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pittsyltucky
Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 5:30 pm Reply with quote
*Johnny* Joined: 15 Sep 2006 Posts: 4268 Location: Pigg River District, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
REVELATION

I was waitin' at a railway station
When I had a little revelation
That we sure could use salvation
'Cause everything we do is wrong

Then the train come a-rollin' thunder
And I (did to myself wonder)?
I just rolled up a little number
And wrote this weary song

As long as the temperature's risin'
As long as the bullets are flyin'
As long as the trash is pilin'
We might as well get stoned

As long as the backs are turnin'
And the lessons go unlearnin'
As long as the fire is burnin'
We might as well get stoned

I have made a revelation
That it's too late for salvation
Go on and lock the gates of heaven
I guess we might as well get stoned

As long as the river's poison
And the ice floe's never frozen
As long as they keep bulldozin'
We might as well get stoned

As long as the banks are stealin'
And the centrifuge keeps wheelin'
As long as the arms are dealin'
We might as well get stoned

I have made a revelation
That it's too late for salvation
Go on and lock the gates of heaven
I guess we might as well get stoned

As long as the oil is flowin'
And the pipeline keeps on growin'
As long as the smokestack's blowin'
We might as well get stoned

As long as books are bindin'
With fundamentalist writin'
As long as faith is blindin'
We might as well get stoned

As long as the newsreel's rollin'
And the Wall Street bell is tollin'
As long as wealth is stolen
We might as well get stoned

I have made a revelation
That it's too late for salvation
Go on and lock the gates of heaven
I guess we might as well get stoned

And I know the day is comin'
The drums of war will be drummin'
But all the while we'll keep strummin'
As they cut us to the bone

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buster13
Posted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:41 pm Reply with quote
Lil' Birdie Joined: 09 Feb 2011 Posts: 12 Location: US
Of all the new songs I've heard of theirs. This is my favorite.
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pittsyltucky
Posted: Sat Feb 12, 2011 10:12 am Reply with quote
*Johnny* Joined: 15 Sep 2006 Posts: 4268 Location: Pigg River District, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
It's creepy good.

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Kitty
Posted: Sat Feb 12, 2011 5:55 pm Reply with quote
*Mrs. Kitty* Joined: 23 Oct 2006 Posts: 2344 Location: Durham, NC
This is like the new album's "I hear them all". It is a great one.
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buster13
Posted: Sun Feb 13, 2011 3:07 pm Reply with quote
Lil' Birdie Joined: 09 Feb 2011 Posts: 12 Location: US
@ Kitty I see where you're going with that. It's got a really deep message. Get high!
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pittsyltucky
Posted: Sun Feb 13, 2011 8:27 pm Reply with quote
*Johnny* Joined: 15 Sep 2006 Posts: 4268 Location: Pigg River District, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
I would say you're missing the point, then.

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buster13
Posted: Sun Feb 13, 2011 11:40 pm Reply with quote
Lil' Birdie Joined: 09 Feb 2011 Posts: 12 Location: US
I know it's a lotttt deeper than just getting high.
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The whistle knows my name
Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:48 pm Reply with quote
Charlie Joined: 21 Apr 2008 Posts: 998
Also see: Bob Dylan's Rainy Day Women #12 and #25 (I'll be thrilled if I got those numbers right from memory)

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Chigger
Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:05 pm Reply with quote
*Lucky No. 7* Joined: 30 Jul 2008 Posts: 1358 Location: McMinnville, Tennessee
You were close! It's #'s 12 & 35.

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The whistle knows my name
Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:37 pm Reply with quote
Charlie Joined: 21 Apr 2008 Posts: 998
Chigger wrote:
You were close! It's #'s 12 & 35.


Ooooh, so close. Now be honest, Chigger, did you know off the top of your brain or was there some googling involved?

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Chigger
Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 4:45 pm Reply with quote
*Lucky No. 7* Joined: 30 Jul 2008 Posts: 1358 Location: McMinnville, Tennessee
Nah, I knew it. I'm not a big Dylan fan, but that's one of my favorites.

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Makinbacon
Posted: Tue May 22, 2012 8:02 pm Reply with quote
Old Crow Joined: 24 Sep 2008 Posts: 567 Location: Bacon's Castle, Virginia
no live video up on youtube?
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GumboStu
Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 2:54 am Reply with quote
*Irish Stew* Joined: 03 Oct 2007 Posts: 3666 Location: Joe's Cornfield
i'm looking

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Dan
Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 9:54 pm Reply with quote
Tearin' it Down Joined: 12 Nov 2005 Posts: 207 Location: Rockland County NY
The whistle knows my name wrote:
Chigger wrote:
You were close! It's #'s 12 & 35.


Ooooh, so close. Now be honest, Chigger, did you know off the top of your brain or was there some googling involved?


Chigger, whistle was accounting for deflation in these tough economic times. It is actually "Rainy Day Women #8 and #25" at this point.
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lbrod
Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:00 pm Reply with quote
*Bloodshot Hot Rod* Joined: 02 Jul 2008 Posts: 1358 Location: Beneath Pacheco Pass
Still wish this had made the cut.
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pittsyltucky
Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:14 pm Reply with quote
*Johnny* Joined: 15 Sep 2006 Posts: 4268 Location: Pigg River District, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
lbrod wrote:
Still wish this had made the cut.



Seconded.

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pittsyltucky
Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:04 pm Reply with quote
*Johnny* Joined: 15 Sep 2006 Posts: 4268 Location: Pigg River District, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Although I do understand now that it just doesn't fit with this album... "Warden", on the other hand, would have fit well.

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