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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.

And if it's bad
Don't let it get you down, you can take it

And if it hurts
Don't let them see you cry, you can make it

Hold your head up (woman), hold your head up (woman)
Hold your head up (woman), hold your head high

Hold your head up (woman), hold your head up (woman)
Hold your head up (woman), hold your head high

And if they stare
Just let them burn their eyes on you moving

And if they shout
Don't it change a thing that you're doing

Hold your head up (woman), hold your head up (woman)
Hold your head up (woman), hold your head high

Hold your head up (woman), hold your head up (woman)
Hold your head up (woman), hold your head high

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up

Hold your head up (woman), hold your head up (woman)
Hold your head up (woman), hold your head high

Hold your head up (woman), hold your head up (woman)
Hold your head up (woman), hold your head high

And if they stare
Just let them burn their eyes on you moving

And if they shout
Don't let it change a thing that you're doing

Hold your head up (woman)

Hold your head up (woman)

Hold your head up (woman)

Hold your head up (woman)

Hold your head up (woman)

Hold your head up (woman)

Hold your head up (woman)

- "Hold Your Head Up (High)," Rod Argent http://www.rodargent.com/ and Chris White

Album: All Together Now

Label: Epic

Release Date: 1972

MP3 audio file (4.1 MB) http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/hold_your_head_up.mp3