On Yonge Street

Album: A Painter Passing Through (1998)
  • See the people walkin' up and down
    See the people movin' all around
    On the streets of my hometown, on Yonge Street
    Longest street in the world they say
    Summertime soon slips away
    I hope I'll see you one fine day on Yonge Street

    Everywhere you go in a city by the lake
    Back there in the flow you may give a hand a shake
    Everyone you pass seems to wanna say hello
    Even late at night on the freshly fallen snow

    See the children jumpin' all around
    See the parents looking up and down
    Upon the streets of my hometown, on Yonge Street
    It's a mean street if you choose
    It's a lean street when you loose
    An' in between street when you cruise along Yonge Street

    Everywhere you go in a city by the lake
    You'll be sure and find it's a case of give and take
    Everyone you pass seems to wanna say hello
    Even late at night when the streets are all aglow

    It's the longest street in the world
    With the most feet in the world
    Another street where boy meets girl on Yonge Street
    See the people walkin' up and down
    See the people movin' all around
    Those are the streets of my hometown, on Yonge Street

    Everywhere you walk people almost say hello
    Even late at night when the streets are all aglow

    On Yonge Street
    On Yonge Street
    Writer/s: GORDON LIGHTFOOT
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Angus from Ottawa, CanadaGord's hometown is Orillia, not Toronto the "Good".
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