Tryin' to remember what my daddy said
Before too much time took away his head
He said we're goin' back and I'll show you what I'm talkin' about
Goin' back to the Cypress River, back to the old farm house

Prairie wind blowin' through my head
Prairie wind blowin' through my head
Tryin' to remember what my daddy said
Prairie wind blowin' through my head

I try to tell the people but they never hear a word I say
They say there's nothin' out there but wheatfields anyway
Just the farmer's wife hangin' laundry in her backyard
Out on the prairie where the winds blow long and hard

Prairie wind blowin' through my head
Prairie wind blowin' through my head
Tryin' to remember what my daddy said
Prairie wind blowin' through my head

Late at night, lights dancin' in the northern sky
Like the Indian spirits, tryin' to show you how to fly
You can see into the future but it may be a mirage
Like a new car sittin' there in your old garage

Prairie wind blowin' through my head
Prairie wind blowin' through my head
Tryin' to remember what my daddy said
(Somethin' my daddy said)
Prairie wind blowin' through my head

There's a place on the prairie where evil and goodness play
Daddy told me all about it but I never heard a word he said
Might be afternoon and it might be the dead of night
But you'll know when you get there cause it sure is a hell of a sight

Prairie wind blowin' through my head
Prairie wind blowin' through my head
Tryin' to remember what my daddy said
Prairie wind blowin' through my head


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    General Commentthis song is about Neil Young's old days living on the farm.
    "Trying to remember what my daddy said
    before too much time took away his head" is referring to his father coming down with alzheimer disease
    joseair9on September 11, 2007   Link

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