A horse with no name    (intro) (midi)

 

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1. On the first part of the journey I was looking at all the life,

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    there were plants and birds and rocks and things,

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    there was sand and hills and rings.

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    The first thing I met was a fly with a buzz, and the sky with no clouds,

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    the heat was hot and the ground was dry,

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    but the air was full of sound.

 

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I've been through the desert on a horse with no name,

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it felt good to be out of the rain.

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In the desert you can remember your name,

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'cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain.

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La la, la la la la,  la la la la la.    La la, la la la la,  la la la la la.

 

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2. After two days in the desert sun my skin began to turn red,

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    after three days in the desert fun I was looking at a river bed.

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    And the story it told of a river that flowed,

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    made me sad to think it was dead.

 

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You see, I've been through the desert on a horse with no name,

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it felt good to be out of the rain.

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In the desert you can remember your name,

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'cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain.

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La la la , la la la la,  la la la la la.    La la la, la la la la,  la la la la la.

 

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3. After nine days I let the horse run free,

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    'cause the desert had turned to sea,

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    there were plants and birds and rocks and things,

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    there was sand and hills and rings.

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    The ocean is a desert with it's life underground,

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    and a perfect disguise above.

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    Under the cities lies a heart made of ground,

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    but the humans will give no love.

 

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You see, I've been through the desert on a horse with no name,

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it felt good to be out of the rain.

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In the desert you can remember your name,

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'cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain.

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La la la, la la la la,  la la la la la.    La la la, la la la la,  la la la la la.

 

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La la la, la la la la,  la la la la la.    La la la, la la la la,  la la la la la……

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)                  (America)