Duke Ellington
Long Secret


The Long Secret




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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!.


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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