Bill Lockwood

Bill Lockwood

 Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA
BandAlternativeSinger/Songwriter

Lyrically driven, the original music is inspired and alive with an intended message. An Alt rock style, with "can't get out of your head" melodies. Energized,easy to move with and listen to, with a style that transcends generations. It is a passion I want to share with everyone I can reach out to.

Biography

Paradise Bound began in 2008 as a seed planted with hope. It is represented by some of the music posted here on my site. It has grown far beyond my humble expectations to become a platform to reach out to others around the world.

Off The Shelf is the acoustic cover group that I recently formed in 2011, and plays songs from the 70's and beyond. Warm vocals, like minded musicians with a desire to share the joy of our music is what we're all about.

Come and visit me also at: http://www.sonicbids.com/band/billlockwood/
or email me at:
blockwood9@aol.com


Lyrics

Glory

Written By: Bill Lockwood

(Verse)
Lift up your voice and sing all praise and glory to the king
The one who took away our sin and shame
Take up your cross and follow Him into eternal life
The Son of God and Jesus is his name

(Pre Chorus)
Now I know that when I’m done I’ll be in paradise
With the one who came before to give eternal life
I’ll sing praises up in Heaven on that coming day
I will praise His name forever____ and this is what I’ll say

(Chorus)
I’ll sing Glory, Glory hallelujah, I’ll sing praises to the Holy One
I’ll sing Glory, Glory hallelujah to the Father, Holy Spirit, Son

(Verse)
See from His hands and feet the nails He took so He could meet
The only way to take our sins away
They put Him in a tomb and rolled a stone across that room
And three days hence He rose up from the grave

(Pre Chorus)

(Chorus #2)
I’ll sing Glory, Glory hallelujah, I’ll sing praises with the heavenly host
I’ll sing Glory, Glory hallelujah, to the Father, Son and Holy Ghost

(Verse)
So won’t you ask Him in, He’ll cleanse your heart and wash your sins
He’ll give you joy and peace you’ve never known
The way, the truth, the life, He’ll be with you all day and night
And let you know that you are not alone

(Pre Chorus 2)
And then you’ll know that when you’re done you’ll be in paradise
With the one who came before to give eternal life
We’ll sing praises up in Heaven on that coming day
We will worship Him together___ and He will hear us say____

(Chorus #1 & 2 using we’ll instead of I’ll)

The Great I AM

Written By: Bill Lockwood

(Verse 1)
Lord you have saved us from sin and unrighteousness.
Oh Lord you have shown us your mercies and tenderness.
We were lost but now we have found a life in You
Break the chains that bind us and draw us near to you.

(Verse 2)
Lord you are faithful you hear us from bended knees.
And Lord you are gracious you give us all that we need.
Shower us with love Lord and wash away our shame
Bless us Lord and show us the glory of your name…..

(Chorus)

You are the King of Kings, the Lord of Lords, you’re the Son of God and Son of Man
You’re the Lamb of God you’re the Holy One you’re the Savior and the Great I Am……

(Tag) That’s who you are

(Verse 3)

Lord you are worthy of worship and all our love
Oh Lord move our spirits to do your will from above (You’re the…)
Counselor and Healer, Redeemer, Savior, Friend (You’re the)
Alpha and Omega the beginning and the end…..(Chorus + Tag)
(2nd half v.3)+ (Chorus)x2

To You O Lord

Written By: Bill Lockwood

To you O Lord I lift my hands up to the skies
To praise the one who gives and takes away
To you O lord I want to offer up my life
While you mark the path I take along the way

(Chorus)
Your promises are faithful … your love it never ends
You’ve shown you are the way, the truth, the life
You lead me by still waters … your spirit guards my life
I’ll be with you someday in paradise

To you O Lord I pray you are my one desire
You lift me up and give me what I need
To you O Lord I sing with joy and sheer delight
For your holy spirit came and set me free

(Chorus)

(Bridge)
Holy is the King of Glory
Mighty is our God above
Worthy is the Lamb who saved us
He’s the Prince of Peace and God of Love

To you O Lord I offer up this sacrifice
Take my heart, my soul, my will, my spirit please
Make me O Lord a true reflection of your son
Who paid the price for us at Calvary

In Paradise

Written By: Bill Lockwood

Father in heaven by your hand, you led us to the promised land,
Of milk and honey where we dwell, by your great power and your will
You told us all that you would do, if your people walked with you
But hearts grew hard and turned away, for forty years you let us stray.

Then Moses saw from the other side, where all His people would reside
There faith stood firm against the odds, where people worshiped other gods.

(Still today they live there singin')

Glory hallelujah to the Holy One, we worship the Almighty Father, Spirit, Son.
With all our heart and soul we offer up our lives, through Jesus we will live with You
In paradise

And where they walked upon the land, you delivered to their hands
You set each tribe into their place, protecting them with love and grace
They offered praises up to you, for all you are and all you do,
The breath of life, their spirits free, to choose a path eternally

To be with you or set apart, in paradise or the lake of fire,
The book of life will bear the names, and justify why Jesus came.

(This is why Jesus came)

Glory hallelujah to the Holy One, we worship the Almighty Father, Spirit, Son.
With all our heart and soul we offer up our lives, through Jesus we will live with You
In paradise

(Keep Singin')

Glory hallelujah blessed be Your name, through Jesus Christ you took away our sin and shame
With all our heart and soul we offer up our lives, through Jesus we will live with you
In paradise

Copyright 2008 Bill Lockwood
All World Rights Reserved.

You Set Me Free

Written By: Bill Lockwood

Almighty God You are the King of kings
Your awesome love for me is why I sing
I know I don't deserve eternal life
But by your mercy and grace and through the blood of Christ
You set me free

Now by Your spirit I can see the light
You give me power Lord to fight the good fight
You mark the path I take to run the race
And where You lead me I'll go anytime, any place

You set me free hallelujah
Lord You set me free hallelujah
Lord you set me free hallelujah
Lord you set me free

You set the sun, the moon the stars in place
Until my time is up I'll seek Your face
The joy unspeakable you've given to me
Has been an answer to prayer
That's why I'm down on my knees.

You set me free hallelujah
Lord You set me free hallelujah
O You set me free hallelujah
Lord You set me free

And when my time is done I'm coming home
I know you're with me Lord I'm not alone
I'll sing your praises Lord eternally
I'll Shout from heaven how You set me free

You're my Redeemer you're the Ancient of Days
And all creation Lord will sing your praise
And every knee will bow and tongue confess
Jesus Christ is the Lord now I won't settle for less

You set me free hallelujah
Lord You set me free hallelujah
O You set me free hallelujah
Lord You set me free

And when my time is done I'm coming home
I know you're with me Lord I'm not alone
I'll sing your praises Lord eternally
I'll shout from heaven how You set me free

Hallelujah Lord You set me free
Hallelujah Lord You set me free
Hallelujah Lord You set me free

We Are The Lost

Written By: Bill Lockwood

Father in heaven we are your children
You give us hope when our spirits are broken
You bring us healing when wounded hearts call to You
For we are the lost and we need to be found by you
For we are the lost and we need to be found by you.

Lord of the nations we are your people
You give us grace and to you there's no equal
You give us mercy your word gives us life anew
For we are the lost and we need to found by you
For we are the lost and we need to found by you

We will lift up our hands and you will heal our land
We will call on your name and you will free us from shame
We will sing your praise and learn to walk in your ways
We will lift up our voice and with you rejoice....rejoice

Hallelujah, hallelujah, Lord we love you hallelujah
For we are the lost and we need to be found by you
For we are the lost and we need to be found by you

Your holy spirit living inside us
A gift from you Father to help and to guide us
You give us wisdom and courage to call on you
For we are the lost and we need to be found by you
For we are the lost and we need to be found by you

We will lift up our hands and you will heal our land
We will call on your name and you will free us form shame
We will sing your praise and learn to walk in your ways
We will lift up our voice and with you rejoice....rejoice

Hallelujah, hallelujah, Lord we love you, hallelujah
For we are the lost and we need to be found by you
For we are the lost and we need to be found by you
For we are the lost and we need to be found by you.

Come To Me

Written By: Bill Lockwood

You came to earth a fragrant offering
You found me broken down and suffering
Because you took my sin that day at Calvary
I will shine a light for all the world to see
You said

Come to me, take the narrow path and just believe
You must come in spirit and truth
Come to me, come to me,
Through the nails that pierced my hands and feet
I'll take you to the place i've made for you
Just come to me

A broken spirit and a humble heart
Are what you want and what sets me apart
The Holy Lamb of God, the Perfect Sacrifice
Through You I have eternal life
You said

Come to me, take the narrow path and just believe
You must come in spirit and truth
Come to me, come to me
Through the nails that pierced my hands and feet
I'll take you to the place I've made for you
Just come to me

No other name by which man can be saved
Because You died and rose up from the grave
You said

Come to me, take the narrow path and just believe
You must come in spirit and truth
Come to me, come to me
Through the nails that pierced my hands and feet
I'll take you to the place I've made for you
Just come to me

Come to me take the narrow path and just believe
You must come in spirit and in truth
Come to me, come to me
Through the nails that pierced my hands and feet
I'll take you to the place I made for you

If you will come to me
Come to me, you just call My name
I'll come and set you free
Come to me, come to me
If you call My name I'll come and set you free

Discography

Paradise Bound - 2009

3 songs on debut CD have been released on two compilation CD's. Quickstar Productions,Unified By Grace CD has included "Glory", and Halfway House Studios has included "In Paradise" and "You Set Me Free" on their Saints and Sinners; The Lighter Side CD. Both are available on iTunes and other download outlets.

Already selected for cd considerations and Radio/Internet Radio scheduling:"Come To Me", "You Set Me Free", "The Great I AM", "In Paradise" and "Glory"!

Set List

 Original songs:

Glory
The Great I AM
In Paradise
To You O Lord
We Are The Lost
Waiting There For You
My Greatest Treasure
Be Crucified
You Set Me Free
You Gave Us Jesus
I Believe
Come To Me

Original and cover songs by top artists/groups such as James Taylor, Eagles, Daughtry, Kieth Urban, Beatles, Elton John, Chris Tomlin, Casting Crowns, Third Day, Lincoln Brewster, Mercy Me, and many others are included in the repertoire.

SET LIST

CANT YOU SEE- Marshall Tucker- Key =G 1973
ON THE WINGS OF LOVE- Jeffrey Osborne- 1982
YOUR SONG- Elton John- Key= D 1970
FIRE AND RAIN- James Taylor- Key= C 1970
IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND- Gordon Lightfoot Key= Ab 1970
TURN THE PAGE- Bob Seger- Key= Em 1973
THE THUNDER ROLLS- Garth Brooks- Key= Dm 1991
WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE- Bon Jovi- Key = G (?) 1986
AND DOZENS MORE......