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song title:Three Days On Trains
date: 2001-05-15
song notes:Loosely based on riding trains through Germany and Switzerland
lyrics: 

verse 1:
Three days on trains and I keep thinkin' I keep sinkin' further down
The nights are long and days are cold here on the lonely side of town
Three ways to change the way I'm livin' and quit givin' up the ball
But right or wrong I'm better off than doing nothing at all

chorus:
I'm going to take my time
I'm going to take what's mine
I'm going to take you by the hand.
I'll keep my dreams in sight
I'll sleep to dream tonight
I'll speak my mind and take a stand . . .
. . . and take my signals from the band

verse 2:
Three days on barstools and I keep drinkin' beer and winkin' at a girl
My drinks are free tonight but I'm all right—I'm payin' by the pound
Three ways to meet her but my feet are tired of giving it a whirl
But up or down I'm better off than running 'round, 'round, 'round.

chorus:
I'm going to take my time
I'm going to take what's mine
I'm going to take you by the hand.
I'll keep my dreams in sight
I'll sleep to dream tonight
I'll speak my mind and take a stand . . .
. . . and take my signals from the band

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