Love's No Place b​/​w Affection

by John Velghe & The Prodigal Sons

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We are donating 100% of the proceeds from purchases of "Affection" to the New Jersey Relief Fund

We will also be donating proceeds from the purchase of "Love's No Place through the end of December 2012 to The Best Friends Animal Society -- Sandy Shelters


released November 27, 2012

John Velghe - Vocals, guitars, keyboards
Chris Wagner - Bass guitar, vocals
GoGo Ray - Drum set
Hermon Mehari - Trumpet
Mike Alexander - Guitars and vocals
Michael Walker - Trombone
Sam Hughes - Saxophone



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John Velghe Kansas City, Missouri

John Velghe (pronounced Vel-jee) writes songs leaning towards personal narratives and accounts of people he’s met over 20 years of playing and touring. From a friends fre ex-wife in Austin to a 4-year-old waitress in Lucas, KS to a transvestite railroad worker in Duluth, MN; Velghe populates his songs with real characters who’ve informed personal allegories about escape, transformation and fear. ... more

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Track Name: Love's No Place
I learned how to talk to strangers
A child of the seventies
An April girl named Winter
Queen City, knobby knees
I met her in a back seat
Blood brother's bat wing car
If we were big enough
He'd land us in a bar
We were fifteen
And so obscene

Love's no place for falling
It knocks you down some times
Love's no place for falling
I know I tried

Shoplifted Fairmount Liquors
Our sweetness got us drunk
She dipped her gum in bourbon
And put it on my tongue

That and one look
Was all it took