Tight Rope – Leon Russell

Australian Charts:
Tight Rope peaked at no 35 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 16 December 1972.

The song ‘Tight Rope’ is a circus metaphor about clinging to life while being on a high wire.
In the instrumental section, this song quotes a couple of times, a slow version of the “Entrance of the Gladiators” March, played in a mysterious descending scale, before Russell finishes the last half of the bridge section.
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