There's a full time reservation
Made in a bar at the railway station.
And there's a story, a kind of fable,
On a card at the corner table.
On it is a message, been there some time.
It starts off, "The coffee tasted so fine"

It says, "One day, this may find you,
These few words may just remind you.
We sat here together just to pass time,
You said how the coffee tasted so fine."

It goes on to say, "I love you.
If you should find this I must hear from you."
It gives a number but the name has faded away.
All that is left are just the words, "Maybe someday"

That's the story and the fable,
Never leave alone from a corner table.
Doo doo doo doo, doo doo doo doo,
Doo doo doo doo, doo doo doo doo, doo doo.

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    General CommentI think this song is brilliant, very catchy in some parts. It's hard to find a meaning in the lyrics as it seems to me a very straight forward story.
    Still quite an under-rated song though.
    _Godbe_on September 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentExcellent
    theriverknowson July 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentBeautiful song, originally done by obscure British outfit Poet and the One Man Band (which took its name from lyrics to Simon and Garfunkel's 1966 song "Homeward Bound). Ray Smith and Tony Colton, two vocalists in this short-lived group (which included members who formed the folk rock group Fotheringay in 1970 with Sandy Denny, who had recently split with Fairport Convention, as well as guitarist Albert-not-Alvin Lee), were credited as the writers of the song. The song was also covered by Zoot Money (who, among other things, was one of the post-Alan Price keyboardists for The Animals).
    mbrachmanon August 09, 2013   Link

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