Mansion On The Hill

Album: Nebraska (1982)
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  • There's a place out on the edge of town, sir
    Rising above the factories and the fields
    Now ever since I was a child I can remember
    That mansion on the hill

    In the day, you can see the children playing
    On the road that leads to those gates of hardened steel
    Steel gates that completely surround
    The mansion on the hill

    At night my daddy'd take me and we'd ride
    Through the streets of a town so silent and still
    Park on a back road along the highway side
    Look up at that mansion on the hill

    In the summer all the lights would shine
    There'd be music playing, people laughing all the time
    Me and my sister, we'd hide out in the tall corn fields
    Sit and listen to the mansion on the hill

    Tonight down here in Linden Town
    I watch the cars rushing by, home from the mill
    There's a beautiful full moon rising
    Above the mansion on the hill Writer/s: Bruce Springsteen
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 2

  • Mark from Worcester, MiBruce would sometimes talk about how he used to look up at, but now lives in, the mansion on the hill.
  • Dan from Winthrop, MaAlso a title of a song from Ragged Glory a feed back drenched album by Neil Young and Crazy Horse
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