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Walking into Clarksdale songs:
*All songs were written by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Michael Lee, and Charlie Jones.
Shining in the Light (4:00)
When the World was Young (6:13)
Upon a Golden Horse (3:52)
Blue Train (6:45)
Please Read the Letter (4:21)
Most High (5:36)
Heart in Your Hand (3:50)
Walking into Clarksdale (5:18)
Burning Up (5:21)
When I was a Child (5:45)
House of Love (5:35)
Sons of Freedom (4:07)

Shining in the Light
Big boat stealing through the darkness,
Would you bring to me my love?  Would you bring to me my only love?
And at night the light of oneness,
And the one light guides you home.  And the keeper turns his cards alone.

From the shore my memory wanders,
And I dance upon the sea.  Can I dance with you upon the sea?
I love your brown-eyed madness,
And your beauty was exposed.  Now your memory's clinging to my clothes.

Shining in the light, shining in the light....
Shine...


When the World was Young
Oh yeah, here I am, I've been here since our time began.
Oh, oh, I'm here and then, go round and round, and back again.
Hey, hey, come look and see, my footsteps through eternity.
Ride hard, strong and free, the messenger will hold the key.
I saw him, I knew him, I touched him; when the world was young...
When the world was young.

High on a hill, home of my heart take me dancing,
Carry me still, sweet home of my heart, take me dancing:  round, oh round!
I saw him, I knew him, I touched him; when the world was young...
I saw him, I touched him, I knew him; when the world was young.
Carry me still.  Home of my heart take me dancing:  round, oh round!


Upon a Golden Horse
First there was the fire that burned, after came the sea,
Crawling through the rain and storm for you, for me.
Slowly walks the sacred fool, countenance sublime,
Shining in the light of love, shining, shining...
Oh shine for me, oh shine for me now.

High upon a golden horse, out upon the sea,
Moves a man with simple words, some for you, some for me...
Burn for me ah! burn for me oh, oh,

Out there where the wild wind blows, where the soul is free
You will be my brightest star, shining, shining...


Blue Train
Another day is ending, I remember when my world came falling down.
Out there the stars stop dancing, lost in my darkness now, the rain keeps falling down

Light of my life, where have you gone?
Love's true flame dies without the warmth of your sun.

Here comes the blue train rolling across my heart it crawls,
The rain still pouring down, another day escapes me.
A little later maybe, love will roll around.

I've been wating on the corner, I've been waiting for a sign.
Whistle blowing, blue train rolling, carry my heart...


Please Read the Letter
Called out running with just a little too much to hide,
Maybe, baby, everything's gonna work out fine.
Please read the letter that I'm bringing to your door.
It's crazy how it all turned out, needed so much more.

Too late, too late, and a fool could read the signs,
Maybe, baby, you can now check between the lines.
Please read the letter that I wrote in my sleep,
With help and consultation from the angels of the deep.

Once I stood beside the well of many words,
My house was full of rings and charms and pretty birds.
Please understand me, my walls came falling down.
There's nothing here that's left for you, but check with lost and found.
Please read the letter that I wrote...

One more song, just before we go,
Remember, baby, the things we used to know.
Please read my letter, promise me you'll keep
The secrets and the memories we cherish, you and me.
Please read the letter that I wrote...


Most High
Who guards the truth, oh lord, most high,
A frightened dove, in a starless sky,
So high, most high, so high...

Who hides the east, from the blind man's eye,
In the land of peace, where the righteous cry,
So high, most high, so high,

Where are the words of the king, who moves the stars and the sun?
To the light, where my spirit was born, bring this wanderer home.

While mercy sleeps in the hearts of liars,
And the olive tree is consumed by fire,
So high, most high, so high,

Where are the words of the king, who moves the stars and the sun?
To the light, where my spirit was born, bring this wanderer home.

David's seed talks through his paper crown,
And he spits hot steel, see all the kids fall down,
So high, most high, so high...
Come on, come on, come on...


Heart in Your Hand
Do you gather flowers for me?  Moving softly through the trees,
With the scent against your arms, long ago I knew your charms.
As I walk through the purple hills of soon forgotten,
Know that my heart was in you hand, yes, my heart was in your hand.

Do your lips still call my name, would your mouth still taste the same?
There I learned the sweetest words, oh! what price, such mercy,
Yes though I steal all across the years, the memory lingers on.
With my heart in you hand, oh my heart in your hand,
should I fall beside the road, everlasting wandering soul?
And the memory sublime, and my heart was there...


Walking into Clarksdale
When I was born I was running as my feet hit the ground,
Before I could talk I was humming an old railroad sound,
Things didn't get much better when by the age of five,
They found me walking into Clarksdale trying to keep my friends alive.

No time for celebration, say, there was no known cure,
Seems I was born and raised in the wrong killing floor.
And my loved ones gathered round see if the experiment had worked,
I was misplaced, out of time, privileged and worse.

Now I see twelve white horses walking in a line,
Moving east across the metal bridge on highway 49.
And standing in the shadows of a burnt out motel,
The king of Commerce, Mississippi waited with his hounds from hell.

A shiny neon riverboat taking income from the poor,
Its floating by the levee in an artificial pool.
there's a six mile tailback out on junction 304,
A stranger at the crossroads, believe I've seen this face before.
Oh Mama, please, don't cry for me, tears to the river, tears to be free

I'm sad to be leaving, sun going down and I really got to go now...


Burning Up
My mind is cracked, I stand alone, my way is dark as night.
Back on the hill the wind it moans and big black clouds fly by.
The rain fell down, it drowned my heart, it raged inside my soul.
The pain that tore the skies apart the twisted night unfolds, 
I'm burning up.

This lovely road that I must walk these tears that burn my eyes.
In emptiness my torment roars in my silent loveless life, I'm burning up.
Oh, oh, can you hear me calling across a thousand years?
Oh, oh, would you love me as I die, I die a thousand times, 
Like a volcano, I'm burning up...


When I was a Child
I was reaching for the future, slowly floating in the blue,
When I was a boy, I dreamed a dream of you.
I danced upon the treetop, I drifted with the stream,
When I was a child, I held you in my dream.

Once I was a soldier, in my castle strong.
Oh, I stood so tall then, I could do no wrong.
Innocence and slumber, when I was a boy.

I was walking with a stranger, he left without a trace.
When I was a boy, I slept at Heaven's gate.

Once I was a soldier, in my castle strong.
Oh, I stood so tall then, I could do no wrong.
Innocence and slumber, when I was a boy.
Once I was a soldier, in my castle strong.
Oh, I stood so tall then, I could do no wrong.
Innocence and slumber, when I was a boy.

Oh, yes, you know, and so, I wandered through your garden,
When I was a boy.


House of Love
Speak to me, tell me the truth.  Why don't you let me know?
Throw me the key, I'm locking it up.  I think it's time to go.
And when I think about it now, we'll build a house of love somehow.

Talk to me, you're packing your clothes.  You leave me walking the floor.
Feels strange to me, I'm losing control.  I can't feel you anymore.
And when I think about it now, we'll build a house of love somehow.

It hurts a little too much.  It hurts a little too much.
My crazy arms, so empty now...so cold like dying snow.
Remember me, I can't forget.  You touched my very soul.
And when I think about it now, we'll build a house of love somehow.

A little too much...It hurts a little too much?

You know you hurt me girl.  You know you really really do now.
You know you hurt me child.  You know you really really do now.
But things get better baby.
When I was born I was running. Yeah, running so hard.

But things get much better baby,
But things get so hard, so hard, so hard.
Ah just keep running, keep running.
Things get better baby.

Oh, my crazy arms, so empty now, so cold like dying snow.
Remember me, I can't forget.  You touched my very soul.
Oh, when I think about it now, we'll build a house of love somehow.
Just a little too much...


Sons of Freedom
Go fetch another nice girl to play with in the sand.
The one I habe right now is broke, the one I really want has planned,
To get religion, to find another way.
She's at the temple and all I've got to say.

I have to face it, I'm home alone.  I feel quite naked, oh so forlorn.
I am united in disarray. I've no intentions.  I kneel to pray.

Send me a dreamboat, that I can sail away,
Adrift in warm devotion, no memory, I feel no pain.
To live for new beginnings, to ride the wind to win the day out on the ocean...
I can't get started, I'm at an end.  She's got religion, I've lost a friend.  

I talk in circles, I make no sense.  I get so nervous, no recompense.  
I have to face it, I'm home alone.  I feel quite naked, oh so forlorn.
I am united in disarray.  I've no intentions.  I kneel to pray.

Bring me the brightest star that I can wish upon.
And close my eyes so very tight, pretend that you're not gone.
So deep is my distraction that maybe I'll disappear...
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