I left the evergreen combat zone
For a taste of the city life for me (yeah, yeah)
The Star Dog left the Mother Bone
For a jewel he'd never find or see (yeah, yeah)

You may hated me, I don't know
But I loved the way you played your role
You couldn't stop to kick the jive
It left your kin with salty eyes

Hey Mr. Love Dog
You will always be
The one back home who could have had it all
Hey Mr. Love Dog
Lord knows you never really knew me
God bless your velvet gifted soul
Makes no sense at all

Now you're the holy roller
With the hub cap diamond star halo
This is goodbye to Captain Hi-top
Hope your Pearl Jam can keep it strong

They may hated me, I don't know
But I loved the way you played your role
You couldn't stop to kick the jive
It left your kin with salty eyes

Hey Mr. Love Dog
You will always be
The one back home who could have had it all
Hey Mr. Love Dog
Lord knows you never really knew me
God bless your velvet gifted soul
Makes no sense at all

Higher and higher and higher and higher we go
Where we stop I think nobody knows (nobody knows)
Higher and higher and higher and higher we go
Where we stop I think nobody knows (nobody knows)
Higher and higher and higher and higher we go
Where we stop I think nobody knows (nobody knows)

You might have liked me, I don't know
But I loved the way you played your role
You couldn't stop to kick the jive
It left your kin with salty eyes

Hey Mr. Love Dog
You will always be
The one back home who could have had it all
Hey Mr. Love Dog
Lord knows you never really knew me
God bless your velvet gifted soul

Hey Mr. Love Dog
You will always be
The one back home who could have had it all
Hey Mr. Love Dog
Lord knows you never really knew me
God bless your velvet gifted soul
Makes no sense at all

Higher and higher and higher and higher we go
Higher and higher and higher and higher we go
Where we stop I think nobody knows (nobody knows)
Higher and higher and higher and higher we go
Higher and higher and higher and higher we go
Where we stop I think nobody knows (nobody knows)
(repeat)





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    Song FactThis song was written about Mother Love Bone front man, Andrew Wood, who died of a heroin overdose shortly before his band's debut album, Apple, was released. The lyrics contain references to several Mother Love Bone song titles. In addition to being one of the pioneers of the Seattle/alternative rock scene, Mother Love Bone is noteworthy for including members who would go on to form Pearl Jam (Jeff Ament and Stone Gossard).
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