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ALL YOU HAD: I wrote this one for a former student of mine who died tragically while attempting to save his mother from a house fire. Chorus: “We saw the flames in the morning light, out of the flames you came out alive, but you went back inside where you laid down your life, and that’s all you have here, you gave all you had…” Bobby was posthumously awarded the Carnegie Medal in 2009 for his heroism. – Mick

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from Three Nights (2010), released May 1, 2010

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The Successful Failures Trenton, New Jersey

With a name borrowed from a Jack London short story, an indie rock work ethic, and a penchant for melody, harmony, and heart- in-your-mouth-foot-on-your-sleeve lyrics The Successful Failures burst onto the scene out of the NJ pinelands in 2006. TSF has released 5 full length CDs full of songs about vikings, armadillos, old cars, murder, prison, fences, and girls. ... more

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