Track Title:               Walking Man

Album Title:               Live, disc 2
Prime Artist:              James Taylor
Producer:                  Don Grolnick
Producer:                  George Massenburg

Written by:                James Taylor
From the Album:            Walking Man  1974 (A)
Moving in silent desperation
keeping an eye on the holy land
a hypothetical destination
say, who is this walking man
Well the leaves have come to turnin'
and the goose has gone to flight
and bridges are for burnin'
so don't you let that yearnin' pass you by.
Walking man,
The walking man walks
while any other man stops and talks
but the walking man walks
Well the frost is on the pumpkin
and the hay is in the barn, yeah
And Pappy's come to ramblin' on
stumblin' around drunk down on the farm
and the walking man walks
he doesn't know nothing at all
any other man stops and talks
but the walking man walks on by,
walk on by
Most everybody's got seeds to sow
It ain't always easy for a weed to grow, no, no
So he don't hold the rope for no one
the short one's always missing,
or something is never quite right
ah, but who would want to listen to 'ya
kissin' his existence goodnight
Walking man,
walk on by my door
while any other man stops and talks
but not the walking man
he's the walking man
born to walk, walk on walking man
Well now, would he have wings to fly?
Would he be free?
Golden wings against the sky...