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album: Keepin' Time by the River (1998), track 2 of 12
author: Chuck Pyle
publisher: Bee 'n' Flower Music BMI

I came as a young man
A refugee from the plains
Looking for higher ground
Where the sun shines through the rain
Where the mountain folks
And the old cowpokes
Have found a peace of mind
I guess loving Mother Nature
Makes you naturally kind
   Everywhere I go
   I'm in your shadow
   And you're calling to me
   The sun melts the snow
   And makes the rivers flow
   To the sea
Say good-bye to Denver
Out across the divide
The last day of September
Such a fine day for a ride
It's a Buena Vista morning
A Durango afternoon
'Round a Mesa Verde campfire
We'll be humming this tune
     There's a warm winter sun
     In the window of your car
     Now do you know
     Where you are?

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