Verwandte Songs (related songs)
Song «Tar And Cement» von Joe Dolan.
Veröffentlichungsdaten: 1967 07 (Single)
Label: Pye 7N 17354
Songwriter Luciano Beretta & Adriano Celentano & Miki Del Prete & Lee Pockriss & Paul Vance
Produktion: Gay McKeon
Genre: Pop - Vocalpop - Europop
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Personen und Querverweise
The town I came from was quiet and small We played in the meadows where the grass grew so tall In summer the lilacs would grow everywhere The laughter of children would float in the air As I grew older I had to roam Far from my family, far from my home Into the city, where lives can be spent Lost in the shadows of tar and cement Into the city, where I have my eye On all the pleasures that money can buy Yet I can see it all so clearly now Still goin' on Yes, I can see it all so clearly now Still goin' on Each day I'd wake up and look at the sky I think of the meadow where I used to lie Then I'd remember all that is gone You're in the city, you better push on Get what you came for, before it's too late Get what you came for, the meadow can wait So every night I'd sit alone and learn What loneliness meant Up in my rented room above the world Of tar and cement Many years later, tired at last I headed for home to look for my past I looked for the meadows, there wasn't a trace Six lanes of highway had taken their place Where were the lilacs and all that they meant Nothing but acres of tar and cement Yet I can see it all so clearly now 'Though all of it's gone? Yes I can see it all so clearly now Where has it gone? Where are the meadows? (tar and cement) Where are the lilacs? (tar and cement) Laughter of children? (tar and cement) Nothing but acres (tar and cement) Where is the tall grass? (tar and cement) Where are the meadows? (tar and cement) (Fade to end) Nothing but acres (tar and cement) Acres and acres...