Steel Rails

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Alison Krauss

Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer, songwriter and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of ten and recording for the first time at fourteen. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her … more »

Steel rails, chasing sunshine round the bend
 Winding through the trees, like a ribbon in the wind
I don't mind not knowing what lies down the track  Cause I'm looking out ahead, to keep my mind from turning back

It's not the first time I've found myself alone and known 
If I really had you once, then I'd have you when I'm gone
 Whistle blows, blowin' lonesome in my mind
 Calling me along that never ending metal line

 Steel rails, chasing sunshine round the bend
 Winding through the trees, like a ribbon in the wind
I don't mind not knowing what lies down the track  Cause I'm looking out ahead, to keep my mind from turning back

Sun is shining, through the open boxcar door
 Lying in my mind with the things I've known before
I've lost count of the hours, days, and nights 
The rhythm of the rails keeps the motion in my mind

 Steel rails, chasing sunshine round the bend
 Winding through the trees, like a ribbon in the wind
I don't mind not knowing what lies down the track  Cause I'm looking out ahead, to keep my mind from turning back

 Cause I'm looking out ahead, to keep my mind from turning back

Written by: LOUISA BRANSCOMB

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Steel Rails