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Richard Ellers: Music

When The Wind Calls

(Richard Ellers)
WHEN THE WIND CALLS

Copyright 2006 Richard Ellers
All Rights Reserved

My country ‘tis of thee
Land of pseudo liberty
Home of the blind, halt and lame
Where delusion abounds
Amidst the madness of crowds
Will you be listening
When the wind calls your name?

From sea to shining sea
This land was made for you and me
There’s still a few lots left on the purple plain
Where you can be all that you dare
Congratulations! You’re a millionaire!
But will you be listening
When the wind calls your name?

Chorus:
And you’ve got the Mississippi River
Flowing through your heart
The Atlantic and Pacific
Keeping things apart
You’ve got a hurricane named Jane
Roaring though your brain
Will you be listening
When the wind calls
Listening when the wind calls
Listening when the wind call your name?

By the dawn’s early light
We’re always ready for a fight
While living off a harvest of shame
Where its easy to be free
In the lap of luxury
Will you be listening when the wind calls,
listening when the wind calls,
listening when the wind calls your name?