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Temptation and reality =trouble


Music and lyrics: Dirk Kroll

I can see trouble, sometimes, a mile away

I should run, but yet, I stay and I play

All the stories that you've been told

All the stories and the legends of old

Seems like, all my life, it's been true

You play with trouble and trouble will surround you

When the circus came to town

And all the people came from miles around

Under the big top and beside the round

They want a show 'cause they put their money down

And when the whole world falls down and goes boom

You got a ring side seat, the best in the room

When all the money changes hands

And all the politicians throughout the land

They're gonna sell you just what they think they can

And it won't matter 'cause you'll never see the end

Seems like all my life it's been true

You play with trouble and trouble will surround you

When the whole world falls down and goes boom

You'll have a ring side seat, why, the best in the room


released November 29, 2022
Music and lyrics by Dirk Kroll
Sam Adragna: horn
George Canterbury: piano and organ
Marci Feldman: vocals
Ray Goodman: guitar
Dirk Kroll: guitar and vocals
Paul Price: drums
David Roof: bass, guitar and vocals
Recorded at Rooftop Recording Studio, Grand Blanc, MI
Dereck Seltzer TMRWLND Studio: Art work


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Dirk Kroll Detroit, Michigan

Dirk Kroll moved from Southern California to Metro-Detroit at a young age with both a Sonny Rollins and an Eddie Cochran album in tow. Holding several Detroit Music Award nominations and awarded Outstanding Rock Songwriter 2020, 2021 and Special Honoree 2022, Kroll composes multi-genre storied songs and fronts DIRK KROLL BAND, a seven piece featuring horns, keyboards and blended vocal harmonies. ... more

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