Walking Man

Album: Walking Man (1974)
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  • Moving in silent desperation,
    Keeping an eye on the Holy Land
    A hypothetical destination, say
    Who is this walking man?
    Well, the leaves have come to turning
    And the goose has gone to fly
    And bridges are for burning
    So don't you let that yearning pass you by
    Walking man, walking man walks

    Any other man stops and talks
    But the walking man walks
    Well the frost is on the pumpkin
    And the hay is in the barn
    Pappy's come to rambling on
    Stumbling around drunk down on the farm
    And the walking man walks
    Doesn't know nothing at all
    Any other man stops and talks
    But the walking man walks on by, walk on by

    Most everybody's got seed to sow
    It ain't always easy for a weed to grow, oh no
    So he don't hoe the row for no one
    For sure he's always missing
    And something ain't never quite right
    Ah, but who would want to listen
    To you kissing his existence good night?
    Walking man walk
    Walk on by my door
    Well, any other man stops and talks
    But not the walking man
    He's the walking man, born to walk
    Walk on walking man

    Well now, would he have wings to fly?
    Would he be free?
    Golden wings against the sky
    Walking man, walk on by
    So long, walking man Writer/s: JAMES TAYLOR
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Comments: 3

  • Rey from PhilippinesFor George Thompson. Song you're looking for is "Sailing to Philadelphia", JT's duet with Mark Knopfler with the like MASON DIXON LINE...
  • Daniel from LaWith mark knoplfer - sailing to philadelphia
    https://youtu.be/OrLdKYRBOEE
  • George Thomson from Pl112bwCan anyone help me locate a duet sung by James Taylor and (another male artist)?
    Title I remember contains "the mason dixon line" - any leads gratefully accepted.
    G.T.
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