Terrapin Station

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The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. The band was known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, country, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, and space rock, and for live performances of long musi… more »

Inspiration, move me brightly  light the song with sense and color 
Hold away despair 
more than this I will not ask
 Faced with mysteries dark and vast
 statements just seem vain at last

Some rise
some fall
some climb 
to get to terrapin 

 Counting stars by candlelight 
all are dim but one is bright 
The spiral light of Venus  rising first and shining best
On, from the northwest corner 
of a brand new crescent moon
 While crickets and cicadas sing
a rare and different tune
 Terrapin station

In the shadow of the moon, terrapin station
And I know we'll be there soon, terrapin 
I can't figure out, terrapin 
if it's the end or beginning, terrapin 
But the train's put it's brakes on, terrapin 
And the whistle is screaming, terrapin

Written by: JERRY GARCIA, ROBERT HUNTER

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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Terrapin Station