Skyline Pigeon

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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is an English rock singer-songwriter, composer, pianist and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date. more »

Turn me loose from your hands Let me fly to distant lands
Over green fields, trees and mountains Flowers and forest fountains
Home along the lanes of the skyway 
For this dark and lonely room Projects a shadow cast in gloom And my eyes are mirrors Of the world outside Thinking of the way
That the wind can turn the tide
And these shadows turn
From purple into grey

For just a Skyline Pigeon Dreaming of the open Waiting for the day
He can spread his wings And fly away again Fly away skyline pigeon fly Towards the dreams You've left so very far behind 
Just let me wake up in the morning To the smell of new mown hay
To laugh and cry, to live and die
In the brightness of my day

I want to hear the pealing bells
Of distant churches sing
But most of all please free me
From this aching metal ring
And open out this cage towards the sun

Written by: BERNIE TAUPIN, ELTON JOHN

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Skyline Pigeon