Standing

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Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin (born Patricia Jean Griffin on March 16, 1964) is an American Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter and musician. Known for her stripped-down songwriting style centered around the folk music genre, her songs have been covered by a host of musicians including Emmylou Harris, Ellis Pau… more »

I'm standing in the shadow of the hill
I'm standing in the shadow of the hill
Feel the fear everywhere 
Hope it don't get me killed 
I'm standing in the shadow of the hill
I'm standing in the shadow walking blind 
I've been unfair & unkind  Turned away from your suffering far too many times 
Now I'm standing in the shadow walking blind 
Sister, brother, there's a fire on the hill
And it's burning like a lantern  Making all this time stand still
I'm standing, I'm standing, I'm standing 
I'm standing, standing, standing 
Mother, I am weak but I am strong  Standing in the darkness this long
But in the deepest darkness I listen to your song
 Mother I am weak but I am strong 
I'm standing, and I'm standing, I'm standing 
I'm standing, standing, standing, I'm standing  Standing in the shadow of the hill

Written by: PATRICIA J. GRIFFIN

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