I think I'll go on back to Shenandoah
She said that she'd meet me by the fork in the road
I jump start my one eyed Ford
I'm heading for the pow-wow
I follow red path that leads to you

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I gave my love a golden feather
I gave my love a heart of stone
And when you find a golden feather
It means you'll never lose your way back home

Should I paint my face
Should I pierce my skin
Does this make me a pagan
Sweating out my sins
We ate the sacred mushroom
And waded in the water
Howling like coyotes
At the naked moon

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In the autumn night
When there's no wind blowin'
I could hear the stars falling in the dark
When you find what's worth keeping
With a breath of kindness
Blow the rest away

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    General CommentIts straightforwards I suppose, about embracing native traditions as a way to "find whats worth keeping", including a good partner.

    We don't place much value on "whats worth keeping" anymore. Capitalism, greed, immediate gratification, etc. are the hallmarks of this age... when we lose it all we will once again know what is worth keeping.

    The music is soothing and sweet, so is Robbie's vocals. The guitar work is like eating fudge. He is such a star, without showing any sign of it.
    Karlinon November 30, 2011   Link

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