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Grant Bentley: Music

Bridge of Sighs and Dreams

(Grant Bentley)
August 1, 2015
Written by Grant Bentley
This song was written a while back but I never had the sense that it was ready to take its place on one of my albums. Now, in this collection of songs about transitions, it seems to fit well. Was I really a "child of the sixties"? Ancient history.
INTRO:
I was a child of the 60's;
Lost in the 70's;
I tried in the 80's;
And nearly died in the 90's of fright,
All overnight, overnight.

From here I can see two lands.
Somewhere along the span
Halfway in the life of an honest man.

The old hills of my youth,
Where I thought I knew the truth.
Funny what was cool is now uncouth.

Here while I pause on the…

CHORUS:
BRIDGE OF SIGHS AND DREAMS,
Carry me back to my home.
Driftin' along with the tide,
I don't feel all alone.

A new land of destiny
Is right in front of me,
Where I trade my money for neglect.

So give me a minute more,
Then I'll move on to that shore.
Now I love to dream I've been here before.

REPEAT CHORUS

BRIDGE:
I'm not a newlywed, and I'm not nearly dead,
But I'd like to rest awhile instead

Here on this…

REPEAT CHORUS
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