Dreamboat Annie

Heading out this morning into the sun 
Riding on the diamond waves, little darlin’ one 

Warm wind caress her 
Her lover it seems 
Oh, Annie 
Dreamboat Annie my little ship of dreams 

Going down the city sidewalk alone in the crowd 
No one knows the lonely one whose head’s in the clouds 

Sad faces painted over with those magazine smiles 
Heading out to somewhere won’t be back for a while


This piece is based on the Heart 1976 song Dreamboat Annie. The song is really short (2:02) but I love it. I actually remember the first time I heard it and where I was. I think a good song has the ability to affect you that way. I’m really happy with the way this one came out. Funny how pieces come about…I was listening to Sirius XM in the car the other day, and heard another obscure Heart song (Dog and Butterfly) and I thought, “I should do a piece to Dreamboat Annie.”

And so I did. :)

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