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Louisa Morris
Louisa Morris

Louisa Morris Mendocino singer-songwriter Louisa Morris blends a beautiful voice with folk guitar and honest, heart-full lyrics to create songs that will touch your soul.  She began her musical and creative path in Buffalo, New York and her music mirrors a reflective life and her love for the outdoors.  She has performed throughout Mendocino County in northern California and has recorded two albums, “Wild Places” and “Coming Home to Daisy.” 

Besides being a singer-songwriter, she is a mom, artist, and gardener who has worked on watershed restoration and trails projects throughout the western United States.



WHY?
Louisa Morris

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Why do birds fly?
Why does the sea swell?
Why does sun rise, and why do we love?

Why are leaves green?
Why does wind blow?
Why is the sky blue, and what do hearts know?

Chorus: Maybe you have answers to these questions
. . . . . . But there’s so much we don’t know
. . . . . . Give yourself (ourselves) to the mystery
. . . . . . Immerse yourself (ourselves) in wonder

Why do fish swim?
Why do people kill?
Why does the earth turn, and what do you love?

Why do birds fly?
Why does the sea swell?
Why does night fall, and why do we love?

Chorus

Louisa Morris- vocal, harmony vocals, guitar
Marcia Sloane—cello & cello arrangement
Gene Parsons—pedal steel


PHOENIX
Louisa Morris

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It’s a salmon sunrise on a brand new day
Sun it gently slides in and darkness falls away
Pain of lost love falls away
On this brand new day
Like a phoenix, I fly so high

Never thought I’d love again so real, so true
I can’t believe the love I see looking into you
Pain of lost love falls away
On this brand new day
Like a phoenix I rise, from these ashes I fly

Letting go can be so easy
Letting go can be so hard
Let love in, it’s all around you
I am lost, I am found with you

I see a salmon sunrise on a brand new day

Louisa Morris—vocals, harmony vocals, guitar
Dean Pedersen—drums
Billy Schieve—bass
Gene Parsons—harmony vocals, pedal steel


COMING HOME TO DAISY
Louisa Morris

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I sit and watch the river run
I feel like my life has just begun
I watch as bridges burn behind me
I might be crazy, but

Chorus: I’m coming home to Daisy (it’s not the first time)
. . . . . . Coming home to Daisy (won’t be the last time)
. . . . . . Coming home to Daisy (bridges burn behind me)
. . . . . . Home to Daisy

I tried to make this work out fine
I felt like I was losing my mind
I wished for changes in me and you
I feel so confused and blue

Chorus

I used to love this
I used to live for this
The sweat, the heart
Body and mind
But now I’ve changed my mind

So I’ll sit and watch the river run
Breathe deep, my life has just begun
I’ll watch bridges burn behind me
Maybe I’m crazy

Chorus

Louisa Morris—vocal, guitar, mandolin
Steve Davidson—congas
Peter Temple—bass
Gene Parsons—guitar


DANIELLE
Louisa Morris

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Toughness in her face
Masks tenderness inside
What your Daddy did to you
Your leather cannot hide
Nights you dream in black & white
Of crushing evil men
Who won’t look you in the eye

You wander streets and mountain streams
Looking for the love
You don’t know it’s inside you
Can’t believe in up above
You turn to shadow’s men
With whiskey on their breath
Your dream becomes reality
Your life becomes a death

Chorus: Oh Danielle-
. . . . . . I’d do anything to take this pain away
. . . . . . The pain you carry in your eyes
. . . . . . Each moment, each day
. . . . . . If you’d just tell your truth
. . . . . . If you’d just let it go
. . . . . . But that takes years, I know

I leave you at a bus stop in San Francisco Bay
You wear a dress that’s barely there
I let you go your way
Looking for someone who’ll sweep you away
Who’ll stone you and love you
And maybe he will stay

Chorus

Maybe I don’t understand, but I really think I do
You smile at me, a steely smile
But I can see right through you
Oh Danielle

Chorus

Louisa Morris—vocal, harmony vocals, guitar
Jeff Lim—guitar
Dean Pedersen—drums
Billy Schieve—bass


For booking or other information please contact:

 Louisa Morris
Wild Places Productions
PO Box 674
Mendocino, CA  95460
(707) 937-6217

louisa_morris@comcast.net

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"COMING HOME TO DAISY"
original songs arranged and played by a talented crew of local Mendocino County musicians.  This music is good for the soul!
$17.50, includes sales tax, shipping and handling.

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