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Drift Away (1973) by Roy Orbison

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Drift Away (1973) (Song) by Roy Orbison
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Drift Away (Song)

performed by Roy Orbison

September 24, 1973
 
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Day after day I'm more confused 
So I look for the light in the pouring rain 
You know that's a game that I hate to lose 
I'm feelin' the strain, ain't it a shame 
 
Oh, give me the beat, boys, and free my soul 
I wanna get lost in your rock and roll and drift away 
Oh, give me the beat, boys, and free my soul 
I wanna get lost in your rock and roll and drift away 
 
Beginning to think that I'm wastin' time 
I don't understand the things I do 
The world outside looks so unkind 
I'm countin' on you to carry me through 
 
And when my mind is free 
You know a melody can move me 
And when I'm feelin' blue 
The guitar's comin' through to soothe me 
Thanks for the joy that you've given me 
I want you to know I believe in your song 
Rhythm and rhyme and harmony 
You help me along makin' me strong