"Twenty-Mile Zone" as written by and Dory Langdon Previn....
I was riding in my car
Screaming at the night
Screaming at the dark
Screaming at fright

I wasn't doing nothing
Just drive about
Screaming at the dark
Letting it out

That's all I was doing
Just letting it out

Well, along comes a motorcycle
Very much to my surprise
I said, "Officer, was I speeding"
I couldn't see his eyes

He said, "No, you weren't speeding"
And he felt where his gun was hung
He said, "Lady, you were screaming
At the top of your lung"

And you were, doing it alone
You were doing it alone
You were screaming in your car

In a twenty-mile zone
You were doing it alone
You were doing it alone
You were screaming

I said, "I'll roll up all my windows"
Don't want to disturb the peace
I'm just a creature
Who is looking for a little release

I said
"And what's so wrong with screaming
Don't you do it at your games
When the quarterback breaks an elbow?"
When the boxer beats and maims

But you were, doing it alone
You were doing it alone
You were screaming in your car

In a twenty-mile zone
You were doing it alone
You were doing it alone
You were screaming

I said, "Animals roar when they feel like
Why can't we do that too
Instead of screaming 'Banzai baby'
In the war, in the human zoo"

He said, "I got to take you in now
Follow me right behind
And let's have no more screaming
Like you're out of your mind"

So he climbed aboard his cycle
And his red-eyed headlight beamed
And his motor started spinning
And his siren screamed

He was doing it alone
He was doing it alone
He was screaming on his bike

In a twenty-mile zone
He was doing it alone
He was doing it alone
He was screaming

I was doing it alone
I was doing it alone
I was screaming in my car
In a twenty-mile zone

I was doing it alone
I was doing it alone
I was screaming

We were doing it together
We were doing it together
We were screaming at the dark

In a twenty-mile zone
We were doing it together
We were doing it together
We were screaming

We were doing it together
We were doing it together alone

In a twenty-mile zone




Lyrics submitted by Theresa_Gionoffrio

"Twenty-Mile Zone" as written by Dory Langdon Previn

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    General CommentThis was the favorite song of Alice Sheldon, a.k.a. James Tiptree, Jr.
    Tuckeron October 19, 2008   Link

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