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Sharing somewhat of a thematic resemblance to Bar at Midnight, this song neverteless has a tinge of humor to it. Don't let monoxicde bring you down, it say! Don't foresake all for the sake of love or you will end up with a compromised life devoid of value it says. Well, I guess I halfd believe it. But you still gotta have a sense of humor.
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I drove out of the city like a thousand fools must do
Searching for the vanishing green grassy dew
But where there had been forests in rocky hills bejewelled
By sparkling springs and canyons, the highway had poked through

It poked through the green and grassy land I loved
Ripped right on through the dreams I dreamed would triumph above
All the shit they pile upon us when our heads are in the ground
And I'll follow the path of wonder throught the wood
And never let monoxide bring me down

I came upon a girl in a field of flowers free
I asked her would she like to spend the night with me
We roamed the woodland vallies and drank the mountain wines
Shared the starlit evening with the berries on the vines
One dark and misty morning I woke and found her gone
And on the nearest hillside a highway pierced the dawn

So come you woodland rovers who love the grassy dew
Never sleep the evening or a highway may poke through
It'll lead out of the city and a thousand fools like you
Will wonder where's the vanishing green grassy dew
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Uploaded: Jan 25, 2008 - 11:27:04 PM
Last Updated: Jan 25, 2008 - 11:27:04 PM Last Played: Jan 19, 2018 - 10:51:50 AM
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Feter said 3825 days ago (January 25th, 2008)
The Highway
very much celtic taste with more broadside sound
and its so so awesome .you realy have the ability to
write great classic lyrics .just another gem thnx
for sharin these here my friend !!!
Check out my latest song called Roll with it
thetiler said 3822 days ago (January 29th, 2008)
enjoy your pics as well
as the music. I find pictures are important at MJ. And yo do that justice as well as the terrific music of course. You really seem to have a trained vocal voice for this type of folk. Very pro sounding. You paint such a great picture with all your songs I've heard!



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Name: Paul Arenson
Location: Tokyo Japan
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I have been writing and singing since the age of 14. A red diaper baby born in 1952, I have lived in Tokyo 1979, teaching alternative media and English at several universities. I am involved in peace and social justice activities, which includes mai... [see more]

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