Don't Go Making Me Feel Small

from To Create by Richard Garvey



Richard Garvey - voice, guitar
Josef Bell - Double Bass
Dan Belgue - Banjo
Uncle Dan Henshall - Mandolin
Ryan McTavish - Drums
Janice Lee, Brad Levia, Julia Narveson, Megan McCaffrey,Laura Ashfield - Voice


Verse → G // C// D (Db) D (Db is first verse only)
I'm picking at the starbucks.
Coffee must taste like shit.
even those who drink it here.
take it in a paper cup
but I've got a china mug
with some green tea
everyone's so different from me.

CHORUS → C G / D D7 /G G7 /C G /C G D (D7 → G)
I've got no place to go, no place to go
i'd like to rest my head
or i'd like to play a show
if I could hit the road
i surely would
but I've got no place to go
So don't go making me feel small

Sit out on the sidewalk
draw my name with kids' chalk
meet some poor folks on every other block
they want spare change
I want small talk
swith the subject
stick out like a sore thumb
everywhere I go


These city streets
can be so kind
so cruel when



from To Create, track released September 12, 2012
Recorded at The Sound Distillery in Downtown Kitchener, ON, 2012
Produced by Richard Garvey with Dave Houde
Engineered and Mixed by William Muir
Mixed by Dave Houde and William Muir
Mastered by Noah Mintz at Lacquer Channel Mastering


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Richard Garvey is guitar-strumming, banjo-plucking, and sing-along-starting performer and community organizer.

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