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When The Bell Rings
Music & Lyrics by Dawson © ℗ 2006 Beecher’s Brook Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)



There is no sign of Humankind
I seem to be someplace, Home is nowhere
Then the bus picks up Johnny
And takes him to the school, school yard haven
When the Bell Rings…

I’m six years old and I can’t believe it
Teacher Angel, she sings knowledge to me
I got my lunch, and a pencil too
A little dodge ball, time to go
When the Bell Rings…

She goes to school in Austin town
Learns the rules, suffer fools
Deans List, the honor roll
Her ticket wrote, but she knows – Oh, no no
When the Bell Rings…

Teach your heart, and show the soul
Little Johnny, he’s first to know
Kid’s all think she’s tough but posed
Nothing’s gonna stop the learnin’
When the Bell Rings…

If I could just stay here…


from Dawson's New Rage, released July 4, 2006


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Mike Dawson continues the Texas tradition of inspired singer-songwriters. Dawson performs his music with his band Roar Electra. He mixes rock, jazz and world music and has produced eight albums via his Texas World Music label.

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