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Hitch A Ride

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Lyrics

Day is night in New York City
Smoke, like water, runs inside
Steel idle trees to pity
Every living thing that's died
full lyrics
Day is night in New York City
Smoke, like water, runs inside
Steel idle trees to pity
Every living thing that's died
full lyrics

Features of This Track

basic rock song structures
electric guitar wall-o-sound
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
demanding instrumental part writing
extensive vamping
a clear focus on recording studio production
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
major key tonality
a vocal-centric aesthetic
melodic songwriting
an electric guitar solo
a good dose of acoustic guitar pickin'
a smooth male lead vocalist
acoustic rhythm guitars
prominent organ
upbeat lyrics
vocal harmonies
heavy instrumental improvisation

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

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Cranking it up in my 70 pontiac lemans sport, great times
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Love the sound...
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Every song on this album was played on the radio.....Sa s s s s
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Classic
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Hellz yes!!! Excellent guitar werx!!!
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I Love the 70's.......o h to go back to those days!
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vjriolo47
What a wonderfully powerhouse sound. Ah to be 16 again.
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My favorite song of all time
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Love the guitars on 'Hitch A Ride'...
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Nice song.
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This track has a great arrangement & boasts one of the great outros in rock.
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This is probably my favorite Boston song, from my all time favorite album!
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cuffychamber l a i n
more than a feeling
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cuffychamber l a i n
My favorite Boston song........ . . . . . . . . f r e e d o m on my mind, leave it all behind
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Love the guitars in this one!
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Can be either sad or hopeful depending on how you look at it, beautiful either way.
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I like the beginning, the middle, and the end of every song they ever did!!! ❗❗♥❗❗��
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Boston kicks a**
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Boston like no other!..neve r will be again
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richardepatt e r s o n
Boston is/was pure perfection!
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573995088
Great band, and totally reminds me of my youth.
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cuffychamber l a i n
guitar solos are great
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cuffychamber l a i n
my fave boston song
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Too bad the band couldn't live Out it's potential! They had much more to give... Have to be inducted into the RRHOF! Otherwise they are truly a joke!
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i;M ONLY 18 BUT......... . . . . . . . I LUV....THIS BAND-XXXXXXX X X X X X X X X X X
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This is one of my favs this brings back party days
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Fell off a wall 3 times at the concert it was great!!!!
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Second best band from Boston first best I roast Arrowsmith
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Boston Strong!
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arigos11
One of the greatest musically composed bands ever..
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Definitely a part of the soundtrack of those halcyon days...
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Best band on history in my book! Love this band and their music.
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The beast
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Man, a true NYC hater! Barry Goudreaux's brilliant guitar work here masks the negativity well.
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Best playing guitars ever Schultz is amazing
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The only thing good in my childhood was the music in the background. Ode to Boston! Thanks for giving me something good when everything went to hell around me!
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Boston a good band right up there with the best
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89753514
Beautiful solos in this song
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Boston grateist rock band of there time
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Ah, Brad Delps voice on this song, can not be beat! GOOD STUFF!
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RIP Brad Delp. Death or the other side
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davisheather i n g
best of Boston. After 36 years I'm kinda burned out on Boston, but not this song.
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241084893
my favorite boston song
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Just Beautiful...
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241084893
I do not know why, but I really love this son. Got to crack this ice and fly...
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cdg912
with the lead singer gone "Boston" will never be the same, see ya in heavon one day my friend
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lol@bob
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Put me down for loving the ending solo too.
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Yes, the solos are awesome as usual. Very clean.
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art.krueger6 6
That guitar solo near the end ROCKS!!!

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