

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A listing and access link to all:
song lyrics and mp3 audio files http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/ (all of which are a part of this Web site) can be accessed simply by selecting the "htm" file for the song you want;

poetry http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/poetry.htm;

quotations http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/quotations.htm; and

essays written by Larry Blakeley http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/articles/articles_larry_blakeley.htm,

all of which are used to tell the story in this Web site, can be accessed by going to each respective link set out above.

My son, Larry Blakeley http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/larryblakeley_photos_jpeg.htm manages this Web site and the following Web sites:

Larry Blakeley (Contact Info: larry at larryblakeley.com)

Leslie (Blakeley) Adkins - my granddaughter

Lori Ann Blakeley (June 20, 1985 - May 4, 2005) - my granddaughter

Evan Blakeley- my grandson

Major Roy James Blakeley (December 10, 1928 - July 22, 1965) - USAF (KIA)

When I was young my dad would say
Come on son let's go out and play

No matter how hard I try
No matter how many tears I cry
No matter how many years go by
I still can't say goodbye

- "I Still Can't Say Goodbye," Performer: Chet Atkins

MP3 audio file/lyrics http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/still_cant_say_goodbye.htm

For a larger image click on the photograph.

 

We said we'd walk together, baby come what may

That come the twilight, should we lose our way

If as we're walking, a hand should slip free

I'll wait for you, should I fall behind, wait for me

 

We swore we'd travel, darlin', side by side

We'd help each other stay in stride

But each lover's steps fall, so differently

But I'll wait for you, if I should fall behind, wait for me

 

Now everyone dreams of a love lasting and true

Oh, but you and I know what this world can do

So let's make our steps clear that the other may see

I'll wait for you and if I should fall behind, wait for me

 

Now there's a beautiful river in the valley ahead

There 'neath the oak's bough soon we will be wed

Should we lose each other in the shadow of the evening trees

I'll wait for you, should I fall behind, wait for me

Darlin' I'll wait for you, should I fall behind, wait for me

Yeah, I'll wait for you, should I fall behind, wait for me

I'll wait for you, should I fall behind, wait for me

- "If I Should Fall Behind," http://www.brucespringsteen.net/songs/IfIShouldFallBehind.html, Bruce Sprinsteen http://www.brucespringsteen.net/news/index.html, Album: Lucky Town, Columbia (1992)

MP3 audio file (2.8 MB) http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/fall_behind_springsteen1992.mp3

"A Kiss" http://www.royblakeley.name/roy_james_blakeley/mother_dad_kiss.djvu