Held them hostage
You cried "Let those people go!"
On the TV
Didn't even make the shot
On the weekend
Burn a house on every block
Put on the record
Where the music fades to nothing
I'm gone

Was it the fear of the roar and the oncoming headlights?
Was it the weight of the sky on a moonless midnight?

Walk tall like a man's supposed to (x2)

Be a hero
To a crowd of empty bottles
You broke your own heart
But you can always find another


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    General Commentcorrection: it's not "was it the fear of the roar and arc of headlights"

    it's actually "was it the fear of the roar and the oncoming headlights"
    lamronbaon August 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commentactually, you are both a bit wrong.

    it is "was it the fear of the ROAD and the oncoming headlights?"

    there a few others tiny errors as well.
    here are they lyrics typed by duffy d., fine singer of ladyhawk:

    48 HOURS

    held them hostage, you cry "let those people go!"

    on the t.v., didn't even make the shot

    on the weekend burned a house on every block

    put on the record where the music fades to nothing

    and gone

    was it the fear of the road and the oncoming headlights?

    was it the weight of the sky on a moonless midnight?

    walk tall like a man's supposed to

    walk tall like a man's supposed to

    and be a hero to a crowd of empty bottles

    you broke your own heart, but you can always find another.
    saint birdon September 23, 2008   Link

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