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morgine This reminds me of all the Special People who touched me in my life. From Parents and Teachers to Writers, Speakers and Friends who left their mark on my Soul forever, engraved in LOVE! Chris captures this moment so Beautifully!
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Written a month after my mother died. This tune was inspired by my brother's eulogy. My mother touched many people with her life and made the world a better place. Simple and understated (like my Mother) this song is acoustic folk-pop in the James Taylor tradition, peppered with the melodica.


We all leave our mark
Some light the earth
Others touch our hearts with their fingerprints

Some love to explore
Others write their stories
Some taste new wine
Others walk in glory

Some rise above
Many sink in pain
Others choose a different road or remain the same

Light through a window
There you'll see
Clear as the day, and hard to remove…Fingerprints

We all leave our mark
Sometimes understated
Slightest impressions with our fingerprints
With our fingerprints
You touched me with your fingerprints


from In Those Days, track released August 1, 2012
Acoustic Guitar/Melodica/Lead Vocals: Chris Taylor
Almost everything else: Bart Hafeman
Mandolin: Tim Connell
Written By Chris Taylor
Additional lyrics: Todd Frimoth


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Chris Taylor Portland, Oregon

Chris Taylor's love for music goes as far back as he can remember. He started taking piano lessons at the age of 8, and has been writing songs since he was in high school. After college, he built a career as a radio on-air personality, voiceover artist, professional emcee and club/mobile DJ. Chris plays keyboard & acoustic guitar in the classic R&B dance band, HomeBrew in his hometown of Portland. ... more

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