Lonely Street Song Lyrics



publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing
writers: David C Hope, Phil Ehart, Steve Walsh
album: Track 4 in album Song for America
release date: 1975-3
popularity : 59 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Prog Rock/Art Rock/Classic Rock
length: 5:43
producer: Jeff Glixman and Walter Gold
drums: Phil Ehart
piano: Kerry Livgren
lead vocals: Steve Walsh
vocal: Steve Walsh
engineer: Peter Granet
electric guitar: Kerry Livgren and Richard Williams
arranger: Kansas
violin: Robby Steinhardt
background vocals: Steve Walsh and Robby Steinhardt
organ: Steve Walsh
acoustic guitar: Richard Williams
bass guitar: Dave Hope
Moog: Kerry Livgren and Steve Walsh
design/illustration: Peter Lloyd
art direction: Ed Lee
guitars: Richard Williams and Kerry Livgren
synthesizer: Kerry Livgren
strings: Kerry Livgren
writer: Phil Ehart, Dave Hope, Steve Walsh, Richard Williams

Album Information

label: Kirshner
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Kansas Song for America cover art


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On a winter's night, stars are cold and bright in the sky,
The slumber of the earth is pure and deep
From a distant wood, drifts the echo of a beast
The old man stirs and wakens in the night
He stands before his window gazing at the grave
Forgotten dreams are flashing through his weary mind
And though his life is empty, he pretends that she's still there

With hunger in his soul, he yearns for life and love gone by,
With memories his one and only joy
All he has to give, he would give to bring back the life,
And raise the one who lies beneath the snow
He lights a lamp and looks at pictures of the past
The faces of their youth still glow with new-found love,
But the picture's faded, and time has stolen youth away


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Down the Road
  • 2 Song for America
  • 3 Lamplight Symphony
  • 4 Lonely Street
  • 5 The Devil Game
  • 6 Incomudro - Hymn to the Atman