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There is work to be done. There are plans to be making. There is work to be done, hands to be shaking. I am just a man I will be replaced by a machine they tell me. I was not meant to hear the songs that they will sing about me. I was not meant to live that long. There is work to be done. Trains to be taking. There is work to be done. Claims to be staking. I am just a man I will be replaced by a machine they tell me. I was not meant to hear the songs that they will sing about me. I was not meant to live that long. Breaking rocks in the sun. No idle hands in the kitchen. We have only begun. We are under revision. I am just a man I will be replaced by a machine they tell me. I was not meant to hear the songs that they will sing about me. I was not meant to live that long.

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from Captains of Industry, Captains of War, released October 21, 2014

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The Successful Failures Trenton, New Jersey

Formed in 2005 in Pine Hill, NJ The Successful Failures are Mick Chorba (guitar, vocals), Ron Bechamps (bass, mandolin, vocals), Rob Martin (drums), and Pete Smith (guitar). Eight full length albums under their collective belts and the band is still difficult to pigeon-hole. Call them indie-rock, power-pop, roots, or Americana, or better yet: no-nonsense rock 'n' roll. ... more

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