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James Taylor - Wichita Lineman - Grammy Nominated

' ... and I need you more than want you..', gets me every time and catches in my throat

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  1. Sara
    one of my all time faves
    and if it snows
    that stretch down south
    wont ever stand the strain
    nice
    ~rick

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  2. Oh I have always loved that song.

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  3. That is not the sort of song that I normally like, but it is great. For some reason it makes me feel about 8 years old. Is it an old song or does it just feel like an old song?

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  4. BTW this is my last guaranteed visit before Christmas, so I hope you have a great time, I will be back again after the holidays.

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  5. I'm along with Rock Chef - shouldn't like it but I do and seems to be a song that has been in my life for ever.

    Grammy nominated pah! I won a RTYD coffin yesterday :-)

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  6. Saz... I can never listen to this without just stopping to cry. But it's the line after 'And I need you MORE than want you...' that gets me. The line that follows that, the gut-wrenching admission and I want you for all time...."

    Oh here I go, blubbering again...

    Actually, James Taylor is just what I need this morning, so, thank you. x

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  7. Kitty_ that line too...but l never would say it out loud...unattainable methinks...

    Sara xx

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  8. Yup, first time I heard this and yup, that line and the one following, got me. Yup yup.

    You picked a good one, Saz.

    xo
    erin

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  9. Saz - not that is not unattainable!

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  10. Classic song...classic singer....really hits me too...I always thought the Wichita lineman was a train conductor! ...amazing footage....hope he wins the big prize! thanks for that...it went with my morning coffee very well...

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  11. BRILLIANT!

    great choice - wonderful song- tune and lyrics-

    Thank you for this post!

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