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Splinter Fish - My High Horse

Studio RecordingsEdit

My High Horse (Pre-Mix) - 4:10 - From the pre-production tape made in the fall of 1988. This is the stereo mix dubbed from the original 4-track cassette soon after recording.
My High Horse (Pre-Mix)
My High Horse (Pre-4) - 4:11 - This is the mix made from the original deteriorating 4-track cassette.
My High Horse (Pre-4)

Live RecordingsEdit

My High Horse 880608 - 4:26 - Recorded at The Fat Chance Bar & Grill in Albuquerque, NM on June 8, 1988.
My High Horse 880608
My High Horse 880919 - 4:42 - Recorded at The Bird in Albuquerque, NM on September 19, 1988.
My High Horse 880919
My High Horse 880927 - 4:04 - Recorded at El Rey Theater in Albuquerque, NM on September 27, 1988.
My High Horse 880927
My High Horse 890123 - 4:13 - Recorded at The Bird on Gibson in Albuquerque, NM on January 23, 1989.
My High Horse 890123
My High Horse 890923 - 4:08 - Recorded at El Rey Theater in Albuquerque, NM on September 23, 1989.
My High Horse 890923
My High Horse 900216 - 4:07 - Recorded at The Concrete Canoe in Las Cruces, NM on February 16, 1990.
My High Horse 900216
My High Horse 900621 - 4:04 - Recorded at The Fat Chance Bar & Grill in Albuquerque, NM on June 21, 1990.
My High Horse 900621
My High Horse 900900 - 4:29 - Recorded to 4-track cassette at El Quinto Sol in Dixon, NM sometime in the fall of 1990. Apparently Chuck messed up the ending to this song because someone pinched his butt.
My High Horse 900900

LyricsEdit

I spend all my time
Looking for truth
It took a long while
And then it hit me
I'd become the adult
I was trying not to be
I walked backwards in the back door
Now I'm too stunned to flee

Am I stating the obvious
??? treacherous
Am I being too serious
Has my head got too big for us
Where are the people I was trying to help
Who is that saying "just help yourself"
Why am I writing these senseless songs?
Will I ever get tired of just hanging on?

If I could get off my high horse, high horse
Maybe I'd know
But I don't think so

Facing injustice
Every day
Becoming ineffective
Can I even help myself
Where is the knowledge
That's dynamic in living?
Where are the explosives
The log jams are giving

Where is the saddle, the whip, and my boots?
All caught up in the doubt that cuts to my roots
Why am I writing these senseless songs?
Did I do too much LSD when I was young?

If I could get off my high horse, high horse
Maybe I'd know
But I don't think so

I'd become the adult
I was trying not to be
I walked backwards in the back door
Now I'm too stunned to flee

Wyndham Hill! Wyndham Hill!
Where are you?

Am I stating the obvious
??? treacherous
Am I being too serious
Has my head got too big for us
I have no examples that I don't already know
And you've cored out a sample from the center of my soul
If I could get off my high horse
You say maybe I'd know

© 1988 Splinter Fish