She sang hymns out of tune
And carried a yellow balloon
She traded her love for a Spanish doubloon
And talked to the people
The people who are

I have a clock on the wall
It keeps time and that isn't all
It tells me how long she's been gone
Gone to the people
The people who are

She lived in a sorcerer's room
And pounded the table and brandished the broom
She turned ten thousand when she touched the moon
And turned to the people
The people who are

The rain fell and scattered away
The old antique caretaker's children at play
Early that morning she passed away
Passed to the people
The people who are

She sang hymns out of tune
And carried a yellow balloon
She traded her love for a Spanish doubloon
And talked to the people
The people who are


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    QuestionAlternate Lyrics from the author's album: Brief Moments Full Measure.

    Always loved this song and like this version even more. Anybody know the reason for the difference???

    jesseleekincaid.com/uncategorized/streaming-songs-2/

    She sang hymns out of tune
    And carried a yellow balloon
    She traded her love for a Spanish doubloon
    And danced in the thin light of a ¾ moon

    I have a clock on the wall
    It keeps time but that isn't all
    It tells me how long she's been gone
    Gone like the darkness
    From the light of a dawn

    She lived in a sorcerer's room
    And pounded the table and brandished the broom
    She turned to ten thousand when she touched the moon
    And danced ‘neath the night sky
    Entranced by a tune


    The rain fell and scattered away
    The old antique caretaker's children at play
    Early that morning she passed away
    Passed away and was laid on a grey dreary day

    She sang hymns out of tune
    And carried a yellow balloon
    She traded her love for a Spanish doubloon
    And danced in the thin light of a ¾ moon
    dzzlinon May 06, 2017   Link

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