Charles Ashleigh

Once More—The Road (Charles Ashleigh)

“Once More—The Road” Lyrics: Charles Ashleigh. Tune: Unknown. The printed page Whispers vainly In my memory…. The locomotive howls! Limping philosophies Murmur weakly And then are silenced By the laughter of wanderers. The sadness of creeds Dies Under tramps’ ribaldry. And my road-thirst, Avid and aching, Conquers the muttering Of puling scholarship. Let my heart […]

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It’s a Long Way Down to the Breadline (Charles Ashleigh)

“It’s a Long Way Down to the Breadline” Sheet Music (pdf). “It’s a Long Way Down to the Breadline” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Lyrics: Charles Ashleigh. Tune: “It’s a Long Way to Tipperary.” Bill Brown lived in Manhattan in good old New York town. The poor guy lost his job one day. No more work

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Everett, November Fifth (Charles Ashleigh)

“Everett, November Fifth” Sheet Music (pdf). “Everett, November Fifth” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Lyrics: Charles Ashleigh. Tune: “Vanya” from Tchaikovsky’s Andante Cantabile. Song on his lips, he came; Song on his lips, he went. This be the token we bear of him: Soldier of Discontent! Out of the dark they came; out of the night

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