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Lyr Add: Golden Mansions (Utah Phillips)

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ALL THE TIMES YOU'RE GONE
ALL USED UP
CANNONBALL BLUES
DADDY, WHAT'S A TRAIN?
DUMP THE BOSSES OFF YOUR BACK (2)
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I BELIEVE IF I LIVED MY LIFE AGAIN
I REMEMBER LOVING YOU
I SAW MY COUNTRY'S FLAG GO DOWN
KID'S LIBERATION SONG
OLD DOLORES
ORPHAN TRAIN
PHOEBE SNOW
QUEEN OF THE RAILS
ROCK SALT AND NAILS
ROCKABYE BABY
STARLIGHT ON THE RAILS
THE DADDY SONG
THE EPILOGUE
THE GOODNIGHT-LOVING TRAIL
THE TELLING TAKES ME HOME
TOLONO
TOUCH ME
WEEPY


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SINSULL 18 Dec 05 - 02:10 PM
Q (Frank Staplin) 18 Dec 05 - 02:21 PM
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Subject: Lyr Add: GOLDEN MANSIONS (Utah Phillips)
From: SINSULL
Date: 18 Dec 05 - 02:10 PM

GOLDEN MANSIONS
Utah Phillips

Just like the flowers that strew the hillside,
With the world at our command,
We were bound to be true lovers,
Too young to understand.

CHORUS: There will be no golden mansions
As our old songs often tell,
For the mill has torn your beauty
And the mine my youth as well.

The careless promise that was given,
It was never meant to be,
For my heart had blinded reason
As you gave yourself to me. CHORUS

I have secrets I could tell you.
You have secrets of your own.
All the years we've been together,
You and I have lived alone.

One by one the children parted,
Down the road where we have been,
Without a simple word of warning
Of a deadly lesson there. CHORUS

And now beside the firelight dreaming
Of a far off peaceful shore,
Let there be a rolling hillside
Where our flowers may bloom again.

Let there be a golden mansion,
As our old songs often tell,
And from this world of broken promise,
Let us haste to say farewell;
And from this world of broken promise,
Let us haste to say farewell.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Golden Mansions
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 18 Dec 05 - 02:21 PM

The song is included in "Starlight on the Rails," a 4-cd digipack of Utah Phillips' songs, released in 2005 (disc 3).


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