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Pisa - Only One Fabulous Field of Miracles

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Pisa's Leaning Tower and Duomo

 

Pisa - Only One Fabulous Field of Miracles

 

American country singer, T.G. Sheppard, wrote and recorded a tune in 1981 that discussed the uniqueness of the Leaning Tower of Pisa and other one-of-a-kind things.

 

A self-described vagabond, Sheppard once said, "Take me off the road for more than a few days and I go crazy."

 

I think most of us TravBuddies agree with his song's theme - "the best things (like the Leaning Tower of Pisa) only come along in numbers of one": 

 

ONLY ONE YOU

 

I've seen this world from corner to corner

There ain't much ground that I haven't covered

I've drank its wine

I've tasted its pleasures.

 

I've known some love

And I've known some lovers

If there's one lesson in the livin' I've done

The best things only come along in numbers of one.

 

There's only one Eiffel Tower

One finest hour

One New York town

One 5th Avenue.

 

There's only one Mona Lisa

One Leaning Tower Of Pisa

One Paris

And there's only one you.

Pisa from top of Leaning Tower

 

I've been a king and I've been a pauper

And everything there is in between

It took some time to know what is timeless

But I've found and learned what that means.

 

I'll never leave you, girl

'Cause I know the catch

Wonders of this world

Will never come with a match.

 

There's only one Eiffel Tower

One finest hour

One New York town

One 5th Avenue.

 

There's only one Mona Lisa

One Leaning Tower Of Pisa

One Paris

And there's only one you.

 

X_Drive says:
T.G. Sheppard was much like the Tower of Pisa. He leaned toward being popular for a long time. :)
Posted on: Jan 18, 2007
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Pisas Leaning Tower and Duomo
Pisa's Leaning Tower and Duomo
Pisa from top of Leaning Tower
Pisa from top of Leaning Tower
Arno River outside Pisa
Arno River outside Pisa
Florist shop in Pisa
Florist shop in Pisa
One of many Pisa souvenir shops
One of many Pisa souvenir shops
Miracle Square Baptistry & Duomo
"Miracle Square" Baptistry & Duomo
Campo dei Miracoli
Campo dei Miracoli
Leans because of soil - 297 steps
Leans because of soil - 297 steps
Italys largest Baptistry (1153)
Italy's largest Baptistry (1153)
Campanile (belltower) begun in 1173
Campanile (belltower) begun in 1173
Town framed by Pisa Mountains
Town framed by Pisa Mountains
Field of Miracles courtyard
Field of Miracles courtyard
Work began on complex in 1060 AD
Work began on complex in 1060 AD
Statue fronting Field of Miracles
Statue fronting Field of Miracles
Pisano carved Duomo pulpit 1302-11
Pisano carved Duomo pulpit 1302-11
Pisan-Romanisque with Gothic touch
Pisan-Romanisque with Gothic touch
Pisa
photo by: jsuuronen