The song came and went like the times that we spent,
Hiding out from the rain under the carnival tent,
I laughed and she’d smile, it would last for awhile.
You don’t know what you got till you lose it all again.
Listen to the mandolin rain, listen to the music on the lake,
Listen to my heart break every time she runs away,
Listen to the banjo wind, sad song drifting low,
Listen to the tears roll down my face as she turns to go,
A cool evening dance listening to the blue grass band,
Take the chill from the air till the play the last song,
I’ll do my time, oh keeping you off my mind.
But there’s moments that I find, I’m not so strong.