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Duke Ellington
Long Secret

Album

The Long Secret

Released

1995

Artist

the Mountain Goats

Length

2:31

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"My Favourite Jumper" (The Ampersands)

Next Track

"Quilting Bee" (Six Cents and Natalie)

Duke Ellington is the fourth song on the compilation The Long Secret. It was re-released on the compilation Protein Source of the Future...Now!.

LyricsEdit

Light hit the rings
Glimmering on his fingers
The light came down
And his hands hit the keys
It utterly wasted me
In Sweden

Horns punched the air
The aftermath fell around everywhere
I saw the spotlight land on his rings
And I'd had just about enough losing things
In Sweden, in 1962
Quite some distance from you

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