Because of the Wind

Album: Streets of Sin (1978)
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  • Do you know why the trees bend
    At the west Texas border?
    Do you know why they bend
    Sway and twine?
    The trees bend because of the wind
    Across that lonesome border
    The trees bend because of the wind
    Almost all the time

    Have you seen my Caroline
    Up in Amarillo?
    Have you seen my Caroline
    The one that I call mine?
    Well, if you see my Caroline
    With her hair of yellow
    If you see my Caroline
    Tell her I'm doin' fine

    She is to me like the breeze
    That blows from Corpus Christi
    She is to me like the breeze
    That blows up from the sea
    Now if she is like the breeze
    That blows from Corpus Christi
    Then I must be like the trees
    'Cause Caroline blows through me

    Do you know why the trees bend
    At the west Texas border?
    Do you know why they bend
    Sway and twine?
    The trees bend because of the wind
    Across that lonesome border
    The trees bend because of the wind
    Almost all the time Writer/s: JOE ELY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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