This song starts with lyrics evocative of childhood experiencies using poetic imagery about a young boy who wanders through his neighbourhood, and beyond. (The boy's name appears to be an abbreviation of George Ivan Morrison).
It probably brings out nostalgia in many of us who meandered similarly.
Your present writer, in fact, sees mental images of the railroad along which he wandered, a railroad bridge over a…
Little Jimmy's gone
Way out of the backstreet
Out of the window
Through the fallin' rain