The Clown (Song for Robert Jones)

from by Jon Hughes

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Horn sounds off, the gridlock doesn't mind.
Offer help, he comes back swinging wild.
I was the boy, he was the clown,
And I was holding in the laughter when he was
Trying to knock me down.

Fourteenth floor–you cut me out today.
Glass reflects the harlequin display.
You'll be the boy, I'll be the clown,
And I hope I leave you laughing when I
Leave you on the ground.


from Roger White, released September 28, 2012


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Jon Hughes Ireland

American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Jon Hughes, has been based in Ireland since 2005. He has shared a stage with Damien Jurado, She Keeps Bees, and the legendary singer-songwriter, Buddy Mondlock.

Hughes' latest work, a collection of songs entitled "Where I Sleep at Your Door" is set to be released in March 2015.
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