I drove Route 66 fueled on wine and prayer

I rode the rails at night and drank away my cares

I joined the circus set fire in my mouth

Chased the holy light and took my troubles south

I've seen the ancient mariner stalked by the beast

The ancient warrior seeking visions in the east

Lonesome travelers and chronicles left home

Strangers in a stranger land whose luck has turned to stone

The roads like dreaming

It's worth its wait in gold

And I'm a dreamer

My soul will not be sold

Feet on the highway

And a head bound to the sun

Home's where the heart is, and my heart is on the run

Home's where the heart is, and my heart is on the run

So I'll take the road not taken

On the path that leads to hell

Walk the good night loving trail

By the hill where Jesus fell

And Heaven's just a stairway away

I can go anywhere when there's no where left to stay

The roads like dreaming

It's worth its wait in gold

And I'm a dreamer

My soul will not be sold

Feet on the highway

Head bound to the sun

Home's where the heart is, and my heart is on the run

Home's where the heart is, and my heart is on the run



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    General CommentWell way to be a loser and be the only person to comment on lyrics that I submitted lol but it seems no one remembers Dave Van Ronk and the huge part he played in the folk revolution of the '60s.

    I absolutely love this song, it deserves to be up there with Bob Dylan. They were friends after all, and both key parts of the same revolution.

    A wonderful song. This man comes to a point in his life and realizes, looking back on all the different places he's been in his life, how old he feels...how restless he feels and how he's never been able to settle down in one place and find true happiness.
    thecoldparton February 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI wish there was more lyrics here on DVR. He is one of a kind.
    cowboyangelon February 15, 2010   Link

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