"The NEXT COUNTRY OVER" came to me while sitting in the car in my driveway, in an extraterrestrial state of mind. A quite vivid visualization of the wheel of samsara -- the cyclic Buddhist wheel of existence -- opened up in front of me so that I seemed to be looking over into a next life to come on that wheel. It was some forested land with stone buildings. And the questions posed by that glimpse of that revolving wheel's next turn...
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LEAD VOCAL: Douglas Imbrogno
BACKING VOCAL:
Heidi Muller
DULCIMER:
Heidi Muller
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All songs by Douglas Imbrogno (except 'Lights' by Rebecca Skeen Webb, 'Rosie's Lullaby,' by Bob Webb and 'Scarborough Fair,' traditional) Copyright 2004.

 

"The NEXT COUNTRY OVER"
words & music by Douglas Imbrogno (copyright 2004)
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The next country over / In the next country over...

The next country over / I will see another land / The next country over / will I finally understand?

The next road I wander / will I come to see at last? / Or will all of my wandering... / be kin to my past?

The next country over / In the next country over / The next country over / In the next country over... in the