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Track

Land of Hope and Dreams

Label
Columbia Records
Release Date
27 March 2001
Lyrics
Grab your ticket and your suitcase
Thunder’s rollin’ down this track
Well, you don’t know where you’re goin’ now
But you know you won’t be back
Well, darlin’ if you’re weary
Lay your head upon my chest
We’ll take what we can carry
Yeah, and we’ll leave the rest

Big wheels roll through fields
Where sunlight streams
Meet me in a land of hope and dreams

Well, I will provide for you
And I’ll stand by your side
You’ll need a good companion now
For this part of the ride
Leave behind your sorrows
Let this day be the last
Tomorrow there’ll be sunshine
And all this darkness past

Big wheels roll through fields
Where sunlight streams
Oh meet me in a land of hope and dreams

This train...
Carries saints and sinners
This train...
Carries losers and winners
This train...
Carries whores and gamblers
This train...
Carries lost souls

I said this train...
Dreams will not be thwarted
This train...
Faith will be rewarded
This train...
Hear the steel wheels singing
This train...
Bells of freedom ringing

This train...
Carries saints and sinners
This train...
Carries losers and winners
This train...
Carries whores and gamblers
This train...
Carries lost souls

I said this train...
Carries broken hearted
This train...
Thieves and sweet souls departed
This train...
Carries fools and kings
Lord, this train...
All aboard

I said now this train...
Dreams will not be thwarted
This train...
Faith will be rewarded
This train...
Hear the steel wheels singing
This train...
Bells of freedom ringing

Come on, this train...
People get ready
Don't need no ticket
All you gotta do is just get on board
On board this train
This train
People get ready
Don't need no ticket
You don't need no ticket
Just get on board
You just thank the lord
You just thank the lord
You just thank the lord

Appears On

Wrecking Ball
13 Songs 2012
Live in New York City
20 Songs 2001
Live in New York City (DVD)
27 Songs 2001
The Essential Bruce Springsteen
42 Songs 2003
Live in Barcelona
24 Songs 2003
Springsteen on Broadway
30 Songs 2018
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