Been Too Long On The Road

Album: On The Waters (1970)
  • Always look so good on the outside
    When you get to believin' it's true,
    Then you know that you're on your way
    People tug on your shirt, say you're lucky
    You've got ev'rything you want, but you don't
    Yet you dare not say
    Go downtown people runnin' around
    They climb slowly draggin' you downtown,
    Horns make a dent in your mind
    Plush rooms make a blindin' your eye to see,
    Blindin' me. Light, lovely light,
    Won't ya' shine in my window
    Love, precious love won't ya' fill ev'ry room,
    Been too long on the road.
    Maybe cynics veins are my life blood
    Maybe bitin' the hand that I feed so I'll try
    Try to understand what it is that devours your freedom,
    Makes you drop what you used to hold in your heart.
    All the things you planned
    Go upstairs with a someone who says she cares,
    Like the devil she does,
    What comes ever into your mind?
    Then gone, leavin' you with the coldest room,
    Oldest gloom. Warm, won't you be,
    Please be there in my winter.
    Love, precious love won't ya' come full circle,
    Been too long on the road.
    How can I do this to myself?
    Have I taken leave of my senses?
    What kind of changes make a man
    Want to tear down all his fences
    Whoa, I'd like to know. Home ever home,
    How could I ever doubt you
    Love, precious love, how could I live without you?
    Been too long on the road. Writer/s: GATES
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Jeff from Beverly Hills, MaMark Lindsey did a wonderful cover version which is even better than the original. It is on an out of print album You've Got a Friend.
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