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When the Open Road Is Closing In  The Magnetic Fields

Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 14:40:21 +0100
From: Benjamin Flynn
Subject: m/magnetic_fields/when_the_open_road_is_closing_in.crd
magnetic fields:charm of the highway strip
song copyrighted 1993 by Stephin Merritt
crd by Benjamin Flynn
cflynn@haverford.edu
when the open road is closing in
intro:
A ....2.3..2....2.3..2..
E 3...........3.........
repeat
[G]time - measured in dotted yellow [C]lines has past you [G]by
[G]and I never said an honest thing to [C]you in all my [G]life
hard [D]times go [C]slowly
and the good [G]times never [D]come
the world is a [C]motor inn in a [G]iowa highway [D]slum
[G]when the open [D]road is closing [C]in
[Em]and you can't say where it [D]ends and you [A]begin
when [G]every truck stop [D]dive's another [C]five years off your [B7]life
[G]when the open [D]road is closing [C]in
[Em]and the dotted yellow [D]lines begin to [A]spin
when the [G]sky begins to [D]fall on every[C]thing you like at [B7]all
[Am]you won't be [D]coming home a[Am]gain[D] [G]
ciao you keep on drowning in the roads between the towns
now i have been closing all the shutters in the house
well i know you'll be back when every tree is turning brown
you'll find the house is empty and the swingset's fallen down

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