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The Call_by Shane O’Brien and a Easter Visit with Dad

The Call_by Shane O’Brien and a Easter Visit with Dad highlighted with a ride from Blue Jay to Crestline, California. Thank you for a few great days together Dad. Corky and I had our lives enriched forever by you blessing our home by simply being there with us. See you again soonest.

Also Note:
It was five years ago that myself (Shane O’Brien) and my very dear friend Field Monroe participated in a recording session together, performing “It’s Safe To Be You“, a song I had written in 2011 and laid down the original solo version, had now been recorded by Field and I as a Duo Recording. In my Jungle Studio that night, to witness that most friendly recording session, was one of San Pedro’s first rate woman, Anna Van Doren. The room was all set with a Genuine Spirit that was Cooler than cool with a Smooth on Smooth kinda thing…

Charts position
» highest in charts: # 17 (55,886 songs currently listed in Blues)
» highest in sub-genre: # 8 (16,375 songs currently listed in Blues > Blues Rock)

About the song
Guest artist who visit the Jungle Studio of mine, I consider all to be very special. Field Monroe reminded me last night of how really special that is for me as well. With the help of his dear friend Anna who acted as a go between for me, Field was invited to visit my studio to simply share our musical language together. No doubt it was to be a night of all original music, some old and some new but that didn’t matter as much as what we each gave from each other to make the night fun and successful as well. Both our approach to each song was obvious regarding that our playing efforts would result in something cool added to any piece we presented to one another. Field play’s great man, I tell you what, if you find yourself in the South Bay area sometime, take a look in the Calendar section of the L A Times and see if he’s gigging around town and treat yourself to a night of quality live entertainment. It’ll be worth it. Take it from me man… Thanks Anna for bringing that gentleman by. Thanks Field and please feel free to return anytime…
Regards
Shane

Lyrics

It’s Safe To Be You
By: [c]2011 Shane B. O’Brien, [p]2012 JMProductions

Duo rendition Featuring:
Shane O’Brien: Martin D28 Acoustic Guitar and Vocal
Field Monroe: Carruther’s Electric Guitar
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It’s safe to be you ya, that’s what said to me
It’s safe to be you that’s right, that’s what the woman had said to me now

I think I’ll have another drink babe, and think about everything
Do the math about you and me, you and I babe
And think about everything ya
Maybe do some soul searchin’ in my heart now. Think about you and me
And after a while, I knew I was right babe, right from the go
About you and I, and everything, everything ya

It’s safe to be you that’s right
That’s what the woman she had told me now
You could tell me, you could tell me, you could tell me anything
It’s safe to be you that’s right

That’s when I knew I had someone I could trust ya
I knew I had someone I could really count on now
I could tell this little girl about anything
I could tell her about my dreams late at night
I could tell her about my secret dreams
my desires, my fantasies, my everything
Secret things you don’t tell nobody, no one else
She didn’t hide, she didn’t run, she didn’t get away
As a matter of fact, we hung it out and still together to this very day

It’s safe to be you, you know that’s what said to me now
You can tell me your secret fantasies, tell me everything right now
It’s safe to be you that’s right. It’s safe to be you, she said to me

Come on, ya you’re right…
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So I told her what I thought about alone at night
I told her what I dreamt of, by myself at night
Home alone in my own little world at night
I told her how I could reach up high in the sky at night
I could take my right arm, take my right arm and reach up in the sky
With my right arm, I’d pull down a cloud late at night
Pull down that cloud, like a dream in my head
And use it down for my bed in my pillow late at night

It’s safe to be you, you know that’s right
You can tell me your secret fantasies, your secret desires
Your secret thing you don’t tell nobody
It’s safe to be you, you know that’s what the woman, she had told me now

It’s safe to be you, that’s right, she said that right here in my head tonight ya
It’s safe to be you, you can tell me anything, anything, any love babe
Any world babe, tell me how now, tell me it all babe
It’s safe to be you, that’s right, that’s what she told me now

I’ll be your world, I’ll be your love, I’ll be your friend
Your life will be answered for you now

You can tell me your secret desires babe. Your secret dreams honey
Your secrets world’s babe. Anything, anything ya