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Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town (3:14)

Vedder about "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town":

It's kind of about a lady, and she's getting on in years, and she's stuck in this small town. Small towns fascinate me: You either struggle like hell to get out, to some people want to stay 'cause then they're the big fish in the small pond, and then others just kind of get stuck there. So here she is working in this little place, and then an old… read more

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I seem to recognize your face
Haunting, familiar yet, I can't seem to place it
Cannot find the candle of thought to light your name
Lifetimes are catching up with me

Pearl Jam - Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town Lyrics

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  • Very beauitful this song I remember hear this when I was a little boy about 7 I was 😁❤️👌
  • Comforting and beautiful like a warm summer sunset. <3
  • ''Cannot find the candle of thought to light your name..'' ''Memories like fingerprints are slowly raising'' '' I changed by not changing at all'' amazing lyrics. [2]
  • One of the simplest and greatest songs ever.
  • ''Cannot find the candle of thought to light your name..'' ''Memories like fingerprints are slowly raising'' '' I changed by not changing at all'' amazing lyrics.. every time I'm amazed.
  • great times - wifey & best mate - the song is a great fit :)
  • This is a song for the early hours. It's literally bringing a tear to my eye :')
  • eewww
  • cool jam
  • nice introspective, non hysteric song,,,,lovely

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