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Well, I dreamed I was a gypsy riding the landWith a tambourine and a gypsy queen and a rainbow caravan? ? ? ? ? ? ? yeah, but I won’t beStealing diamonds from the rich men to throw in the seaSinging look to the land ’cause the land is the keyKeep an eye on the lake, yeah and an eye on the seaYes, I dreamed I was a cabin boy on that american clipper line? ? ? ? ? ? southcarolineOh bring flowers for the captain that they may not wiltOn the ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? (yeah, allright)Yes I dreamed I was the captain of a river queenCarressing mississippi waters down to new orleansJust a riverboat captain that’s what I want to beWon’t you come on now I’ll let you ride my ? ? Singin’ look towards the river for the river’s the keyKeep an eye on the river and an eye on the sea (and you know it’s allright)Where the sun shines I will go mama take my handI wanna bring you to the lakeAnd the wild wind blows and the mountains grow and the people knowYes they know you must let the river flow, let the river goWhere the river flows I will follow, where the sun shines I must goNow mama, take my hand I wanna bring you to the lakeWhere the wild wind blows and the people knowAnd the mountains grow, yes they growAnd the river flows, gotta let the river flowYes I dreamed I was a river flowing freeAnd I dreamed that ? ? just flow naturallyYes I dreamed I was a crystal mountain streamRunning down the biggest mountain you’ve ever seen, singin’Look towards the river for ? ? ? ? ? Keep an eye on the river and an eye on the seaDreamed I was your lover ’cause that’s what I wanna beI dreamed that every night you dreamed only of meWe’ll walk together by the sea hand in handI’d tell you you were my only woman and I’ll be your only man, singin’Look towards the lovers for they are the keyKeep an eye on the lovers and an eye on the war machine

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