Along the Way: 1. Out of the Fast Lane  2. High Rollers 3. Footprints to the Sea  4. Along the Way 5. Blow Wind 6. Let it Go 7. Anywhere Will Be Your Home 8. Mr. Wolfe  9. Run Away 10. Try Me Tomorrow

1. Out of the Fast Lane

Waking round the canyon’s rim,  Feel my breath about to blow

High as condors fly, 18 miles wide, Snake River winding down below 

Driving through the desert valley  Open space, eternity

Everything is right, Full moon comes tonight, I feel faith return to me 

Chorus:

Taking the time, Out of your mind

Out in a world, Where everything shines…

Taking it in, Taking it slow

Out of fast lane, Let it go…

Son, you know it makes me shiver... We're moving at the speed of sound

Your tiny shadow’s gone, Time keeps pressing on, There’s no way to slow it down 

Not long ago you know I saw old Joe, He’s still the same ole Joe to me

He may never grip, How he saved this ship from being swallowed by the sea (Chorus) 

Walking round the canyon’s rim, Smell the sweet natural perfume

Puff clouds and blue skies Above the canyon rise

White and gold Cliff Rose in bloom (Chorus)

 

2. High Rollers

Goodbye, I’m on my way  Off to where high rollers play

With wild jackpot dreams and all my dough

Once upon a time... maybe then  But you can’t go home again

And the more you dig the deeper you go  

Throw the dice, spin the wheel  Pick a card, make a deal

Drink the whiskey, drink the rum then get in line

Lay it on red and spin again   Nobody around here needs a friend

We're just trying to get ahead and we’re way behind

Chorus:
With a gentle wind  The weathervane will spin

Desert sand and gold dust on the breeze

If you see me on the strip  With eyes of distant ships

You know the shore is fading far from me

 

Empty pockets, empty bank   Pull the lever, fire blanks

All stoned, cold and waiting on the deal 

Smoke rings round your brain  Everything is circling round the drain

When you watch it all go riding on the wheel  (chorus)

 

Try your luck and take your chance Let it roll and take a stance

Bright constellations paint the prairie’s sky

Close your eyes into a dream  Steal away from everything

These nights are like high rollers rolling by (chorus)  

 

3. Footprints to the Sea

Hello sun, goodbye rain    Water racing through the drain

Drenched through clothes and down to skin Warm sun, where have you been?

Bright blue day and starry night    Now everything is dry

Morning dawns the window pane    It's such a sweet refrain

 

Warm wind chase away the cold    Change of seasons don’t get old

Only we will waiting here     When will that ship appear?

Budding blooms along the road     Riding under heavy load

Warm wind chase away the cold… Bring some silver, bring us gold

 

Adios, down the sandy path away I go   Find me, follow footprints to the sea

 

It don’t matter where you’ve been   Every sail needs a little wind

Strong enough to take you there   Jump aboard now if you dare

Sailing high on the high seas    Until they come for me

Lose the blues come feel the sun     Shining down on everyone 

 

Adios, down the sandy path away I go   Find me, follow footprints to the sea

One star, no matter where you are   Find me, follow footprints to the sea

 

Shot from space and into town Set ‘em up, knock ‘em down

One by one by one we go At every door a cameo

Sandaled feet and summer clothes   With the weather we will go

Tuck my hair into my hat     And like summer gone like that

 

Adios, down the sandy path away I go   Find me, follow footprints to the sea

Bright star, no matter where you are   Find me, follow footprints to the sea

 

4. Along the Way 

Along the way    We may stumble along the way

While out reaching for today    Along the way, along the way

There’s always something lost along the way

 

Hey we may fade    But may we never lose our way

As long as we keep saying “hey, it’s okay, it’s okay, it’s okay"

Then nothing really matters anyway

 

And every time we shut the evening light  And every time I hear the geese in flight

Every time blue skies turn gray    Something gets lost along the way

 

Something here, we just may have something here

By now it seems crystal clear    You and me, Hey we…

We just may have something here

 

Chorus:

Lately I’ve lost the way   Can’t let go of yesterday

There’s something about a photograph   There’s something about the way you laugh

Lately I don’t feel a thing    Got a bell can’t make it ring

Got a bird but she won’t sing     Want it all but I’ll take half

 

Pass it on, there’s just no need to carry on

Nothing should lead you on   Lead you on, lead you on…

By then you should be gone (Chorus)

 

Where does time go? Finer minds will never know

It’s like a sudden gale that comes to blow

And takes us places we don’t know    And away the time will go

And away we go

 

5. Blow Wind

We set out running, we set out fast    Didn’t see it coming, knew it wouldn’t last

So I dropped the hammer and hit the brakes    Went drifting backwards sinking in the wake  Sinking in the wake

 

We run in circles, they circle me    Repeat the mantra, goin’ A to Z

Try to stay in motion and try to be on time    And take the potion

When you’re searchin’ for a rhyme 

 

Blow wind, blow wind    One good gust we’re off again

Blow wind blow wind

 

We built a rocket to take us there Emptied our pockets on a wing and prayer

In a burst of light we went shooting through the air    But no one noticed, nobody lookin’ there (Chorus)

 

So pick yourself up and dust your shirt   Fix the collar and forget the hurt

Some close their eyes or they look away    Stand by the ocean just to feel it spray 

Chorus:

Blow wind, blow wind   One good gust we’re off again

Blow wind blow wind  Blow wind, blow wind

Leave no trace of where we’ve been  Blow wind, blow wind

 

The dust is blinding on this country road  The road is winding hope we bound that load

If we move much faster these wheels will peel and burn   Hands on your hat sir, we’re heading for a turn Let it burn (Chorus)

 

6. Let it Go

An empty palm   It was here and now it’s gone

I don’t have the polish baby I think I lost my charm

Like a fortune man who charms the cobra still

Then turns your bright gold into a phony bill

 

Gone again  Gone this time for sure

Up the creek and nowhere near the shore

The engine failed  The train flew off the rail

And there’s no water coming up from the well 

Chorus:

Hey, no one really knows Some keep the faith

Some let it go  Way, way out on the blue

Let a little light shine through 

 

An empty day staring back at me

Yet in my mind runs a wild menagerie

One more night let me fantasize

But what’s the use I’m half asleep before I shut my eyes (Chorus)

 

Romeo And Juliet had one evening no one will forget

Hang them high, hit them low

Either way, make ‘em pay then get on with the show (Chorus) 

 

A care free wind blowing through the sky of dawn

I don’t know just what it is that keeps you hangin’ on

A sun lit sea reflecting back on me

It gets so bright I squint my eyes now I can hardly see (Chorus)

 

7. Anywhere Will Be Your Home 

You think you’ve lost your mind   Everything is at a head

There’s no turning back, what’s done is done and yesterday is dead

Sometimes the gifts you get Come dressed in some disguise

Then everything falls into place when you first look in their eyes

 

The days of no strings or ties for now have hit the end

But you won’t ever to ask yourself the meaning again 

Letting go is never easy   You fear you won’t get back

But once you give it up you’ll see you’re off and leaving tracks

 

When you’re somebody’s hero, man, you better take sweet care

Trust rides on everything you do  They’ll watch so just beware

There’s one way to get it done, do the best you can

Before you know the milk has spilled and your drawing up a plan

 

Let it lead you along   Let it lead you along

Let it take you anywhere   Anywhere will be your home

 

Everything goes in the wash then gets hung out on the line

So be honest with each other and hope it fades it in the sunshine 

Time is always fleeting    There ain’t no turning round

Before you know the song is sung and you will not hear a sound (Harp)

  

You better do it while it’s early   Better do it with all your might

The reflection of your efforts will be present day and night

Go at it with great honor, you’re sure to get some back

Know just when to toe the line And when to cut some slack

 

Let it lead you along   Let it lead you along

Let it take you anywhere   Anywhere will be your home

 

8. Mr. Wolfe

Smoke was rising over head  The only air was beneath the bed

The rocking chair was rocking still just before it all went downhill

Don’t call the desk, they’ll just call the cops   We just need to make that fire stop

Say, who’s that scratching at the door? There’s no worry anymore

 Chorus:

Cool as ice, strong as steel  The wolfs come to town

He makes dilemma disappear   Helps the deal go down

 

Thin as branches smooth as silk   He came scratching for some milk

When all five senses kicked and screamed  He turned into one sleek machine

Sprayed the fire, killed the smoke and even took a rest to take a toke

He laughed and grinned and licked his chops  And danced high on the table top (chorus)

 

To the bright white moon hear him howl while he's resting on his stolen hotel towel

In a parking lot of tar and stone  He rules from his throne

Sneaky smile and taste for skunk  He’ll take a slice, he’ll take a chunk

See those shifty eyes and pointed ears? Problem solved, Mr. Wolfe’s here (chorus)

 

As the early sun ascends he’s snuggled safely in his den

His belly’s full and mind on high  He’s thirsty now the blood ran dry

Another night in the history Of a carnivore you never see

As the early morning breaks  Mr. Wolfe’s asleep and you’re awake

 

9. Run Away

The wild waves are crashing down From the power of the wind

Wakes you from whatever state of mind you’re in

Somehow you made it home again and you don’t even know

Just how you found the harbor In the overflow?

 

Everything you’ve tried before you try it once again

Tide goes down you run aground then can’t remember when…

But this time will be different this one will take hold

Or it’s mutiny out on the sea    Sinking in the cold

Run away, run away  Run, run, run away

Run away, run away Run, run, run away

 

Head wind blowing heavy   Cold rain in your face

You just try to keep sea legs and not to drift away

That big old fog comes creeping in  Why, it’s always from behind

Another evening fades away  Somewhere in your mind

Run away, run away Run, run, run away

 

Past the point of no return This ticket is one-way

Set your eyes and keep your chin  Don’t let it slip away

Sundown bleeding quiet in the middle of nowhere

Kickin’ off the bottom now and coming up for air

Run away, run away Run, run, run away

Run away, run away Run, run, run away

 

10. Try Me Tomorrow

Try me tomorrow, I’ll call when I can

I’ll be right where you need but right here’s where I am

Some days are like snowflakes that scatter and fall

If I had a brick for every time that I’ve slipped  I could build a Great Wall

 

We lose sense of the time and lose track of the days

Get lost in our orbits somewhere out in space

The next thing you know the summer grass is tall

Then you’re up to you’re knees deep in the freeze bidding bye to the fall 

 

I guess I was hoping that somehow you hear this

It’s not quite a soft touch and it’s far from a kiss

We get so busy reaching for things we can’t reach

And then it slips through your hands like fine ocean sand I once held on the beach

 

Hope you are happy and I hope you are well

Sometimes in the middle can be so hard to tell

No one can un-do anything that’s been done

It’s like closing the barn once the horses have gone and run away for the sun

 

Keep one eye on the ocean and one on the shore

Keep asking for nothing and hoping for more

It’s never that easy to steer clear of the rocks

Keep an axe in the shed and a song in your head  And keep away from the clocks