Moonlight on the Colorado River lyrics
Saturday, May 6, 2006
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We left San Francisco Wednesday morning
Through Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, heading east
Provo, Green River, and Grand Junction
Heading down the canyon through the trees

Moonlight on the Colorado River
Riding on the Zephyr next to you
Red rock canyons drifting past the window
Then the lights of Denver come in view
The shades we will draw, and dream of all we saw
Wake up in the morning and be in Omaha.
Moonlight on the Colorado River
Heading for Chicago, love with you.

Life at times has been a lonely struggle
A gravel road across the dusty plain
But tonight we're here, you head is on my shoulder
Riding through the mountains on the train.

Moonlight on the Colorado River
Riding on the Zephyr next to you
Red rock canyons drifting past the window
Then the lights of Denver come in view
The shades we will draw, and dream of all we saw
Go through Nebraska and into Iowa
Moonlight on the Colorado River
Riding on the Zephyr next to you.

Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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