"In A Station" as written by and Richard Manuel....
Once I walked through the halls of a station
Someone called your name
In the streets I heard children laughing
They all sound the same

Wonder, could you ever know me
Know the reason why I live
Is there nothing you can show me
Life seems so little to give

Once I climbed up the face of a mountain
And ate the wild fruit there
Fell asleep until the moonlight woke me
And I could taste your hair

Isn't everybody dreaming
Then the voice I hear is real
Out of all the idle scheming
Can't we have something to feel

Once upon a time they used me indeed
Tomorrow never came
I could sing the sound of your laughter
Still I don't know your name

Must be some way to repay you
Out of all the good you gave
If a rumor should delay you
Love seems so little to say


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"In a Station" as written by Richard Manuel

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    General CommentFrom Levon Helm's autobiography, "This Wheel's On Fire":
    "In A Station" is Richard's song about Overlook Mountain and the relative peace we were all feeling after those long years living on the road. He used to laugh and call it his George Harrison song, by which he meant it was spiritual.
    AllHailDioon January 19, 2014   Link

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