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The Southern Raiders Band (SRB) has been performing and writing original music for over 15 years. SRB performs in the Country/Southern Rock arena and has eight complete albums to show for the efforts. SRB has performed opening acts for some of the biggest names in the industry and has the writing ability and musicianship to perform with both the Country Music stars and the Southern Rock legends. This allows us the ability to produce both rock and country music album releases. The fans have been great in both fields and some enjoy both styles of music and we are fortunate to have original music in both genres. The music is now available by the complete album or by the song. This music was recently released here at BandCamp just type in Southern Raiders Band and choose rock from the album, “Raise Southern Dixie,”-10 songs, or if you enjoy traditional country music please check out our, “If You’re Gonna Play Country, - YOU GOTTA ROCK THE HOUSE,” album here at BandCamp as well. We certainly hope you enjoy these albums for your library of music and SRB would certainly appreciate your support.

If you are new to SRB please check us out on Facebook and Bandcamp.com and leave a post we sure welcome you aboard and hope you enjoy the music. You know music is a part of everyone’s life and SRB would love the opportunity to be a part of that, for you, as well. SRB also has two songs in the foreign market that produces royalties currently, and we are trying to get a U.S. release here on our homeland territory. SRB has had the same members; with the exception of two we lost through illness and one who passed away, since the inception of the group. This fact is possible because we strive to have a good time, abundance of written material, and a close relationship with our fans through our music on albums as well as our live concerts. Keeping, you the fan, at the top of our priorities enables us the ability for continued longevity and the motivation to keep turning out the music you can enjoy and relate to. We want you to know that we thank you so very much for buying the music and coming to the concerts because without you loyal fans we’d have to close shop and go home.

Once again, thank you for all your support and we look forward to seeing and hearing from you soon.

God Bless and have a great day,

THE
SOUTHERN RAIDERS BAND

Thank You, and remember: " SMILE AT THE WORLD...IT MAY JUST SMILE BACK. "

~ This Band Is Stamped 110 Proof Original Southern Style Jammin....!
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tags: country rock pop rock rock southern rock blues rock Rockford

lyrics

Lyrics and Music by: Johnny W. Abbott
© Copyright: 1992 – 2017

UNFORGIVING LIE

VERSE
WELL I SAW YOU ON THE FRONT PORCH
A LITTLE TEAR DROP IN YOUR EYE
HOW CAN A WOMAN AS PRETTY AS YOU
BE SO DISSATISFIED
WELL I WALKED UP ON THE FRONT STEPS
TOOK YOUR HAND AND ASK YOU WHY
ON A DAY AS PRETTY AS THIS
TELL ME WHAT HAS MADE YOU CRY

WELL YOU TOLD ME ABOUT YOUR STORY
AND YOU TOLD ME ABOUT YOUR LIFE
AND A MAN WHO ONCE SAID
YOU WERE GOING TO BE HIS WIFE
MAYBE THAT DIDN’T WORK OUT
SOMETHING WENT A LITTLE WRONG
CAN YOU GIVE IT ONE MORE TRY GIRL
LOVE CAN TURN OUT REALLY STRONG

CHORUS
SOMETIMES LOVE WILL GROW STRONG AND TALL
WHERE YOU THOUGHT THE GROUND WAS DRY
DID YOU KNOW A FLAME MAY SPROUT RED AND HOT
FROM AN UNFORGIVING LIE

LEAD

VERSE
WELL I SAT AND HELD YOUR HAND
THROUGH THE HOT SUMMER DAY
AND YOU LOOKED AT ME CLOSELY
THIS IS WHAT YOU HAD TO SAY
I’VE NEVER NOTICED HOW MUCH YOU CARED
I NEVER THOUGHT ABOUT YOU TWICE
NOW YOU KNEEL DOWN BEFORE ME
AND YOU ASK ME FOR YOUR WIFE

CHORUS / TAG
SOMETIMES LOVE MAY GROW STRONG AND TALL
WHERE YOU THOUGHT THE GROUND WAS DRY
DID YOU KNOW A FLAME MAY SPROUT RED AND HOT
FROM AN UNFORGIVING LIE…
FROM AN UNFORGIVING LIE

credits

from IF YOU'RE GONNA PLAY COUNTRY "You Gotta Rock The House" $7​.​99​​ 11 COUNTRY STYLE SONGS FOR YOU COUNTRY MUSIC FANS & BLESS YOU FOR YOUR TIME, PURCHASE AND BEING A GREAT "RAIDER FORCE" FAN :) Lee​,​Toby, Rus & Johnny~ S​.​R​.​B​.​~, released June 17, 2018
released July 7, 2011

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Johnny Abbott- Lead Guitar-Acoustic Lead-Slide Guitar
Lee Butcher- Lead Vocal-Bass Guitar
Rus Michael- Lead Guitar-Keyboard-Vocal
Toby Smith- Drums-Percussion-Vocal-Drum Effects

Special Appearance By Musicians & Friends-
Richard Mogridge-Keyboard-Synthesizer
Dwight Waters - Pedal Steel

Recorded at Underground Recording - Knoxville TN: - Producer and Engineer- Matt Lincoln

Mastered by: SEVA

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Southern Raiders Band Rockford, Tennessee

The Southern Raiders Band began in the 90's as a studio project. S.R.B. was first called the," Twilight Rose Band, We had two ten song albums titled, "Planetary Escape," and another titled,” Southern Raiders," the latter would later become the name of the band. Then events happened at the studio that would turn studio friends into one of the most recognized power groups to come out of the area. ... more

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