But i’m not too blue to fly…

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“The Littlest Birds” – The Be Good Tanyas

Well I feel like an old hobo, I’m sad lonesome and blue 
I was fair as the summer day now the summer days are through 
You pass through places and places pass through you 
But you carry ‘em with you on the souls of your travellin’ shoes 

Well I love you so dearly I love you so clearly 
Wake you up in the mornin’ so early 
Just to tell you I got the wanderin’ blues 
I got the wanderin’ blues 
And i’m gonna quit these ramblin’ ways one of these days soon 
And I’ll sing 

The littlest birds sing the prettiest songs… 

Well it’s times like these I feel so small and wild 
Like the ramblin’ footsteps of a wanderin’ child 
And i’m lonesome as a lonesome whippoorwill 
Singin these blues with a warble and a trill 
But i’m not too blue to fly 
No i’m not too blue to fly cuz 

The littlest birds sing the prettiest songs… 

Well I love you so dearly I love you so fearlessly 
Wake you up in the mornin’ so early 
Just to tell you I got the wanderin’ blues 
I got the wanderin’ blues 
And I don’t wanna leave you I love you through and through 

Oh I left my baby on a pretty blue train 
And I sang my songs to the cold and the rain 
I had the wanderin’ blues 
And I sang those wanderin’ blues 
And i’m gonna quit these ramblin’ ways one of these days soon 
And i’ll sing 

The littlest birds sing the prettiest songs…. 

I don’t care if the sun don’t shine 
I don’t care if nothin’ is mine 
I don’t care if I’m nervous with you 
I’ll do my lovin’ in the wintertime -Syd Barrett 



I love this song, always makes me think of a summer day, just the lightness of it. And when it’s winter, I close my eyes, have a listen, and dream of a beautiful, warm day in my future. 


One Response to “But i’m not too blue to fly…”

  1. I thought I was the only one who had the same point of view.

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