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This box set contains many songs
from many previous albums along
with some songs never before
released on any solo album.
Therefore... you will only find
the lyrics for the songs that
were not part of a solo album.



Garbo
One More Big Time Rock'n'Roll Star
Twisted
Long Distance Winner
Thousand Days
Battle of the Dragon
Gold
Free Fallin'
It's Late
Violet and Blue
Whenever I call you friend
Sweet Girl
Blue Lamp
Gold and Braid
Reconsider Me
Somebody Stand By Me
Sleeping Angel
Rhiannon










Garbo
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ b/w "Stand Back" single ~ (1983)


I love to waltz with a man
In a dark linen suit
All alone... at a party
With someone I knew
From a time gone by
Turned into stone

You could be Garbo
Or even Marlene
You could be Marilyn
Or you could forget

I play the part
But then all of us do
And I do it so well
As I do it to you
In this town full of strangers
In this town full of fools
Venus doesn't glitter
When she stands next to you
When you're waltzing through stardom
You miss what you lose

Lose yourself in a silvery dress
For you think you must do
What you feel you do best
And you musn't give it up
For you're still but a guest

You could be Garbo
Or even Marlene
Or you could forget
Ooo ooo ooo... forget
Ooo ooo ooo... forget
Ooo ooo ooo... forget
You could be Garbo
(You could forget)
You could forget











One More Big Time Rock'n'Roll Star
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ b/w "Talk to Me" single ~ (1985)


I told you last night
Or did you tell me
I think it was me
And I know that you heard it
I was crazy about you
That's how it always was
Do you think about me now
As I sing about this love

Chorus

When it rains it pours
When there's no one at the door
Yes he did send me flowers
Well that was a long time ago
Sounded good on a
Delicate white ribbon card
"One More Big Time Rock'n'Roll Star"
Just what I need

As you walk away
You know that I will call
If it's just to say goodnight
And that is all
Well alright that's a lie
She says she wanted you to stay
But you know much better than she
She's better off this way

Repeat Chorus

Bridge

Undercover... music lover
Oh undercover... music lover
Oh undercover... music lover
And an art lover like me
There were candles, crystals
I was everyone's fantasy
Say I'm not cause the work
Just gets harder
The work gets...
Oh, One More... Big Time
One More... Big Time
One More... Big Time
It sounded good
Ooo on a delicate white










Twisted
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ Songwriting Demo ~ (1996)


You think you hear demons
I think we are the demons
In this place where the images are born
You remember your childhood
Oh, in fiery sequences

The sun goes down
Filling the air with colors and winds
That lift you up to God
That lift you up to God

You fall to your knees
You embrace the storm
You no longer care
If it's cold or if it's warm
You live for the danger
Like your passion and your anger

You don't let go
You like to be twisted by the force
You like to be shaken by the wind
In this game that you play with God
You've been warned to retreat

You take it to the limit
When the winds come up
Crazy men, crazy women
Crying out for love
You'd like to save her
But you just can't give it up

You'd rather be wrapped up
In the arms of a storm
You'd rather be wrapped up
In the arms of a storm
Crazy men, crazy women
In the storm

And the sun goes down
Chasing down the demons
You think you hear demons
Chasing down the demons
Crying out for love











Long Distance Winner
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ from "Buckingham Nicks" self-titled album ~ (1973)


Sunflowers and your face fascinate me
You love only the tallest trees
I come running down the hill
But you're fast
You're the winner
Long Distance Winner

Not unlike the cool white fire
You burn brightly in spite of yourself
I bring the water down to you
But you're too hot to touch
You're too hot to touch

Chorus

You love somebody
Save their soul
Tie them to your heaven
Erase their hell
Love the lifestyle
If you feel it
Don't try to change them
You never will

Sunflowers and your face fascinate me
You go into the dusty pink day
I come calling unto you
But you run
You're the winner
Long Distance Winner

Oh yeah... you're the winner
Long Distance Winner
Ah... yeah

Repeat Chorus

Repeat First Verse

Oh yeah... you're the winner
Long Distance Winner
Ah ha... yeah
You're the winner
Ah ha... yeah
You're the winner










Thousand Days
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ (1994)


The closest you've ever come to me
Was to help me up the stairs
You stood in the middle of the stairway
You nearly dragged me up the stairs

"Well you've been asleep"
"Well I've been asleep for how long?", she says
"Ooo why do you question me?"
He says, "You never cared about time before, my friend"

Chorus

Seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...
It seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...

Well you're not my friend, Well you're not my love
And this is something that we really don't discuss
If there is no time, and there is no place
And, if there was, well, you'd never leave a trace
And as all arch angels do to you
And as all arch enemies will finally do to you, too
Well, I found you

Repeat Chorus Twice

Bridge

Quiet now, songbird, just for one night
Well, I know that you love to sing
And, oh baby, well, I know that you love to write
Well you live by the light of the moon
And I live by the light of desire
Ooh, such words to her over the phone
"Just how many people are there with you now"

Ooo well, I can see the trouble
The sun is here today now, and I requested a storm
But I like some kind of TIME/LIFE edition
Tradition, competition...
Being the only thing that I really care to remember
The great singers and the great players

Vamp

And if the sun warms up the rain
And the rain puts out the sun
Why does the greatest love
Become the greatest pain?

A Thousand Days
(Seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...)
So where are you now?
Sometimes I hear you crying
(Seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...)
and I wake up, and still I wake up crying
(Seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...)
It seem like a Thousand Days
(Seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...)
So where are you... where are you?
(Seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...)
A Thousand Days since you've been gone
(Seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...)
So where are you... where are you?
(Seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...)
Well sometimes I hear you crying
(Seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...)
A Thousand Days since you've been gone
(Seems like a Thousand Days since you've been gone...)
Well it seems like a Thousand Days










Battle of the Dragon
~ written by S. Nicks, G. Nicholson & J. Jarvis ~
~ from "American Anthem" Soundtrack ~ (1986)



This was not pre-planned but after some calls
I decided to go to the other side of the world

I see something, I see a handsome soldier
I see myself remaining when all of you are gone
And the reason that I paint you in my paintings
And the reason I record the sound of your voices

No one walks away from this battle
From the power... it's so strong
(Like a fury)
Like a fury
Keep that fury deep inside you
And wish it to end
(And wish it to end)
And when your friends start asking you why
You just say nothing

The beautiful and the sensitive
And the oh so very young
We are adapting to your silence
I can live here without you
At least I'm learning
But I cannot live without your songs

No... ooo no
Who have you been with?
Have you been with friends... or is there more?
(You're not listening to me)
Have you been writing
Well you say it's harder now
Well I got the message
Stay among the living

From what I can tell I need to be here
You say someone's looking for you
Ooo... nothing is wrong
Well I can and I will... go on

No one walks away from this battle
From the power... it's so strong
(Like a fury)
Like a fury
Keep the fury deep inside
And wish it to end
(And wish it to end)
And when your friends start asking you why
Ooo you just pretend or say nothing

Said no one walks away from this battle
Not from the power... ooo it's so strong
When this battle is over
Ooo I feel I will survive
Keep the fury deep inside
And wish it to end
Friends they'll ask you why
You just say nothing

Oh no one walks away from this battle
(Ooo the power is so strong)
(You're not listening to me)
(You're not listening to me)
In the Battle of the Dragon
Keep the fury... deep inside
(Not from the power)
No one walks away
You wish it to end... wish it to end
Wish it to end










Gold
~ written by J. Stewart ~
~ from John Stewart's "Bombs Away Dream Babies" ~ (1979)


When the lights go down
In the California town
People are in for the evening

I jump into my car
And I throw in my guitar
My heart beatin' time with the breathing

Chorus

Driving over Kanan
Singing to my soul
Cause people out there
Turn the music into Gold

My buddy Jim Bash
He's a-workin' pumpin' gas
And he makes two fifty
For an hour

He's got rhythm in his hands
As he's tapping on the cans
Sings rock and roll in the shower

Repeat Chorus

California girls are prettiest
In the world
Each one a song in the making
Singin' rhymes to me
I can hear the melody
Story is there for the taking

Repeat Chorus Twice

Repeat First Verse

Repeat Chorus Twice

People out there turn the music into Gold
People out there turn the music into Gold
Ooo... yeah
People out there turn the music into Gold
People out there turn the music into Gold
People out there turn the music into Gold
I say
People out there turn the music into Gold
People out there turn the music into Gold
People out there turn the music into Gold










Free Fallin'
~ written by T. Petty & J. Lynne ~
~ from "Party of Five" Soundtrack ~ (1996)


She's a good girl
Loves her momma
Loves Jesus and America too
She's a good girl
Crazy bout Elvis
Loves horses and her boyfriend too

It's a long day living in Reseda
There's freeway running through the yard
He's a bad boy cause he doesn't even miss her
He's a bad boy for breaking her heart

Chorus

I'm Free...
Free Fallin'
I'm Free...
Free Fallin'

All the vampires
Walking through the valley
Move west down
Ventura Boulevard
All the bad boys are standing in the shadows
And the good girls are home with broken hearts

Repeat Chorus

Bridge

I want to glide down over Mulholland
I want to write your name in the sky
I want to free fall out into nothing
I want to leave this world for a while

Vamp

Free Fallin'... yes I'm Free Fallin'
Free Fallin'... I'm a Free Fallin'
Free Fallin'... now I'm Free Fallin'
Free Falling...
Well, I want to glide down over Mulholland
I want to write your name in the sky
I want to free fall... free fall
Out into nothing
I want to leave this...
I'm gonna leave this world for a while

Repeat Chorus

I'm Free...
I see the bad boys standing in the shadows
Free Fallin'
I'm Free...
I see the vampires walking through the valley
Free Fallin'
I want to free fall out into nothing
I want to glide down over Mulholland










It's Late
~ written by Dorsey Burnette ~
~ demo recording ~ (1995)


It's Late
We got to get on home
It's Late
We been gone too long
Too bad
We should have checked the time
Can't phone
We done spent every dime

It's Late
We're bout to run out of gas
It's Late
We got to get home fast
Can't speed
We're in a slow down zone
Baby, look at that clock
Why can't it be wrong

Could've left home at a quarter to nine
Could've had fun in plenty of time
We got started just a little bit late
I hope this won't be our last date

Look up
Is that the moon we see
Can't be
Looks like the sun to me
It's Late
I hate to face your dad
Too bad
I know he's gonna be mad
It's Late
We got to get on home
It's Late
We been gone too long

Repeat Second Verse

Repeat Chorus

Repeat Last Verse











Violet and Blue
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ from "Against All Odds" Soundtrack ~ (1984)


So where have you gone
Have you gone so far
From the eyes that speak trouble
And even when the warning is
Overwhelming

Well it's hard to hide from
Eyes that are all over you
That only some
Make you lose your composure

Chorus

"Well, it's hard on my heart"
Said, "Well open your eyes"... yeah
"It gets harder every day"
Said, "I need to know now"

Soon you will be gone
Take your Violet and Blue mornings... with you

So you hide out
Like you think that you never left
Try to tell him that her heart is in his hands
Ooo... yes

Repeat Chorus

Bridge

Ten thousand times
Oh I tried to tell you
When you close your eyes
Well I can't see inside you
With the touch of your hand
Well it starts again

Even though the warning is...

So you both play
It gets under your skin
And we both love the road
But the roads are different

Repeat Chorus

Take it with you...
Make you lose your composure
It's overwhelming























Whenever I call you friend
~ written by K. Loggins & M. Manchester ~
~ from Kenny Loggins "Nightwatch" ~ (1978)


Whenever I call you friend
I begin to think I understand
Anything we are
You and I have always been ever and ever

I see myself within your eyes
And that's all I need to show me why
Everything I do, always takes me home to you
Ever and ever

Now I know my life has given me
More than memories
Day by day we can see
In every moment there's a reason to carry on
Sweet love showin' us a heavenly light
I've never seen such a beautiful sight
Sweet love flowin' almost every night
I know forever we'll be doin' it...
Sweet love showin' us a heavenly light
I've never seen such a beautiful sight
Sweet love flowin' almost every night
I know forever we'll be doin' it...right

Whenever I call you friend
I believe I've come to understand
Everywhere we are you and I were meant to be
Forever and ever

I think about the times to come
Knowin' I will be the lucky one
Ever our love will last
I always want to call you friend

Sweet love showin' us a heavenly light
I've never seen such a beautiful sight
Sweet love flowin' almost every night
I know forever we'll be doin' it...

Now I know my life has given me
More than memories
Day by day we can see
In every moment there's a reason to carry on
Sweet love showin' us a heavenly light
I've never seen such a beautiful sight
Sweet love flowin' almost every night
I know forever we'll be doin' it... doin' it
Sweet love showin' us a heavenly light
I've never seen such a beautiful sight
Sweet love flowin' almost every night
I know forever we'll be doin' it...
Doin' it... doin' it

(Sweet love... sweet love... yeah)
You're the glowing light in my life
(Sweet love... sweet love... yeah)
The source of pride in my life
(Sweet love... sweet love... yeah)
Everything I do takes me back to you
Whenever I call you friend






















Sweet Girl
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ Songwriting Demo ~ (1996)


And he said...
What do you love to do?
Outside your world
Who spends time with you?
From whom do you learn
When you're not working?
Sweet Girl

Where would you go if you had the time?
Crossing some crazy state line somewhere
To whom do you cry
When people are unkind?
Sweet Girl

I chose to dance across the stages of the world
Everyone said I'd never learn
I still hear your words
I waited all my life for you
Sweet Girl

I did try to come back and listen
You never knew that... I didn't wish it
But I did hear every answer...
Every question
It's all about protection

Still through the sunlight days I wait
Track a ghost through the fog
The sun is burning me
And you come running out in the wind with me
The ocean is your blanket

I chose to dance across the stages of the world
Everyone said I'd never learn
I still hear your words
I waited all my life for you

I want to fly across the world in a golden ball
Many of the cities... I never saw at all
Sometimes I feel I was always on-call
Sometimes even I am allowed to fall
He says, come down here for a minute
Sweet Girl

Still through the sunlight days I wait
You ask me... track a ghost through the fog
The sun is burning me
And you come running out in the wind with me
The ocean is your blanket
The ocean is your blanket
The ocean is your blanket
Sweet Girl
Sweet Girl
Come down here for a minute
Sweet Girl
Sweet Girl
Sweet Girl
La la la la... la la la la






















Blue Lamp
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ from "Heavy Metal" Soundtrack ~ (1981)


There was no message to be found
Anywhere in sight
Inside or out
I had looked everywhere but the only lamp
Left on in the house
Was a blue light... a blue light

I was not ready
I'm no enchantress... and I was too proud
Go find some Christmas angel
Then give that to her
If that's what she wants
Guardian angel... guardian
If you were wiser you would get out

Downstairs the big old house is mine
Upstairs where the stars
Still laugh and they shine
Downstairs where the big old house is mine
Outside where the stars still laugh
And stars still laugh and shine
And the stars still laugh and cry and shine
And the stars still laugh and cry and shine
And the stars still laugh and shine and shine

Don't listen to her, listen through her
Some Christmas angel
Freedom... well give that to her
Ooo... if that's what she wants
Guardian angel... guardian
If you were wiser you would get out
Ooo yeah... ooo yeah
Ooo yeah... ooo

And the light that shines
Through the shining night
Is a lamp that I carried
From my mother's home
And the light that burns
Through the window pane
And the love remains
And the light that shines
Through the shining night
Is a lamp that I carried
From my mother's home























Gold and Braid
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ live version ~ (1982)


Though deep set... somewhat shadowed
Her eyes... her mystery
Well that's not so different
Than the way that he said
"Well don't hide your eyes
from me that way, baby"

In his heart he wishes her stardom
His eyes want for her much more
That's not so different
Than the way that he said
"There are so very few stars left"
Ooo... ooo

Chorus

Well don't hide behind your hair
It's a bit of Gold and Braid
Easy come the tears
You see a pathway ending with a doorway
You slip toward the doorway
Been waiting there all day
All these years

In his heart he wishes her stardom
But his eyes want for her much more
But that's not so different
Than the way that he said
"Well don't hide your eyes
from me that way baby"

Repeat Chorus

Don't hide it
In his heart, he wishes to forget her
Like to make her better
Hold her like a child

In his heart he wishes her stardom
His eyes want for her much more
That's not so different
Than the way that he said
"Don't hide behind your hair that way baby"

Repeat Chorus

Don't hide your eyes that way
Don't hide anything not anymore
Because I never did not love you
I never did run from you
In a dream I said to you that
I'd always loved you






















Reconsider Me
~ written by W. Zevon ~
~ promo release ~ (1998)


When you're all alone
And you need someone
Telephone and I'll come runnin'
Reconsider Me... Reconsider Me

If the past still makes you down
Darlin', that was then and this is now
Reconsider Me... Reconsider Me

And I'll never make you sad again
'Cause I swear that I've changed since then
And I'll never make you sorry if you try
Let's let bygones be forgotten
Reconsider Me... Reconsider Me
Reconsider Me... Reconsider Me

You can go and be what you want to be
It will be alright if we disagree
I'm the one who cares and I hope you'll see
That I'm the one who loves you
Reconsider Me

Let's let bygones be forgotten
Reconsider Me... Reconsider Me
And I'll never make you sad again
'Cause I swear that I've changed since then
And I'll never make you sorry if you try
And I'll never make you sad again
'Cause I swear that I've changed since then

And I promise that I'll never make you cry
No I'll never make you sad again
I swear that I've changed since then
And I'll never make you sorry
No... not if you try
(Reconsider Me... Reconsider Me)
I'll never make you sad again
Well I promise that I'll never make you cry
Oh Reconsider Me... Reconsider Me
Reconsider Me
(Reconsider Me... Reconsider Me)
No I'll never make you sad again
Oh no... oh no
(Reconsider Me... Reconsider Me)
And I'll never make you sorry
No... not if you try






















Somebody Stand By Me
~ written by S. Crow & T. Wolf ~
~ from "Boys on the Side" Soundtrack ~ (1995)


I stood at the door
And watched while you drove away
Driving my car in the rain... in the dark
Well, every dog seems to have her day

I've been in this, alone... so long
And I'm begining to wonder why
I stand in one place
A different name
A different face
No one's gonna see me cry

I need Someone to Stand By Me
Stand by me, just one time
I hope Somebody Stands By Me
Stands by me, just one time
I don't understand
It's slipping through these hands
I think by now I know when to let go
All I know is here I am baby
Won't you stand by me?

I'm not bending tonight
But I'm twisted and turned
And broken down
But Im starting to know
The sound of something
No one and yet everything

Well if God is here tonight
Are you here tonight?
Maybe you could grab me up
Stand me on my feet...
Give me strength... set me free
I'm not giving in till I've had enough

I need Someone to Stand By Me
Stand by me, just one time
Won't Somebody Stand By Me
Stand by me, just one time
I don't understand
It's slipping through my hands
You think by now I would
Know when to let go
But all I know is here I am baby
Stand By Me

I need Someone to Stand By Me
Stand by me, just one time
Won't Somebody Stand By Me
Stand by me, just one time
I don't understand
It's slipping through my hands
You think by now I'd
Know how to let go
But all I know is here I am
Stand By Me

Here I am baby... Stand By Me
All I know is here I am baby
Stand By Me






















Sleeping Angel
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ from "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" Soundtrack ~ (1982)


Take me if you need me
But never hold me down
You're asking me to trust you
Well there's little of that around

I'm trying to believe you
And I'm learning all the time
Two-part personality
The flower and the vine
Flower and the vine

Take me Sleeping Angel
Catch me when you can
Real love affairs are heavy spells
For a woman and a man
For a woman and a man

I need you because you let me breathe
Well you've taken me away
But never take me lightly
Or I could never stay

Well, someday when we're older
And my hair is silver gray
Unbraid with all of the love that you have
Like a soft silver chain
Like a soft silver chain

Well, someday when we're older
And my hair is silver gray
Unbraid with all of the love that you have
Like a soft silver chain
Like a soft silver chain

Oh, take me Sleeping Angel
Oh, catch me when you can
And unbraid with all the love that you have
Like a soft silver chain
Like a soft silver chain
Wo... wo... wo... oh






















Rhiannon
~ written by Stevie Nicks ~
~ Piano Demo ~ (1998)


Rhiannon rings like a bell thru the night
And wouldn't you love to love her?
She rules her life like a bird in flight
And who will be her lover?

All your life you've never seen
A woman taken by the sky
Would would you stay if she
Promised to you heaven?
Would you even try?
Would you even try?

She is like a cat in the dark
And then she is the darkness
She rules her life like a fine skylark
And when the sky is starless

All your life you've never seen
A woman taken by the sky
Where would would you stay if she
Promised to you heaven?
Would you even try?
Would you even try?

Rhiannon... Rhiannon
Rhiannon... Rhiannon

She is like a cat in the dark
And then she is the darkness
She rules her life like a bird in flight
And who will be her lover?
Once in a million years a lady like her rises
Oh Rhiannon, you cry, but she's gone
And your life knows no answer
Your life knows no answer

Dream on... silly dreamer
Try hard... you can't leave her
Dream on... silly dreamer
Try hard... try harder
Dream on...

She rings like a bell thru the night
And wouldn't you love to love her?
She rules her life like a bird in flight
And who will be her lover?

All your life you've never seen
A woman taken by the sky
Where would would you stay if she
Promised to you heaven?
Would you even try?
Would you even try?

Dreams unwind
Love's a state of mind
Your dreams unwind
Your love's a state of mind

Dream on... silly dreamer
Try hard... you can't leave her
Dream on... silly dreamer
Try hard... try harder
You try harder...

Rhiannon...
And you still cry out for her
And you still cry out for her
Rhiannon...