Many A Girl (Back Of A Sail)

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lyrics

Many A Girl (Back Of A Sail)

Run away, run away, little French girl,
You know that you’re making me sick?
That ego hurts your posture,
Like a communist stuck in a ditch.
With the trials and the journeys,
That we’ve been through,
I would hope you could see where I am,

Fly away, fly away, lift up with the wind,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

Back of a sail, back of a sail,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

Run away, run away, little gypsy girl,
The weather is turning again.
Your mother is calling you home now,
And it really is time for a trip.
Oh I’ll miss your words,
And your soft gentle touch,
Late nights have been really a gas.

Fly away, fly away, lift up with the wind,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

Back of a sail, back of a sail,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

Carry on, carry on, oh sly little girl,
With your beauteous, curious lips.
Your laughter fills up the ballroom,
Humbleness your greatest gift.
And you soar through the sky,
On your tiny white cloud,
It’s really a sight, oh, to see.

Fly away, fly away, lift up with the wind,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

Back of a sail, back of a sail,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

Back of a sail, back of a sail,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

So this was the story of many a girl,
And there’s many a girl left to meet.
This one’s an artist and this one’s a waitress,
And this one she begs on the street.
Oh, all of them search through their lives,
Till they find, a combination, or maybe a key:

Fly away, fly away, lift up with the wind,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

Back of a sail, back of a sail,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

Back of a sail, back of a sail,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

Back of a sail, back of a sail,
Tomorrow’s on the back of a sail!

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from Many Things & Many Scenes, released September 2, 2014

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Joe Adler Burlington

Burlington, Vermont based singer/songwriter who draws on influences that range from the blues, folk, and experimental tendencies of Tom Waits, to the poetic leanings of Leonard Cohen. Adler has collaborated on stage live with such notables as Brad Barr (The Slip), Russ Lawton (Trey Anastasio), Marco Benevento, Yah Yah Abdel-Majid (Sun Ra Arkestra), Craig Myers (Barika), and Dave Dreiwitz (Ween). ... more

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