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Available on the album Songs From The West Coast
Music:Elton John
Lyrics:Bernie Taupin
Piano and vocals:Elton John
Harmony vocal:Rufus Wainwright
Keyboards, B3:Patrick Leonard
Electric guitars:Rusty Anderson
Acoustic guitar:Bruce Gaitsch
Bass:Paul Bushnell
Drums:Matt Chamberlain
Seen him playing in his backyard
Young boy just starting out
So much history in this landscape
So much confusion, so much doubt
Been there drinking on that front porch
Angry kids, mean and dumb
Looks like a painting, that blue skyline
God hates fags where we come from
chorus:
'Western skies' don't make it right
'Home of the brave' don't make no sense
I've seen a scarecrow wrapped in wire
Left to die on a high ridge fence
It's a cold, cold wind
It's a cold, cold wind
It's a cold wind blowing, Wyoming
See two coyotes run down a deer
Hate what we don't understand
You pioneers give us your children
But it's your blood that stains their hands
(repeat chorus)
Somewhere that road forks up ahead
To ignorance and innocence
Three lives drift on different winds
Two lives ruined, one life spent
(repeat chorus)
It's a cold, cold wind
It's a cold, cold wind
It's a cold wind blowing, blowing, Wyoming
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