You used to dream yourself away each night

To places that you've never been.

On wings made of wishes that you whispered to yourself

Back when every night the moon and you would slip away to places

Where you knew that you would never get the blues.

Well, now, whiskey gives you wings to carry each one of your dreams

And the moon does not belong to you

But I believe that your heart keeps young dreams, I've been told

To keep them there for growing old

And a heart that has been broken will be stronger when it mends.

Don't let the blues stop you singing

Darling, you've only got a broken wing

Hey, you just hang onto my rainbow

Hang on to my rainbow

Hang on to my rainbow...sleeves.

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Rainbow Sleeves song meanings
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    General CommentWhen my father passed away when I was fifteen years old, his best friend brought me to his house and set a gallon jug of wine in front of me and played this song and said, "Just cry it out, kid". This songs took me through so many poignant moments in my life and I'm so glad it exists.
    Kimmortalon December 21, 2013   Link

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