When are you gonna come down?
When are you going to land?
I should have stayed on the farm
I should have listened to my old man

You know you can't hold me forever
I didn't sign up with you
I'm not a present for your friends to open
This boy's too young to be singing the blues
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh

So goodbye, yellow brick road
Where the dogs of society howl
You can't plant me in your penthouse
I'm going back to my plow

Back to the howling old owl in the wood
Hunting the horny-back toad
Oh, I've finally decided my future lies
Beyond the yellow brick road
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh

What do you think you'll do then?
I bet they shoot down the plane
It'll take you a couple of vodka and tonics
To set you on your feet again

Maybe you'll get a replacement
There's plenty like me to be found
Mongrels who ain't got a penny
Sniffing for tidbits like you on the ground
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh

So goodbye, yellow brick road
Where the dogs of society howl
You can't plant me in your penthouse
I'm going back to my plow

Back to the howling old owl in the wood
Hunting the horny-back toad
Oh, I've finally decided my future lies
Beyond the yellow brick road
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh


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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Lyrics as written by Elton John Bernard J. P. Taupin

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    Please... please... tell me both of y'all are joking?

    This is a cover of an Elton John song... One of his most famous, actually...

    adrienne123089on August 31, 2008   Link
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    I'm surprised this song hasn't gotten any comments! It's beautiful. I'm gonna go ahead and guess at what it means.. haha. What i got from it was the idea that you can't stay home forever.. "You know you can't hold me forever".. and that you need to find your own path in life, not just follow ones already set out.. "So goodbye yellow brick road.. where the dogs of society howl".. "Oh i've finally decided my future lies beyond the yellow brick road". Really gorgeous song. Love it.

    laurenfofaurenon March 18, 2008   Link
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    yeah it's such a perfect song about memory of past adoreable song ,,,,, don't miss it

    roogenaon June 14, 2008   Link

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