Music and Lyrics by John Barrows
Debut: The Log Cabin, April 24, 2005

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Listen to The Last Wasted Hour on SoundCloud
The Last Wasted Hour appears on The Professors' (2013) album, Zombie* Treachery

Recorded, mixed, and digitally mastered at Suite 16 Studios, Piscataway, NJ, May 2013
Produced by Paul Sukovich
Gary Radford - Classical Guitar; Meg Radford - Backing Vocals; Nick Romanenko - Bass;
Peter VanEmburg - Drums/Vocals; Jennifer Zahorbenski - Backing Vocals

Performed live at the Bottle Hill Pub
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey
December 11, 2009.

Videography by Kevin Wojtaszek

Fifty seven minutes
Left for reflection
Of the joys and sorrows of a life mostly misspent
Of childhood friends, and teenage pranks
And the people to whom I still owe thanks
And the Coney Island franks I still can taste
In this, the last hour I'll ever waste

Fifty six minutes
Left for the anger
For the rage and the moods and the bitter violent nights
For the cheaters who snitched, and thew whiners that bitched
And the fair weather friends who turned and switched
And all the charges that I have faced
Before this, the last hour I'll ever waste

My heart is heavy but soon it will be free
And the pain won't end for the ones that I've hurt
But soon it will for me
On the way, . . on the way, . . . on the way, . . . on the way

Fifty five minutes
Left for absolution
To confess my sins and call for the prison priest
To repent and pray for my soul this day
Before the gurney comes and rolls me away
With no amount of undue haste
At the end of this, the last hour I'll ever waste

Copyright 2002 by John Barrows. All rights reserved

This page last updated January 20, 2016 by Gary Radford.
Many thanks to Kurt Wagner, Marie Radford, and Jon Oliver.