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Saddle In The Rain


by John Prine. Buy album CD: Great Days - Disc 1


I wish, I hope, I wonder
Where you're at sometimes
Is your back against the wall?
Or just across the line
Have you been standing in the rain
Reciting nursery rhymes?
Trying to recall
Some long lost kind of peace of mind
Peace of mind
Try spending the night sometime
All alone in a frozen room
Afterneath you've lain
Your saddle in the rain

I dreamed they locked God up
Down in my basement
And he waited there for me
To have this accident
So he could drink my wine
And eat me like a sacrament
And I just stood there like I do
Then I came and went
I came and went
Like a bird in a foreign sky
Couldn't even say good bye
Or come and share the pain
My saddle's in the rain

I saw a friend who doesn't know
If I'm his friend just yet
His eyes and mouth were widely open
And his jaw was set
Like he'd fell off a cliff
And hadn't hit the bottom yet
I wish he wouldn't pull those things on me
Without a net
Without a net
I had him up to the house one time
And we was having a real good time
Then he went and lain
His saddle in the rain

In a laundromat not too far
From the alamo
Sits a girl who stole my records
Very long ago
And she wishes, wants and washes
Out those dirty clothes
As she shuts her eyes and dreams
About her one eyed joe
One eyed joe
Car parked on a dirty road
Heaven knows the load she pulled
Couldn't take the strain
A saddle in the rain




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Album: Great Days - Disc 1 (1993) Lyrics
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  1. Illegal Smile
  2. Spanish Pipedream
  3. Hello In There
  4. Sam Stone
  5. Paradise
  6. The Late John Garfield Blues
  7. They Oughta Name A Drink After You
  8. The Great Compromise
  9. Sweet Revenge
  10. Please Don't Bury Me
  11. Christmas In Prison
  12. Dear Abby
  13. Blue Umbrella
  14. Come Back To Us Barbara Lewis Hare Krishna Beauregard
  15. Saddle In The Rain
  16. He Was In Heaven Before He Died
  17. That's The Way That The World Goes 'round
  18. Bruised Orange

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