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Over In My Mind
written by John Hiatt

When I was a kid I traveled the rooftops of my town
Trying to raise up above a family
I look at those houses now when I'm standing on the ground
Over impressed with gravity

Me and Joe H?? we rode 'em tall like sailing ships
Two Magellan's heading on out to the sea
And up on those eaves, just about anything you'd believe
You could get your heart to see

I roll it over in my mind
I roll it over in my mind
I roll it over in my mind
Five hundred miles and a day behind
Tomorrow that sun is gonna shine
I roll it over in my mind

We sailed Indiana just like it was the Bering Sea
Riding on those amber(?) waves of green
And up on that roof, well you didn't need no proof
There was gonna come driving rain
So batton down the hatches yes and landlock all their hearts
Up on the rooftops we'll be free
to sail our ships out past the cornfields and black strips(?)
carried away by the deep blue sea

What I was thinking, yeah, somewhere in my brain
Me and Joe H?? might have had it right
Just high enough to see what we did not wanna be
I think I'm gonna ride the roof tonight