Ancient Highway

Album: Days Like This (1995)

Songfacts®:

  • In an interview with Scott Foundas in The Daily Telegraph, February 25, 2009, Morrison described this as "the archetypal fugitive song." He explained: "There used to be an old TV program years ago, The Fugitive–not exactly like that, but similar, in another kind of way. I've written several songs with that theme."

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