He Lays in the Reins

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Calexico is a Tucson, Arizona-based Americana / Tex-Mex / indie rock band. The band's two main members, Joey Burns and John Convertino, first played together in Los Angeles as part of the group Giant Sand. They have recorded a number of albums on Quarterstick Records, while their 2005 EP In the Rei… more »

One more drink tonight as your gray stallion rests
 Where he lays in the reins 
For all of the speed and the strength he gave

One more kiss tonight from some tall stable girl
She's like grace from the earth 
When you're all tuckered out and tame

One more tired thing the gray moon on the rise
When your want from the day
 Makes you to curse in your sleep at night 

One more gift to bring we may well find you laid
Like your steed in his reins  Tangled too tight and too long to fight


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He Lays in the Reins