Dedra Owens

Dedra Owens

BandFolkSinger/Songwriter

Other Info

Cover band: 
No

Lyrics

Miss Miserable

Written By: RHIINC

Miss Miserable

You can see how bad she wants it
But she probably won’t get it
The kind of thing that drives you crazy
If you let it
Is your glass half empty or full, Miss Miserable?

I can tell that no one knows her
And I can tell that no one owes her
She’s the type that walks away
When it’s over
You’re much more than superficial, Miss Miserable

All the voices STOP when you walk in the room
Were they all in your head or were they speaking of you?
Are you really that sad, is it a part that you play?
Maybe one day you’ll know, Maybe one day

A wild ride to get to know her
And all you got was her cold shoulder
Now she’s gone and walked away
It must be over
No One can say that you’re Dull, Miss Miserable

You can see how bad she wants it
But she probably won’t get it
The kind of love that drives you crazy
If you let it
Is your LIFE half empty or full,
Are you feeling gravity’s pull, Miss Miserable?
Miss Miserable
Miss Miserable (out)

(If There's) Any Way

Written By: RHIINC

I can’t believe how much I miss you
And it hasn’t even been a year
We’re all fine
Just wasting time
And wishing you were here

Some days I think I’m better
Then again, I could be wrong
‘Cause time just flies
I don’t know why
And we still can’t believe you’re gone

(CHORUS)
If I cry more
If I pray more
Will you let me know that you’re OK?
If you’re there
If you still care
Let me know you made it there OK
If there’s Any Way

I dragged out some of your old things tonight
With a candle and a bottle of wine
Some stuff I always thought I wanted
Now I wish like hell weren’t mine

I wonder if you’re in Heaven now
An angel like you were all my life
With wings to fly
But do you ever cry
‘Cause you never got to say goodbye?

(CHORUS)
If I cry more
If I pray more
Will you let me know that you’re OK?
If you’re there If you still care
Let me know you made it there OK
If there’s Any Way

(BR)
They say time heals all wounds
This is nothing I’ve ever known
I watch the sand pass
Through the hourglass
But tomorrow you’ll still be gone

(CHORUS)
If I cry more
If I pray more
Will you let me know that you’re OK?
If you’re there
If you still care
Let me know you made it there OK
Are you’re there?
Do you still care?
Please let me know you made it there OK
If there’s…Any Way

The White Lines

Written By: RHIINC

The White Lines – Dedra Owens (author, guitar, vocals)

If I ever make it to Birmingham
Then I’ll know exactly where I am
As it stands right now I really don’t have a clue
The only road I’ve ever known leads me to you

(CHORUS)
The White Lines on this road that winds can’t tell me what’s in store
But every passing sign reminds me of what I’m leaving for
And when you said you loved me, I believed it
But when love hurts too much but you need that touch
Sometimes you have to leave it
So I said “goodbye” with tears in my eyes,
You were nothing more than kind
Put the wheel on cruise, headed south & left your city behind

Turned the radio off an hour ago
Damned song made me think of you
I can’t waste time on losing my mind I’ve got better things to do

Memphis is way behind me now, Alabama’s not that far
I’ve got everything I own right here
Everything except my heart…

(CHORUS)
If I ever make it to Birmingham
Then I’ll know exactly where I am
As it stands right now I really don’t have a clue
The only road I’ve ever known leads me to you
(CHORUS)
The White Lines on this road that winds can’t tell me what’s in store
But every passing sign reminds me of what I’m leaving for
And when you said you loved me, I believed it
But when love hurts too much but you need that touch
Sometimes you have to leave it
So I said “goodbye” with tears in my eyes,
You were nothing more than kind
Put the wheel on cruise, headed south & left your city behind
Got my wheels on cruise, I’m headin’ south and I’m leaving your city behind

If I ever make it to Birmingham, then I’ll know exactly where I am….

Heretic

Written By: RHIIC

Heretic

I heard a myth from long ago
About a spot in a river
Where ships don’t go
And I’ve heard tales of thundering Gods
And that the Prophet and the Bible are just facades

I’ve read poems by Keats and Yeats
And hundreds of other
By the so-called “greats”
Impressed by few, with a loathing of many
I looked for truth
But I didn’t find any

(Chorus)
Don’t bother to look ‘cause you just can’t see
Don’t tell me you bought it
‘Cause I know it’s free
Don’t ask me to tell you ‘cause I won’t lie
Don’t give me wings
And not expect me to fly

I won’t ask for forgiveness ‘cause nobody listens
I don’t have the time
‘Cause nobody cares
I can’t give a reason
Don’t tell me it’s treason
Why don’t you ask God?
‘Cause he’s “everywhere”

(Chorus)
Don’t bother to look ‘cause you just can’t see
Don’t tell me you bought it
I know it’s free
Don’t ask me to tell you ‘cause I won’t lie
Don’t give me wings
And not expect me to fly
To fly

(Guitar Solo)
Don’t bother to look ‘cause you just can’t see
Don’t tell me you bought it
I know it’s free
Don’t ask me to tell you I won’t lie
Don’t give me wings
And not expect me to fly

Don’t say you don’t hear
‘Cause I know I’m screaming
Don’t offer up anymore poor reasons why
Don’t tell me you love
‘Cause “I’m one of you”
Just leave me alone
‘Cause I’m gonna fly
I'm gonna Fly
I'm gonna die...

Discography

(all originals)
Miss Miserable
Madison's Song
Frozen
(If There's) Any Way
I Am
Open Early (stay late)
Drinkin' About You

Set List

Typical Set List

IMiss Miserable
Madison's Song
Frozen
(If There's) Any Way
I Am
Open Early (stay late)
Drinkin' About You
(more originals)