"Looks Like Rain" as written by John Barlow and Bob Weir....
Awoke today, felt your side of the bed;
The covers were still warm where you been layin'.
You were gone, oh gone, my heart was filled with dread;
You might not be sleeping here again.
But it's all right cause I love you, and that's not going to change.
Run me around and make me hurt again and again.
But I'll still sing you love songs, written in the letters of your name.
The rain is gonna come, oh it surely looks like rain

Did you ever waken to the sound of street cats making love?
You guess from the cries you were listening to a fight.
Well you know, oh know, haste is the last thing they're thinking of.
You know they're only tryin' to make it through the night.

I only want to hold you, I don't want to tie you down
Or fit you in the lines I might've drawn.
It's just that I, oh I, have gotten used to havin' you around.
The landscape would be empty, if you were gone,
But it's all right cause I love you, and that's not going to change.
Run me around and make me hurt again and again.
But I'll still sing you love songs, written in the letter of your name.
The rain is gonna come, oh it surely looks like rain.


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"Looks Like Rain" as written by Robert Hall Weir John Barlow

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentI have always connected with this song. Whether it being losing the only woman I ever truly loved or the passing of my best friend, my mentor, my uncle. Taking the “fit you in the lines I might have drawn” as ‘permission’ to apply it to losing not a lover but a loved one. There is no band now, was not one in the past, nor will there be one in the future that could speak to me like the dead have always done! No matter where my head is there’s a song or even just a lyric that connects so wonderfully!
    MyCassidyon March 28, 2018   Link

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