Old Photographs

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
Faces on Old Photographs, faded over time. Faces on Old Photographs, one is yours one is mine.
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In the Attic

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
"You and me again in time, we passed without a sound. Lovers so many years ago, love on shaky ground. Faded photographs that captured the smiles of our youth. Now lost in a cardboard box in the attic, under the roof."

For God so Loved the World

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
In this contemplative ballad, Toni remembers the gift of Jesus Christ. "God so loved the world that he gave us His Son. Light shining in darkness, the promised One. Like a faraway dream forgotten at night, we've drifted so slowly away from His light."

On This Strange Day

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
In this haunting 3/4 time ballad, Toni observes: "O Holy good shepherd the sheep go astray. There's so few to lead them, so many betray. O where are the strong ones who'll lead without fear? This silence is deadly, the storm is near."

Faithful Bride

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
The Faithful Bride spends her life devoted to God, her husband, and her family. After her husband passes from this life, the Faithful Bride continues in her faithfulness for thirty more years as she grows old and anticipates her great reward in heaven.

Another Sawmill Town

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
In earlier days, rural sawmill towns could be seen in the distance with the smoke rising from their tee pee burners. In Another Sawmill Town, a lonely woman remembers a life of love and loss lived out in a rainy coastal lumber town.

Sorrowful Ones

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
In the Sorrowful Ones, Toni reflects on the depth and inseparability of the bond between mother and child.

Someday, Somewhere (Tom's Song)

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
Someday, Somewhere (Tom's Song) is the story of a man's unwavering faith. A faith which carries him through the good times and the bad times in this hard life, and finally, to the very gates of heaven.

Judgement Day

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
And we'll all cry Lord, Lord, on the judgement day. When did I see you hungry and in need? And God will smile on his small people. He'll wipe their tears away, he will set them free." Toni views the present, and sees the day when God rewards the faithful.

Battle Song

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
"Wake up and watch your children. Try hard not to sleep. So many webs are woven to trap you in the deep." In Battle Song, Toni gives encouragement to be vigilant and walk the narrow path.

Like a Moth to a Flame

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
Like a Moth to a Flame offers a "Lounge Rock" view of the power of love and attraction. This is the Five and Dime Cowboys enjoying a bit of old Rock and Roll.

The Old Man

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2016
Released 2016
"Old days forgotten, now covered in lies. Who will remember the ways of the wise?" In this haunting ballad, Toni remembers The Old Man who was strong in his faith, devoted to God, and who helped us remember the ways of the wise.

Path of the Lord

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2015
Five and Dime Cowboys
Released 2015
Five and Dime Cowboys
In Path of the Lord, Toni considers the question, "...If a time comes upon us that brings darkness to our day, could my love for God sustain me or would I fall along the way?"

Righteous Ones

by The Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2015
Five and Dime Cowboys
Released 2015
Five and Dime Cowboys
In Righteous Ones, the Five and Dime Cowboys review the American landscape and observe that, "The hopes, the dreams, the cities of our fathers lie broken in the dust. The factories that made the steel and the automobile are abandoned and full of rust."

Who Could Have Dreamed

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2015
Released 2015
Who Could Have Dreamed tells the story of love found and lost in a life full of dreams. Guitarist Garry Meziere is the Five and Dime Cowboys' special guest on this recording.

Prayers My Mother Gave Me

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2014
Released 2014
In "Prayers My Mother Gave Me" the Five and Dime Cowboys tell the story of a young man who relies on his faith and the prayers his mother gave him as he travels a perilous journey.

In A Dream Tonight

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2014
Five and Dime Cowboys
Released 2014
Five and Dime Cowboys
In A Dream Tonight tells the story of a deep love and longing. Memories of life well-lived are recalled in dreams gently rustled by the wind.

The Road from Babylon

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2014
Five and Dime Cowboys
Released 2014
Five and Dime Cowboys
In The Road from Babylon, Toni sings about the "narrow road that leads away from Babylon"......." The dawn that shines on this new road away from Babylon."

Like a Shepherd

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2014
Released 2014
In Like A Shepherd, Toni tells the story of love inspired by Mathew 11:28-30. Jesus' Invitation to "all who are burdened and
heavy laden" is one of Toni's favorite bible passages.

American Dream

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2014
Five and Dime Cowboys
Released 2014
Five and Dime Cowboys
In American Dream, the Five and Dime Cowboys tell the story of a man who lived out his life working construction and traveling from town to town. "Sometimes in a trailer, his wife and kids in tow, and sometimes all alone down on motel row."

Cardboard Sign

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2014
Five and Dime Cowboys
Released 2014
Five and Dime Cowboys
Today, on the streets and highways of America you will see folks standing with their cardboard signs, asking for help. At night, they are "...camped down by the river, living in a borrowed space, and nobody dreams the American Dream in this place."
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Mother's Prayer

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2014
Released 2014
Mother's Prayer speaks to a mother's strength and determination in loving and desiring the best for her daughter. In this song, Toni's music and lyrics also reflect her spiritual foundation and her roots in rock and roll music.

Sierra Nevada

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2014
Five and Dime Cowboys
Released 2014
Five and Dime Cowboys
The ballad of a young woman's journey to Humboldt County. She was born and raised in the Sierra Nevada long after the gold was gone. Her poet's heart takes her on the road to Humboldt where she falls in love. She returns, alone, to the Sierra Nevada.

Three Days Out

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2014
Released 2014
In Three Days Out, the Five and Dime Cowboys tell the story of broken relationships, of leaving, and of waiting for the phone call that will restore what has been lost. "Phones ring, phones call, lovers leap, and lovers fall."

In Our Time

by Five and Dime Cowboys

Released 2011
Five and Dime Cowboys
Released 2011
Five and Dime Cowboys
In Our Time presents twelve original songs reflecting a seasoned and intimate view of love, life, faith and politics in our changing American landscape.
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The summer we moved to Dallas, the five and dime closed for good. It was the end of something. Growing up, the dime store was where the kids found their toys, their dime cowboy novels, their dreams. Our folks shopped there too. In her purse, my mom carried a little tortoise shell notebook she bought at the five and dime. She carried it for years.

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