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Hello.

Can anyone help with this:

What a great site this is! It has been very handy in helping me understand songs that did not always make sense. For my English class I need to find a song that describes an imaginative journey. Could you please recommend any lyrics to me other than Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds.

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Horse With No Name.....America

Southern Cross....CSN

Puff The Magic Dragon...PPM

Sugar Mountain...Neil Young

Rocket Man...Elton John

do those fall in the category your looking for?....I'll try to find more :P

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I always liked Mr. Tambourine Man....Dylan/Bryds

Hey Mister Tambourine Man, play a song for me

I'm not sleepy and there ain't no place I'm goin' to

Hey Mister Tambourine Man, play a song for me

In the jingle jangle morning, I'll come followin' you

Take me for a trip upon your magic swirlin' ship

All my senses have been stripped

And my hands can't feel to grip

And my toes too numb to step

Wait only for my boot heels to be wanderin'

I'm ready to go anywhere I'm ready for to fade

On to my own parade cast your dancin' spell my way

I promise to go under it

Hey Mister Tambourine Man, play a song for me

I'm not sleepy and there ain't no place I'm goin' to

Hey Mister Tambourine Man, play a song for me

In the jingle jangle morning, I'll come followin' you

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Kim Fowley - The Trip (1966)

Summertime's here kiddies

and it's time to take a trip

do take a trip

this world's so bad

you feel so sad

you gotta take a trip

into a world so glad

a world of frost

and green fountains

and flying dogs

and silver cats

and emerald rats

and purple clouds

and faceless crowds

and walls of glass

that never pass

and pictures hanging upside down

you won't ask where you are

it's another world

you and your girl

and all your friends

will all be there

oh yeah let's take a trip

let's take a trip

T.N.T

S.O.S

H.O.B

T.O.P

top

yes it's top

hey here we go now

let’s climb some mountains everybody

get on your walking shoes

and start to climb some moutains

hey here we go

let's take a trip

let's take a trip

let’s start to dream

just close your eyes

it's groovy now

yeah I’m floating

because I'm swimming in beauty

it's all around

let's take a trip

lying from the ground

whoa, whoa yeah

let's take a trip

it’s really hip

no one will know

what goes on

just you and me

and the dreams we see

oh come on baby

oh come on baby

you're doing it right

just put your head back

:beatnik:

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Going Up The Country-Canned Heat

Marakesh Express-CSN

Everyone's Gone To The Moon-Jonathan King?

Follow The Yellow Brick Road-From The Wizard of Oz

Motorway Living-The Kinks

Country Road-John Denver

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Theme For An Imaginary Western - Mountain (one of the most under-rated classic rock songs and bands of all time).

What a beautiful song... too good they played it at Woodstock, otherwise I wonder if anybody would have noticed about this song.

THEME FOR AN IMAGINARY WESTERN

When the wagons leave the city

For the forest and futher on

Painted wagon of the morning

Dusty roads where they´ve gone

Sometimes travelin´ through the darkness

At the summer comin´ home

Foreing faces by the wayside

Look as if they hadn´t known

All the sad was in their eyes

And the desert that´s dry

In a country town

Where the map was found

Oh the dancing and the singing

Oh the music when they play

Oh the fire that they saw there

On the grave of no return

Sometimes they found it

Sometimes they kept it

Ofen lost in on the way

Pawnee shadow to possess him

Sometimes ride inside of day

Oh the sad was in their eyes

And the desert that´s dry

In a country town

Where the map was found

Oh the sad was in their eye

And the desert that´s dry

In a country town

Where the wagons bound

It´s a Jack Bruce song, I recall? I didn´t find who the author was...

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I always liked this song too! :thumbsup:

Lyrics for: After The Goldrush

Well, I dreamed I saw the knights

In armor coming,

Saying something about a queen.

There were peasants singing and

Drummers drumming

And the archer split the tree.

There was a fanfare blowing

To the sun

That was floating on the breeze.

Look at mother nature on the run

In the nineteen seventies.

Look at mother nature on the run

In the nineteen seventies.

I was lying in a burned out basement

With the full moon in my eyes.

I was hoping for replacement

When the sun burst thru the sky.

There was a band playing in my head

And I felt like getting high.

I was thinking about what a

Friend had said

I was hoping it was a lie.

Thinking about what a

Friend had said

I was hoping it was a lie.

Well, I dreamed I saw the silver

Space ships flying

In the yellow haze of the sun,

There were children crying

And colors flying

All around the chosen ones.

All in a dream, all in a dream

The loading had begun.

They were flying mother nature?s

Silver seed to a new home in the sun.

Flying mother nature?s

Silver seed to a new home

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Edna,

"Theme" is an amazing song. I recall a unique playing of that song on The Howard Stern show once. Jack Bruce was in London, he called into the show and did the vocals. Meanwhile, Leslie West was in Stern's New York studio and played the guitar...a transatlantic duet.

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Edna,

"Theme" is an amazing song. I recall a unique playing of that song on The Howard Stern show once. Jack Bruce was in London, he called into the show and did the vocals. Meanwhile, Leslie West was in Stern's New York studio and played the guitar...a transatlantic duet.

Wow... amazing story too!!! :) I had the original album (Windfall) in the early seventies, I remember the label... but they also did a live version in Woodstock, it´s on "Woodstock II" (the one which has two records with the kids and the drum on the cover), there´s also "Blood of the sun".

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how about -

Cowboy Star - Ambrosia ('76)

(Puerta - Pack - North - Drummond)

Of man's progress I don't give a hoot

And man's estrangements Of nature's arrangements

Has given cause for my heartbreak To boot

The simple life though Filled with strife

And struggle with the land

Still remained its simple self

And that I understand

So city smog and dog eat dog

For some may hold sublime

Well as for me If I had my way

I'd had lived Some other time

Praise the prairie

And pass the cake

I'd like to eat it too

But being born now was my mistake

I've passed the buckaroo

I'd say

You're right

No chance Why fight?

Why be A cowboy star

(But) Hump back brahmas

Lovely cow mamas

Saw dust floor saloons

Dance hall queens Romanced in my dreams

So why pop my baloon?

No chance

Why fight?

Still in my own right

I'd be A cowboy star

Dreams of my life

Are so carried away

If just in my dreams

I could Be for one day

Just for one day

Lost in my dreams

I'll be riding away

Like a cowboy star

Stage set: Sundown,

In my last Showdown I'll be....

:cool:

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Take It Easy ~ Eagles

Magic Carpet Ride ~ Steppenwolf

Magical Mystery Tour, Strawberry Fields..Beatles

Fly To The Rainbow ~ Scorpions

Take The Money and Run ~ Steve Miller

Edited by Guest

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did anyone mention stairway to heaven yet? :guitar:

There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold

And she's buying a stairway to heaven

And when she gets there she knows if the stores are closed

With a word she can get what she came for

Woe oh oh oh oh oh

And she's buying a stairway to heaven

There's a sign on the wall but she wants to be sure

And you know sometimes words have two meanings

In the tree by the brook there's a songbird who sings

Sometimes all of our thoughts are misgiven

Woe oh oh oh oh oh

And she's buying a stairway to heaven

There's a feeling I get when I look to the west

And my spirit is crying for leaving

In my thoughts I have seen rings of smoke through the trees

And the voices of those who stand looking

Woe oh oh oh oh oh

And she's buying a stairway to heaven

And it's whispered that soon, if we all call the tune

Then the piper will lead us to reason

And a new day will dawn for those who stand long

And the forest will echo with laughter

And it makes me wonder

If there's a bustle in your hedgerow

Don't be alarmed now

It's just a spring clean for the May Queen

Yes there are two paths you can go by

but in the long run

There's still time to change the road you're on

Your head is humming and it won't go because you don't know

The piper's calling you to join him

Dear lady can't you hear the wind blow and did you know

Your stairway lies on the whispering wind

And as we wind on down the road

Our shadows taller than our souls

There walks a lady we all know

Who shines white light and wants to show

How everything still turns to gold

And if you listen very hard

The tune will come to you at last

When all are one and one is all

To be a rock and not to roll

Woe oh oh oh oh oh

And she's buying a stairway to heaven

There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold

And she's buying a stairway to heaven

And when she gets there she knows if the stores are closed

With a word she can get what she came for

And she's buying a stairway to heaven, uh uh uh

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