For Everyman

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Jackson Browne

Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 17 million albums in the United States alone. more »

Everybody I talk to is ready to leave 
With the light of the morning 
They've seen the end coming down
Long enough to believe 
That they've heard their last warning  Standing alone
Each has his own ticket in his hand
And as the evening descends
I sit thinking 'bout Everyman 

 Seems like I've always been
 Looking for some other place
To get it together  Where with a few of my friends 
I could give up the race
And maybe find something better
But all my fine dreams 
Well though out schemes 
To gain the motherland 
Have all eventually come down
To waiting for Everyman 

 Waiting here for Everyman 
Make it on your own if you think you can
If you see somewhere to go I understand  Waiting here for Everyman 
Don't ask me if he'll show, baby I don't know

Make it on your own if you think you can
 Somewhere later on you'll have to take a stand 
Then you're going to need a hand

Everybody's just waiting to hear from the one
Who can give them the answers 
And lead them back to that place 
In the warmth of the sun
 Where sweet childhood still dances 
Who'll come along 
And hold out that strong 
That gentle father's hand
Long ago I heard someone say
 Something 'bout Everyman 

 Waiting here for Everyman 
Make it on your own
Make it  if you think you can
If you see somewhere to go I understand 

I'm not trying to tell you
That I've seen the plan
Turn and walk away if you think I am
But don't think too badly 
Of one who's left holding sand
He's just another dreamer
 Dreaming 'bout Everyman

Written by: JACKSON BROWNE

Lyrics © Jackson Browne/Swallow Turn Music/Night Kitchen Music/Open Window Music

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