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Roundabouts are about going - not stopping

Write to the Point


April 19, 2018

“I’ll be the roundabout

The words will make you out ‘n’ out

I spend the day your way

Call it morning driving thru the sound and in and out the valley.”

In 1971 while touring Scotland, the English progressive rock band Yes traveled from Aberdeen to Glasgow and went through about “40 or so” roundabouts on the way. Their journey through the traffic calming devices among the mountains, influenced by a little weed, led singer Jon Anderson and guitarist Steve Howe to pen their hit: “Roundabout.”

It’s a happy little ditty off their “Fragile” album.

In this country, if you m...

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