Just Off The Highway Home

by Ken Veltz

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Song written by Ken Veltz

This song about a true experience I had when I was ten years old. I built the rest of the lyrics from that experience.


Just Off The Highway Home
Music & Lyrics By Ken Veltz

Ten years old my dad would take me
To help out at his bar
By three AM I'd be dozing
In the back seat of the car
The rhythm of the pavement
And memories from the night
Of music, smoke and whisky
Would become my life
They became my life

I didn't go to church, but I woke one night
And knew I wasn't alone
Saw a spray painted sign, said Jesus saves
Just off the highway home
Just off the highway home

Lived a life of drugs and drinkin'
That bar had taught me well
Religion had me thinkin'
I was on my way to hell
On a twisted road it happened
A stormy night behind the wheel
Blinded by headlights
I rolled my car into a field


Carried into heaven
On silver wings of light
Those spray painted words came alive
The sign that found me as a boy
Had brought me back to life
Glad I asked my dad to wake me
Each night as we passed by



released August 22, 2013
Music & Lyrics,
All instruments performed,
Produced, Recorded, Mixed & Mastered
by Ken Veltz
Glorious harmony vocals by Jeannie Veltz



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VeltzMusic Nashville, Tennessee

I'm Ken Veltz.
I write songs, play guitar, piano & drums.
I've been doing it a long time.
I love God, my wife, kids, family & friends!

Live a long and awesome life!

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