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Request: LYRICS/AUTHOR=GREATFUL DEAD Author: Greatful Dead Album title: Greatful Dead (LOTS) Alabama Getaway --------------- 32 teeth in a jawbone Alabama's trying for none before I have to hit him I hope he's got the sense to run The reason the call girls love him promise him everything and why they all believe him he wears a big diamond ring Alabama getaway, getaway Alabama getaway, getaway only way to please me just sit down with me and walk away Lady Domo, Billy Bojangles sat down and had a drink with me said while I got Alabama he keeps 'em coming back to me I heard your plea in the courthouse witness box began to rock and rise 49 sister states had Alabama in their eyes Alabama getaway, getaway Alabama getaway, getaway only way to please me just sit down with me and walk away Lady said why don't we give him a rope and let him hang himself don't need to worry the jury they'll probably take care of themselves 23rd psalm, Major Domo reserve me a table for three down in the valley of the shadows you, Alabama and me Alabama getaway, getaway Alabama getaway, getaway only way to please me just sit down with me and walk away Alligator --------- Sleepy alligator in the noonday sun lying by the river just like he usually done Call for his whiskey, he can call for his tea, call all he want to, but he can't call on me. Oh no! well, I been there before, and I'm not coming back around here no more. Creepy alligator coming all around the bin, talkin' about the times when we was mutual friends I take my memory and I take good care of you (?), yes I will. Woh oh, waiting for a rainy day Woh oh, waiting for a rainy day I think you're running some old kind of trick Oh no! well, I been there before, and I'm not coming back around here no more. Riding down the river in an old canoe a bunch of bottles and old tennis shoes out of the river, all ugly and green the biggest old alligator that I've ever seen! Teeth big and pointy, and his eyes were bugging out Contract the union, put the ??? to ??? Screaming and yelling, he was liking his chops He never run, he just stumbles and hops Just out of prison on six dollars bail Mumbles and bitches and a wagging his tail Alligator running round my door Alligator running round my door Alligator running round my door Alligator's creeping round and crawling round my cabin floor, He'll be coming round to bother me some more. Althea ------ I told Althea I was feeling lost lacking in some direction Althea told me about scrutiny and that might need protection I told Althea a treachery was tearing me limb from limb Althea told me "Now, cool down boy, settle back, easy kid." You may be Saturday's child, all alone and moving with a tinge of grace You may be a cloud in the varying crowd or just another pretty face. You may meet the fate of Ophelia sleeping and the chance to dream honest to the point of recklessness self-centered to the extreme Ain't nobody messing with you, but you Your friends are getting most concerned Loose with the truth, baby it's your find Baby, don't get burned When the smoke has cleared she said, that's what she said to me I only want a bed to lay your head and a little smypathy There are things you can replace and others you can not, the time has come to weigh those things this space is getting hot You know this space is getting hot I told Althea I'm a roving son and I was born to be a bachelor Althea told me, OK, that's fine, so now I'm trying to catch her. I can't talk to you without talking to me we're guilty of the same old thing Thinking a lot about less and less and forgetting the love we bring Attics of My Life ----------------- In the attics of my life, full of cloudy dreams unreal. Full of tastes no tounge can know, and lights no eye can see. When there was no ear to hear, you sang to me. I have spent my life seeking all that's still unsung. Bent my ear to hear the tune, and closed my eyes to see. When there was no strings to play, you played to me. In the book of love's own dream where all the print is blood, where all the pages are my days and all the lights grow old. When I had no wings to fly, you flew to me. You flew to me. In the secret space of dreams where I, dreaming, lay amazed. When the secrets all are told and the petals all unfold. When there was no dream of mine, you dreamed of me. Beat it on Down the Line ------------------------ Well, this job I've got is just a little too hard, Runnin' out of money, Lord, I need more pay. Gonna wake up in the mornin', Lord, gonna pack my bag I'm gonna beat it on down the line. I'm goin' down the line, goin' down the line. Goin' down the line, goin' down the line. Goin' down the line, goin' down the line. Beat it on down the line. Yes and I'll be waiting at the station, Lord, when that train pulls on by, I'm a'goin' back where I belong. I'm goin' back to that same old used-to-be. Down in Joe Brown's coal mine. Coal mine, coal mine, coal mine, coal mine. Coal mine, coal mine, coal mine, coal mine. Coal mine, coal mine, coal mine, coal mine. Down in Joe Brown's coal mine. Yeh, I'm goin' back to that shack that's 'way across the railroad track. Uh huh, that's where I think I belong. I got a sweet woman, Lord, she's waitin' there for me, And that's where I'm gonna make my happy home. Happy home, happy home, happy home, happy home. Happy home, happy home, happy home, happy home. Happy home, happy home, happy home, happy home. That's where I'm gonna make my happy home. Bertha ------ I had a hard run, runnin' from your window. I was all night runnin', runnin'; Lord, I wondered if you cared. I had a run in, run around, and a run down. Run around the corner, Lord, I run smack into a tree. I had to move, really had to move. That's why, if you please, I am on my bended knees, Bertha, don't you come around here anymore. Dressed myself in green, Lord, been down under the sea. Try to see what's goin' down, Lord, try to read between the lines. I had a feelin' I was fallin', fallin', fallin', Lord, I turned around to see, Heard her voice a'callin', Lord, it's a runnin' back to me, back to me. I had to move, really had to move. That's why, if you please, I am on my bended knees, Bertha, don't you come around here anymore. Ran into a rainstorm, I ducked back into Novato. It's all night fallin', pourin' rain, Lord, but not a drop on me. Test me, test me, Test me, test me, test me, Why don't you arrest me? Throw me into the jail house, Lord, until the sun goes down, 'til it goes down. I had to move, really had to move. That's why, if you please, I am on my bended knees, Bertha, don't you come around here anymore. I had to move, really had to move. That's why, if you please, I am on my bended knees, Bertha, don't you come around here anymore. Big Boss Man ------------ Big boss man, can't you hear me when I call, Big boss man, can't you hear me when I call, You ain't so big, you just tall, that's just about all. You got me working boss man, a workin' round the clock, you wanna little drink a whiskey, you sure won't let me stop. Big boss man, can't you hear me when I call, You ain't so big, you just tall, that's just about all. I'm gonna get me a boss man, one gonna treat me right, I work hard in the daytime, sure get stoned at night. Big boss man, can't you hear me when I call, You ain't so big, you just tall, that's just about all. Big Railroad Blues ------------------ Well, my momma told me, my poppa told me too Now, my momma told me, pGXpa told me too Well, I shouldn't be here tryin' to sing these railroad blues. Wish I had a'listened to what my momma said. Wish I had a'listened to what my momma said. Well, I wouldn't be here tryin' to sleep in this cold iron bed. Well, I went to the depot, I never got there on time Went down to the depot, never got there on time. Well, my train done left, she's a'rollin' down the line. Mister jailer go 'way now, don't tell me no lies. Mister jailer go 'way, don't tell me no lies. When my train come down, she can roll up and down the line. Well, my momma told me, my poppa told me too Now, my momma told me, poppa told me too Well, I shouldn't be here tryin' to sing these railroad blues. Wish I had a'listened to what my momma said. Wish I had a'listened to what my momma said. Well, I wouldn't be here tryin' to sleep in this cold iron bed. Big River --------- Well, I taught that weeping willow how to cry cry cry, taught the clouds how to cover up a clear blue sky. Tears I cried for that woman are gonna flood you big river, and I'm a gonna sit right here until I die. I met her accidentally in Saint Paul, Minnesota, tore me up everytime I heard her drawl, that southern drawl. I heard my dream went back downstream, cavortin' in Davenport, and I follow you big river where you go. Well, I taught that weeping willow how to cry cry cry, taught the clouds how to cover up a clear blue sky. Tears I cried for that woman are gonna flood you big river, and I'm a gonna sit right here until I die. Well, I follow her down to Saint Louie, later on down the river, a freighter said she's been here but she's gone, boy, she's gone. Well I follow her down to Memphis, but she just walked off the bluff, she raised a few eyebrows and she went on down alone. Well, I taught that weeping willow how to cry cry cry, taught the clouds how to cover up a clear blue sky. Tears I cried for that woman are gonna flood you big river, and I'm a gonna sit right here until I die. Well, I'm bound on down to Baton Rouge, River Queen roll on, Take that woman down to New Orleans, New Orleans. I give up, I've had enough, forget my blues on down to the gulf, she loves you big river more than me. Well, I taught that weeping willow how to cry cry cry, taught the clouds how to cover up a clear blue sky. Tears I cried for that woman are gonna flood you big river, and I'm a gonna sit right here until I die. Well, I taught that weeping willow how to cry cry cry, taught the clouds how to cover up a clear blue sky. Tears I cried for that woman are gonna flood you big river, and I'm a gonna sit right here until I die. and I'm a gonna sit right here until I die and I'm a gonna sit right here until I die. Bird Song --------- All I know is something like a bird within her sang, All I know she sang a little while and then flew on, tell me all that you know, I'll show you snow and rain. If you hear that same sweet song again, will you know why? Anyone who sings a tune so sweet is passin' by, Laugh in the sunshine, sing, cry in the dark, fly through the night. Don't cry now, don't you cry, don't you cry anymore. Sleep in the stars, don't you cry, dry your eyes on the wind. All I know is something like a bird within her sang, All I know she sang a little while and then flew off, tell me all that you know, I'll show you snow and rain. Black Peter ----------- All of my friends, come to see me last night, I was lying in my bed and dying. Annie Bonneau from Saint Angel say the weather down here so fine. Just then the wind come squalling thru the dark, but who can the weather command? Just want to have a little peace to die, and a friend or two I love at hand. Fever roll up to a hundred and five, roll on up gonna roll back down. One more day I find myself alive, tomorrow maybe go beneath the ground. See here how everything lead up to this day, and it's just like any other day that's ever been. Sun going up and then the sun going down. Shine thru my window and my friends they come around, come around, come around. The people might know, but the people don't care that a man can be as poor as me, take a look at poor Peter, he's lying in pain, now let's come run and see, run and see, run and see, run, run and see, and see. Black Throated Wind ------------------- Bringing me down, I'm running aground, blind in the lights of the interstate cars, passing me by, the buses and semis, plunging like stones from a slingshot on Mars. But I'm here by the road, bound to the load that I picked up in ten thousand cafes and bars. Alone with the rush of the drivers that won't pick me up, the highway, the moon, the clouds and the stars. Black throated wind, keeps on hurryin' with it's words of a life where nothing is new, another American night, across from the light, woh-oh I'm drownin' in you. I left Saint Louie, the city of blues, in the midst of a storm I'd rather forget. I tried to pretend it came to an end, cause you weren't the woman I once thought I'd met. But I can't deny, woh the time has gone by, when I ever had doubts or thoughts of regret, And I was a man when all this began who wouldn't think twice about being there yet. Black throated wind, whisperin' sin and speaking of life that passes like dew. It's forced me to see you've done better by me, better by me than I've done by you. Now what's to be found in racing around, ya carry your pain wherever you go, full of the blues, and tryin' to lose, you ain't gonna learn what you don't wanna know. So I give you my eyes and all of their lies, please help them to learn as well as to see. And capture a glance, woh and make a dance of lookin at you looking at me. Black throated wind, keeps on hurryin' with it's words of a life that could almost be true, another American night, here comes a life. I'm turning around that's what I'm gonna do. Going back home that's what I'm gonna do. I'm turning around that's what I'm gonna do. Going back home that's what I'm gonna do. Cause you've done better by me than I've done by you, woh-oh drowning in you woh-oh I'm drowning in you Yes I'm going back home that's what I'm gonna do. Going back home that's what I'm gonna do. Blues for Allah --------------- Arabian wind The needle's eye is thin The ships of state sail on mirage and drown in sand Out in no-man's land Where Allah does command. What good is spilling blood? It will not grow a thing; "Taste eternity" the swords sing: Blues for Allah In 'sh'Allah. They lie where they fall There's nothing more to say The desert stars are bright tonight let's meet as friends The Flower of Islam The Fruit of Abraham The thousand stories have Come round to one again, Arabian night Our gods pursue their fight, What fatal flowers of darkness bloom from seeds of light. Bird of Paradise fly in white sky Blues for Allah In 'sh'Allah Let's see with our heart These things our eyes have seen, and know the truth must still lie somewhere in between. Under eternity, under eternity, under eternity blue Under eternity, under eternity, under eternity blue Under eternity, under eternity, under eternity blue Under eternity, under eternity, under eternity blue Under eternity, under eternity, under eternity blue Under eternity, under eternity, under eternity blue Under eternity, under eternity, under eternity blue Under eternity, under eternity, under eternity blue Under eternity, under eternity, under eternity blue Bird of Paradise fly in white sky Blues for Allah In 'sh'Allah Bondi Pier ---------- I was down by Bondi Pier, Drinkin tubes of ice cold beer, With a bucket full of prawns upon my knee, When I swallowed the last prawn, I had a technicolor yawn, And I chundered in the old Pacific Sea. Drink it up, drink it up, Crack another dozen tubes and prawns with me, If you want to throw your voice, Mate you won't have any choice, But to chunder in the old Pacific Sea. I was sittin in the surf, When a mate of mine called Murf, Asks if he can crack a tube or two with me, The bastard barely swallowed it, When he went for the big spit, And he chundered in the old Pacific Sea. Drink it up, drink it up, Crack another dozen tubes and prawns with me, If you want to throw your voice, Mate you won't have any choice, But to chunder in the old Pacific Sea. I've had liquid laughs in bars, And I've hurled from moving cars, And I've chuckled when and where it suited me, But if I could choose the spot, To regurgitate me lot, Then I'd chunder in the old Pacific Sea.. Drink it up, drink it up, Crack another dozen tubes and prawns with me, If you want to throw your voice, Mate you won't have any choice, But to chunder in the old Pacific Sea. Born Cross Eyed --------------- Seems I have been here before fuzzy then and still so obscure, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye And I don't want to see anybody cry meet me some moment in the sweet by and by, by and by, by and by. Song comin' on so pleasin' to see, come and gone, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye you don't have to tell me why meet me some moment in the sweet by and by, by and by, by and by. It ain't cause I'm the only one left darlin' 'bout the time the sun rises west, feelin' groovy, lookin' fine. Think I'll come back here again every now and then, come time to try. My how lovely you are, the war game has gone much too far seems to me, do your thing to me, meet me some moment in the sweet by and by, by and by, by and by. Box of Rain ----------- Look out of any window, Any morning, any evening, any day. Maybe the sun is shining, Birds are winging, no rain is fallin' from a heavy sky. What do you want me to do, to do for you to see you through? For this is all a dream we dreamed one afternoon long ago. Walk out of any doorway, Feel your way, feel your way like the day before. Maybe you'll find direction Around some corner where it's been waitin' to meet you. What do you want me to do, to watch for you while you're sleepin'? Then please don't be surprised when you find me dreamin' too. Look into any eyes you find by you, you can see clear to another day. Maybe been seen before, through other eyes on other days while goin' home. What do you want me to do, to do for you to see you through? It's all a dream we dreamed one afternoon long ago. Walk into splintered sunlight, Inch your way through dead dreams to another land. Maybe you're tired and broken, Your tongue is twisted with words half spoken and thoughts unclear. What do you want me to do, to do for you to see you through? A box of rain will ease the pain and love will see you through. Just a box of rain, wind and water, Believe it if you need it, if you don't just pass it on. Sun and shower, wind and rain, In and out the window like a moth before a flame. And it's just a box of rain; I don't know who put it there; Believe it if you need it or leave it if you dare. And it's just a box of rain or a ribbon for your hair; Such a long, long time to be gone and a short time to be there. Brokedown Palace ---------------- Fare you well, my honey, fare you well my only true one. All the birds that were singing are flown, except you alone. Goin' to leave this brokedown palace, on my hands and my knees I will roll, roll, roll. Make myself a bed by the waterside, in my time, in my time I will roll, roll, roll. In a bed, in a bed, by the waterside I will lay my head. Listen to the river sing sweet songs to rock my soul. River goin' to take me, sing me sweet and sleepy, sing me sweet and sleepy all the way back home. It's a far gone lullaby, sung many years ago. Mama, mama many worlds I've come since I first left home. Goin' home, goin' home, by the riverside I will lay my bones, listen to the river sing sweet songs to rock my soul. Going to plant a weepin' willow; on the bank's green edge it will grow, grow, grow. Sings a lullaby beside the water, lovers come and go, the river roll, roll, roll. Fare you well, fare you well, I love you more than words can tell, listen to the river sing sweet songs to rock my soul. Doo doot doo doo doo doot doo, doo doot doo doo doot doo doot doo. Doo doot doo, doo doot doo, doo doot doo doot doo doo doot doo doot doo. Brown Eyed Women ---------------- Gone are the days when the ox fall down Take up the yoke and plow the fields around Gone are the days when the ladies said please Gen'ral Jack Jones won't you come to me. Brown eyed women and red grenadine The bottle was dusty but the liquor was clean Sound of the thunder with the rain pouring down And it looks like the old man's getting on. 1920 when he steped to the bar drank to the dregs of the whiskey jar, 1930 when the wall caved in he made his way selling red eyed gin. Brown eyed women and red grenadine The bottle was dusty but the liquor was clean Sound of the thunder with the rain pouring down And it looks like the old man's getting on. Delilah Jones was the mother of twins Two times over and the rest was sins Raised eight boys, only I turned bad Didn't get the lickin's that the other ones had. Brown eyed women and red grenadine The bottle was dusty but the liquor was clean Sound of the thunder with the rain pouring down And it looks like the old man's getting on. Tumble down shack in Big Foot County Snowed so hard that the roof caved in Delilah Jones went to meet her god And the old man never was the same again. Daddy made whiskey and he made it well Cost two dollars and burned like hell I cut hickory just to fire the still Drink down a bottle and be ready to kill. Brown eyed women and red grenadine The bottle was dusty but the liquor was clean Sound of the thunder with the rain pouring down And it looks like the old man's getting on. Gone are the days when the ox fall down You take up the yoke and plow the fields around Gone are the days when the ladies said please Gen'ral Jack Jones won't you come to me. Brown eyed women and red grenadine The bottle was dusty but the liquor was clean Sound of the thunder with the rain pouring down And it looks like the old man's getting on And it looks like the old man's getting on. Candyman -------- Come all you pretty women with your hair a hanging down Open up your windows cause the Candyman's in town. Come on boys and gamble, roll those laughing bones, Seven come eleven, boys I'll take your money home. Look out, look out the Candyman Here he comes and he's gone again. Pretty lady ain't got no friend til the Candyman comes around again, around again. I come in from Memphis where I learned to talk the jive When I get back to Memphis be one less man alive. Good morning, Mr. Benson, I see you're doing well, if I had me a shotgun I'd blow you straight to hell. Look out, look out the Candyman Here he comes and he's gone again. Pretty lady ain't got no friend til the Candyman comes around again, around again. Come on boys and wager if you have got the mind If you've got a dollar boys, lay it on the line Hand me my old guitar, pass the whiskey round, won't you tell ev'rybody you meet that the Candyman's in town. Look out, look out the Candyman Here he comes and he's gone again. Pretty lady ain't got no friend til the Candyman comes around again, around again. Casey Jones ----------- Driving that train, high on cocaine Casey Jones you better watch your speed, trouble ahead, trouble behind and you know that notion just crossed my mind. This old engine makes it on time leaves Central Station bout a quarter to nine hits River Junction at seventeen to at a quarter to ten you know it's travelin' again. Driving that train, high on cocaine Casey Jones you better watch your speed, trouble ahead, trouble behind and you know that notion just crossed my mind. Trouble ahead ...oh lady in red take my advice, you'd be better off dead switchman sleeping, train a hundred and two is on the wrong track and headed for you, Driving that train, high on cocaine Casey Jones you better watch your speed, trouble ahead, trouble behind and you know that notion just crossed my mind. Trouble with you is the trouble with me got two good eyes but ya still don't see, comin' round the bend, you know it's the end though the fireman screams and the engine just gleems, Driving that train, high on cocaine Casey Jones you better watch your speed, trouble ahead, trouble behind and you know that notion just crossed my mind. Cassidy ------- I have seen where the wolf has slept by the silver stream I can tell by the mark he left you were in his dream. Oh, child of countless dreams Oh, child of boundless scenes. What you are, what you are meant to be Speaks his name for you were born to me Born to me, Cassidy. Lost now on the country miles in his Cadillac I can tell by the way his smile is rolling back Come watch the nighttime cling, Come grow the scorched ground green. Blow the horn, tap the tambourine Close the gap of the dark years in between You and me, Cassidy. Quick beats in an icy heart, catch colt draws a coffin cart, There he goes, now here she starts, I hear her cry. Fly like the seabirds, Scattered like lost words, Wheel to the storm and fly. Fare thee well now, let your life proceed by its own design Nothing to tell now, let the words be yours, I'm done with mine. Fare thee well now, let your life proceed by its own design Nothing to tell now, let the words be yours, I'm done with mine. Catfish John ------------ Mama said, "Don't go near that river, don't be hanging around old Catfish John." Come the morning I'd always be there walking in his footsteps in the sweet Delta dawn. Take me back to another morning To a time so long ago When the sweet magnolia blossomed Cotton fields as white as snow. Catfish John was a river hobo who lived and died by the river's bed Looking back I still remember I was proud to be his friend. Mama said, "Don't go near that river, don't be hanging around old Catfish John." Come the morning I'd always be there walking in his footsteps in the sweet Delta dawn. Born a slave in the town of Vicksburg Traded for a chesnut mare, Lord, he never spoke in anger though his load was hard to bear. Mama said, "Don't go near that river, don't be hanging around old Catfish John." Come the morning I'd always be there walking in his footsteps in the sweet Delta dawn, walking in his footsteps in the sweet Delta dawn. China Cat Sunflower ------------------- Look for a while at the China Cat sunflower Proud walking jingle in the midnight sun. Copperdome bodhi, drip a silver kimmona like a crazy quilt stargown through a dream night wind. Crazy cat peekin' through a lace bandana Like a one-eyed Cheshire Like a diamond-eyed jack A leaf of all colors plays a golden-stringed fiddle To a double-E waterfall over my back. Comic book colors on a violin river Cryin' Leonardo words from out a silk trombone. I rang a silent bell Beneath a shower of pearls In the eagle-wing palace of the Queen Chinee. China Doll ---------- A pistol shot, at five o'clock, the bells of heaven ring, tell me what you done it for, No I won't tell you a thing. Yesterday I begged you before I hit the ground, all I leave behind me is only what I found. If you can abide it, let the hurdy-gurdy play, stranger ones have come by here before they flew away. I will not condemn you nor yet would I deny, I would ask the same of you, but failing, will not die. Take up your china doll, take up your china doll, it's only fractured and just a little nervous from the fall. La-la-la-la-la-la-la. Chinatown Shuffle ----------------- Take it, you can have it, what I got baby, I can't hold and if you find the secret tell me how to build the mold. And I can't handle your problems so don't try to handle mine, get yourself a shotgun, a pocketful of shells and we can while away the time. Look up the wall, do it right, make a mistake, you're going to pay for it twice, but if you need it, got to have it get yourself a shotgun and bring it back home. Look up the wall, you know you got to call before you start falling, get ready to fall, and if you fall in my direction don't expect no help at all. . .don't. Get it right, do it nice and if you make a mistake, you're going to pay for it twice, but if you need it, got to have it get yourself a shotgun and bring it back home. Look up the wall, you know you got to call but if you start falling, be ready to fall, and if you fall in my direction don't expect no help at all, don't expect no help at all, don't expect no help at all, and if you fall in my direction don't expect no help at all. Cold Rain and Snow ------------------ Well, I'll marry me a wife, she's been trouble all my life-- walk me out in the cold rain and snow. Rain and snow! Walk me out in the cold rain and snow. Well she's coming down the stairs, holding back her yellow hair, and I ain't gonna be treated this a way-- this a way, and I ain't gonna be treated this a way. She went up to her room, and she sang a fateful tune, and I'm going where those chilly winds don't blow. Winds don't blow, and I'm going where those chilly winds don't blow. But I'm married to her life, she's been trouble all my life, walk me out in the cold rain and snow. Rain and snow, walk me out in the cold rain and snow, walk me out in the cold rain and snow, walk me out in the cold rain and snow, walk me out in the cold rain and snow, walk me out in the cold rain and snow, walk me out in the cold rain and snow. Comes A Time ------------ Comes a time when the blindman takes your hand, says don't you see? Gotta make it somehow on the dreams you still believe don't give it up, you got an empty cup only love can fill, only love can fill. Been walking all morning went walking all night I can't see much difference between the dark and light And I feel the wind And I taste the rain Never in my mind to cause so much pain. Comes a time when the blindman takes your hand, says don't you see? Gotta make it somehow on the dreams you still believe don't give it up, you got an empty cup only love can fill, only love can fill. From day to day just letting it ride You get so far away from how it feels inside You can't let go cause you're afraid to find That the day may come when you can't feel at all. Comes a time when the blindman takes your hand, says don't you see? Gotta make it somehow on the dreams you still believe don't give it up, you got an empty cup only love can fill, only love can fill, only love can fill, only love can fill. Cosmic Charlie -------------- Cosmic Charlie how do you do Truckin' in style along the avenue Dum de dum de do da lee do Go on home your mama's calling you. Calico Cal, ya come tell me the news Calamity's waiting for a way to get to her Rosey red and electric blue I bought you a paddle for your paper canoe. Say you'll come back when you can Whenever your airplane happens to land Maybe I'll be back here too It all depends on what's with you. Woke up waiting for a windy day Cat on I (?) since the first of February Mama keeps saying that the wind might blow But standing here I say I just don't know. New ones come in as the old ones go Everything's moving here but much too slowly A little bit quicker and we might have time To say how do you do before we left behind. Calliope wail like a seaside zoo The very last lately inquired about you It's really very one or two The first you wanted the last I knew. I just wonder if you shouldn't feel less concerned about the people unreal The very first word is how do you do The last go home your mama's calling you. Calling you oo oo oo oo oo Calling you oo oo oo Calling you oo oo oo Calling you oo oo oo Calling you oo oo oo Go on home your mama's calling you Calling you oo oo oo Go on home your mama's calling you Calling you oo oo oo Go on home your mama's calling you Go on home your mama's calling you Crazy Fingers ------------- Your rain falls like crazy fingers peals of fragile thunder keeping time Recall the days that still are to come some sing blue. Hang your heart on laughing willow stray down to the water, deep sea of love beneath the sweet calm face of the sea swift undertow. Life may be sweeter for this, I don't know see how it feels in the end. May Lady Lullaby sing plainly for you soft, strong, sweet and true. Cloud hands reaching from a rainbow tapping at the window, touch your hair So swift and bright strange figures of light float in air. Who can stop what must arrive now something new is waiting to be born Dark as the night you're still by my side Shininside. Gone are the days we stopped to decide where we should go, we just ride. Gone are the broken eyes we saw through in dreams gone, both dream and lie. Life may be sweeter for this, I don't know Feels like it might be alright, While Lady Lullaby sings plainly through you Love still rings true. Midnight on a carousel ride reaching for the gold ring down inside, Never could reach it, just slips away When I try. Cream Puff War ---------------- No, no! She can't take your mind and leave I know it's just another trick she's got up her sleeve I can't believe that she really wants you to die And your heart is more than enough to pay for your lies Wait a minute, watch what you're doing with your time All the others who would jump fast must stay behind, yeah Wait a minute, watch what you're doing with your time All the others who would jump fast must stay behind, yeah Well, can't you see that you're killing each other slow Well, you're both out on the streets and you got no place to go Your constant friends are getting to be a bore So go somewhere else and continue your cream puff war Cumberland Blues ---------------- I can't stay much longer, Melinda, The sun is getting high. I can't help you with your troubles, If you won't help with mine. I gotta get down, I gotta get down, I gotta get down to the mi-ine. You keep me up just one more night, I can't sleep here no more. Little Ben clock says quarter to eight; You kept me up 'til four. I gotta get down, I gotta get down, Or I can't work there no more. A lotta poor man make a five dollar bill, Keep him happy all the time. Some other fella's makin' nothin' at all And you can hear him cry, "Can I go, buddy, can I go down Take your shift at the mine ?" Gotta git down to the Cumberland Mine. Gotta git down to the Cumberland Mine. That's where I mainly spend my time. Make good money, five dollars a day. Make anymore, I might move away. A lot of poor man got the Cumberland Blues He can't win for losin' Lot of poor man got to walk that line Just to pay their union dues. I don't know now, I just don't know If I'm goin' back again. I don't know now, I just don't know If I'm goin' back again. I don't know now, I just don't know If I'm goin' back again. Dark Star --------- Dark star crashes, pouring its light into ashes. Reason tatters, the forces tear loose from the axis. Searchlight casting for faults in the clouds of delusion. Shall we go, you and I while we can through the transitive nightfall of diamonds? Mirror shatters in formless reflections of matter. Glass hand dissolving to ice petal flowers revolving. Lady in velvet recedes in the nights of goodbye. Shall we go, you and I while we can through the transitive nightfall of diamonds? Deal ---- Since it costs a lot to win, and even more to lose, you and me bound to spend some time, wonderin' what to choose, Goes to show, you don't ever know, watch each card you play and play it slow, Waitin' til that deal come round, don't you let that deal go down, no, no. I been gamblin' hereabouts for ten good solid years, if I told ya all that went down, it would burn off both of your ears. Goes to show you don't ever know watch each card you play and play it slow, Waitin' til that deal come round, don't you let that deal go down, no, no. Since you poured the wine for me and tightened up my shoes, I hate to leave you sitting there, composing lonesome blues. Goes to show you don't ever know watch each card you play and play it slow, Waitin' til that deal come round, don't you let that deal go down. Waitin' til that deal come round, don't you let that deal go down. Waitin' til that deal come round, don't you let that deal go down, don't you let that deal go down, don't you let that deal go down. Death Don't Have No Mercy ------------------------- Y'know Death don't have no mercy in this land, Death don't have no mercy in this land, in this land. Come to your house, you know he don't take long, look in the bed this morning, children find your mother's gone. I said Death don't have no mercy in this land. Death will leave you standing and crying in this land, Death will leave you standing and crying in this land, In this land Yeah! Woh! Come to your house, Y'know it don't stay long, Y'look in the bed this morning, children find that your brothers and sisters are gone. I said Death don't have no mercy in this land. Death will go in any family in this land. Death will go in any family in this land. Come to your house, you know he don't take long, look in the bed this morning, children find that your family's gone. I said Death don't have no mercy in this land. Death will leave you standing and crying in this land, In this land. Woh! Come to your house, Y'know it don't stay long, Y'look in the bed this morning, children find that your brothers and sisters are gone. I said Death don't, Death don't Have no mercy in this land. Dire Wolf --------- In the timbers of Fennario, the wolves are running round, the winter was so hard and cold, froze ten feet 'neath the ground. Don't murder me, I beg of you, don't murder me, please, don't murder me. I sat down to my supper; 'twas a bottle of red whiskey, I said my pray'rs and went to bed, that's the last they saw of me. Don't murder me, I beg of you, don't murder me, please, don't murder me. When I awoke, the dire wolf, six hundred pounds of sin, was grinning at my window, all I said was "Come on in." Don't murder me, I beg of you, don't murder me, please, don't murder me. The wolf came in. I got my cards, we sat down for a game. I cut my deck to the queen of spades but the cards were all the same. Don't murder me, I beg of you, don't murder me, please, don't murder me. In the backwoods of Fennario, the black and bloody mire, the dire wolf collects his due while the boys sing round the fire. Don't murder me, I beg of you, don't murder me, please, don't murder me. No, no, no don't murder me, I beg of you, please don't murder me, please don't murder me. Doin' That Rag -------------- Da da da da da da da da da da da Sing in rainbow valley chasing light beams Everything wanders from baby to Z Baby baby pretty up on Tuesday Old like a rum-drinking demon at tea. Baby baby tell me what's the matter What, what tell me what's your whine now? Tell me why will you never come home Tell me what's your reason, if you've got a good one. Everywhere I go, the people all know Everyone's doin' that rag. Everywhere I go, the people all know Everyone's doin' that rag. Take my line, go fishin' for a Tuesday, Maybe take my supper, eat it down by the sea. Gave my baby twenty or forty good reasons, Couldn't find any better ones in the morning at three. The rain gonna come, but the rain gonna go y'know. Steppin' off sharply from the rank and file. Often cold and dark like a dungeon Maybe get a little bit dark for the day. All these tripsters, real cool chicksters (???) Everyone's doin' that rag. Hipsters, tripsters, real cool chicksters Everyone's doin' that rag. You needn't gild the lily, offer jewels to the sunset. No one is watchin', a'standing in your shoes. Wash your lonely feet in the river in the morning, Everything promised is delivered to you. Don't neglect to pick up what your share is, All the winter birds are winging home now. Hey love go, and look around you, Nothing out there you haven't seen before now. Wade in the water and you'll never get wet If you keep on doin' that rag. Wade in the water and you'll never get wet If you keep on doin' that rag. One-eyed jacks and the dueces are wild And the aces are crawlin' up and down your sleeve. Come back here baby Louise And tell me the name of the game that you play. Is it all fall down? Is it all go under? Is it all fall down? Is it all go under? Is it all fall down? Is it all go under? Is it all fall down? Is it all go under? Is it all fall down? Is it all go under? Is it all fall down? Is it all go under? Dupree's Diamond Blues ---------------------- When I was just a little young boy, Papa said, "Son, you'll never get far, I'll tell you the reason if you want to know, cause child of mine, there isn't really very far to go." Well baby, baby wants a gold diamond ring Wants it more than most any old thing Well when I get those jelly roll blues Why I'd go and get anything in this world for you. And down to the jewelry store packing a gun, says, "Wrap it up. I think I'll take this one." "A thousand dollars please." the jewelry man said, Dupree he said, "I'll pay this one off to you in lead." Well you know son you just can't figure, first thing you know you're gonna pull that trigger, and it's no wonder your reason goes bad, jelly roll will drive you stone mad. Judge said, "Son, you know it's gonna cost you some time." Dupree said, "Judge, you know that crossed my mind." Judge said, "N'fact it's gonna cost you your life." Dupree he said, "Judge, you know that seems to me to be about right." Well baby, baby's gonna lose her sweet man, Dupree come out with a losing hand, Baby's gonna weep at home for awhile, then go out and find another sweet man's gonna treat her with style. Judge said, "Son, I know your baby well, but that's a Cecrel I can never tell." Dupree said, "Judge, well it's well understood, and you got to admit that that sweet, sweet jelly's so good." Well you know son you just can't figure, first thing you know you're gonna pull that trigger, and it's no wonder you reason most bad, jelly roll will drive you so mad. Same old story and I know it's been told, some like jelly, jelly some like gold, many a man's done a terrible thing, just to get baby a shiny diamond ring. Ah oh do do do do do dooo Do do do da do do do do Da do do do da da da de Da do doo doo doo da da da doo Easy Wind --------- I been balling a shiny black steel jack-hammer, been chippin' up rocks for the great highway, live five years if I take my time, ballin' that jack and a drinkin' my wine. I been chippin' these rocks from dawn till doom, while my rider hide my bottle in the other room. Doctor say better stop ballin' that jack, if I live five years gonna bust my back, yes I will. Easy wind cross the bayou today cause there's a whole lotta women, mama, out in red on the streets today. And the rivers keep a talkin', but you never heard a word it said. Gotta find a woman be good to me, won't hide my liquor try to serve me tea, cause I'm a stone jack baller and my heart is true and I'll give everything that I got to you, yes I will. Easy wind going cross the bayou today there's a whole lotta women, mama, out in red on the streets today. And the rivers keep a talkin', but you never heard a word it said. The Eleven ---------- No more time to tell how, this is the season of what, now is the time of returning with our thought jewels polished and gleaming. Now is the time past believing the child has relinquished the rein, now is the test of the boomerang tossed in the night of redeeming. Eight sided whispering hallelujah hatrack, seven faced marble eyed transitory dream doll, six proud walkers on the jingle bell rainbow, five men writing with fingers of gold, four men tracking down the geat white sperm whale, three girls waiting in a foreign dominion riding in the whalebelly, fade away in moonlight, sink beneath the waters to the coral sands below. El Paso ------- Out in the West Texas town of El Paso I fell in love with a Mexican girl. Night-time would find me in Rose's Cantina, Music would play and Felina would whirl. Black as the night were the eyes of Felina, Wicked and evil while castin' a spell. My love was strong for this Mexican maiden, I was in love, but in vain I could tell. One night a wild young cowboy came in, Wild as the West Texas wind. . . Dashin' and darin', a drink he was sharin', With wicked Felina, the girl that I love. So in anger I challenged his right for the love of this maiden; Down went his hand for the gun that he wore. My challenge was answered, in less than a heartbeat The handsome young stranger lay dead on the floor. Just for a moment I stood there in silence, Shocked by the foul evil deed I had done. Many thoughts ran through my mind as I stood there; I had but one chance and that was to run. Out through the back door of Rose's I ran, Out where the horses were tied. . . I picked a good one; he looked like he could run, Up on his back and away I did ride. Just as fast as I could from the West Texas town of El Paso, Out to the badlands of New Mexico. Back in El Paso my life would be worthless; Everything's gone in life nothing is left. But it's been so long since I've seen the young maiden, My love is stronger than my fear of death. I saddled up and away I did go, ridin' alone in the dark. . . Maybe tommorrow a bullet may find me, Tonight nothing's worse than this pain in my heart. And at last here I am on the hill overlookin' El Paso, I can see Rose's Cantina below. My love is strong and it pushes me onward, Down off the hill to Felina I go. Off to my right I see five mounted cowboys, Off to my left ride a dozen or more. Shoutin' and shootin'; I can't let them catch me, I've got to make it to Rose's back door. Something is dreadfully wrong for I feel A deep burning pain in my side. . . It's getting harder to stay in the saddle. I'm getting weary, unable to ride. But my love for Felina is strong and I rise where I've fallen; Though I am weary, I can't stop to rest. I see the white puff of smoke from the rifle, I feel the bullet go deep in my chest. From out of nowhere, Felina has found me, Kissing my cheek as she kneels by my side. Cradled by two loving arms that I'll die for, One little kiss and Felina goodbye. Estimated Prophet ----------------- My time coming, anyday, don't worry about me, no Been so long I felt this way, I'm in no hurry, no Rainbows end down that highway where ocean breezes blow My time coming, voices say, and they tell me where to go Don't worry about me, nah nah nah, don't worry about me, no and I'm in no hurry, nah nah nah, I know where to go. California, preaching on the burning shore California, and I'll be knocking on the golden door Like an angel, standing in a shaft of light Rising up to paradise, I know I'm gonna shine. My time coming, anyday, don't worry about me, no It's gonna be just like they say, them voices tell me so Seems so long I felt this way and time's sure passing slow Still I know I'll lead the way, they tell me where I'll go. Don't worry about me, nah nah nah, don't worry about me, no and I'm in no hurry, nah nah nah, I know where to go. California, a prophet on the burning shore California, and I'll be knocking on the golden door Like an angel, standing in a shaft of light Rising up to paradise, I know I'm gonna shine. Now you are in a sleep, you would not believe me And them voices telling me, you will soon receive me Standing on the beach, the sea will part before me Fire wheel burning in the air! And you will follow me and we will ride to glory Way up, the middle of the air! And I'll call down thunder and speak the same and my word fills the sky with flame and might and glory gonna be my name and they gonna light my way. My time coming, anyday, don't worry about me, no It's gonna be just like they say, them voices tell me so Seems so long I felt this way and time's sure passing slow My time coming, anyday, don't worry about me, no Don't worry about me, nah nah nah, don't worry about me, no and I'm in no hurry, nah nah nah, don't worry about me, no. Don't worry about me, nah nah nah, don't worry about me, no and I'm in no hurry, nah nah nah, I know where to go. Eyes of the World ----------------- Right outside this lazy summer home, you ain't got time to call your soul a critic, no . . . Right outside the lazy gate of winter's summer home, wonderin' where the nut-thatch winters, wings a mile long just carried the bird away. Wake up to find out that you are the eyes of the world, the heart has its beaches, its homeland and thoughts of its own. Wake now discover that you are the song that the morning brings, the heart has its seasons, its evenings and songs of its own. There comes a redeemer, and he slowly too fades away, there follows his wagon behind him that's loaded with clay. The seeds that were silent all burst into bloom, and decay, and night comes so quiet, it's close on the heels of the day. Wake up to find out that you are the eyes of the world, the heart has its beaches, its homeland and thoughts of its own. Wake now discover that you are the song that the morning brings, the heart has its seasons, its evenings and songs of its own. Sometimes we live no particular way but our own, sometimes we visit your country and live in your homes, sometimes we ride on your horses, sometimes we walk alone, sometimes the songs that we hear are just songs of our own. Wake up to find out that you are the eyes of the world, the heart has its beaches, its homeland and thoughts of its own. Wake now discover that you are the song that the morning brings, the heart has its seasons, its evenings and songs of its own. Fire On the Mountain -------------------- Long distance runner, what you standing there for? Get up, get off, get out of the door You played cold music on the barroom floor drown in your laughter and dead to the core. There's a dragon with matches that's loose on the town take a whole pail of water just to cool him down. Fire! Fire on the mountain! Fire! Fire on the mountain! Fire! Fire on the mountain! Fire! Fire on the mountain! Almost ablaze still you don't feel the heat it takes all you got just to stay on the beat. You say it's a living, we all gotta eat but you're here alone, there's no one to compete. If mercy's a business, I wish it for you more than just ashes when your dreams come true. Fire! Fire on the mountain! Fire! Fire on the mountain! Fire! Fire on the mountain! Fire! Fire on the mountain! Long distance runner,what you holding out for? caught in slow motion in a dash for the door. The flame from your stage has now spread to the floor you gave all you had, why you wanna give more? The more that you give, the more it will take to the thin line beyond which you really can't fake. Fire! Fire on the mountain! Fire! Fire on the mountain! Fire! Fire on the mountain! Fire! Fire on the mountain! France ------ Way down in the south of France all the ladies love to dance kick their heels up in the air snap their fingers for romance All the gentlemen compare blonde or black or auburn hair check the motion and the style ah, you know they take their while Hey, to make the motion more complete yeah, to make it more a treat hope they show us where to go come on down and see the show When the rhythm's really right you can burn it down tonight when the singing's really fine sweet as Spanish sherry wine When the pub can't contain the beat it just rolls out in the street spills on down the avenue bringing dancers to their feet. When it's good as it can be it gets better when they sing oh, these folks don't never sleep till they're passed out in the street Way down in the south of France all the ladies love to dance clap their hands and walk on air yeah, the feeling's really there won't you take a little taste raise it to your charming face? When the rhythm's really right you can burn it down tonight when the singing's really fine sweet as Spanish sherry wine Go on take a chance the ladies do love to dance. Franklin's Tower (Roll Away the Dew) ------------------------------------ In another time's forgotten space your eyes looked from your mother's face, wildflower seed on sand and stone may the four winds blow you safely home. Roll away the dew, roll away the dew Roll away the dew, roll away the dew I'll tell you where the four winds dwell, In Franklin's tower there hangs a bell, It can ring -- turn night to day It can ring like fire when you lose your way. Roll away the dew, roll away the dew Roll away the dew, roll away the dew God save the child that rings that bell, It may have one good ring, baby you can't tell, One watch by night, one watch by day If you get confused listen to the music play Some come to laugh their past away Some come to make it just one more day; Whichever way your pleasure tends If you plant ice, you're gonna harvest wind Roll away the dew, roll away the dew Roll away the dew, roll away the dew In Franklin's tower the four winds sleep, Like four lean hounds the lighthouse keep, Wildflower seeds in the sand and wind May the four winds blow you home again Roll away the dew, roll away the dew Roll away the dew, you better roll away the dew Roll away the dew, you better roll away the dew --roll away! Roll away the dew, you better roll away the dew --roll away! Roll away the dew, roll away the dew --roll away! Roll away the dew, roll away the dew Friend of the Devil ------------------- I lit out from Reno, I was trailed by twenty hounds. Didn't get to sleep that night 'til the morning came around. Set out runnin', but I take my time. A friend of the Devil is a friend of mine. I get home before daylight, just might get some sleep tonight. Ran into the Devil, babe, he loaned me twenty bills. He spent the night in Utah in a cave up in the hills. Set out runnin', but I take my time. A friend of the Devil is a friend of mine. I get home before daylight, just might get some sleep tonight. I ran down to the levee, but the Devil caught me there; Took my twenty dollar bill and vanished in the air. Set out runnin', but I take my time. A friend of the Devil is a friend of mine. I get home before daylight, just might get some sleep tonight. Got two reasons why I cry away each lonely night; The first one's named sweet Anne Marie, and she's my heart's delight. Second one is prison, baby, the sheriff's on my trail And if he catches up with me, I'll spend my life in jail. Got a wife in Chino, babe, and one in Cherokee. First one say she's got my child, but then it don't look like me. Set out runnin', but I take my time. A friend of the Devil is a friend of mine. I get home before daylight, just might get some sleep tonight. Got two reasons why I cry away each lonely night; The first one's named sweet Anne Marie, and she's my heart's delight. Second one is prison, baby, the sheriff's on my trail And if he catches up with me, I'll spend my life in jail. Got a wife in Chino, babe, and one in Cherokee. First one say she's got my child, but then it don't look like me. Set out runnin', but I take my time. A friend of the Devil is a friend of mine. I get home before daylight, just might get some sleep tonight. From the Heart of Me -------------------- Voices slide down off the mountain sunlight turning red falls on the earth and it spreads even the families lower their heads as they ride. Age old faces of the mountains looming naturally I wonder if they're looking at me their monumental eyes I can feel. In the glow of the twilight the thought of home reminds me now I'm reaching out to you anything I can do to be safe and warm in your arms. All I have from the heart of you. I'd met you anywhere in the country or anywhere on the sea all over the world it could be I would follow you with the heart of me. Love calls echo in the valley dream come true tonight remembering you hold me tight in tomorrow morning's light I will find you. When I awoke the stars were out and shining, shining for you and me All I ever wanna be is safe and warm in your arms All I have, from the heart of me All I have, from the heart of me All I have, from the heart of me All I have, from the heart of me Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad ------------------------------- Goin' down the road feelin' bad. Goin' down the road feelin' bad. Goin' down the road feelin' bad. I don't want to be treated this a away. Goin' where the climate suits my clothes. Goin' where the climate suits my clothes. Goin' where the climate suits my clothes. I don't want to be treated this a away. Goin' down the road feelin' bad. Goin' down the road feelin' bad. Goin' down the road feelin' bad. I don't want to be treated this a away. Goin' where the water tastes like wine. Goin' where the water tastes like wine. Goin' where the water tastes like wine. I don't want to be treated this a away. Goin' down the road feelin' bad. Goin' down the road feelin' bad. Goin' down the road feelin' bad. I don't want to be treated this a away. The Golden Road (to unlimited devotion) --------------------------------------- See that girl, barefootin' along, Whistlin' and singin', she's a carryin' on. There's laughing in her eyes, dancing in her feet, She's a neon-bright fire and she can live on the street. Hey hey, hey, hey in every way; I'm a comin', uhuh honey, every day. Yeh hey, hey, hey in every way; I'm a comin', uhuh honey, every day. Well everybody's dancin' in a ray of bright sun; Nobody's finished, we ain't even begun. So take off your shoes, child, and take off your hat. Shine your wings and fly me out where it's at. Hey hey, hey, hey in every way; I'm a comin', uhuh honey, every day. Yeh hey, hey, hey in every way; I'm a comin', uhuh honey, every day. Take a vacation, fall out for a while. Summer's coming in, winter's goin' out in style Well, light out smokin', honey, have yourself a ball 'Cause your mama's gone to Memphis, she won't be back 'til the fall. Hey hey, hey, hey in every way; I'm a comin', uhuh honey, every day. Yeh hey, hey, hey in every way; I'm a comin', uhuh honey, every day. Hey hey, hey, hey in every way; I'm a comin', uhuh honey, every day. Yeh hey, hey, hey in every way; I'm a comin', uhuh honey, every day. Good Lovin' ----------- Well, I was feelin' so bad, asked my family doctor 'bout what I had, I said "Doctor, Mister M. D., can you tell me, what's ailin' me?" He said, "Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah" All you need, all you really need: good lovin' Because you got to have lovin' (good lovin') Everybody got to have lovin' (good lovin') A little good lovin' now baby, good lovin' So come on baby, squeeze me tight don't you want your Daddy to be all right? I said baby, now it's for sure, I've got the fever, you got the cure. She said, "Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah" All you need, all you really need: good lovin' Because you got to have lovin' (good lovin') Everybody got to have lovin' (good lovin') A little good lovin' now baby, good lovin' Hey, got to have lovin' (good lovin') well, you got to have lovin' (good lovin') Come on now give me good lovin' (good lovin') Well, I was feelin' sort of bad now asked my family doctor 'bout what I had, I said "Doctor, Mister M. D., can you tell me, what's ailin' me?" He said, "Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah" All you need, all you really need: good lovin' Hey, now you got to have lovin' (good lovin') Everybody got to have lovin' (good lovin') Give me, give me, give me some lovin' (good lovin') Woh-oh, got to have lovin' Yeah, just a little lovin' going to make you feel alright Say alright, so come on and help me say it now: Got to have lovin'! Give me some lovin', Got to have lovin' Some bit of good lovin', Got to have lovin' Come on now, turn on your light, Got to have lovin' Got to have lovin' Got to have lovin' Got to have lovin' Got to have lovin' Come on now, everybody get right, (got to have lovin') You may be weak or you may be blind (got to have lovin') But even a blind man knows when the sun is shining (got to have lovin') So turn it on now (got to have lovin') turn on, turn on your light (got to have lovin') Give me, give me, give me some lovin' (good lovin') Hey now, you got to have lovin' (good lovin') You need it, I need it, well you got to have lovin' (good lovin') Say it again now: Good Lovin' Well turn on your light, you won't regret it (good lovin') You got to go for the good and get it (good lovin') Everybody, they got to have lovin' (good lovin') Hey now, you got to have lovin' Good Morning Little Schoolgirl ------------------------------ Good morning little schoolgirl Can I come home with you? Tell your mama and your papa I'm a little schoolboy too. Come on now pretty baby I just can't help myself You're so young and pretty I don't need nobody else Good morning little schoolgirl Can I come home with you? Don't you hear me crying? Oww hey ooee I'm gonna leave you baby About the break of day On account of the way you treat me I got to stay away Come on now pretty baby Darling come on home You know I love you baby I got to get you all alone Good morning little schoolgirl Can I come home with you? Can't you hear me crying? Oww hey ooee I'm gonna buy me an airplane Fly all over your town Tell everybody baby Lord, know you're fine Come on now pretty baby Now, I just can't help myself You're so young and pretty I don't need nobody else Good morning little schoolgirl Can I come home with you? Can't you hear me crying? Oww hey ooee Good morning little schoolgirl Can I come home with you? Good morning little schoolgirl Can I come home with you? Tell your mama and your papa I'm a schoolboy too. I'm a schoolboy too. Hey, I'm a schoolboy too. I want to be your chauffer I want to ride your little machine I want to be your chauffer I want to ride your little machine I want to put a tiger, baby I want to put a tiger, baby I want to put a tiger, baby Hey, in your sweet little tank. Hey, baby now yes I do Ha, yes I do Hey I got to Hey I got to come on home with you Tell your mama Tell your papa Tell your mama and your papa Hey, I'm a schoolboy too Hey, Hey, I'm a schoolboy too Ha oww, I'm a schoolboy too Ow, I wanna keep your company Hey, I wanna keep your company Greatest Story Ever Told ------------------------ Woh! Moses come riding, high for the quasar, Spurs was jingling, the door was ajar, His buckle was silver, his manner was bold, I asked him to come on in out of the cold. His brain was boiling, his reason was spent, nothing is borrowed, nothing is lent, I asked him for mercy, he gave me a gun, now and again these things got to be done. Abraham and Isaac a sitting on a fence get right to work if they had any sense, you know the one thing we need is a left hand monkey wrench. Injun come in with his eyes on the floor, said "you ain't got a hinge, you can't close the door", then Moses stood up, a full six foot ten, said, "You can't close the door", when the walls caved in. Asked him for water, he poured me some wine, we finished the bottle and broke into mine, you get what you come for, you're ready to go, and it's one in ten thousand that come for the show. Abraham and Isaac diggin' on the well, moving too quick with the one who is there cool clear water, well you can't ever tell. Moses come riding, high for the quasar, Spurs were jingling, the door was ajar, His buckle was silver, his manner was bold, I asked him to come on in out of the cold. Help On the Way --------------- Paradise waits on the crest of a wave her angels in flame She has no pain like a child she is pure She is not to blame poised for flight wing spread bright spring from night into the sun don't stop to run she can fly like a lie she can't be outdone tell me the cost I can pay let me go tell me love is not lost sell everything without love day to day insanity is king I will pay day by day anyway Lock bolt and key Crippled but free I was blind all the time I was learning to see Help on the way Well, I know only this I've got you today Don't fly away cause I love what I love and I want it that way I will stay one more day Like I say, honey it's you making it too without love in the dream it'll never come true Here Comes Sunshine ------------------- Wake of the flood, laughing water, forty nights, get out the pans, don't you stand there dreamin' get out the way get out the way, Here comes sunshine, here comes sunshine. Line up a long shot maybe try it two times, maybe more, good to know you got shoes to wear when you find the floor, why hold out for more? Here comes sunshine, here comes sunshine. Asking you nice now, keep the mother rollin' one more time, been down before, you just don't have to go no more, no more. Here comes sunshine, here comes sunshine. He's Gone --------- Rat in a drain ditch, caught on a limb You know better but I know him. Like I told you, what I said, Steal your face right off your head. Now he's gone, now he's gone Lord he's gone, he's gone. Like a steam locomotive rolling down the track He's gone, he's gone Nothin's gonna bring him back He's gone. Nine mile skid on a ten mile ride, Hot as a pistol but cool inside. Cat on a tin roof, dogs in a bind, Nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile. Now he's gone, now he's gone Lord he's gone, he's gone. Like a steam locomotive rolling down the track He's gone, he's gone Nothin's gonna bring him back He's gone. Going where the wind don't blow so strange, Maybe off on some high cold mountain chain. Lost one round but the price wasn't anything, A knife in the back and more of the same. Same old rat in a drain ditch, caught on a limb you know better but I know him. Like I told you, what I say Steal your face right off your head. Now he's gone, now he's gone Lord he's gone, he's gone. Like a steam locomotive rolling down the track He's gone, he's gone Nothin's gonna bring him back He's gone. Ohoo nothin's gonna bring him back Ohoo nothin's gonna bring him back Ohoo nothin's gonna bring him back Ohoo nothin's gonna bring him back. High Time --------- You told me goodbye, how was I to know you didn't mean goodbye, you meant please don't let me go? I was having a high time, living the good life, well I know. The wheels are muddy, got a ton of hay, now listen here, Baby, cause I mean what I say. I'm having a high time, living the good life, well I know. I was losing time, I had nothing to do, no one to fight, I came to you. Wheels broke down, leader won't draw, the line is busted, the last one I saw. Tomorrow come trouble, tomorrow come pain, now don't think too hard Baby, cause I know what I'm saying. I could show you a high time, living the good life, don't be that way. Nothing's for certain, it could always go wrong, come in when it's raining, go on out when it's gone. We could have us a high time, living the good life, well I know. Hurts Me Too ------------ You said you was hurtin', almost lost your mind; 'Cause the man you love hurt you all the time. But when things go wrong, wrong with you, It hurts me too. You love him a little more, when you should love him less. Why pick up behind him and take his best? 'Cause when things go wrong, wrong with you.. It hurts me too. You love another man; little girl you know you know I love you. But you love him darlin', stick to him just about like glue. But when things go wrong, wrong with you... It hurts me too. Well, he better leave you, or you best put it down. 'Cause you know, I just can't stand to see, see you pushed around. 'Cause when things go wrong, wrong with you... It hurts me too. If I Had the World To Give -------------------------- If I had the world to give I'd give it to you long as you live, would you let it fall or hold it all in your arms? If I had a song to sing I'd sing it to you as long as you live, lullabye or maybe a plain sereade wouldn't you laugh, dance, and cry or be afraid at the trade you made I may not have the world to give to you but maybe I have a tune or two only if you let me be your world would I ever give this world to you, could I ever give this world to you. But I will give what love I have to give, I will give what love I have to give, I will give what love I have to give, long as I live. If I had a star to give I'd give it to you long as you live, would you have the time to watch it shine, watch it shine or ask for the moon and heaven too, I'd give it to you. Maybe I've got no star to spare or anything fine or even rare only if you let me be your world would I ever give this world to you, could I ever give this world to you. I Know You Rider ---------------- I know you, rider, gonna miss me when I'm gone; I know you, rider, gonna miss me when I'm gone; Gonna miss your baby, from rollin' in your arms. Lay down last night, Lord, I could not take my rest; Lay down last night, Lord, I could not take my rest; My mind was wanderin' like the wild geese in the West. The sun will shine in my back door someday. The sun will shine in my back door someday. March winds will blow all my troubles away. I wish I was a headlight, on a North-bound train. I wish I was a headlight, on a North-bound train. I'd shine my light through the cool Colorado rain. I know you, rider, gonna miss me when I'm gone; I know you, rider, gonna miss me when I'm gone; Gonna miss your baby, from rollin' in your arms. I'd rather drink muddy water, sleep in a hollow log. I'd rather drink muddy water, sleep in a hollow log. Than stay here in Frisco, be treated like a dog. I know you, rider, gonna miss me when I'm gone, gone, gone; I know you, rider, gonna miss me when I'm gone, gone, gone; Gonna miss your baby, from rollin' in your arms. I know you, rider, gonna miss me when I'm gone; I know you, rider, gonna miss me when I'm gone; Gonna miss your baby, from rollin' in your arms. I'll Take a Melody ------------------ I've seen the rain pouring down The sky was grey with a speck of blue Peek through a hole in the clouds The sun was screaming, "Hey, you!" As you ramble through your sorrow Seem like everything come out wrong I'm living in yesterday's tomorrows I know something's helping me along I'll take a melody and see what I can do about it. I'll take a simple C to G and feel brand new about it. I understand why the old fishermen sail along, sail along, sail along, sail along, sail along, someday he'll be gone. I hear you talking about your troubles Everybody's got their troubles too You can make them burst like bubbles If you know just what to do You know I've been called a dreamer Dreams that never come true But I've been called so many things before Tell you what I'm gonna do I'll take a melody and see what I can do about it. I'll take a simple C to G and feel brand new about it. I understand why the old fishermen sail along, sail along, sail along, sail along, sail along, someday he'll be gone. I'll take a melody and see what I can do about it. I'll take a simple C to G and feel brand new about it. Shine on, keep on shining, shine on, keep on shining, shine on, keep on shining, Shine on, keep on shining, shine on, keep on shining, shine on, keep on shining, Shine on, keep on shining, shine on, keep on shining, shine on, keep on shining, Shine on, keep on shining, shine on, keep on shining, shine on, keep on shining. I Need a Miracle ---------------- I need a woman 'bout twice my age a lady of nobility, gentility and rage splendor in the dark, lightning on the draw we'll go right through the book and break each and every law I got a feeling and it won't go away, oh no just one thing then I'll be ok I need a miracle every day. I need a woman 'bout twice my height Statuesque, raven-tressed, a goddess of the night Her secret incantations, a candle burning blue we'll consult the spirits maybe they'll know what to do. And it's real and it won't go away, oh no I can't get around and I can't run away I need a miracle every day. I need a woman 'bout twice my weight a ton of fun who packs a gun with all her other freight find her in a sideshow, leave her in L.A. Ride her like a surfer running on a tidal wave. And it's real, believe what I say, yeah just one thing I got to say I need a miracle every day. It takes dynamite to get me up too much of everything is just enough one more thing I just got to say I need a miracle every day, I need a miracle every day, I need a miracle every day, (got to be the only way) I need a miracle It Must Have Been the Roses --------------------------- Annie laid her head down in the roses, she had ribbons, ribbons, ribbons in her long brown hair. I don't know, maybe it was the roses, all I know I could not leave her there. I don't know, it must have been the roses, the roses or the ribbons in her long brown hair. I don't know, maybe it was the roses, all I know, I could not leave her there. Ten years the waves roll the ships home from the sea, thinkin' well how it may blow in all good company, if I tell another what your own lips told to me, let me lay neath the roses, let my eyes no longer see. I don't know, it must have been the roses, the roses or the ribbons in her long brown hair. I don't know, maybe it was the roses, all I know, I could not leave her there. One pane of glass in the window, no one is complaining, no, come in and shut the door, Faded is the crimson from the ribbons that she wore, and it's strange how no one comes round anymore. I don't know, it must have been the roses, the roses or the ribbons in her long brown hair. I don't know, maybe it was the roses, all I know, I could not leave her there. Annie laid her head down in the roses, she had ribbons, ribbons, ribbons in her long brown hair. I don't know, maybe it was the roses, all I know I could not leave her there. It's All Over Now (Baby Blue) -------------------------- You must leave, now take what you need you think will last Whatever you wish to keep, you better grab it fast. Yonder stands your orphan with his gun; He is crying like a fire in the sun. Look out; all those saints are coming through And it's all over now, Baby Blue, And it's all over now, Baby Blue. The highway is for gamblers, you better use your sense. Take what you have gathered from coincidence. The empty handed painter from your street Is drawing crazy patterns on your sheets. The sky too is folding under you, And it's all over now Baby Blue. All your seasick sailors, they are rowing home Your empty-handed armies are going home. Your lover who has just walked out your door has taken all his blankets off the floor. The carpet too is moving under you, And it's all over now Baby Blue. Leave your stepping stones behind, there's something calls for you Forget about the dead you've left, they will not follow you The vagabond who's rapping at your door Is standing in the clothes you once wore. Strike another match, go start anew, And it's all over now Baby Blue, And it's all over now Baby Blue, And it's all over now Baby Blue. I've Been All Around the World ------------------------------ Up on the Blue Ridge Mountains, there I'll take my stand. Up on the Blue Ridge Mountains, there I'll take my stand. A rifle on my shoulder, six shooter in my hand; Oh Lord, I been all around this world. Lulu, my Lulu, come and open the door. Lulu, my Lulu, come and open the door. Before I have to walk in with my old 'forty-four. Oh Lord, I been all around this world. Momma and Poppa, little sister makes three. Momma and Poppa, little sister makes three. They're comin' in the mornin'; that's the last you'll see of me. Oh Lord, I been all around this world. Hang me, oh, hang me, so I'll be dead and gone. Hang me, oh, hang me, so I'll be dead and gone. I wouldn't mind your hangin', boys, but you wait in jail so long. Oh Lord, I been all around this world. Up on the Blue Ridge Mountains, there I'll take my stand. Up on the Blue Ridge Mountains, there I'll take my stand. A rifle on my shoulder, six shooter in my hand; Oh Lord, I been all around this world. Jack-A-Roe ---------- There was a wealthy merchant, in London he did dwell He had a beautiful daughter, the truth to you we'll tell Oh the truth to you we'll tell She had sweethearts a plenty, and men of high degree But none but Jack the sailor, her true love ever be Oh her true love ever be Jackie's gone a sailing, with trouble on his mind He's left his native country and his darling girl behind Oh his darling girl behind She went down to a tailor shop and dressed in man's array She climbed on board a vessel to convey herself away Oh convey herself away Before you get on board sir, your name we'd like to know She smiled on her countenance, they called her Jack-A-Roe Oh they called her Jack-A-Roe I see your waist is slender, your fingers they are small Your cheeks too red and rosy to face the cannonball Oh to face the cannonball I know my waist's too slender, my fingers they are small but it would not make me tremble to see ten thousand fall Oh to see ten thousand fall The war soon being over she went and looked around among the dead and wounded her darling boy she found Oh her darling boy she found She picked him up on in her arms and carried to the town she sent for a physician to quickly heal his wounds Oh to quickly heal his wounds This couple they got married so well they did agree This couple they got married so why not you and me? Oh why not you and me? Oh why not you and me? Jack Straw ---------- We can share the women, we can share the wine. We can share what we got of yours cause we done shared all of mine. Keep on rollin' , justa mile to go; Keep on rollin', my old buddy, you're movin' much too slow. I just jumped the watchman, right outside the fence. Took his rings, four bucks in change, ain't that Heaven sent. Hurts my ears to listen, Shannon, burns my eyes to see; Cut down a man in cold blood, Shannon, might as well been me. We used to play for silver, now we play for life; And once for sport and once for blood at the point of a knife. And now the die is shakin', now the die must fall. There ain't no winner in the game, he don't go home with all. Not with all. Leaving Texas, fourth day of July, Sun so hot, the clouds so low, the eagles fill the sky. Catch the Detroit Lightning out of Sante Fe, The Great Northern out of Cheyenne, from sea to shining sea. Gotta go to Tulsa, first train we can ride, Gotta settle one old score, one small point of pride, There ain't a place a man can hide, Shannon, we'll keep him from the sun, Ain't a bed can give us rest now, you keep us on the run. Jack Straw from Wichita cut his buddy down, He dug for him a shallow grave and laid his body down. Half a mile from Tucson, by the morning light, One man gone and another to go, my old buddy you're moving much too slow We can share the women, we can share the wine. Johnny B. Goode --------------- Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans, Way back up in the pines 'mong the evergreens There in an old cabin made of earth and wood There lived a country boy named Johnny B. Goode. He never learned to read or write so well, But he could play a guitar like ringin' a bell. Go go, go Johnny go, go; Go Johnny go, go; Go Johnny go, go; Go Johnny go, go; Go Johnny B. Goode. 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