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(Kim Carnes/Donna Weiss)

Take heart the pages turning fast
I'll be waiting here in the hourglass
There's a fire in the heartland
There is a dream on every door
When the past is a brass band
Then you know what you're shooting for

Brass & batons they fade away
They're only moments in the haze
Brass & batons like magic wands
You wave them once and they're gone

And the river keeps changin'
Johnny works harder every day
Got an eye on the good life
Fortune's just a day away
Sundial with a great hand
Sweeping dust across the floor
Puts the strain on a sane man
Til he knows what he's looking for

Brass & batons they fade away
They're only moments in the haze
Brass & batons like magic wands
You wave them once and they're gone

New moon in the evening
Playing tricks on my mind
I swear I felt you heavy breathing
On my neck a thousand times
So let's play it like we used to
Play it sweet and then
I'll meet you in the spotlight
When it comes 'round again

Brass & batons they fade away
They're only moments in the haze
Brass & batons like magic wands
You wave them once and they're gone
And their gone



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