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Down in the Light of the Melon Moon Lyrics

"Down in the Light of the Melon Moon" was written by Butch Hancock, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely.
"Down in the Light of the Melon Moon" was written by Butch Hancock, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely.

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Woody walked out of the cotton field
In his head he had words that his lips concealed
And an old airstrip where the weeds are growin'
To a burned out bomber with the cockpit glowin'
With the key from a room to the Skyview Motel
He scratched words in the wing as a falling star fell

The moon sees you, the moon sees me
The moon sees who I want to see
I'll see you soon
Down in the light of the melon moon
Down in the light of the melon moon

On the other side of town and another side of life
Down in the light of the melon moon
Stella holds her breath and stares at the knife
Down in the light of the melon moon
She looks to the sky at the flash of a star
Down in the light of the melon moon

And just sees a man and a plane and a war
Down in the light of the melon moon
From a drawer by the bed she opens a book
Down in the light of the melon moon
To a sketch on a napkin that's torn half in two

The moon sees you, the moon sees me
The moon sees who I want to see
I'll see you soon
Down in the light of the melon moon
Down in the light of the melon moon

She doesn't feel lucky, she doesn't feel lost
Down in the light of the melon moon
She just feels like leavin', what ever the cost
Down in the light of the melon moon
Past the Skyview Motel with a man on her mind
Down in the light of the melon moon

Half her life in the headlights the other half behind
Down in the light of the melon moon
Passed a military truck by a cemetery wall
Down in the light of the melon moon
I guess good luck is better than no luck at all

The moon sees you, the moon sees me
The moon sees who I want to see
I'll see you soon
Down in the light of the melon moon
Down in the light of the melon moon
Down in the light of the melon moon
Down in the light of the melon moon

Songwriters
BUTCH HANCOCK, JIMMIE DALE GILMORE, JOE ELY

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