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28.7.2021
side of the road

lucinda

off her third album lucinda williams released in 1988

you wait in the car on the side of the road
let me go and stand awhile
i want to know you're there, but i want to be alone
if only for a minute or two
i want to see what it feels like to be without you
i want to know the touch of my own skin
against the sun, against the wind

i walked out in a field, the grass was high
it brushed against my legs
i just stood and looked out at the open space
and a farm house out aways
and i wondered about the people who lived in it
and i wondered if they were happy and content
were there children and a man and a wife
did she love him and take her hair down at night

if i stray away too far from you
don't go and try to find me
it doesn't mean i don't love you
it doesn't mean i won't come back
and stay beside you
it only means I need a little time
to follow that unbroken line
to a place where the wild things grow
to a place where i used to always go

live on austin city limits october 13th, 1989 (neeeed the dvd)
here is the full performance from her 1998 acl live performance too

passionate kisses 7 inch

passionate kisses 7"
(cd ep release has tracks recorded live at kpfk los angeles too)




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