"Turning the Century" as written by Scott A Mcmicken and Toby Mark Leaman....
I've been singing for so long
I go from door to door
But it ain't the song
No it ain't the song I'm singing for
And I painted every town
The colors I ignore
No it ain't the change
No it ain't the change I'm looking for

Mouth of the river
Spit out the sea
Shake the hands of time
Turning the century

I've been fishing off the dock
Every beach and every brook
And it feels the same
And it felt the same without the hook
And I'm humbled by the maker
I've been given all I gave
And I don't expect
No I don't expect
To be saved
No I don't expect
I ain't asking
To be saved

I've found the combination
I've got the key
Standing at the door
Turning the century

Mouth of the river
Spit out the sea
Stand for something more
Than the common courtesy


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    Song MeaningIf you watch the video of them playing at guitar center, Scott briefly says what it is about.

    But I think this song is about trying to enjoy the journey more than the destination.

    "I've been singing for so long
    I go from door to door
    But it ain't the song
    No it ain't the song I'm singing for"

    He isn't singing because of the song, he is singing because he likes to sing. Just the process of singing makes him happy, he could be singing any song and still be happy.
    ThunderMazeon October 10, 2013   Link

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