"Big Wheels" as written by and Jeff Lynne....
I've been thinking it over
So many times they say
You got it made
They never understand
The answer lies within your soul
'Cause no one know which side
The coin will fall.

Big wheels turning
Baby I know
Big wheels turning
Baby I know
Big wheels turning, turning...

Save it for a rainy day
For when the cold wind blows
Just to see how they run
I thought they'd know
I tried my best, all I could do
But somehow it was not enough for you.

Big wheels turning
Baby I know
Big wheels turning
Baby I know
Big wheels turning, turning,
Turning, turning...

I remember the dead of night
A lonely light that shines upon the window
I see it all so clear
The tenderness, the silent tears
Out here in the pouring rain
Through cold dark waiting days
I see you standing there
I see the big wheels turning
Never ending, on and on they go.

I think I'm going home
I think I'm gonna have to start again
It's rather sad
Because I've looked around, can't seem to find
Whatever's always rolling through my mind

Big wheels turning
Baby I know
Big wheels turning
Baby I know
Big wheels turning, turning
Turning, turning...

I remember the dead of night
A lonely light that shines upon the window
I see it all so clear
The tenderness, the silent tears
Out here in the pouring rain
Through cold dark waiting days
I see you standing there
I see the big wheels turning
Never ending, on and on they go.


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"Big Wheels" as written by Jeff Lynne

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    General CommentI think this song is about how simple things are such a small part of the big picture, yet they mean so much because they trigger the turnings of the "big wheels."
    mookowz7on November 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentBelieve it or not, I quoted this one for my high school yearbook...I love the first verse, to me it speaks to the free will in all of us, how we can either make something of our lives or waste it away.
    mbarskyon March 01, 2011   Link

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