Description : I was fusion splicing fiber optic cable in the middle of nowhere, Alabama many years ago when a bunch of prisoners and a guard on a horse strolled by me as I was doing my thing. This song is about that encounter. Drums, guitars, bass, singing and some piano this time.

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  1. LJmbbremen
    LJmbbremen on Sun 5th Dec 2021 - 5 months ago

    Hey Wayne,
    these are great lyrics! What for a story. You made me think about it. Thanks for that. Have a nice day.

    Reply by theHumps

    Thanks Matthias!


  2. AtticElla
    AtticElla on Sat 4th Dec 2021 - 5 months ago

    I really liked this tune Wayne. Instruments sound great and the story is very entertaining. Nice vocals. The whole song was great. Sounds like blues to me tho, has that flavor to it.
    Do you still splice fiber optic? =)

    Reply by theHumps


    A large majority of rock songs use a blues progression like I did here. There is a blues feel in that regard.

    No, I don't splice fiber optics anymore, I am retired.


  3. sirefox
    sirefox on Sat 4th Dec 2021 - 5 months ago

    Tema con mucha fuerza amigo Wayne, potente ritmo, y las guitarras y el bajo son de autentico lujo, igual que tu voz narrando la historia. Gran mezcla final, totalmente profesional, se oye de lujo. Que tengas una buena tarde hermano. Paz y salud.

    Reply by theHumps

    Thank you!


  4. zootman
    zootman on Sat 4th Dec 2021 - 5 months ago

    Love the rhythm and guitars of this one, and great story telling.

    Reply by theHumps



  5. T576
    T576 on Sat 4th Dec 2021 - 5 months ago

    Your vocal sound always fits your music. I have high respect for musicians that understand how to use their gift of music. Great story and track. PEACE. T576 OUT.

    Reply by theHumps

    Thanks but my voice isn't a gift, unless you consider those prank gifts you give to tease someone.

    I don't really have a lead vocal kind of voice so I make it rough sounding so it doesn't sound like Barry Manilow and bore people. I wouldn't sing like this if I was singing in a chorus for example. It is what it is.


  6. RitajustRita
    RitajustRita on Fri 3rd Dec 2021 - 5 months ago

    Wow im suprised.
    Sounds happy ..the prisoners will not be that happy but ok
    Perfect voice and text.
    Nice work mister.

    Reply by theHumps

    I know, it has a bouncy, happy feel to it. Well I was happy, maybe the prisoners weren't.



  7. dimestop
    dimestop on Fri 3rd Dec 2021 - 5 months ago

    OMFG, before the lyrics even started I said chaingang music :))) great intro great story telling, the delusion is you is that you get out some day, it ain't happening now. Great track Wayne, really good, this ain't no coolhand Luke shit :)

    Reply by theHumps


    True story. I saw some weird stuff working in the deep south, some you would just shake your head in disbelief. Had lots of fun too!


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