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Artist: Steely Dan
Album: Royal Scam

I recall when I was small
How I spent my days alone
The busy world was not for me
So I went and found my own
I would climb the garden wall
With a candle in my hand
I'd hide inside a hall of rock and sand
On the stone an ancient hand
In a faded yellow-green
Made alive a worldly wonder
Often told but never seen
Now and ever bound to labor
On the sea and in the sky
Every man and beast appeared
A friend as real as I

Before the fall when they wrote it on the wall
When there wasn't even any Hollywood
They heard the call
And they wrote it on the wall
For you and me we understood

Can it be this sad design
Could be the very same
A wooly man without a face
And a beast without a name
Nothin' here but history
Can you see what has been done
Memory rush over me
Now I step into the sun



by Rod Weeks on 7/31/2008 4:11pm
This is the story of Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola and his 8 year old daughter. She discovered the cave and it's amazing paintings. She led her father to the caves, which contain some of the most amazinf cave-man art ever.

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