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John Prine - Quiet Man lyrics

Strolling down the highway with my shoes in my hand
I don't talk much, I'm a quiet man
Beauty and silence both run deep
And running like crazy while you are asleep

You got news for me
I got nothing for you
Don't pin your blues on me
Just go ahead and do whatever you wish to

Last Monday night I saw a fight
Between Wednesday and Thursday over Saturday night
Tuesday asked me what was going on I said
"Sunday's in the meadow and Friday's in the corn"

You got news for me
I got nothing for you
Don't pin your blues on me
Just go ahead and do whatever you wish to

Hocus-pocus, maladjusted
Don't you think my tears get rusted
Steady losing means you ain't using
What you really think is right

You got news for me
I got nothing for you
Don't pin your blues on me
Just go ahead and do whatever you wish to

Oodles of light, what a beautiful sight
Both of God's eyes are shining tonight
Rays and beams of incredible dreams
And I am a quiet man

Oodles of light what a beautiful sight
Both of God's eyes are shining tonight
Rays and beams of incredible dreams
And I am a quiet man

Oodles of light what a beautiful sight
Both of God's eyes are shining tonight
Rays and beams of incredible dreams
And I am a quiet man