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Jim Krause Origin: Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree (41) RE: Help: Tie a yellow ribbon-origin 18 Oct 02

Sorcha, well, you're almost right. The lyrics are really about an ex-con coming home from prison. He's coming home on a bus. The lyrics are based upon a letter that he has previously written to his girlfriend back home. If she wants him back, the signal is to tie a yellow ribbon around a specific oak tree that he knows the bus will pass by on the route into town. And the rest, you know.


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