"Swan Song" as written by and Bruce Hornsby....
This is no fond farewell
You can be sure I could wish it was no farewell at all
It's been a good long run
Oh to be sure I don't regret much, not much at all

And I'm gonna love the night away
Gonna do what I want to any old day
And all at once I know the clouds are gonna clear for me

And I will do alright
Well in truth, I might
I may be stumbling round on some cold night
And I will miss the times when we were so right
Although it seems so long ago, so long
This is my swan song, I'm gone, gone

This is no sorrowful day
You can be sure I've got no axe to grind at all
It's circumstance or burn out
You can be sure I've been grinding, 'till I'm grinding to a halt

Sometimes it's the right thing to cut the chord
You've been holding on hard but your hands get sore
Sometimes it's worth it but sometimes you wonder what for

And I will do alright
Well in truth, I might
I may be stumbling round on some dim dim light
And I will miss the times when we were so right
Although it seems so long ago, so long
This is my swan song, I'm gone, gone

And I will do alright
Well in truth, I might
I may be stumbling round in some cold night

And I will do alright
Well in truth, I might
And I may be stumbling round in some cold night
And I will miss the times when it was so right
Although it seems so long ago, so long, hey hey
This is my swan song, I'm gone, gone
This is my swan song, gone, I'm gone

Oh, I'm gone
Yeah, I'm gone
Well I've been long, gone, gone
Long gone
Yeah yeah


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"Swan Song" as written by Bruce Hornsby

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    General CommentGreat song by one of the most criminally underrated artists out there. The song captures perfectly how I hope I feel at the end of all of my life milestones. When my career is over. When I can no longer live on my own. When I can no longer walk on my own. When I finally pass from this earth. I hope that I can honestly say the words to this song. It may not be a fond farewell, it may not be a farewell that I want, but at the end of the day, few regrets, no sorrow, no axe to grind, just a sweet swan song and it's over. Beautiful.
    LaBradford22on July 21, 2016   Link

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