Caledonia       ----- Dougie MacLean

I don't know if you can see changes
that have come over me
In these last few days I've been afraid that
I might drift away
I've been telling old stories, singing songs that make me
think about where I came from
And that's the reason why I seem so far today

Chorus
Let me tell you that I love you and I think
about you all the time
Caledonia, you're calling me and now I'm going home
For if I should become a stranger you know that it would
make me more than sad
Caledonia's been everything I've ever had

I have moved and I've kept on moving - proved the points
that I needed proving
Lost the friends that I needed loosing - found others
on the way
I have kissed the ladies and left them crying - stolen
dreams, yes there's no denying
I have travelled hard, somteimes with conscience flying,
somwhere with the wind

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Now I'm sitting here before the fire, the empty room,
the forest choir
The flames that couldn't get any higher - they're withered
now they've gone
But I'm steady thinking, my way is clear and I know
what I will do tomorrow
When the hands have shaken and the kisses flowed
then I will disappear

CHORUS

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