Song: Standing In The Doorway

Band: Bob Dylan
Composed By: Bob Dylan

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																				Bob Dylan

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I'm walkin' through the summer nights
The jukebox playing low
Yesterday everything was goin' too fast
Today it's movin' too slow

I got no place left to turn
I got nothin' left to burn
Don't know if I saw you if I would kiss you or kill you
It probably wouldn't matter to you anyhow

You left me standing in the doorway cryin'
I got nothin' to go back to now
The light in this place is so bad
Makin' me sick in the head

All the laughter is just makin' me sad
The stars have turned cherry red
I'm strummin' on my gay guitar
Smokin' a cheap cigar

The ghost of our old love has not gone away
Don't look it like it will anytime soon
You left me standin' in the doorway cryin'
Under the midnight moon

Maybe they'll get me and maybe they won't
But not tonight and it won't be here
There are things I could say, but I don't
I know the mercy of God must be near

I been ridin a midnight train
Got ice water in my veins
I would be crazy if I took you back
It would go up against every rule

You left me standin' in the doorway cryin'
Sufferin' like a fool

When the last rays of daylight go down
Buddy, you're old no more

I can hear the church bells ringin' in the yard
I wonder who they're ringin' for?
I know I can't win
But my heart just won't give in

Last night I danced with a stranger
But she just reminded me you were the one
You left me standin' in the doorway cryin'
In the dark land of the sun

I eat when I'm hungry, drink when I'm dry
And live my life on the square
And even if the flesh falls off of my face
I know someone will be there to care

It always means so much
Even the softest touch
I see nothing to be gained by any explanation
There's no words that need to be said

You left me standin' in the doorway cryin'
Blues wrapped around my head

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  • Time Out of Mind

    Genre: Pop/Rock Label: Columbia Song Duration on Album: 7:43 Album Duration: 01:15:00

    Release Date: September 30, 1997

    Moods: Literate, Melancholy, Nocturnal, Sad, Weary, Wistful, Reflective, Spooky, Eerie, Reserved, Searching, Yearning

    Styles: Contemporary Pop/Rock, Folk-Rock, Psychedelic/Garage, Singer/Songwriter, Album Rock

    Themes: Jealousy, Long Walk, Rainy Day, Breakup, D-I-V-O-R-C-E, Heartache, Introspection, Late Night, Reflection, Regret, Reminiscing

  • The Q 5 Star Reviews, Vol. 3

    Genre: Pop/Rock Label: MSI Music Distribution / Sony Music Distribution Song Duration on Album: 7:43 Album Duration: 02:48:02

    Release Date: January 8, 2001

    Moods: Freewheeling, Rousing, Sardonic, Searching, Bittersweet, Enigmatic, Fiery, Intimate, Lively, Yearning, Melancholy, Swaggering, Warm, Laid-Back/Mellow, Organic, Playful, Rebellious, Rollicking, Witty

    Styles: Rock & Roll, Singer/Songwriter

  • Infidels/Oh Mercy/Time Out of Mind

    Genre: Pop/Rock Label: Sony Music Distribution Song Duration on Album: 7:43 Album Duration: 02:33:50

    Release Date: September 17, 2001

    Moods: Relaxed, Laid-Back/Mellow, Reflective, Slick, Smooth, Soft/Quiet, Fiery, Literate, Melancholy, Searching, Yearning

    Styles: Contemporary Pop/Rock, Folk-Rock, Psychedelic/Garage, Rock & Roll, Singer/Songwriter, Album Rock

    Themes: Breakup, D-I-V-O-R-C-E, Heartache

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