"Midnight Lullaby" as written by and Tom Waits....
Sing a song of sixpence, pocket full of rye
Hush-a bye my baby, no need to be crying.
You can burn the midnight oil with me
as long as you will
Stare out at the moon
upon the windowsill, and dream.

Sing a song of sixpence, pocket full of rye
Hush-a bye my baby, no need to be crying.
There's dew drops on the window sill,
gumdrops in your head
Slipping into dream land,
you're nodding your head, so dream.

Dream of West Virginia, or of the British Isles
'Cause when you are dreaming,
you see for miles and miles.
When you are much older, remember when we sat
At midnight on the windowsill,
and had this little chat
And dream, come on and dream,
come on and dream, and dream, and dream.


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"Midnight Lullaby" as written by Tom Waits

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    General Commenti love the outro for this song. so imagination driving.


    franks voice is sweet
    sillybillyon June 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so full of dreamy mteaphors. Set your imagination free, as momma buys you a mockingbird.
    davbro2906on August 07, 2011   Link

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