"Whip-poor-will" as written by and Jason Molina....
got my window open in the southern cross hotel
it's been my longest night i can tell
by the way i'm not surprised
to see the desert cover over paradise

now count every rhododendron in this cool mountain light
i made more mistakes than that just tonight
so all of you folks in heaven not too busy ringing the bell
some of us down here ain't doing very well
some of us with our windows open in the southern cross motel

still waitin
still waitin

for you to sing that song again
the one you were singin at the very fall of man
it ain't hallelujah but it might as well have been

sing it brother one more time
sing it brother one more time
sing it sister one more time
sing it sister one more time

once for everybody who got left behind
oh whip-poor-will

Lyrics submitted by crashman

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    My InterpretationReally sad song. I can relate though. Good song to write to(: I'm guessing it has a simple meaning: a breakup or depression or something. Still good song.
    freakylouiseon December 29, 2009   Link

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