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Coattail Rider Blues (By Walter Beck)

Rally Against HJR-6 Terre Haute, Indiana October 11, 2013
Rally Against HJR-6 Terre Haute, Indiana October 11, 2013

 Coattail Rider Blues

(by Walter Beck)
Dancing on a tightrope
Strung across two worlds,
Time warping on a high wire
Over a sea split by colors.

Yeah, I’m a fence rider,
With a hand in each camp.
Leaning one way or another,
With the person holding on
Absolutely terrified
I’m gonna jump ship
And swim in the other side.

Boots boogieing on a thin rail,
No pan tapping to hold my rhythm.
I’m a coin toss
Betting on heads and tails,
Fizzling out and plummeting down
Into the melding middle stripe
Strung between two worlds.

Walter wrote this for a couple of us.

Done in the rhythm of Roadhouse Blues by THE DOORS

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