End Of The Line

Album: Volume One (1988)
Charted: 52 63
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  • Well it's all right, riding around in the breeze
    Well it's all right, if you live the life you please
    Well it's all right, doing the best you can
    Well it's all right, as long as you lend a hand

    You can sit around and wait for the phone to ring (end of the line)
    Waiting for someone to tell you everything (end of the line)
    Sit around and wonder what tomorrow will bring (end of the line)
    Maybe a diamond ring

    Well it's all right, even if they say you're wrong
    Well it's all right, sometimes you gotta be strong
    Well it's all right, as long as you got somewhere to lay
    Well it's all right, everyday is judgment day

    Maybe somewhere down the road aways (end of the line)
    You'll think of me, wonder where I am these days (end of the line)
    Maybe somewhere down the road when somebody plays (end of the line)
    Purple haze

    Well it's all right, even when push comes to shove
    Well it's all right, if you got someone to love
    Well it's all right, everything'll work out fine
    Well it's all right, we're going to the end of the line

    Don't have to be ashamed of the car I drive (end of the line)
    I'm just glad to be here, happy to be alive (end of the line)
    It don't matter if you're by my side (end of the line)
    I'm satisfied

    Well it's all right, even if you're old and grey
    Well it's all right, you still got something to say
    Well it's all right, remember to live and let live
    Well it's all right, the best you can do is forgive

    Well it's all right, riding around in the breeze
    Well it's all right, if you live the life you please
    Well it's all right, even if the sun don't shine
    Well it's all right, we're going to the end of the line Writer/s: George Harrison, Jeffrey Lynne, Robert Dylan, Roy Kelton Orbison, Thomas Earl Petty
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
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Comments: 10

  • Mafunzalo from ColoradoI listen to it over and over. Every time I do, pickup something new.
  • Jim Bob from Austin, TxI’m 72 and my two best friends recently died. They came to the end of the line. The song gave me solace and a sense of how to live the rest of my life. I have listened to it over and over.
  • Danno from IllinoisWhere was the album art pic taken? Looks like the train station in Lincoln illinois
  • AnonymousWell, which one of em wrote the song!
    Tom took all the verses my guts he did really wanna know who wrote what’s maybe the best song ever made.
  • Paul Hightower from Albany, OregonCould this song be about the artists know they are older and on their way to their death or end of the line?
  • Bobby Todaro from Holbrook, NyI always looked upon 'End Of The Line' not as a railroad terminus, but as a metaphor for Life. Not everybody rides a train, but we all eventually reach the 'end of the line,' so live your life the best you can!
  • Neel from IndiaPurple Haze? Hendrix reference?
  • Joe from Grants Pass, OrWhy does no one mention Ringo or Jeff Lynne on drums ??
  • Ken from Louisville, KyThe drummer, seen in the video, is Jim Keltner, a well known 70's and 80's drummer who worked with George, John and Ringo (and many many others). He's listed as a Wilbury "cousin".
  • Jfv from Philadelphia, PaEvery member except Dylan shares lead vocals on the song. Chorus 1 = Harrison, all 3 verses = Petty, Chorus 2 = Lynne, Chorus 3 = Orbison, Chorus 4 = Harrison, Chorus 5 = Lynne. The fade out has the various members shouting and clowning. It's refreshing to hear 4 different lead voices on a song, all of which are distinctly recognizable.
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