Anton Prenneis (anton) Wed 12 Oct 11 19:25
"While you were gone, these faces filled with darkness. The obvious was hidden. With nothing to believe in, The compass always points to Terrapin. Sullen wings of fortune beat like rain. You're back in Terrapin for good or ill again, for good or ill again." AGAIN?
David Gans (tnf) Wed 12 Oct 11 22:51
These SPACES filled with darkness...
Anton Prenneis (anton) Sat 15 Oct 11 15:47
Oops... careless screen scrape!
Robin Russell (rrussell8) Tue 18 Oct 11 19:18
Never left? It is everywhere, just need eyes to see?
Christian Crumlish (xian) Sun 23 Oct 11 09:12
i always think about terraplane blues, and syd barrett's terrapin (great minds?) and when I take all the vowels out of trippin situation i get TRPPN STTN, but that's not quite the same as TRRPN STTN and involves droppin' the g, so put that down to stoned navel-gazing.
Robin Russell (rrussell8) Mon 24 Oct 11 00:08
I have gazed at many a stoned navel without experiencing that revelation.
Tim Lynch (masonskids) Tue 5 Jul 16 13:32
Here are some early Terrapin outtakes from Mickeys barn in 76 with some never heard lyrics sung by Jim McPherson... https://archive.org/details/paf1976-06-01.136237.flac16
David Dodd (ddodd) Thu 28 Jul 16 09:17
Wow--trying to make out these lyrics....thanks so much for posting!
Alex Allan (alexallan) Sat 30 Jul 16 07:48
I had a go - they are hard to decipher: <http://www.whitegum.com/songfile/FLYERSID.HTM>
David Dodd (ddodd) Mon 1 Aug 16 15:12
Great work! I wonder if we'll learn more. Might be worth checking in with Nick at the Archives...
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