quotes 8 -22 -13

don_socalAugust 22, 2013

You got to listen to the heavens, you got to try to understand. The greatness of their movement is just as small as it is grand.

Some folks look for answers, others look for fights.

A peaceful place, so it looks from space. A close look reveals the human race.

A box of rain will ease the pain, and love will see you through.

Standing on the moon with nothing left to do. Lovely view of heaven, but I'd rather be with you.

I may be going to hell in a bucket, baby, but at least I'm enjoying the ride.

All quotes and song by Grateful Dead

"Truckin'"

Truckin' got my chips cashed in. Keep truckin', like the do-dah man
Together, more or less in line, just keep truckin' on.

Arrows of neon and flashing marquees out on Main Street.
Chicago, New York, Detroit and it's all on the same street.
Your typical city involved in a typical daydream
Hang it up and see what tomorrow brings.

Dallas, got a soft machine; Houston, too close to New Orleans;
New York's got the ways and means; but just won't let you be, oh no.

Most of the cast that you meet on the streets speak of true love,
Most of the time they're sittin' and cryin' at home.
One of these days they know they better get goin'
Out of the door and down on the streets all alone.

Truckin', like the do-dah man. Once told me "You've got to play your hand"
Sometimes your cards ain't worth a dime, if you don't lay'em down,

Sometimes the light's all shinin' on me;
Other times I can barely see.
Lately it occurres to me What a long, strange trip it's been.

What in the world ever became of sweet Jane?
She lost her sparkle, you know she isn't the same
Livin' on reds, vitamin C, and cocaine,
All a friend can say is "Ain't it a shame?"

Truckin', up to Buffalo. Been thinkin', you got to mellow slow
Takes time, you pick a place to go, and just keep truckin' on.

Sittin' and starin' out of the hotel window.
Got a tip they're gonna kick the door in again
I'd like to get some sleep before I travel,
But if you got a warrant, I guess you're gonna come in.

Busted, down on Bourbon Street, Set up, like a bowlin' pin.
Knocked down, it get's to wearin' thin. They just won't let you be, oh no.

You're sick of hangin' around and you'd like to travel;
Get tired of travelin' and you want to settle down.
I guess they can't revoke your soul for tryin',
Get out of the door and light out and look all around.

Sometimes the light's all shinin' on me;
Other times I can barely see.
Lately it occurres to me What a long, strange trip it's been.

Truckin', I'm a goin' home. Whoa whoa baby, back where I belong,
Back home, sit down and patch my bones, and get back truckin' on.
Hey now get back truckin' home.

Here is a link that might be useful: Grateful Dead - Truckin'

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lilosophie

Thanks for the music, my inner Deadhead really enjoyed this :)

    Bookmark   August 22, 2013 at 1:57PM
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anneliese_32(6)

How often have I listened to that? I have two confirmed Deadheads in my family, my youngest and his wife. They and their friends used to have Greaful Dead marathon sessions at our house. Thanks.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2013 at 2:32PM
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west_gardener

Deadheads, come on down. We have a place for you.
See the link below.

Every few years we are invaded by the Deadheads. Their colorful vans are dotting the parking lots all over town.
It brings back memories.

Here is a link that might be useful: Deadheads ;Welcome

    Bookmark   August 22, 2013 at 2:59PM
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