"Something Fine" as written by and Jackson Browne....
The papers lie there helplessly
In a pile outside the door
I've tried and tried
But I just can't remember what they're for
The world outside is tugging
Like a beggar at my sleeve
Oh, that's much too old a story to believe

And you know that it's taken its share of me
Even though you take such good care of me
Now you say Morocco and that makes me smile
I haven't seen Morocco in a long, long while
The dreams are rolling down
Across the places in my mind
And I've just had a taste of something fine

The future hides and the past just slides
England lies between
Floating in a silver mist so cold and so clean
California's shaking like an angry child will
Who has asked for love and is unanswered still

And you know that I'm looking back carefully
'Cause I know that there's still
Something there for me
But you said Morocco and you made me smile
And it hasn't been that easy for a long, long while
And looking back into your eyes
I saw them really shine
Giving me a taste of something fine
Something fine

Now if you see Morocco I know you'll go in style
I may not see Morocco for a little while
But while you're there I was hoping
You might keep it in your mind
To save me just a taste of something fine

Lyrics submitted by Howard55

"Something Fine" as written by Jackson Browne

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    General CommentRight up there among my favorite songs of all-time.

    Too beautiful. Gets me everytime.
    seanmoc01on November 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis might be the most beautifully crafted songs ever made. Unbelievable.
    iquitmysceneon May 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentLyrically, one of my least favorite songs on the album. Musically, it's alright, nothing special. Don't know why it's gotten this much praise from these other commenters.
    3d1mandakngon July 18, 2016   Link

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