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The Moody Blues

Gypsy

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“Gypsy (Of a Strange and Distant Time)“ is a 1969 song by the progressive rock band The Moody Blues, from their album To Our Children’s Children’s Children, a concept album about space travel. Due to its long name, the song is often referred to on compilation albums as simply “Gypsy.“ The song lyrics, related to the album’s space travel theme, describe a traveller who is “travelling in panic all direction blind, aching for the warmth of a burning sun, freezing in the emptiness of where he’d come from.“ The lyric suggests that the traveller may never be returning home to earth as he is “Left without a hope of coming home.“ Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Left without a hope of coming home ... Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh ... Aching for the warmth of a burning sun

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