"Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere" as written by and Dar Williams....
I think I'd like to go back home, and take it easy
There's a woman that I'd like to get to know livin' there
Everybody seems to wonder, what it's like down here
I gotta get away from this day to day runnin' around
Everybody knows this is nowhere
Everybody, everybody knows, everybody knows

Every time I think about back home, it's cool and breezy
I wish that I could be there right now, just passin' time
Everybody seems to wonder, what it's like down here
I gotta get away from this day to day runnin' around
Everybody knows this is nowhere
Everybody, everybody knows, everybody knows


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"Everybody Knows This is Nowhere" as written by Neil Young

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    General Commenti dont know what it is about neil but he just sings about the simplest things in life and always seems to make a great song. Neil is a rock & roll god!!!
    thekep1014on April 11, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is my favorite Neil Young song...it's not the most uplifting song, but I love it. I feel like Neil is saying that he's reached the bottom and he knows that it's leading him nowhere. He's saying everyone wants to know what it's like, but its really not worth it. This was my theme song for high school.
    signeduptosay1thingon September 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song Also
    CaseyWildroseon January 02, 2007   Link
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    Song MeaningKinda seems like its about being famous. Everyone asks him what its like and is excited about it, but he just wants to chill back home. It's off his second album, that's usually when artists get tired of stardum.
    kjeskeon December 05, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think its about how neil is from canada, he came to the united states and it's not what he thinks it is, people are constantly running around, with the silliest cares in the world, day to day and he just wants nothing more than to be back home (in canada) living his life, for example, getting to know this lady
    mcfleury41on June 23, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti can see how its about going back to canada, but it can be whatever. if your from a small town and you decide to move to a big city and then come home, then there you go. Just about being homesick in my opinion! great song! one of my favs, i just hate the "la la lala"
    Cleanrusson May 23, 2010   Link

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