"Hold on Magnolia" as written by and Jason Molina....
Hold on Magnolia,
To that great highway moon
No one has to be that strong
But if you're stubborn like me
I know what you're trying to be

Hold on Magnolia,
I hear that station bell ring
You might be holding the last light I see
Before the dark finally gets a hold of me

Hold on Magnolia,
I know what a true friend you've been
In my life I have had my doubts
But tonight I think I've worked it out with all of them

Hold on Magnolia,
to the thunder and the rain
To the lightning that has just signed my name
to the bottom line

Hold on Magnolia,
to that great highway moon
No one has to be that strong
But if you're stubborn like me
I know what you're trying to be

Hold on Magnolia,
I hear that lonesome whistle whine

Hold on Magnolia,
I think it's almost time

Hold on Magnolia,
I think it's almost time

It's almost time


Lyrics submitted by Mopnugget, edited by JustASpark

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  • +5
    General Commentthis song is just exactly what i need, whenever i need it most
    tsmart33on September 15, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song has so much personal meaning to me....i could never articulate it. i'm so glad it was made.
    computerbrainon March 08, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song makes me think of taking a train or a bus across the country, especially through the big middle of the country, through the deserts and Texas and the south.
    periwinklebydayon November 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningMy interpretation is that the song is a dying man consoling his lover. I get really vivid imagery of her holding his hand as he tells her how much she means to him.
    CarolusIVon September 03, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General Commentmagnolia is another word for a southern woman.
    beautifuldialtoneon December 29, 2004   Link

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