One Step At A time

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Sometimes without the help of that one special person to fight your corner for you when you aren’t able to, life would
be impossible.
Having that kind of dedicated love from someone, prepared to make every step of that journey with you, is a priceless
and very special gift which cannot be measured or ever fully repaid.
This is dedicated to anyone who has found themselves in need of that kind of help and the Guardian Angels who
watched over their every step but especially Walter and Marie Trout.
God Bless us all ….


I could hear the sirens calling, they were reaching out for me.
They were searching for the fallen, and lost souls just like me.
Then somewhere in the distance, I heard you speak my name.
And calling for resistance, to keep me in the game.
You said you’d seen the future, and this was not my time.
So you’d make that journey with me,
One step at a time.
With each day came the demon’s, but you were always there to share.
No time to love it later, just one more cross to bare.
So slowly passed the hours, and each step took it’s toll.
But in the shadow of your powers, I felt you heal my soul.
Chorus to end


from Presence & Gain, released September 11, 2015
Lyrics - Howe. Music - Howe & Ibbotson
All Guitars, Vocals & Harmony Vocals - Keith Howe.
Drums & Percussion – Alan Ibbotson.
Bass Guitar – Rob Martin.
Keyboards – Gareth Young.



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Blacktop Deluxe Cornwall, UK

New British Blues/Rock Power Trio.
Formed when Keith Howe and Alan Ibbotson got back together (both well known for their previous work in the Band 'Blue on Black'.
"These guys are Rockin' The Blues in the new Brit' Rock style"..
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