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​Where to Now St. Peter?

This song is by Elton John and appears on the album Tumbleweed Connection (1970).

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Where to Now St. Peter?
I took myself a blue canoe
And I floated like a leaf
Dazzling, dancing, half enchanted
In my Merlin sleep

Crazy was the feeling
Restless were my eyes
Insane they took the paddles
My arms they paralyzed

So where to now, St. Peter?
If it's true, I'm in your hands
I may not be a Christian
But I've done all one man can
I understand I'm on the road
Where all that was is gone
So where to now, St. Peter?
Show me which road I'm on
Which road I'm on

It took a sweet young foreign gun
This lazy life is short
Something for nothing, always ending
With a bad report

Dirty was the daybreak
Sudden was the change
In such a silent place as this
Beyond the rifle range

So where to now, St. Peter?
If it's true, I'm in your hands
I may not be a Christian,
But I've done all one man can
I understand I'm on the road
Where all that was is gone
So where to now, St. Peter?
Show me which road I'm on
Which road I'm on...

I took myself a blue canoe

Music by:

Elton John

Lyrics by:

Bernie Taupin Wikipedia16