The CasualTees quartet performed this live take with Charlie singing backup as well as playing electric and running the Sonoma. This song may sum up one message for the entire album. It is the story of a woman leaving one world and reality for another quite unknown within the change of light of a single night before dawn. These days, relocation and transformation are more a way of life for so many of us on an overnight's notice.

Audiophile Gary R wrote:
" I love the opening intro and the transitions. Playing and ensemble are, as always, top rank. Nothing is overdone or underdone. The tonal balance matches the purity and honesty of your singing. Pristine."


Silver Pen – David Elias

She caught a long train gone
There wasn't nothing to it
In the red red dawn
She just had to do it
Heard that lonesome song
And she could sing right through it
She caught a long train gone

She found a change of heart
In the changing light
Whatever made her start
Could not have been more right
She took her namesake's part
In the dead of night
She found a change of heart

She found a new home town
And she moved right in
And the freeway sound
It didn't come again
And in a drawer she found
Another silver pen
In her new home town


from Slipper Sessions: And The Bit Goes On​.​.​. (MQA DXD Master​)​), released January 1, 2014
David Elias – acoustic/vocal/harmonica
Charlie Natzke – semi-hollow electric guitar, vocal
Scott Beynon – electric bass
Ken Owen - drums



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David Elias writes music and lyrics about living and dreaming and nature.

He takes photographs and uses them and his songs to make videos about nature and living and dreaming.

He has self-produced his own CDs and SACDs/DSD Downloads since 1995. Now pioneering MQA!

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