All songs on this page are Šopyright 1981 -2011 Keith F. Smith
Alabama, is a song that I wrote nearly a quarter of a century
ago. The lyrics express the depression that I went through following a
lost love, and the dawning of a brighter
day with a new love.
Hollsopple, PA, was written for my sister's 54
birthday, and talks about my memories of growing up in the little town of
The Train Tracks Don't Run
Through Souwilpa no More was written prior to my
wife Sandra's grandmother's funeral (Ma, who is mentioned in the song). We
were sitting around the table talking about how life changes and everythings
that we grew up with eventually goes away. Sandra started talking about
how Souwilpa didn't seem the same since the tracks of the old AT & N railroad
had been torn up. My broher-in-law James commented "Yeah, the train tracks
don't run through Souwilpa no more". I heard a song in there and grabbed
my guitar the first chance that I got and wrote most of this in one sitting.
This time is Really Different
was one of my anniversary presents to my wife on our 26 wedding anniversary.
It talks about our wedding at the Hickory Grove Baptist Church and a trip to
Niagra Falls that occurred many years after out wedding.
Our Wedding Day
Bob and Andrew
Rhodes's Daughter was a Valentine Day gift to Sandra in 2009. It also
expresses my feelings about my Mother and Father-in-Law, a couple of the nicest
people on this earth.
Bob and Andrew Rhodes's Daughter