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Growing Up (Is Hard to Do)

from Always Willing to Take Me In by Joel Henderson

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I’ve been missing the sun and the nights spent burning
I’ve been missing each of you
Growing up is hard to do

Now we’ve all got our debts to pay and there’s no room left for us to play
‘Cause they only want something new
Growing up is hard to do

Last night I heard a song in my dreams now it’s long gone
I don’t recall the words or tune
Growing up is hard to do
Don’t recall the last breath I drew
Growing up is hard, growing up is hard, growing up is hard to do


from Always Willing to Take Me In, released December 1, 2011
Joel Henderson, vocals & guitar


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Joel Henderson Louisville, Kentucky

Heartfelt lyrics and wit are at the core of many singer-songwriters, but the ability to translate feelings to others is where Joel Henderson sets himself apart. With true-to-self lyrics and timeless melodies, Henderson combines folk, country, blues, gospel, and classic pop with equal reverence. ... more

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