I have often told you stories
About the way
I lived the life of a drifter
Waiting for the day
When I'd take your hand
And sing you songs
Then maybe you would say
Come lay with me, love me
And I would surely stay

But I feel I'm growing older
And the songs that I have sung
Echo in the distance
Like the sound
Of a windmill goin' 'round
I guess I'll always be
A soldier of fortune

Many times I've been a traveller
I looked for something new
In days of old
When nights were cold
I wandered without you
But those days I thougt my eyes
Had seen you standing near
Though blindness is confusing
It shows that you're not here

Now I feel I'm growing older
And the songs that I have sung
Echo in the distance
Like the sound
Of a windmill goin' 'round
I guess I'll always be
A soldier of fortune
I can hear the sound
Of a windmill goin' 'round
I guess I'll always be
A soldier of fortune
I guess I'll always be
A soldier of fortune



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    General Comment:very good cover of the deep purple song, and if you ask me its even better than the original.

    dont really understand why the i person is reffering to himself as a soldier of fortune
    In the miston April 21, 2007   Link
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    My Interpretation:maybe its about a man whos dissapointed with life...
    he doesnt feel like living anymore, because his "fortune/luck" hasnt been as good as he wanted.. wasting time as he travels around the world and feeling growing older, maybe regreting all that time lost... wanted to be with a girl whos doesnt love him back, and hes thinking about holding her hand, and being with her, loving eachother... she really love her... hes getting hurt because of it.
    and finally surrender at the fact that his life depends of his luck/fortune.. which isnt good...

    pretty deep lyrics, and a lot of feeling in this song... i love it and reminds me to certain moment in my life...
    RickT90on June 20, 2013   Link

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