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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.

Jesus, I don't wanna die alone
Jesus, oh Jesus
I don't wanna die alone
My love wasn't true
Now all I have is you

Jesus, oh Jesus
I don't wanna die alone
Jesus, if you hear my last breath
Don't leave me here
Left to die a lonely death
I know I have sinned, but Lord I'm sufferin'
Jesus, oh Jesus
If you hear my last breath

Jesus, I don't wanna die alone
Jesus, oh Jesus
I don't wanna die alone
My love wasn't true
Now all I have is you
Jesus, oh Jesus
I don't wanna die alone

Jesus, Jesus
All my troubles
All my pain
Will leave me, once again
All my troubles
All my pain
It's gonna leave me, once again
All my troubles
All my pain
It's gonna leave me, once again
Gonna leave me, once again

- "Spiritual," Artist: Josh Haden http://homepage.mac.com/jhaden/Menu1.html - Complete Discography http://saghaug.no/spain/disco.htm; Performer: Johnny Cash, Unchained Album http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/johnny_cash/unchained.htm, 1996.

MP3 audio file (4.8 MB) - Johnny Cash version
http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/johnny_cash/spiritual.mp3