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lStood there boldly
Sweatin' in the sun
Felt like a million
Felt like number one
The height of summer
I'd never felt that strong
Like a rock

I was eighteen
Didn't have a care
Working for peanuts
Not a dime to spare
But I was lean and
Solid everywhere
Like a rock

My hands were steady
My eyes were clear and bright
My walk had purpose
My steps were quick and light
And I held firmly
To what I felt was right
Like a rock

Like a rock
I was strong as I could be
Like a rock
Nothin' ever got to me
Like a rock
I was something to see
Like a rock

And I stood arrow-straight
Unencumbered by the weight
Of all these hustlers and their schemes
I stood proud, I stood tall
High above it all
I still believed in my dreams

Twenty years now
Where'd they go?
Twenty years
I don't know
I sit and I wonder sometimes
Where they've gone

And sometimes late at night
Oh, when I'm bathed in the firelight
The moon comes callin' a ghostly white
And I recall
I recall

Like a rock
Standin' arrow-straight
Like a rock
Chargin' from the gate
Like a rock
Carryin' the weight
Like a rock

Like a rock
The sun upon my skin
Like a rock
Hard against the wind
Like a rock
I see myself again
Like a rock
Oh, like a rock!

H

Who's goin' to ride that chrome three-wheeler? 


Who's goin' to make

that first mistake? 


Who wants to wear those gypsy letters? 


All the way to Fire Lake

Who wants to break

the news about uncle Joe?


You remember

uncle Joe? 


He was the one afraid

to cut the cake

 
Who wants to tell poor aunt Sarah? 
Joe's run off to Fire Lake 
Joe's run off to Fire Lake

Who wants to brave

those

bronzed beauties 


Lyin' in the sun? 
With their long soft hair falling

 
Flying as they run 
Ah, they smile so shy and

they flirt so well 


And they lay down so fast 
Till you look straight up and say: 


"Oh, Lord am I really here at last?"

Who wants to play those

eights and aces?

 
Who wants a raise,

who needs a 'sTake'?

 
Who wants to take that long-shot gamble? 


And head out for Fire Lake

And head out who wants to go to Fire Lake


Head out, out to Fire Lake who wants to go to Fire Lake

Who's gonna do it? 
Who wants to go to Fire Lake

Who wants to do it? 


Who wants to do it, yeah?

 
Who wants to go to Fire Lake

Who? 
Who wants to go to Fire

Lake

Seger Robert Clark

Against The Wind

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