Rock Ballad

Album: Just A Story From America (1977)
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  • When the moon was just right
    We could turn off the light and just listen
    And we'd pray to the night
    And we'd hold on so tight
    You could hear crystal stars as they'd glisten

    Lovers in vain
    Like to walk in the rain
    Like to hear distant trains emotion
    And the late radio
    We would play it so low
    No one must know this devotion

    Rock ballad - Rock ballad
    You know baby and I used to listen all night long
    To the real slow song -Till the tears were gone

    And these jobs and these schools
    Teach romance is for fools
    And the dream always ends upon waking
    And we all kept our cool like a hustler shoot pool
    And soon your whole life is spent faking

    Cause to try is to fail
    And as the wind left your sails
    All you heard was the sound of their laughter
    But I was running so fast
    With the wind racing past
    All r heard was a voice say "go after her"

    CHORUS

    And these soul clarinets
    And the feelings we get
    It's the songs of regret I remember
    And we placed our last bet
    On loves long shot request
    As they spun the roulette that September

    Now let's all raise our glass
    For a drink to the past
    And a drink to the last chance taken
    And let's drink once again to our long lost friends
    No, we can't let it end the surf's breaking

    Rock ballad
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