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Whistle of the Wheels (from Tailgates & Substitutes CD, 1999)

(Solid Air)
Whistle of the Wheels
© 1999 Allegra Broughton & Sam Page

Long freight train running through the night
The color of the sky in the morning light
Sun comes creeping around the bend
When you ride back through, call on me friend.

It don't matter how you get there
It's no bother when you come to call
It's the whistle of the wheels, rollin' down the line
It's the whistle of the wheels in this heart of mine.

You called me your forest flower
You brought me love in my dark hour
But I grew restless to be free
So I took wing like a wild, wild seed

It don't matter how you get there
It's no bother when you come to call
It's the whistle of the wheels, rollin' down the line
It's the whistle of the wheels in this heart of mine.

Oh, north or south, wheels roll all night long
East or west, listen to that highway song
It's the whistle of the wheels, rollin' down the line
It's the whistle of the wheels in this heart of mine.

I bet my heart on a silver dime
I'd roll back into your arms in time
I guess I left my chance too late
Gonna place my bet on the wheel of fate

© 1999 Allegra Broughton & Sam Page