Skyline Pigeon

One of my favorites of all time, from Elton John!

This part, when Elton sings it, is one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever heard; it’s about a man in prison:

“Just let me wake up in the morning
To the smell of new mown hay
To laugh and cry, to live and die
In the brightness of my day!

I want to hear the pealing bells
Of distant churches sing
But most of all. please free me from
This aching metal ring
And open up this cage toward the sun!”

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