Waltz Of The Magic Man
(Emmylou Harris)

The very first time I ever saw my Tommy love

He came dancing into my room

And I felt the sunlight sparkle warm

Out from his magic shoes



And he danced so proud

And he laughed so wild

And he charmed me like a piper

When he smiled



So dance with me, dance with me, sing with me can't you see

I'm following the rainbow kissed strands of your magic carol

Follow your joyful song anywhere, anywhere my raggedy magical music man

For I am only your tag along raggedy-anne and I want you to hold me

As long as your raggedy magical music carol can



He asked me if I'd like to have my own parade

I answer yes and he blew his golden horn

Then the violins and the trumpets rang out he led them all

In a coat of many colors patched and torn



And he swung me to a loving sound

While the fiddlers played and pranced around

He spun so fast 'til we left the ground



Then the music filled the heavens with a joyful noise

The stars would dance to greet us as we'd come

Then he'd wave his hand and send them back to the morning light

And we'd keep climbing through the midnight sun



On a rocking horse with wings we'd fly

To a place where dreams can never die

Lovers little children in the sky



So dance with me, dance with me, sing with me can't you see

I'm following the rainbow kissed strands of your magic carol

Follow your joyful song anywhere, anywhere my raggedy magical music man

For I am only your tag along raggedy-anne and I want you to hold me

As long as your raggedy magical music carol can



And when it came time for my Tommy love to leave

I begged him please to stay and save my soul

And with a fading voice I heard him say as he