I know because I've been to town. I guess it's 'cause I've been to town. Now as I stand here looking down at you, you ask me why it is I frown. Especially when your world breaks down I know 'cause I've been to town. I've done somethings I never thought I'd ever do Frank Sinatra Lyrics. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. I do, and furthermore I'd like to say I've been to town, I've walked the highways and in the suburbs too. We get out of school, get a job, get married, have some kids, and settle into the routine of life. I know 'cause I've been to town For instance, love is more than just a speech, Del is aware of much of the pain and hardship that Jeremiah has endured and tells him, “maybe you best go down to a town; get outta these mountains.”  After a pause, Jeremiah soberly replies “I’ve been to a town Del.”  Those six words sum up his entire life before withdrawing to the mountains. If we wait for conditions to be just right, we’ll never pull the trigger. Is it a new career that you’re more passionate about? Jeremiah, maybe you best go down to a town, get outta these mountains. I've been to town beyond the boulevard and down the beach, Why is that? Hit the buttons below to share this page! I frequently use movie quotes or scenes to provide a backdrop or framework for the things I write about. Don't tell me any more, I can't waste any more years, Maybe it’s a different attitude toward your current career and doing it better. I challenge you to make those words part of your life, and I believe they will keep you moving toward whatever it is you seek. I know 'cause I've been to town. "I've Been to Town" is a song from Frank Sinatra's 1969 album A Man Alone: The Words and Music of McKuen. The tag line underneath my name on my website says reach…grow…do. Jeremiah Johnson wanted to search for his answers in solitude. Please try again later. We don’t know any of the details of that previous life, but we understand exactly what he is saying. I've been to town, I've walked the highways and in the suburbs too It’s been recycled in some form for as long as most of us can remember. We’ve forgotten how it feels to press that clutch, shift those gears, and really drive. For instance, love is more than just a speech In a scene with fellow, mountain man Del Gue, Johnson delivers what I believe is the best line of the film. I've been to town, I've walked the highways and in the suburbs too. I know because I've been to town. We never find out exactly why, but it is apparent that Johnson is searching for something that he cannot find “down below”. The storyline shows his progression from novice mountain man to weathered, wiser, and almost mythical figure to those who make the mountains their home. © 2020 Jim Vernon Ventures | 23 Kennett Ct | Old Hickory, TN 37138 | Phone: 615.714.8321Designed and Hosted by 121 MarketingContact Us | Site Map. I've done somethings I never thought I'd ever do. Jeremiah Johnson: I've been to a town Del. "I've Been To A Town"or How Jeremiah Johnson Explains Everything. Dissolve in disappointed tears. It isn't milky white, it's dingy gray, A Man Alone: The Words and Music of McKuen, https://sinatra.fandom.com/wiki/I%27ve_Been_to_Town?oldid=11470. I've been to town beyond the boulevard and down the beach I guess it's 'cause I've been to town Whether it’s career related or not, look for things that bring you joy. It's got to find a common ground Redford is Jeremiah Johnson, a Mexican-American War veteran who decides to retreat from “normal” life to the solitude of the Rocky Mountains. Those three words require action. Many of us go through life searching for something other than what we have or what we’re doing. I can’t say it was my favorite movie as a kid, but my parents loved the movie, so I saw it many times over the years, and came to appreciate it more each time I saw it. We talk a big game about doing things that we’re passionate about, but when the rubber meets the road, it’s more comfortable to drive the smooth-shifting sedan of our current situation. I've been to town, you ask me do I know the Milky Way, My favorite movie of all time is a Robert Redford film called Jeremiah Johnson. I’ve spoken and written quite a bit about my belief that we tend to become comfortable in our lives, and sometimes it makes us sedentary. We’re so busy while we’re doing it, we don’t realize what has happened until we hit that middle part of life and say, “Wait…how did I get here?”  That’s typically when the searching begins. Now as I stand here looking down at you, you ask me why it is I frown. Especially when your world breaks down, Rating is available when the video has been rented. More often than not, I find that the people who help make others’ lives better, are usually the ones that end up being “fed” more than they “feed.”. I've done somethings I never thought I'd ever do. That answer may be different for each of us, but at some point in our lives, I think we all yearn for something that feeds our souls. If you’re searching for something different, look at what you’re doing and why you’re doing it. I've done somethings I never thought I'd ever do. I've seen my image in your eyes, What do you want to do? I’m saying that we shouldn’t wait to find out what makes our heart sing. 3:12. I don’t mean our wants and desires; I mean the feeling deep inside us that we can’t quite explain. Seriously, regardless of your age, don’t wait. Frank Sinatra Recommended for you. Pull the trigger on what? I've been to town, you ask me do I know the Milky Way I've seen my image in your eyes This is not some new idea I just came up with. I've learned some things that only time can teach What brings you joy? It isn't milky white, it's dingy gray