"The Road Goes On and On" was written June 12th, 1980 ...
on a writing trip in New Berlin, New York (Richard's cabin)

From The 'Rings Project CD :
Recorded June 22nd, 2001 at Smokey Mirror Studios in Milltown, New Jersey.
Alan Horvath: Vocal | 1968 Gibson Hummingbird Guitar
Overdubs by Horvath: Backup Vocals, '66 Hohner Chromatic Harmonica, Digital Congas (BOSS DR-770)

Track 8 from the Lord of the Rings CD ... here's "9-Fingered Frodo" ... packing his bags after all that's gone down in his life. A touching scene ... full of sentiment and nostalgia. There are many times in my life where I've felt just that way.

Inspired by the chapter titled Many Partings, I finished writing this song after an all night session in "the cabin" ... and, filled with the excitement of the accomplishment (new songs are like babies being born!), I kicked the cabin door open ... walked out, into the woods ... and sang this song to the ears of anything downwind of me - I'll never forget that morning ... and my brother-in-law Richie, looking up to see what all the commotion was.

This song was penned with my 1968 Gibson Hummingbird guitar.

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