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#1034479 - 01/02/14 01:03 AM When this burden is lifted from me (mp3)  
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Here's a rough demo of the song "When this burden is lifted from me."


When this burden is lifted from me
© Dan Sullivan 2014

Like a leaf I am blown
Back and forth, to and fro
I am helpless as I drift on the breeze
But Angels will rejoice
And they’ll sing in one voice
When this burden is lifted from me

I am trapped in this life
Between darkness and light
Where temptation won’t let me be
But Angels will rejoice
And they’ll sing in one voice
When this burden is lifted from me

In this world I stumble and fall into sin
I repent then I fall once again
Sometimes I fall to my knees in prayer
Sometimes my weakness is too much to bear

I am trapped in this life
Between darkness and light
Where temptation won’t let me be
But Angels will rejoice
And they’ll sing in one voice
When this burden is lifted from me


Last edited by Dan Sullivan; 01/03/14 06:39 PM.

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#1034484 - 01/02/14 01:49 AM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: Dan Sullivan]  
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Nice old time Gospel song, Dan. A peppy number to get your feet tapping. I like the lyric.

Stevie

#1034485 - 01/02/14 01:50 AM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: Little_stevie_b]  
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Stevie, Thanks. Has the Carter Family left the building yet?


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#1034552 - 01/02/14 04:27 PM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: Dan Sullivan]  
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Hey Dan, I love the analogy of the leaf, hanging on by a limb, but the angels are waiting to catch you when you fall. And like the leaves we will re-bud in a better place where there is no falling,
only superb growth in the light of God forever. Nicely done as always.~~Matt

#1034621 - 01/03/14 12:44 AM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: MFB III]  
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Matt, Thanks for giving this one a spin and your thoughtful observation. Good to see you're still cranking out songs.


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#1034683 - 01/03/14 05:03 PM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: Dan Sullivan]  
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Hi Dan,

This has a great JOYFUL sound to it! Beautifully inspiring!

Lisa

#1034703 - 01/03/14 06:43 PM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: Lisa Gundling]  
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Lisa, Thanks for listening with joy!! You are indeed the Princess of Joy and good feeling on the site!!


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#1034809 - 01/04/14 04:17 PM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: Dan Sullivan]  
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Dan,

Love this lyric, this is a nice little thing and chugs along, I would love to hear it with harmonies.

Tammy


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#1034836 - 01/04/14 07:40 PM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: TamsNumber4]  
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Tammy, Thanks. Go ahead and add some harmony. Harmonies are right up your alley. I couldn't sing harmony if my life depended on it.


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#1034838 - 01/04/14 08:06 PM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: Dan Sullivan]  
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I get a very pleasant feeling when I listen to this song, thank you.

Calvin


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#1034849 - 01/04/14 10:33 PM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: Calvin]  
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Calvin, thanks for the thumbs up. I appreciate it.


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#1034851 - 01/04/14 10:45 PM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: Dan Sullivan]  
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oh so nice!Mike

#1034859 - 01/05/14 12:43 AM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Dan,

I did feel like I was in a Southern Baptist church early--50's. You have a nice wholesomeness with your raw productions which is really cool. When I was listening to this I was envisioning towards the end of how cool it would be to take this basic production and have a dynamic production with full choir take over at the end and carry out a long outro--kind of cinematic if you know what I mean. I enjoyed this Dan, and you sound like Dan and no one else, which is also cool, nice write.

steady-eddie.

#1035026 - 01/06/14 01:01 PM Re: When this burden is lifted from me (mp3) [Re: E Swartz]  
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I love the lyric.

Love.


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