Hi Ho Silver

Album: Desire For Freedom (1986)
Charted: 5

Songfacts®:

  • Although written for the TV program Boon, the song was about Jim's father who was a firefighter and a huge fan of The Lone Ranger. "Hi Ho Silver" was what The Lone Ranger would say to his horse.
    The main character in Boon was a firefighter, which appealed to Diamond. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Capone - Glasgow, United Kingdom

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