From a table across the room
She was signaling me with her eyes
I walked over to be introduced
I said hello, she just smiled
And said I know a place not too far from here
We could get away for awhile
Yeah, that's when she kissed me and told me her name
I never did tell her mine

Magnolia
I remember the smell of the wind through the suite
Magnolia
And I know that she's out there somewhere in the world
She's forgotten me but I remember her
Magnolia

Well her lips were as warm
As that wet southern night
Her eyes were as black as the sky
And I wondered aloud
Just what I done right
As I lay there with her by my side
T hen she took hold of my hand
As she looked up at me
And said now I must tell you good-bye
And there in the moonlight
As I watched her leave
I felt a chill down inside

Magnolia
I remember the smell of the wind through the s uite
Magnolia
And I know that she's out there somewhere in the world
She's forgotten me but I remember her
Magnolia


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"Magnolia" as written by Tom Petty

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    General CommentBeing a fervent Tom Petty fan, I thought the simplicity of this song was poignant...as many of Petty's songs do, it captures a moment in time that sticks out in the writer's mind...though time has passed the feelings and essence of the brief and sensual encounter are gifted to the listener in this piece
    mamie1890on May 30, 2016   Link

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