From the recording Next Phase

Lyrics

Can’t Dance with You - Kevin Kelley

Danny orders up another round
The waitress smiles and sets his whiskey down
He stares into his drink a while and
Wonders where the times goes
The whiskey just stares back without a sound

Danny’s proud to be a working man
And he works as many hours as he can
But the jobs are few and far between
Some plowing jobs are all he’s seen
He’s trying to figure out a better plan

He’s looking for a song to sing along to
Trying to find a faith he can belong to
He’s looking for an answer to
The reason he can’t dance with you
Hoping things get better in the spring

Danny served two tours in Iraq
And he wonders if perhaps he should go back there
The girl and job he came back to
Are gone he can’t find something new
At least out there his buddies had his back

Either way he’ll have to deal with moochers,
People he can’t trust, liars and looters
It’s not so much it’s tough right now
He’s sure he’d make it through somehow
If only he could see a brighter future

He’s looking for a song to sing along to
Trying to find a faith he can belong to
He’s looking for an answer to
The reason he can’t dance with you
Hoping things get better in the spring

Danny’s cashed in all his savings bonds
Bought his little girl a magic wand
He hopes it makes her dreams come true
There’s not much else that he can do
He knows they’ll never live on Golden Pond

He’s still looking for a song to sing along to
Still trying to find a faith he can belong to
He’s looking for an answer to
The reason he can’t dance with you
Hoping things get better in the spring

Danny orders up another round
The waitress smiles and sets his whiskey down
He stares into his drink a while and
Wonders where the times goes
The whiskey stares back without a sound

He’ll keep looking for a song to sing along to
Keep trying to find a faith he can belong to
And looking for an answer to
The reason he can’t dance with you
He’s hoping things get better in the spring (repeat 2X)