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Words & Music - Stephen Stills
Copyright 1977, Gold Hill Music, Inc., ASCAP.

Hey would you dig to be alone?
And tell me when will you be back home?
And why did you leave me all alone?
You blew my mind.

Fool, listen on to yourself.
You don't know even when you been left.
Tomorrow maybe you'll see the rest.
I told you so.

You gotta believe in something
If you don't you will be lost.
You gotta believe in someone
No matter the cost.

Well, hell if I've been had
Then, Jesus, why's it got to hurt so bad?
And when could something come and make me glad
To be alive?

Look, you got a mind of your own.
So listen when it says you could be wrong.
The first time is usually when you hear the song
That sets you free.

Too late you realise that burning bridges behind you
Every time you lose, insisting on something
That perhaps cannot be had, you blow it away.

You gotta believe in something
And give it some time.
You gotta believe in someone
Go over the line.

So, love isn't lost so easy.
And livin' ain't gonna be so cool and breezy.
Look in my eyes know that I am speaking freely.
I give you give blind.

Hey would you dig to be alone?
And tell me when will you be back home?
And why did you leave me all alone?
You blew it away.

Crosby, Stills, Nash - Vocals
Stephen Stills - Acoustic Piano, Electric Guitar
Joe Vitale - Drums, Percussion
George Perry - Bass
Mike Lewis, Stephen Stills - String Arrangements

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    UnregisteredDec 11, 2011 at 12:01 am
    It means that you have to be on a burning bridge in order to give to the blind so as to find meaning in existing because you have to have a mind of your own and if you don't have that then you need to believe in something which brrings us back to a blind existience. Then you become a bridge and people walk all over you.


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