Ballad Of The Beacon

Album: Wishbone Four (1973)
  • We'll be leaving this town in the mornin'
    Tomorrow we'll be able to see
    I've had me enough of this city
    And she's had enough out of me

    Say if I climbed to the mountain
    Would you still follow me there
    Steal me away in an echo
    The mountain will always be there

    Well I'm turning my sights on the country
    I sold everything that I own
    Heading away from the bright lights
    Looking for where the wind blows

    Say if I climbed to the mountain
    Would you still follow me there
    Steal me away in an echo
    The mountain will always be there

    We'll be leaving this town in the mornin'
    Tomorrow we'll be able to see
    I've had me enough of this city
    And she's had enough out of me

    Say if I climbed to the mountain
    Would you still follow me there
    Steal me away in an echo
    The mountain will always be there
    Writer/s: ANDREW POWELL, DAVID TURNER, MARTIN TURNER, STEVE UPTON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Rick from Chattanooga,tnI remember seeing their 30th anniversary concert and hearing Andy Powell say that after they were in Anglesey for two weeks that they all went out and bought guns and started shooting them in the back yard where they could see the mountains. And since the Welsh word for mountain is "beacon" that is where the word in this song comes from.
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