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Face Of Appalachia   (Lowell George / John Sebastian)

Beein' born in blocks of buildings
with a subway lullabye
When I dreamed of Appalachia
It was dreams that had to die

Coal trains wailing - banjos brailing
Sounds escaping through the door
Yes the Face of Appalachia
She was changing that's for sure
She was changing that's for sure

Grandpa made me quite a promise
For the day I came of age
He said we'd walk through Appalachia
Northern Georgia on thru to Maine

Dreadful sorry my beloved
Such a promise couldn't keep
All my dreams of Appalachia
Just an old man's memories
Just an old man's memories

1974  Chicken Flats Music/Warner-Tamerlane Pub.Co. (BMI)
Naked Snake Music  (ASCAP)
John Sebastian "Tarzana Kid" 1974