Gordon Lightfoot - Home From The Forest

  • Извођач: Gordon Lightfoot ( Gordon Meredith Lightfoot, Jr.)
  • Also performed by: Tony Rice
  • Албум: The Way I Feel (1967)
  • Преводи: немачки
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Home From The Forest

Oh the neon lights were flashin'
And the icy wind did blow
The water seeped into his shoes
And the drizzle turned to snow
His eyes were red, his hopes were dead
And the wine was runnin' low
And the old man came home
From the forest
 
His tears fell on the sidewalk
As he stumbled in the street
A dozen faces stopped to stare
But no one stopped to speak
For his castle was a hallway
And the bottle was his friend
And the old man stumbled in
From the forest
 
Up a dark and dingy staircase
The old man made his way
His ragged coat around him
As upon his cot he lay
And he wondered how it happened
That he ended up this way
Getting lost like a fool
In the forest
 
And as he lay there sleeping
A vision did appear
Upon his mantle shining
A face of one so dear
Who had loved him in the springtime
Of a long-forgotten year
When the wildflowers did bloom
In the forest
 
She touched his grizzled fingers
And she called him by his name
And then he heard the joyful sound
Of children at their games
In an old house on a hillside
In some forgotten town
Where the river runs down
From the forest
 
With a mighty roar the big jets soar
Above the canyon streets
And the con men con but life goes on
For the city never sleeps
And to an old forgotten soldier
The dawn will come no more
For the old man has come home
From the forest
 
Поставио/ла: MalivoneMalivone У: Субота, 21/02/2015 - 20:04
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One of the most beautiful songs from Gordon Lightfoot...
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Tony Rice's version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsqO4EVrwh4
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Oh the neon lights were flashing
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And the icy wind did blow
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The water seeped in to his shoes
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And the drizzle turned to snow
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His eyes were red, his hopes were dead
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And the wine was running low
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And the old man came home from the forest

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