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Devolution
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Devolution here,

And so is Christmas. In NYC, we have a bunch of very big radio stations, one of the biggest, WPLJ, has been playing Christmas music since Thanksgiving. Overkill? Maybe. But at least you know where to go for some Christmas tunes.

Anyway, there has been a song called Same old ange syne by Dan Fogelberg on alot lately.

Does anyone else know the song. It doesn't sound like a holiday song, apparently it is though.

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Devo, I'm not sure I've heard this song on the radio. Is this it though? Lyrics are not making me want to hear it either.

Dan Fogelberg


Same Old Lang Syne

by Unknown
Met my old lover in the grocery store
The snow was falling Christmas Eve
I stood behind her in the frozen foods
And I touched her on the sleeve

She didn't recognize the face at first
But then her eyes flew open wide
She went to hug me and she spilled her purse
And we laughed until we cried

We took her groceries to the checkout stand
The food was totaled up and bagged
We stood there lost in our embarrassment
As the conversation dragged

We went to have ourselves a drink or two
But couldn't find an open bar
We bought a six-pack at the liquor store
And we drank it in her car

We drank a toast to innocence
We drank a toast to now
And tried to reach beyond the emptiness
But neither one knew how

She said she'd married her an architect
Who kept her warm and safe and dry
She would have liked to say she loved the man
But she didn't like to lie

I said the years had been a friend to her
And that her eyes were still as blue
But in those eyes I wasn't sure if I
Saw doubt or gratitude

She said she saw me in the record stores
And that I must be doing well
I said the audience was heavenly
But the traveling was hell

We drank a toast to innocence
We drank a toast to now
And tried to reach beyond the emptiness
But neither one knew how

We drank a toast to innocence
We drank a toast to time
Reliving in our eloquence
Another 'auld lang syne'

The beer was empty and our tongues were tired
And running out of things to say
She gave a kiss to me as I got out
And I watched her drive away

Just for a moment I was back at school
And felt that old familiar pain
And as I turned to make my way back home
The snow turned into rain

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Devolution here,

Valley, that's the song. Fairly depressing. You have heard it, I guarantee, they play it all the time.

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That is a great song, I love it. It is very bitter-sweet. Everyone has been there & done that, I think...where you wonder..what if?? And you run in to someone from your past and it is nice to see them again, but you don't know what to talk about, but your glad to see them, and you wonder what happened to them, if they had a good life, if they were happy. I love the words!!
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