That Song About the Midway Song Lyrics

Bonnie Raitt

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Alfred
writers: Joni Mitchell
album: Track 1 in album Streetlights
release date: 1974
popularity : 22 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
styles: Electric Blues/Blues Rock
length: 4:45
composer: Joni Mitchell
lyricist: Joni Mitchell

Album Information

label: Warner Bros. Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Bonnie Raitt Streetlights cover art

Lyrics

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I met you on a midaway at a fair last year
And you stood out like a ruby in a black man's ear
You were playing on the horses
You were playing on the guitar strings

You were playing like the devil wearing wings
Wearing wings, you looked so grand, wearing wings
Do you tie them to your shoulders just to sing
Can you fly? I hear you can! Can you fly?

Just like an eagle doin' his hunting from the sky
I followed through a sideshow to another town
And I found you in a trailer on the camping grounds
You were betting on some lover, shootin' out the dice

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 That Song About the Midway
  • 2 Rainy Day Man
  • 3 Angel From Montgomery
  • 4 I Got Plenty
  • 5 Streetlights
  • 6 What Is Success
  • 7 Ain't Nobody Home
  • 8 Everything That Touches You
  • 9 Got You on My Mind
  • 10 You Got to Be Ready for Love (If You Wanna Be Mine)