From the recording Up On The Mountain

Up On the Mountain and its twin Have Faith pay homage to the psychedelic bands of the sixties by use of a basso ostinato chord progression that is exploited as a vehicle for guitar pyrotechnics. It is a love song of undetermined consequence. The lyrics are obscure in meaning and origin, having been gleaned over a long period of time from other similar songs.

Lyrics

Up On The Mountain
(Words and music by Jimi Dee)
Way up on the mountain, tell me how you feel…
Your dreams are only fantasy, but love is real.
Down in the City, they drive me berserk,
I don’t want to be here, I don’t want to work.
 
Up on the mountain, I’ll tell you how I feel…
Dreams are only fantasy, but my love for you is real.
Run another red light, quaff another beer,
there has to be a way to get away from here.
 
There was a time when you were mine,
and we danced together, and told each other lies.
We heard forbidden music, and spoke in mystical
rhyme, divine. Have faith, have faith!
 
Way up on the mountain, I’ll tell you how I feel…
Dreams are only fantasy, but love is real.
Up on the mountain, on the other side,
gonna let things happen, gonna let things slide…
 
I always think about you, it’s a sin and a shame,
the way you left me crying, just myself to blame.
If only you could love me, if you could believe
that I need you baby, come on home to me!
 
Have faith, have faith!
Have faith, have faith!
Have fay-yay-yay-yay-yay-yay-yaith!