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John Denver

Utwory wykonawcy:

(You Dun Stomped) My heart

I told you that I loved you You said that is so good I called you my darlin' I thought I always would But now you've gone and left me I don't know what to do So, my little darlin' I write these words to you You dun stomped on my heart And you mashed that suc...

18 Holes

When you see me tee up, you'd better step aside A lot of men didn't, a lotta men died I hook it to the left, I shank it to the right I'll be looking for my ball until the dark of the night You play eighteen holes, what do you get Another day older a...

60 Second Song For A Bank

Oh, I love the changing seasons Green and growing all around Smiling faces laughing children Making such a joyful sound In my dreams I see tomorrow Time and children of my own Someone who will stand beside me Helping me to make ourselves a home If yo...

A baby just like you

The season is upon us now, a time for gifts and giving And as the year draws to its close, I think about my living Christmas time when I was young, the magic and the wonder But colors dull and candles dim and dark my standing under Oh, little angel, shining l...

A country girl in Paris

A country girl in Paris, moonlight on the Seine Memories of Tennessee, Nashville in the rain It's such a contradiction, a heart that's filled with pain A country girl in Paris, dreamin' Nashville in the rain She walks along the boulevard, Champs Alyse Thinks...

A little further north

The sun sinks behind me in the West This is the time of day I love best Salt breezes murmur through the coconut palm As the colors change, they set a scene of tropic calm Seagulls headin' back to land Over the mangrove and the salt pan By a lazy creek with a...

A song for all lovers

I see them dancing, somewhere in the moonlight Somewhere in Alaska, somewhere in the sun I hear them singing, a song for all lovers A song for the two hearts beating only as one Imagine the morning, no longer alone The arms of another, a place to belong No l...

A Spoon And A Straw (Imagine)

Imagine, it's a spoon and straw It's easy if you try Imagine all the spoons and straws Helping man to eat You may say I'm a dreamer But I'm not the only one I hope someday you'll come and join us In a world where spoons and straws are one 

A wild heart looking for home

Life in the city gets all closed in When you stand in a crowd all alone Wishing that someone would call out your number Hoping that someone might phone Nights in the city can drive you crazy There's so very much going on Try to get quiet, you'll miss out on s...

Abraham, Martin And John

Has anybody here seen my old friend Abraham Can you tell me where he's gone He freed a lot of people, but you know the good die young I just looked around, he was gone Has anybody here seen my old friend John Can you tell me where he's gone He freed lot...

African Sunrise

African sunrise, shine on a brand new day African sunrise, shine on a brand new way Give us a beautiful morning Show us forever beginning to stand on our own African sunrise, smile on my African home In this hour of quiet contemplation The stillness of the da...

Alaska & Me

When I was a child and I lived in the city I dreamed of Alaska so far away And I dreamed I was flying over mountains and glaciers Somehow I knew I'd live there one day Well, it took me some growin' and a fair bit of schoolin' And a little bit of trouble to ge...

Alcyone, The Wind

Alcyone the wind Daughter of the wind Sail away, sail away Alcyone the wind Daughter of the wind Sail away Daughter of the wind Sail away 

Alfie The Christmas Tree

Did you ever hear the story of the Christmas tree? Who just didn't want to change the show He liked living in the woods and playing with squirrels He liked bicycles and snow He liked wolves and eagles and grizzly bears And critters and creatures that crawled...

All my memories

All of my memories lay In the life of the highway All of my nights in old motels A sleepin' alone All of my days on the road With no one beside me All of my dreams of a place That I can call home Somewhere in the shade near The sound of a sweet singin’ river...

All this joy

All this joy, all this sorrow All this promise, all this pain Such is life, such is being Such is spirit, such is love City of joy, city of sorrow City of promise, city of pain Such is life, such is being Such is spirit, such is love World of joy, world of s...

Along for The Ride

I had a 56 T-Bird Man I was king of the highway Trying to make it look fast and easy Dreaming of doing it my way Let's put the top down baby Feel the wind in our hair We were too young to know better And too cool to care All I wanted was you by my side Baby,...

Amazon (let This Be A Voice)

There is a river that runs from the mountains That one river is all rivers All rivers are that one There is a tree that stands in the forest That one tree is all forests All trees are that one There is a flower that blooms in the desert That one blossom is a...

America The Beautiful

O beautiful, for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountains majesties Above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed His grace on thee, And crown thy good with brotherhood, From sea to shining sea. O beautiful, for heroes proved In...

American Child

Going up to Alaska Up to the land of the midnight sun Where the whale and polar bear run Over the icy blue sea Going up to Alaska Up to the north and the pioneer life Where courage and strength still survive And a man can be free American child, does the cal...

Amsterdam

In the port of Amsterdam there's a sailor who sings Of the dreams that he brings from the wide open sea In the port of Amsterdam there's a sailor who sleeps While the river bank weeps to the old willow tree In the port of Amsterdam there's a sailor who dies F...

Ancient Rhymes

Two days before the moon was round You felt the urge of sun’s light beams The muffled world of dolphin sound Slipped down and back into your dreams For nine full months that passed before You learned of all life’s ancient rhymes Then mother sensed a farther s...

And I Love Her

I give her all my love That's all I do And if you saw my love You'd love her, too I love her She gives me everything And tenderly The kiss my lover brings She brings to me And I love her A love like ours Could never die As long as I Have you nea...

And So It Goes

A mansion on a hill is a lovely sight to see But like any other house it's only temporary Home is anywhere you choose to put your heart If there's no love inside it'll soon fall apart. Ashes to ashes, dust into dust Buildings will crumble, bridges will r...

And You Say That The Battle Is Over

And you say that the battle is over And you say that the war is all done Go, tell it to those with the wind in their nose Who run from the sound of the gun And write it on the sides of the great whaling ships Or on ice floes where conscience is tossed with th...

Angel From Montgomery

Named after my mother My old man is another Child that's grown old If dreams were lightning And thunder were desire This old house would have burnt down A long time ago Make me an angel that flies from Montgomery Make me a poster of an old rodeo Just give me...

Ann

I know I'll never find another hunk of woman like my Ann She makes me feel like a great big man I'm gonna go tell her momma what I think about her, say thank you ma'am For giving me your daughter Ann She sure is stacked from her toes to the pretty little...

Annie's Other Song

I'm bringin' me home to you It's all that I have to give My life, my love, my everything It's you I choose to be with Had a wonderful time in the city I smile when I recall The space, the songs, the company I really had a ball Then a funny set of circumstanc...

Annie's song

You fill up me senses like a night in a forest Like the mountains in springtime, like a walk in the rain Like a storm in the desert, like a sleepy blue ocean You fill up my senses come fill me again. Come let me love you, let me give my life to you Let m...

Anthem-Revelation

See the sun rise Open up your eyes Today is the very first day Watch the morning come Now the night is gone Yesterday is so very far away Trouble, you get out of my sight You know I can't look at you when the sun is so bright You know everything'...

Anything Love Can Buy

I'll buy you the glow of an evening star A song of the winds that cry Promise you more than all you can dream Anything love can buy I'll give you the gold at the rainbow's end The clouds of a summer sky Tell me your wish, and so it shall be Anything lo...

Around and around

Time as I've known it Doesn't take much time to pass by me Minutes into days turn into months, turn into years They hurry by me Still I love to see the sun go down And the world go around Dreams full of promises Hopes for the future I've had many Dreams I ca...

Aspenglow

See the sunlight through the pine Taste the warm of winter wine Dream of softly falling snow Winter's gold, Aspenglow As the winter days unfold Hearts grow warmer with the cold Peace of mind is all you know Winter's gold, Aspenglow Aspen is a life to live Se...

Autograph

Here I am I'm closing my eyes again Trying so hard not to see All the things that I see Almost willing To lie again I swear that it just isn’t so It just isn’t me We are never alone Even though we’d like to be Then I go and Open my eyes again Love in your e...

Away In The Manger

Away in a manger, no crib for His bed The little Lord Jesus laid down His sweet head The stars in the sky looked down where He lay The little Lord Jesus, asleep on the hay The cattle are lowing, the Baby awakes But little Lord Jesus, no crying He makes I love...

Babe, I Hate to Go

All my bags are packed Im ready to go Im standin here outside your door I hate to wake you up to say goodbye But the dawn is breakin Its early morn The taxis waitin Hes blowin his horn Already Im so lonesome I could die So kiss me and smile for me...

Baby You Look Good To Me Tonight

Been out on this highway now five days in a row Words all run together and my feet are movin’ slow Got to stop and eat while it’s still light There’s a local angel sittin' on my right Do you believe in love at first sight? Baby, you look good to me tonig...

Back home again

There's a storm across the valley, clouds are rollin' in The afternoon is heavy on your shoulders There's a truck out on the four lane a mile or more away The whinin' of his wheels just makes it colder He's an hour away from ridin' on your prayers up in the s...

Berkeley Woman

I saw a Berkley woman Sittin' in her rockin' chair A dulcimer in her lap A feather in her hair Her breasts swayed freely With the rhythm of the rockin' chair She was a-sittin' and a-singin' and a-swayin' Her cheeks were red I declare Twas hard to beli...

Bet On The Blues

Five hundred'll buy you a stack. Bet it on the red or the black and you'll lose, bet on the blues. You tell me you're a gambling man. Try to beat the house if you can and you lose, bet on the blues. If you're looking to get an inside slant, if you're l...

Blackbird

Blackbird singing in the dead of night Take these broken wings and learn to fly All your life You were only waiting for this moment to arise Blackbird singing in the dead of night Take these sunken eyes and learn to see All your life You were only wai...

Blow Up Your TV

She was a level-headed dancer on the road to alcohol I was just a soldier on my way to Montreal Well, she pressed her chest against me about the time the jukebox broke She give me a peck on the back of the neck and these are the words she spoke Blow up yo...

Blue Christmas

I'll have a blue Christmas without you; I'll be so blue thinking about you. Decorations of red On a green Christmas tree Just won't mean a thing if You're not here with me And when those blue heartaches start hurting, I'll have some blue memories for c...

Blue Water World

EARLIER VERSION Blue water world, oceans and oceans Rain that falls like love as a gift from the sky Blue water world, rivers and streams Like wishes and dreams that will come true by and by On our beautiful, beautiful, beautiful blue water world Oh we...

Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me

-All right. Stand by. Here we go. Blues My Naughty take seventy-four. -Oh, shit. I hope I don't screw up. Now there are blues that you get from happiness There are blues that you get from pain There're blues when you are lonely for your one and only...

Bookends

Time it was and what a time it was A time of innocence, a time of confidences Long ago it must be, I have a photograph Preserve your memories, they are all that's left you 

Both Sides Now

Bows and flows of angel hair And ice cream castles in the air Feathered canyons everywhere I've looked at clouds that way But now they only block the sun They rain and snow on everyone So many things I might have done But clouds got in my way I've lo...

Box

Once upon a time in the land of Hushabye Around about the wondrous days of yore I came across a sort of box Bound up with chains and locked with locks And labeled kindly do not touch; it's war Decree was issued 'round about All with a flourish and a sho...

Boy from the country

Because he called the forest "Brother" Because he calls the Earth his mother They drove him out into the rain Some people even said the boy from the country was insane Because he spoke to fish in the creek He tried to tell us that the animals could speak Who...

Bread And Roses

As we go marching, marching, in the beauty of the day A million darkened kitchens, a thousand mill lofts grey Are touched with all the radiance that sudden sun discloses For the people hear us singing, Bread and Roses, Bread and Roses. As we go marching,...

Business Goes On As Usual

Business goes on as usual The corn and the profits are high And the TVs boom in every living room They tell us which deodorant to buy Business goes on as usual Except that my brother is dead He was twenty-five and very much alive But the dreams have a...

California Dreaming

All the leaves are brown And the sky is gray I went for a walk On a winter's day I'd be safe and warm If I was in L.A. California dreaming On such a winter's day I went into a church I passed along the way I got down on my knees And I began to pra...

Calypso

To sail on a dream on a crystal clear ocean, to ride on the crest of a wild raging storm To work in the service of life and living, in search of the answers of questions unknown To be part of the movement and part of the growing, part of beginning to understan...

Carelessly

生まれたばかりの朝日を集めて光る/ Umare ta bakari no asahi o atsume te hikaru 大地の片隅、春待つ冬の影たち/ Daichi no katasumi, haru matsu fuyu no kage tachi 風の声で、願い歌う/ Kaze no koe de, negai utau 緑色の空に/ Midori iro no sora ni Carelessly, we h...

Carolina In My Mind

In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina Can't you see the sunshine Can't you just feel the moonshine Maybe just like a friend of mine It hit me from behind Yes I'm goin' to Carolina in my mind Karen she's a silver sun You best walk her way and watch it shinin...

Casey's Last Ride

Casey joins the hallow sound of silent people walking down The stairway to the subway in the shadows down below Following their footsteps through the neon darkened corridors Of silent desperation never speaking to a soul The poison air he's breathing has...

Catch Another Butterfly

Do you remember days not so very long ago When the world was run by people twice your size And the days were full of laughter and the nights were full of stars And when you grew tired you could close your eyes Yes the stars were were there for wishing and...

Chained To The Wheel

Know what you really need You can't get enough Too many mouths to feed Ain't life enough Call this survival Don't pray for a sign Know what you really want You can't get it back Down on the water front Better watch out Jack Nights on the mainline R...

Children Of The Universe

A heritage of vision Was given to us all To smell the rose's fragrance To hear the songbird's call To watch the distant moonlight fill The coming of the tides To understand that life is more Than always choosing sides And some have seen what can be se...

Christmas For Cowboys

Tall in the saddle we spend Christmas day Driving the cattle on the snow-covered plains. All of the good gifts given today; Ours is the sky and the wide open range. Back in the cities, they have different ways, Football and eggnog and Christmas parades....

Christmas Like A Lullaby

Christmas like a lullaby steals across the land A breeze upon the water, rainfall upon the sand We celebrate a baby born from spirit into man And Christmas like a lullaby steals across the land It's morning in Australia; In fact it's Christmas day And Co...

Circus

If I look like home to you, if I am your sign Don't try to understand it, girl, when I draw the line It hasn't come to this that you can say I waste my time Looking everywhere, going nowhere For the skies they look so lazy now, heavy are the clouds There...

City Of New Orleans

Ridin' on the City of New Orleans Illinois Central Monday mornin' rail There's 15 cars, and 15 restless riders 3 conductors and 25 sacks of mail All along a southbound oddeusy And the train pulls out of Kankakee And rolls along past the houses, farms and feil...

Civil War Suite

Bright Golden Buttons Oh, hear the drums thunder They sound such a wonder A young soldier lad Marches off with his gun And his bangles and spangles And bright golden buttons Bright golden buttons That shine in the sun The cannons are screaming Or...

Claudette

Oh, Oh Claudette Oh, Oh Claudette I got a brand new baby and I feel so good She loves me better than I thought she would I'm on my way to her house and I'm all out of breath And when I see her tonight I'm gonna squeeze her to death Claudette Pretty li...

Come And Let Me Look In Your Eyes

I guess growing isn't hard to do Just stand against the wall Once I was just two feet high Today I'm six feet tall But knowing who to listen to Is something else again Words just whistle ‘round my head Like seasons in the wind All across the water th...

Cool An' Green An' Shady

Saturday's, holidays, easy afternoon Lazy days, summer days, nothing much to do Rainy days are better days, for hanging out inside Rainy days and city ways make me want to hide Someplace cool and green and shady Find yourself a piece of grassy ground La...

Country Love

Nashville tears are lonely signs that point to broken hearts Broken lives and families that love has split apart Children who miss daddy, mommy's on the run The pleasure that is painful and hidden from the sun Nashville hearts are lonely words that speak...

Coventry Carol

Lullay, thou little tiny Child, By-bye lully, lullay. Lullay, thou little tiny Child, By-bye lully, lullay. O sisters too, how may we do For to preserve this day, This poor Youngling for whom we sing By-bye lully, lullay. Herod the King, in h...

Cowboy's Delight

Sing songs of the sunrise into the night The stars as your timepiece, make it all right Make friends with the darkness, talk to the moon And when the light lifts, you can let out a tune I've been to the mountains, climbed through the sky Shouldered their...

Daddy, What's A Train?

Daddy, what's a train? Is it something I can ride? Does it carry lots of grown-up folks and little kids inside? Is it bigger than our house? Well how can I explain When my little boy and girl ask me 'Daddy, what's a train?' When I was just a boy and living by...

Dance Little Jean

I played a weddin' for the money and I wished I could have told the bride and groom Just what I think of marriage and what's in store after the honeymoon And I was rumblin' through the verses 'bout how men and women ought to live apart And how a promise nev...

Dancing With The Mountains

Everybody's got the dancin' fever Everbody'd love to rock and roll Play it loud and baby play it better Funky music gotta stretch your soul Just relax and let the rhythm take you Don't you be afraid to lose control If your heart has found some empty spaces Da...

Darcy Farrow

Where the Walker runs down to the Carson Valley plain There lived a young maiden, Darcy Farrow was her name The daughter of old Dundee, and a fair one was she The sweetest flower that bloomed o'er the range Her voice was as sweet as sugar can be Her touch was...

Daydream

Yes I've been dreaming about you every day Each and every day Had I been thinking about you all night long I even wrote a song Just to try to tell you how I really feel To make you understand my love is real That you're on my mind all the time I wish to God y...

Deal With The Ladies

I like to deal with the ladies I like to give 'em a real hard time Like to make 'em sigh Like to make 'em cry over me I like to swing with the good times I like to have me a real live ball Doin' what I can like a dirty old man Tee Hee Like to have 'em just t...

Dearest Esmeralda

Dearest Esmeralda, in another age Antiques would be modern, we would be the rage Silk would be in fashion, we would dress in lace Love would be the passion and the saving grace I slept one rainy night with you in Paris Made up for a thousand wasted years Dear...

Don't Be Kind

You've been sweet, you've been good I've been better than you ever cook I've been yours, you've been mine Don't be kind You got dreams, I've got plans I'll be gone before you understand I betrayed, you've been blind Don't be kind (Don't be kind) Shoot it str...

Don't Close Your Eyes Tonight

There's a tenderness that I feel, it's very real you see I can feel your body stir so deep within Let it be an out of love tonight completely And let me ask of you one thing Don't close your eyes tonight Just look at me and see how many times I cried for you...

Downhill Stuff

Blue river blues I'd rather be outside Here I am inside Watching it rain Blue river blues I'd rather be somewhere Here I am nowhere Watching it rain One, two, three, four! Some people like that downhill stuff They like it fast and breezy Some people walk on...

Dreamland Express

I caught a ride on the Dreamland Express last night I was sailing on an ocean of blue And right there by my side, much to my surprise, was you I said, come on over baby, let me look in your eyes Let me see the very heart of you And I couldnt believe it, or co...

Dreams

There are dreams that sail away to sea And some that stay at home There are dreams in need of company And some that stand alone There are dreams that stay inside all day And never see the light And if dreams come true I swear to you I'll dream of you tonight...

Druthers

If I had my druthers I'd go fishin' Find myself a lake and a lazy day If I had my druthers I'd quit wishin' Get off the old caboose get on my way. Give me whole lots of laughter Great big barrels of fun Nightime full of romance Daytime full of fun If I had m...

Eagles And Horses

Horses are creatures who worship the earth They gallop on feet of ivory Constrained by the wonder of dying and birth The horses still run they are free My body is merely the shell of my soul But the flesh must be given its due Like a pony that carries its...

Earth Day Every Day (Celebrate)

Celebrate morning The cry of a loon on a lake in the night The dreams that are born in the dawn's early light Celebrate morning Celebrate living The laughter that sings in the heart of a child The freedom that flies at the call of the wild Celebrate living C...

Easy, On Easy Street

My way was the hard way Didn't know it at the time I could've made it by now But I 'as too busy tryin' Your way was too easy Thank God you came along You took me to a special place Where nothing can go wrong Easy, on easy street You're the one who gave me lov...

Eclipse

The sun is slowly fadin' in the western sky Sometimes it takes forever for the day to end Sometimes it takes a lifetime Sometimes I think I'll never see the sun again There's a heavy smog between me and my mountains It's enough to make a grown man sit and cry...

El Paso

Out in the West Texas town of El Paso I fell in love with a Mexican girl Nighttime would find me in Rosa's cantina Music would play and Felina would whirl Blacker than night were the eyes of Felina Wicked and evil while casting a spell My love was deep for th...

Eleanor Rigby

Ah, look at all the lonely people Ah, look at all the lonely people Eleanor Rigby picks up the rice in the church where a wedding has been Lives in a dream Waits at the window, wearing the face that she keeps in a jar by the door Who is it for? All t...

Eli's Song

Born in the month of June No silver spoon to help you out Your Mother had you naturally Naturally's the way you came out You know your your own mind And you show it to me Give me the high sign When you want to be free And open up my eyes To the wonders that y...

Everyday

Everyday, it's a gettin' closer Goin' faster than a roller coaster Love like yours will surely come my way Hey, hey, everyday, it's a gettin' faster Everyone said go ahead and ask her Love like yours will surely come my way Hey, hey, hey, everyday, seems a li...

Fall

Reflections in the water like shadows in my mind speak to me of passing days and nights and passing time. The falling leaves are whispering, winter's on its way I close my eyes remembering the warmth of yesterday It seems a shame to see September swallowed by...

Falling Leaves (The Refugees)

Thank you for this precious day These gifts you give to me My heart so full of love for you Sings praise for all I see Oh sing for every mother's child For every childhood tear Oh sing for all the stars above The peace beyond all fear This is for the refugees...

Falling Out Of Love

This is what it's like falling out of love This is the way you lose your very best friend This is how it feels when it's all over This is just the way true love ends First of all there's no one to talk to When there is they just don't seem to hear Words don't...

Far Side Of The Hill

I was born for roaming Yes, I always will I wonder if it's greener On the far side of the hill Hey Dan, Dan look down yonder Why there's earth and there's green and sky And I bet we could get down there In the batting of an eye And further west there's ocean...

Farewell Andromeda (Welcome To My Morning)

Welcome to my morning Welcome to my day Yes, I'm the one responsible I made it just this way To make myself some pictures And see what they might bring I think I made it perfectly I wouldn't change a thing (La la la, la-la-la-la-la-la) (La la la, la-la-la-la-...

Farewell Party

Don't want no tears shed for me when I'm gone Don't want nobody to sing no melancholy song Don't want your partin' words to become my eulogy Just have a ragtime band to play when you say goodbye to me Keep that whiskey flowin', boys, and raise your glasses hi...

Fire And Rain

Just yesterday morning they let me know you were gone Susanne the plans they made put an end to you I woke up this morning and wrote down this song I just can't remember who to send it to I've seen fire and I've seen rain Seen sunny days that I thought would...

Flight (The Higher We Fly)

Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the sky on laughter silvered wings Sunward I've climbed and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds and done a hundred things I've wheeled and soared and swung high in the sunlit silence Hovering the...

Fly Away

All of her days have gone soft and cloudy All of her dreams have gone dry All of her nights have gone sad and shady She's gettin' ready to fly Fly away (mmmm) Fly away (mmmm...Fly away) Life in the city can make you crazy The sounds of the sand and the sea (...

Flying For Me

Well I guess that you probably know by now I was one who wanted to fly I wanted to ride on that arrow of fire right up into heaven And I wanted to go for every man Every child, every mother of children I wanted to carry the dreams of all people right up to the...

Follow me

It's by far the hardest thing I've ever done to be so in love with you and so a-lone Follow me where I go what I do and who I know make it part of you to be a part of me follow me up and down all the way and all around take my hand and say you'll follow me I...

For Baby (For Bobbie)

I'll walk in the rain by your side, I'll cling to the warmth your hand. I'll do anything to keep you satisfied, I'll love you more than anybody can. And the wind will whisper your name to me. Little birds will sing along in time. Leaves will bow down when you...

For Loving Me

That's what you get for loving me That's what you get for loving me Everything you had is gone, as you can see That's what you get for loving me I'm not the kind to hang around With any new love that I've found Moving is my stock in trade, I'm moving on I won...

For you

Just to look in your eyes again Just to lay in your arms Just to be the first one always there for you. Just to live in your laughter Just to sing in your heart Just to see everyone of your dreams come true. Just to sit by your windows Just to touch i...

Forest Lawn

Oh lay me down in Forest Lawn in a silver casket, Put golden flowers over my head in a silver basket. Let the drum and bugle corp play taps while cannons roar And sixteen liveried employees sell souveniers from the funeral store. I want to go simply when I go...

Four Strong Winds

Four strong winds that blow slowly Seven seas that run high All these things that don't change come what may Now our good times are all gone And I'm bound for moving on I'll look for you if I'm ever back this way Guess I'll go out to Alberta Weather's good th...

Foxfire Suite

Spring is alive in Carolina Deep in the forest where the foxfire glows High on a mountain, down in a holler Thunder and lightning, so it goes Over a hundred years ago we came to Carolina Far across the water it's a long hard road With little more than courage...

Freight Train Boogie

Casey jones he was a mighty man But now he's resting in the promised land The only thing he could understand Was an eight wheel driver under his command He made the freight train boogie All the time He made the freight train boogie As he rolled down the line...

Friends With You

What a friend we have in time Gives us children, makes us wine Tells us what to take or leave behind And the gifts of growing old Are the stories to be told Of the feelings more precious than gold Friends I will remember you, think of you Pray for you And wh...

Fugacity

Today is the first day of the rest of my life. I awake as a child to see the world begin On monarch wings and birthday wanderings. I want to put on faces, walk in the wet and the cold And look forward to my growing old... To grow old is to change, and to chan...

Garden Song

Inch by inch, row by row Gonna make this garden grow All it takes is a rake and a hoe And a piece of fertile ground Inch by inch, row by row Someone bless these seeds I sow Someone warm them from below Till the rain comes tumblin down Pullin weeds and pickin...

Gimme Your Love

Oh, spring is here and love is in the air Overflowing with life and I don't have a care I'm gonna see you shining like your diamond ring Every cell in our body is singing Gimme your love forever Gimme your love Gimme your love forever Oh, oh, gimme your love...

Golden Slumbers

Once there was a way to get back homeward Once there was a way to get back home Sleep pretty darling do not cry And I will sing a lullaby Golden slumbers fill your eyes Smiles awake you when you rise Sleep pretty darling do not cry And I will sing a lullaby...

Goodbye Again

It's five o'clock this morning, and the sun is on the rise There's frosting on the window pane, and sorrow in your eyes The stars are fading quietly, the night is nearly gone And so you turn away from me, and tears begin to come And it's goodbye again, I'...

Gospel Changes

The prodigal son he'd been away awhile He was workin' his way back home now Over many a ragged mile When he finally crossed the river And his father saw him near There was a joyful sound for all the world to hear I listened to what the Good Book said And it m...

Got My Heart Set On You

Ever since the day I met you I feel like I'm walking on air And lately I'm convinced, it's no coincidence I run into into you everywhere And though I've heard your love is taken I gotta believe what's in your eyes Would I be out of line if I suggested a time...

Grandma's Feather Bed

When I was a little bitty boy Just up off the floor We used to go down to grandma's house Ev'ry month end or so We'd have chicken pies and country ham And homemade butter on the bread But the best darn thing about Grandma's house Was a great big feather bed I...

Gravel On The Ground

If our lives could lie before us like a straight and narrow highway So that we could see forever, long before we took the ride We would never look to heaven, make a wish or climb a mountain 'Cause we'd always know the answer what's on the other side But life...

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Have yourself a merry little Christmas Let your heart be gay From now on, your troubles will be miles away Have yourself a merry little Christmas Let your heart be light From now on our troubles will be out of sight Here we are as in olden days Happy golden...

Healing Time

Let the mountains talk, let the river run There's a wisdom here, there is much to learn There's much to know, much to understand In this healing time all across the land You have heard my songs, oh, so many years You have laughed with me, washed away my tears...

Heart To Heart

I haven't seen all there is to see But I've seen quite a bit Some things I'll always remember Some things I wish that I could forget I haven't quite been around the world But I've been around the block I know that distances are meaningless Like the hands that...

Here, There And Everywhere

To lead a better life I need my love to be here Here, making each day of the year Changing my life with a wave of her hand Nobody can deny that there's something there There, running my hands through her hair Both of us thinking how good it can be Someone is...

Hey Jude

Hey Jude, don't make it bad Take a sad song and make it better Remember to let her into your heart Then you can start to make it better Hey Jude, don't be afraid You were made to go out and get her The minute you let her under your skin Then you begin...

Hey There, Mr. Lonely Heart

Hey there, Mr. Lonely Heart, if you could find the time I would like to sit and talk, to see if we could find The answer to the mystery of love's most precious seed Is it in a touch or in a kiss or simply in the need Or is it really love itself that always wa...

High Wind Blowin'

There's such a high wind blowing It's snowing in my bed Oh baby, you started flowers growing where nothing grew instead. I need some things to hide the failure Of my garden, and the way it grew Oh baby, I didn't know I could depend on you There's such a high w...

High, Wide, And Handsome

Down from the great white north, more than enough and then some. Swept her up on his horse, Tumbleweeds, we're meant to get stuck up on a fence. Heaven must have sent you, you've got no wire to roll against. Keep her steady cowgirl, don't let go of the reins....

Higher Ground

There are those who can live With the things they don't believe in They are giving up their lives For something that is less than it can be Some have longed for a home In a place of inspiration Some will "fill" the emptiness inside By giving it all "to" the t...

Hitchhiker

If you're drivin' down the road and you come across an old man Holdin' out his thumb in the wind His clothes are old and dirty and dirty that doesn't matter It's his eyes that tell where he's been If you're not afraid to take your chances on a stranger He migh...

Hold On Tightly (Let Go Lightly)

Lost in a boat on the ocean, lost in a ship out at sea. Lost in the dark of misfortune, where is a light I can see? Where is the highway to heaven, where is the love we all need? Where is the peace that we long for, where is the man who is free? Here in the he...

Hold On To Me

We were live on arrival Safe home at last No cannon fire dockside No flags half-mast We were sold out for silver And a string of black pearls On the loneliest island At the edge of the world Like destiny's children Souls lost at sea No room on the lifeboat Y...

Homegrown Tomatoes

There ain't nothin' in the world that I like better Than bacon n' lettuce n' homegrown tomatoes Up in the mornin', out in the garden Get you a ripe one, don't get a hard un Plant em in the spring, eat em in the summer All winter without em is a culinary...

How Can I Leave You Again

Di di di di di la la la la la la In a spaceship over the mountains Chasing rainbows in the setting sun Leaving heart and home for the city of angels I feel my life is undone There are pathways winding below me In pleasure I've gone where they go In the quiet...

How Mountain Girls Can Love

Get at 'em boys, go back home Back to the girl you love Treat her right, never wrong How mountain girls can love Ridin' at night in a high cold wind On the trail of the old lonesome pine Thinking of you baby Feelin' so blue Wondering why I left you behind Ge...

I Can't Escape

Funny thing about this little heart of mine All the ways that it can say (I love you) Longer than forever Till the end of time No matter baby come what may (I love you) Look at me now sittin' all by myself Face another sleepless night all alone All I look forw...

I Guess He'd Rather Be In Colorado

I guess he'd rather be in Colorado He'd rather spend his time out where the sky looks like a pearl after a rain Once again I see him walkin Once again I hear him talking to the stars he makes and asking them for bus fare I guess he'd rather be in Colorado He'...

I Remember Romance

I remember romance Bubblebaths at night Breakfast in the afternoon Love by candlelight Love by candlelight I remember romance And lying in her arms Her hair across my shoulder Her breast upon my arm So soft upon my arm I remember romance And laughing at the...

I Remember You

I remember you You're the one that made my dreams come true Just a few kisses ago I remember you You're the one who said "I love you too Yes I do. Didn't you know?" I remember too, A distant bell and stars that fell, Like the rain, out of the blue When my...

I Want To Live

There are children raised in sorrow On a scorched and barren plain There are children raised beneath the golden sun There are children of the water And children of the sand And they cry out through the universe Their voices raised as one I want to live...

I Watch You Sleeping

I watch you sleeping, little angel face. And on behalf of the human race, welcome to this crazy place. I watch you sleeping, innocent and free. I don't know what your dreams may be. You don't know what you mean to me. You have never heard thunder, you have ne...

I Wish I Could Have Been There (Woodstock)

I wish I could have been there on the highway When the people came from miles around to see The children of the flowers come together I wish I could have been there in the sunshine With the sound of lovely laughter in the air And the music makers first began...

I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free

~~~♫♫♫~~~ And I wish I knew how It would feel to be free I wish that I could break All the chains holding me I wish I could say All the things that I'd like to say Say 'em loud say 'em clear For the whole round world to hear I wish I could share All the love...

I'd Rather Be A Cowboy

Jessie went away last summer a couple of months ago After all our time together it was hard to see her go She called me right up when she arrived asked me one more time to come Livin' on the LA freeway ain't my kind of havin' fun I think I'd rather be a cowboy...

I'm In The Mood To Be Desired Tonight

Another day is over I'm on my way home Knowing you'll be waiting Is all I need to know 'Cause I'm in the mood to be desired Wrap your arms around me I'm in the mood let's build a fire Till the embers retire We'll be lost in a world of ecstasy Forget about yo...

I'm sorry

It's cold here in the city It always seems that way And I've been thinking about you Almost every day Thinking about the good times Thinking about the rain Thinking about how bad it feels Alone again I'm sorry for the way things are in China I'm sorry things...

I've Been Working On The Railroad

I've been working on the railroad All the live long day I've been working on the railroad Just to pass the time away Can't you hear the whistle blowing Rise up so early in the morn Can't you hear the whistle blowing Dinah, blow your horn Dinah won't you blow...

If Ever

I'd sing you a song, without a word Still you would hear my tune I'd give you a day, without a time So it won't end too soon Anything, I would do And that really is my point of view If ever, my darling in my life I ever had a chance to love you I'd build you...

In A Far Away Land

In A Far Away Land, a song written by Luo Bin Wang, is sung, by John, in 1994 Australia concert. The visual footage is availabele on the John Denver "VIDEOKE" available only in Japan. Audio is available on Calypso Collection of The John Denver Collection, 1997...

In My Heart

I don't know why We still live together We're so far apart So much of the time I don't know why This beautiful weather Is breaking my spirit And tearing my mind all apart Are you so lonely Are you so sad Have you lost your purpose The faith that you had If li...

In My Life

There are places I'll remember All my life though some have changed Some forever not for better Some are gone and some remain All these places have their moments With lovers and friends I still can recall Some are dead and some are living In my life I've loved...

In The Grand Way

In the grand way, she loves me The way she holds me close to rest with me And to know she is my life to me My empty days are done My running days are run For the first time I love the morning Burning sundowns, colored autumn trees Mountain rivers, country liv...

Is It Love?

I know how it feels to be head over heels To be lost in true love and the light of the moon When everything seems to be coming up roses And every word seems to be rhyming with June Suddenly, all of your dreams have come true Happiness lives in your heart Then...

Isabel

Isabel is waiting In a room of many shadows Her eyes like flashing diamonds Shining brightly from the sea Her hair in silken tresses Like a robe around her shoulders Hiding tantalising treasures That the sun has never seen Isabel is watching Like a princess f...

Islands

Islands call out to me Like the highlands that I always see In my dreams of home I am never alone when I am there Islands like so many dreams Are like canyons but off the main stream And there's no one there The dreamer is always alone And the mighty blue oc...

It amazes me

He came looking for the answers to some questions on his mind seeking truth and understanding in the hope that he would find a way to better serve his brothers and his sisters in the sun sharing all that he was given giving all to ev'ryone Come and listen to...

It Makes Me Giggle

It makes me giggle It makes me giggle Just havin' my baby around me It makes me giggle Sometimes I wiggle ‘Cause I'm so glad she found me Sometimes I wake up feelin' crabby She gives me love as sweet as candy It makes me giggle It makes me giggle Everytime I...

It's A Possibility

For all the times that you've wondered why The world turned out this way And all of the times that you've asked yourself About the games that people play About the politics of hunger And the politics of need How the politics of power Seem to be the politics of...

It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

Be sure it's true when you say, "I love you" It's a sin to tell a lie Millions of hearts have been broken Just because these words were spoken I love you, yes I do, I love you If you break my heart, I'll die So, be sure it's true when you say, "I love you" It...

It's Up To You

You can do whatever you want to do Wherever you want to go, it's up to you And wouldn't it be fine following your heart Playing your own part You and me out on a farm Let the sun be our alarm Kicking off our shoes doing what we choose And wouldn't it be fine K...

Jenny Dreamed Of Trains

When Jenny was a little girl, she only dreamed of trains She never played with dolls or lacy kinds of things Jenny counted boxcars instead of counting sheep She could go anywhere when she went to sleep All she ever talked about was getting on to ride She was...

Jimmy Newman

Get up Jimmy Newman,the morning is come. The engines are rumbling the coffee's all brewed. Get up Jimmy Newman, there's work to be done. And why do you lie there still sleeping. There's a waiting line forming to use the latrine. And the sun is just opening the...

Jingle Bells

Dashing through the snow In a one horse open sleigh O'er the fields where we go Laughing all the way Bells on bobtails ring Making spirits bright What fun it is to ride and sing A sleighing song tonight Jingle Bells Jingle Bells Jingle all the way Oh what fun...

Johnny B. Goode

Way down in Louisiana, close to New Orleans Way back up in the woods, among the evergreens There stood a log cabin mad of earth and wood Where lived a country boy, name of Johnny B. Goode He never ever learned to read or write so well But he could play a guita...

Joseph And Joe

Joseph and Joe, the priest and the cowboy, The places they've been to, the spaces they're in. For a time between storms at the side of a mountain, With another man's fam'ly, fam'ly and friends Joseph can give you the keys to the kingdom, He'll put you in touc...

Junk

Motorcars, handlebars, bicycles for two Brokenhearted jubilee Parachutes, army boots, sleeping bags for two Sentimental jamboree Buy, Buy says the sign in the shop window Why, why says the junk in the yard Ya da da da da La da da da Buy, Buy says the s...

Just A Dream Away

When a dream is born A dreamer has to live for more Believing what he's never known He stands alone Where a chance begins Wherever secret hopes pretend Like daybreak on the darkest night He'll see the light It's just a dream away You'll know it when...

Kipahulu High (Tropical Buzz) (Here Today, Gone To Maui)

I got a tropical buzz on Mediterranean heat wave Sunny Caribbean come on It's me I need to save Here today, gone to Maui On the edge of Zatori But that's a whole another story It's me I need to save Waterfalls on a sunny day Where the earth meets the sky Tas...

Kissing You Goodbye

Oh, at first it was like heaven in your heart and in your arms And paradise discovered in the sweetness of your charms Yes, and every day a miracle to awake and be with you And every night in your embrace another dream come true But castles sometimes crumble...

Lady Madonna

Lady Madonna, children at your feet Wonder how you manage to make ends meet Who finds the money when you pay the rent Did you think that money was heaven sent Friday night arrives without a suitcase Sunday morning creeping like a nun Monday's child has learne...

Last Hobo

He was born in International Falls a long, long time ago Moved to Tucumcan when the ironwork got show He was cornbread and hard scrabble and scratching for every dime 'Till he threw it in and he kilt the road to walk that endless line Now he's The Last Hobo R...

Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream

Last night I had the strangest dream I ever dreamed before I dreamed the world had all agreed To put an end to war I dreamed I saw a mighty room The room was filled with men And the paper they were signing said They'd never fight again And when the papers all...

Last Train Done Gone Down

That last train done left town That last train done left town I heard the whistle moaning low That last train done gone down My sweet baby's on that train My sweet baby's on that train I wonder if I will see her again That last train done gone down I heard t...

Late Nite Radio

There's lonely hearts in Arkansas There's truckers in Des Moines All there to keep me company in the early morn A world unknown to daytime Is forever going on The airways of the nation Between midnight and the dawn Late nite radio Take it everywhere I go Best...

Leaving On A Jet Plane

All my bags are packed Im ready to go Im standin here outside your door I hate to wake you up to say goodbye But the dawn is breakin Its early morn The taxis waitin Hes blowin his horn Already Im so lonesome I could die So kiss me and smile for me Tell me tha...

Let It Be

When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me, Speaking words of wisdom, let it be. And in my hour of darkness, She is standing right in front of me, Speaking words of wisdom, let it be. Let it be, let it be. Let it be, let it be, Whis...

Let Us Begin (What Are We Making Weapons For?)

I am the son of a grassland farmer Western Oklahoma nineteen forty three I always felt grateful to live in the land of the free I gave up my father to South Korea The mind of my brother to Vietnam Now there's a banker who says I must give up my land There are...

Life Is So Good

Life is so good Life is so good these days Life is so good these days Life is so good Life is so good Life is so good these days Life is so good these days Life is so good 

Like A Sad Song

Usually in the morning I'm filled with sweet belonging And Everything is beautiful to see Even when it's raining The sound of heaven singing Is simply joyful music to me Sometimes I feel like a sad song Like I'm all alone without you So many different places...

Lining Track

Mo boys, is you right Done got it right All I hate about linin' track These ol' boys are gonna break my back Mo boys, can't you line 'em (track a lack) Mo boys, can't you line 'em (track a lack) Mo boys, can't you line 'em (track a lack) See Eloise gonna lin...

Little Drummer Boy

Come they told me Pa rum pum um pum A new born king to see, pa rum pum um pum Our finest gifts we bring, pa rum pum um pum To lay before the king, pa rum pum um pum Rum pum um pum, rum pum um pum So to honor him, pa rum pum um pum When we come ~~~♫♫♫ ~~~ Mar...

Little Further North

The sun sinks behind me in the west This is the time of day I love best Salt breezes murmur through the coconut palm As the colors change, they set a scene of tropic calm Seagulls headed back to land Over the mangrove and the salt pan By a lazy creek with a s...

Little Saint Nick

Ooh, Merry Christmas, Santa Christmas comes this time each year Ooh, well, way up north where the air gets cold There's a tale about Christmas that you've all been told And a real famous cat all dressed up in red And he spends a whole year working out on his...

Looking For Space

On the road of experience I'm trying to find my own way Sometimes I wish that I could fly away When I think that I'm moving Suddenly things stand still I'm afraid 'cause I think they alway will And I'm looking for space And to find out who I am And I'm lookin...

Love Again

I didn't think it could happen again I'm just too old and set in my ways I was convinced I would always be lonely All of the rest of my days Maybe I give up on romance In my longing to give up the pain I just didn't believe I would ever love again I was like...

Love Is Everywhere

Love is everywhere, I see it You are all that you can be, go on and be it Life is perfect, I believe it Come and play the game with me Open yourself to the first celebration Open your eyes to the joy and pain Life is the fruit of your own creation Ev'ry new...

Love Is The Master

Almost exactly a year ago I came here for the very first time Looking up at the Spanish window From a trail on the edge of the timberline I've been off on a journey to find myself Maybe find my way back home Been many an hour all by myself In the darkest of ni...

Love Of The Common People

Living on free food tickets Watering the milk from the hole in the roof Where the rain came through What can we do? Mmm Tears from your baby sister Crying 'cause she doesn't have a dress Without a patch for the party to go Oh but you know, she'll get by Beca...

Marvellous Toy

When I was just a wee little boy. Full of health and joy. One Christmas morning I received A marvelous little toy. A wonder to be hold it was Many colors bright. And the moment I laid eyes on it It became my heart's delight. It went "zip" when it moved, "Bop"...

Matthew

Had an uncle named Matthew Was his father's only boy Born just south of Colby, Kansas Was his mother's pride and joy Yes, and joy was just the thing that he was raised on Love was just the way to live and die Gold was just a windy Kansas wheatfield Blue, just...

Me And My Uncle

Me and my uncle went a ridin' down From Colorado West Texas bound We stopped over in Santa Fe The part of being about half way Besides it was the hottest part of the day We led our ponies into a stall Went to a bar, boys, bought drinks for all Two days in the...

Molly

When I was a young man I ran away trom home I went to join the circus Went to see the cotton candy whirl And make me lots ot money on my own For Molly, oh my pretty Molly But she's waiting all alone Someday soon I will return to her Then I made the big time B...

Moreton Bay

One Sunday morning as I went walking By Brisbane Waters I chanced to stray I heard a convict his fate bewailing As on the sunny riverbank he lay I am a native of Erin's Ireland But banished now from my native shore They stole me from my aged parents And from...

Mother Nature's Son

Born a poor young country boy Mother nature's son All day long I'm sitting singing songs for everyone Sit beside a mountain stream Watch her waters rise Listen to the pretty sound of music as she flies Du-du-du du du du-du-du-du du du du du Du-du-du du du du...

Mr. Bojangles

I knew a man Bojangles and he danced for you In worn out shoes Silver hair a ragged shirt and baggy pants The old soft shoe He jumped so high He jumped so high And he'd lightly touched down Mr Bojangles Mr Bojangles Mr Bojangles dance I met him in a cell in...

Music Is You

Music makes pictures and often tells stories All of it magic and all of it true And all of the pictures and all of the stories All of the magic, the music is you Music makes pictures and often tells stories All of it magic and all of it true And all of the pi...

My God I Appreciate Your Bod

So you say your favorite actor is Troy Donohue You've never read a book except in school Your family likes to sing along with Mitch A pastime which you find particularly cool You think that you would like to go Europe Or even France and Spain if you have got...

My Old Man

My old man had a round of soul He'd hear an old freight train Then he'd have to go Said he'd been blessed with a gypsy bone That's the reason they guessed He'd been cursed to roam Came into town back before the war Didn't even know what it Was he was looking...

My Sweet Lady

Lady, are you crying, do the tears belong to me Did you think our time together was all gone Lady, you've been dreaming, I'm as close as I can be And I swear to you our time has just begun Close your eyes and rest your weary mind I promise I will stay right h...

Never A Doubt

There was never a doubt, never a doubt in my mind We weren't meant to be lonely Never a doubt I knew that I'd find you some day There was never a doubt, after all of those nights alone All those desperate mornings Never a doubt, there was never a doubt in my m...

No One

I came into this lovely city about three weeks ago today, and I've been trying to find someone that I can talk to, a friendly face to turn my way. I walk these streets in silent sorrow, I walk my feet into the ground, and all I see are cloudy, cold, suspicious...

Nobody Can Take My Dreams From Me

They are minstrels and beggars Always in the sight of the king Sometimes they sleep in the daytime Come out in the night time and sing They come into the castle Through whatever window they can find They come into your mind Dreams of flying Dreams of being fre...

Noel - Christmas Eve, 1913

A frosty Christmas Eve, and the stars where shining I headed for the home, where westward falls the hill And from many, many a village, in the darkness of the valley Distant music reached me, peels of bells were ringing Then turned my thoughts to olden times,...

Nothing But A Breeze

Life is just too short for some folks For other folks it just drags on Some folks like the taste of smokey whiskey Others figure tea's too strong Well, I'm the type of guy who wants to ride the middle I don't like all this bouncing back and forth Me, I want t...

O Holy Night

(Traditional) O holy night, the stars are brightly shining, it is the night of our dear Savior's birth. Long lay the world in sin and error pining till He appeared and the soul felt its worth. A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices for yonder breaks a new...

Old Folks

The old folks don't talk much They talk so slowly when they do They are rich they are poor Their illusions are gone They share one heart for two Their homes all smell of time Of old photographs And an old fashioned song Though you may live in town You live...

Old Train

Old Train, I can hear your whistle blow And I want to be jumping on again Old Train, I've been everywhere you go And I know what lies beyond each bend Old Train, each time you pass You're older than the last And it seems I'm too old for running I hear your ru...

On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe

Do you hear that whistle down the line, I figure that it's Engine #49, She's the only one that'll sound that way on the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe. See the old smoke rising round the bend, I reckon that she knows she's gonna meet a friend. Folks around...

On The Road

Back in 1958 we drove an old V8 and when it'd gone a hundred thou' we got out and pushed it a mile We didn't know who we were, we didn't know what we did We were just on the road Headin' down from Canada on a gravel road a mile from Montana Then my Daddy read...

On The Wings Of A Dream

Yesterday I had a dream about dying About laying to rest and then flying How the moment at hand is the only thing We really own And I lay in my bed and I wonder After all has been said and is done for Why is it thus we are here And so soon we are gone Is thi...

On the Wings of an Eagle

Oh my home is in the mountains I am free, I am free I am one with wind and eagles I am free Given wings to sail in gracefulness The sky, The sky Given voice to sing in breathlessness I find that I can fly! (fly away) (Up tempo) I been a long time on the high...

One World

Don't want to live in New York City, man Don't want to live in Tokyo I want to stay in my own village, man Is nowhere else I need to go Is nothing that I want for myself That I don't want for everyone To work in peace, to live in freedom To look and never see...

Opposite Tables

Father on father please hear me My song is a cry of desperation All of the words I hear Have lost their meaning My life is a well of confusion Drowned out by the sound of the lost and lonely Only the voice inside Speaks your name to me If they only knew the...

Paradise

When I was a child, my family would travel Down to western Kentucky where my parents were born And there's a backwards old town that's often remembered So many times that my mem'ries are worn And daddy won't you take me back to Muhlenberg County Down by the G...

Pegasus

Peaceful valleys, animals and children asking me Tell the story that you told of sailors drinking tea Tell the one about the man who saddled up the wind Pegasus and flying fish and woodsmen made of tin A kid knows what he wants to be before he's nine or ten C...

People Get Ready

People get ready, there's a train a'coming You don't need no baggage, you just get on board All you need is faith to hear those diesels humming You don't need no ticket, you just thank the Lord People get ready, for the train to Jordan Picking up passengers f...

Perhaps Love

Perhaps love is like a resting place, a shelter from the storm It exists to give you comfort, it is there to keep you warm And in those times of trouble when you are most alone The memory of love will bring you home Perhaps love is like a window, perhaps an o...

Plant Conservation Trees

Plant a tree for your tomorrow It's your tree that clears the air Plant a tree, trees for America Plant a tree today for all the world to share Taste the breeze, it's life inside you Make a promise to the Earth Plant a tree, now is the time to Recogniz...

Please Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)

This song appears on three albums, and was first released on the Farewell Andromeda album, and has also been released on the Rocky Mountain Christmas and Country Classics albums. Please Daddy, don't get drunk this Christmas I don't wanna see my Mumma cry Plea...

Poems, Prayers & Promises

I've been lately thinking About my life's time All the things I've done And how it's been And I can't help believing In my own mind I know I'm gonna hate to see it end I've seen a lot of sunshine Slept out in the rain Spent a night or two all on my own I've k...

Polka Dots And Moonbeams

A country dance was being held in a garden I felt a bump and heard an "Oh, beg your pardon" Suddenly I saw polka dots and moonbeams All around a pug-nosed dream The music started and was I the perplexed one I held my breath and said "May I have the next one?"...

Ponies

Somewhere out on the prairie Is the greatest cowboy that's ever been And when he lays his hands upon the ponies They shudder with an understanding skin And he says ponies Now ponies don't you worry I have not come to steal your fire away I want to fly with yo...

Postcard From Paris

Dear friend of my mine The Weather's fine Today I saw some ruins of the Roman world's decline And I climbed all those Spanish steps You've heard of them no doubt But Rome has lost its glory, I don't know what its about. I wish you were here When the shadows fa...

Potter's Wheel

The world is fast becoming younger The news is all they've ever known They've seen the wars, the hurt, the hunger How will they choose when they are grown What do you tell forever's children When it's their turn to hurt and heal Whatever spins a grim tornedo...

Prisoners

Josie works the counter at the downtown five and dime Anything at all to help her pass the time Her mama keeps the baby and grandpa rambles on About the good times playing in his mind It's a hard life livin' when you're lonely It's a long night sleepin' alone...

Raven's Child

Raven's child Is chasing salvation Black beak turned white From the crack and the snow On the streets of despair The answer is simple A spoonful of mercy Can set free the soul The drug king sits On his arrogant throne Away and above and apart Even children Ar...

Readjustment Blues

Just out of the infantry this morning, I had to pay my dues across the sea, But no one back in boot camp ever warned me, What the readjustment blues would do to me. "Welcome to Havana", said the pilot, "We must have made a wrong turn on the way." "Let's...

Relatively Speaking

Relatively speaking you make me who I am I need you exactly like the ocean needs the land I need you like the sunshine needs the shadows and the night I need you the way love needs the savage hurtful fight Relatively speaking I'm nothing without you You...

Rhymes And Reasons

So you speak to me of sadness and the coming of the winter, the fear that is within you now, it seems to never end. The dreams that have escaped you, And the hopes that you've forgotten. You tell me that you need me now, you want to be my friend. And you wond...

Ripplin' Waters

Got ripplin' waters to wake me To be more than my woman in love All pine trees are pointin' to see easily To see heaven above Blue spruce flamin' on the grate in the evening Takes the chill away fine Cut the telephone line The story's the same There's a worn...

Rita Ballou

Now she could dance that slow Uvalde shuffle to some cowboy hustle How she makes them trophy buckles shine,shine,shine Wild-eyed and Mexican silvered, trickin'dumb ol' cousin Willard Into thinkin' that he's got her this time Hill country honky-tonkin' Rita...

River

River, there are no stars in the city Here there is no telephone in the trees Beautiful days all on the water And all I can do is write you a letter River, it's cold here in the morning Later, I can see it in your eyes Mild and white, we follow the canyons Qui...

River Of Love

All of my life I've been so happy While I have had you by my side And now you say you're gonna leave me For to become someone else's bride Oh the river of love it has gone muddy And the flowers they are dying on the shore And the blue skies have all turned to...

Rocky Mountain High

He was born in the summer of his twenty seventh year coming home to a place he'd never been before. He left yesterday behind him, you might say he was born again might say he found a key for ev'ry door. When he first came to the mountains his life was far awa...

Rocky Top

wish that i was on old rocky top down in the Tennessee hills ain't no smoggy smoke on rocky top ain't no telephone bills Once i had a girl on rocky top half bear the other half cat wild as a mink but sweet as soda pop i still dream about that Chorus: Rocky...

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen. But do you recall the most famous reindeer of all Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer (reindeer) Had a very shiny nose (like a light bulb) And if you ever saw it (saw it) You...

Rusty Green

Rusty green summer's almost gone, I see winds clouding up the sun And I can't find my way, everything's grey Rusty green eyes on my mind, memories someplace out of time All the things we would do ,I still love you It's a sad song to sing, painted rusty green...

Sail Away Home

Sail away, sail away home Sail away, till you are gone You have so far to go There's so much that you don't know Dream away, see what you find yea Dream away, it's all in your mind Things that you like to see Things that you like to be Don't you know, it see...

San Antonio Rose

Deep within my heart lies a melody A song of old San Antone Where in dreams I live with a memory Beneath the stars all alone It was there I found beside the Alamo Enchantment strange as the blue up above A moonlit pass that only she would know Still hears my b...

San Francisco Bay Blues

Blues from my baby left me by the San Francisco Bay The ocean liner's came so far away Didn't mean to treat her so bad, she was the best girl I ever have had She said goodbye, let me take a cry, I want to lay down and die I ain't got a nickel and I ain't got...

San Francisco Mabel Joy

His Daddy was a simple man, just a red dirt Georgia farmer And his Momma spent her young life havin' kids and balin' hay He had fifteen years and an ache inside to wander So he hopped a freight in Waycross and wound up in L.A. Lord, the cold nights had no pit...

Saturday Night In Toledo, Ohio

Saturday night in Toledo, Ohio is like being nowhere at all All through the day how the hours rush by You sit in the park and you watch the grass die! Ah, but after the sunset, the dusk and the twilight When shadows of night start to fall They roll back the si...

Season Suite Fall

Reflections in the water like shadows in my mind Speak to me of passing days and nights and passing time The falling leaves are whispering, 'Winter's on it's way' I close my eyes, remembering the warmth of yesterday It seems a shame to see September swallowed...

Season Suite Spring

Open up your eyes and see the brand new day A clear blue sky and brightly shining sun Open up your ears and hear the breezes say Everything that's cold and gray is gone Open up your hands and feel the rain come on down Taste the wind and smell the flowers, sw...

Season Suite Winter

It's cold and it's getting colder It's gray and white and winter all around And oh, I must be getting older And all this snow is trying to get me down There's a fire in the corner slowly dyin' away Sometimes I just don't feel like goin' on anymore And yet I k...

Seasons of the heart

Of course, we have our diff'rences, you shouldn't be surprised It's as natural as changes in the seasons and the skies. Sometimes we grow together, sometimes we drift apart; A wiser man than I might know the seasons of the heart. And I'm walking here beside yo...

Shanghai Breezes

It's funny how you sound as if you're right next door When you're really half a world away I just can't seem to find the words I'm looking for To say the things that I want to say I can't remember when I felt so close to you It's almost more than I can bear An...

She Won't Let Me Fly Away

Well, I wake up late in the afternoon, I eat my eggs to the evening news, And the sun's gone down 'fore I find my shoes, Music fills the air, but it's all the blues. And she won't let me fly away She won't let me fly away Well, we got no heat and the window's...

Shipmates And Cheyenne

Shipmates and Cheyenne, raindrops and cryin' Haunt the dreams of an old, old man Candles and church bells, laughter and farewells Revolve in his thoughts like a wind Stallions and blizzards, steelies and lizards Adrift in the meadows of time No sense of progr...

Silent Night

Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is bright Round yon Virgin, Mother and Child Holy Infant so tender and mild Sleep in Heavenly peace Sleep in Heavenly peace Silent night, holy night Shepherds quake at the sight Glory streams from Heaven afar Heavenly...

Silver Bells

City sidewalks, busy sidewalks Dressed in holiday style In the air there's a feeling of Christmas Children laughing, people passing Meeting smile after smile And on every street corner you’ll hear Silver bells, silver bells It's Christmas time in the city Rin...

Sing Australia

I come to Australia as many people do To see the old koala, hitch a ride on a kangaroo To hear somebody call me mate and call somebody blue To hear the aboriginee play a didgeridoo Some of you came as prisoners two centuries ago Some of you come as kings and...

Singing Skies And Dancing Waters

So many years ago, I can't remember now Someone was waiting for me I had the answers to all of my questions Love was so easy to see, I didn't know When I was younger, I should have known better I thought nothing was new Through all the spaces, and all of the...

Sister Cities (We Are One)

The many flags behold, the four winds gently blow And seven seas break on the shore of every land The spirit that we share, the love that's everywhere Breaks in our hearts and leaves us all to understand Gone, gone are the days of separation Long gone the thr...

Sleepin' Alone

For someone who's got everything, life can still be rough If things are what you're lookin' for, there's never quite enough And all the tea in China won't make a house a home You can be a millionaire and still be sleepin' alone There might be some one night s...

Some Days Are Diamonds (Some Days Are Stone)

When you ask how I've been here without you I like to say I've been fine and I do But we both know the truth is hard to come by And if I told the truth, that's not quite true Some days are diamonds, some days are stone Some time the hard times won't leave me...

Somethin' About

There's somethin' about the ocean rising up to meet the shoreline. Somethin' about a river the way it runs to meet the sea. There's somethin' about a rainfall and it's like the gift of living. There's somethin' about the water that makes me sing. Oh, somethin'...

Song For The Life

I don't drink as much as I used to Lately it just ain't my style And the hard times don't hurt like they ought to They pass quicker like when I's a child Somehow I've learned how to listen For a sound like the sun goin' down In the magic the morning is bringi...

Song Of Wyoming

Well, I'm weary and tired, I've done my day's ridin' Nighttime is rollin' my way The sky's all on fire and the light's slowly fading Peaceful and still ends the day Out on the trail night birds are callin' Singin' their wild melody Down in the canyon cottonwoo...

Songs Of ...

Songs of the future Songs of the past Songs of the first day Songs of the last Songs of tomorrow Songs of the play Songs of the struggle Songs of the way Songs of the future Songs of the past Songs of the first day Songs of the last Songs of tomorrow Songs...

Southwind

The wheels go down I'm back in town Three months full of summer And nothing to do It's been a strain at the reins But the picture remains Southwind's blowin' my love to you Southwind's blowin' my love For sixty-one days I got caught in the maze Twenty thousan...

Spanish Pipe Dream

She was a level-headed dancer on the road to alcohol I was just a soldier on my way to Montreal She pressed her chest against me About the time the juke box broke She gave me a peck on the back of the neck These are the words she spoke Blow up your TV throw a...

Spirit

His spirit joined and so was formed Ten thousand years ago Between the swan and Hercules Where even dark clouds glow To live with grace, to ride the swell To yet be strong of will To love the wind, to learn it's song And empty space to fill Apollo taught me...

Starwood In Aspen

It's a long way from L.A. to Denver It's a long time to hang in the sky It's a long way home to Starwood in Aspen My sweet Rocky Mountain paradise Oh my sweet Rocky Mountain paradise Springtime is rollin' round slowly Gray skies are bringin' me down I can't r...

Steel Rails

Steel Rails, chasing sunshine 'round the bend Winding through the trees like a ribbon in the wind I don't mind not knowing what lies down the track 'Cause I'm looking out ahead To keep my mind from turning back It's not the first time, I find myself alone at...

Sticky Summer Weather

Sticky summer weather always pains me It's like living beneath a blanket I can't breathe The days are like an oven the nights forever Nothing to do not much else to see Then again, I can't stand the thought of winter Ain't got a fire there's nobody to keep me...

Stonehaven Sunset

Stonehaven Sunset the water's on fire My true love of singing, we kiss and conspire Sing a song for the ocean a song for the sky A song for tomorrow love sweet by and by For the child who is coming and for dreams that come true Sing a song for each other for m...

Storms Of November

Just wait till November, the old sailors say It's a terrible time of the year If you wish to travel across Georgia Bay You will have reason to fear There's a danger when water and sky become one And the fog makes you blind as can be When the earth starts to t...

Summer

Silently the morning mist is lying on the water Captive moonlight waiting for the dawn Softly like a baby's breath a breeze begins to whisper The sun is coming, quick you must be gone Smiling like a superstar the morning comes in singing The promise of another...

Sunshine on my shoulders

Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy. Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry Sunshine on the water looks so lovely. Sunshine almost always make me high If I had a day that I could give you I'd give to you a day just like today. If I had a song that I could si...

Suzanne

Suzanne takes you down to a place by the river You can hear the boats go by You can spend the night forever And you know that she's half crazy That's why you want to be there And she feeds you tea and oranges That come all the way from China And just whe...

Sweet Melinda

Pulled out of Linden, Texas Two days and nights ago I've been livin' on pills and burgies Till the whites of my eyes don't show Southbound headlights are makin' me blind I'm too damn tired to blink My toes are numb and my brains gone dumb And I can just barel...

Sweet Misery

Heard you had some trouble Thought I'd try to help you In my time I've had a little trouble too If you let it get you down You know I'll bet you It will get you down and walk around on you Sweet misery She loves her company She's in a crowd when she is all al...

Sweet Surrender

Lost and alone on some forgotten highway Travelled by many, remembered by few Looking for something that I can believe in Looking for something that I'd like to do with my life There's nothing behind me and nothing that ties me To something that might ha...

Sweet Sweet Life

Sweet, sweet life I'm living today Dont bring me down Don't go away Give me just one more chance To make you want to stay Yeah! Sweet, sweet, sweet life I'm living, I'm living today Dont bring me down, Don't go away Don't go away Please don't go away 

Take me Home, Country Roads

Almost heaven, West Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains Shenandoah River - Life is old there Older than the trees Younger than the mountains Growin like a breeze Country Roads, take me home To the place I belong West Virginia, mountain momma Take me home,...

Take Me To Tomorrow

Hey everybody, tell me how do you feel? Are you satisfied with your life, do you think it's real? Tell me how is your head, what are your dreams? Do you have any plans, do you have any scheme? Do you care about, about anybody? I'd like to know, is the ans...

Tenderly Calling

Home, come on home Ye who are weary come home Softly and tenderly calling Home, come on home Sometimes when I'm feeling lonesome And no one on earth seems to care I'm all by myself in the darkness With no one and nothing to share Just when it feels like it's...

Thank God I'm a country boy

Well life on the farm is kinda laid back Ain't much an old country boy like me can't hack It's early to rise, early in the sack Thank God I'm a country boy Well a simple kinda life never did me no harm A raisin' me a family and workin' on a farm My days are a...

Thanks To You

Not so long ago, I packed my bags a hundred times Didn't seem to know how to stop or to unwind Goin' nowhere, a man without a dream Guess my lucky star fell the day you came along To my lonely heart you are like a special song Singing sweetly your tender melo...

That's The Way It's Gonna Be

So you say that all the good times are gone And you say this rain will keep raining on I'll walk along with my head held high Finding my song and I'll sing it to the sky I may be wrong but I'll live till I die That's the way it's gonna be, wait and see Even t...

The '68 Nixon

Hi there voters, how do you feel? Tired of the same old vote appeal? Well look who's back with a brand new style A brand new look and a brand new smile It's the '68 Nixon, everything is new A brand new image just created for you A dozen different finish...

The Ballad Of Gary Hart

Who's that running down the alley In the dark of Friday night As he zippers up his trousers In the inky slinky light Why, of course, it's good old Gary Leaping over someone's fence Yes, it's good old Gary Hart I wouldn't keep you in suspense He likes g...

The Ballad Of Spiro Agnew

I'll sing you a song of Spiro Agnew And all the things he's done 

The Ballad Of St. Anne's Reel

He was stranded in some tiny town On fair Prince Edward Isle Awaitin' for a ship to come and find him A one-horse place, a friendly face Some coffee and a tiny trace Of fiddlin' in the distance far behind him A dime across the counter then A shy hello, a bran...

The Bells Of Rhymney

Oh what will you give me Say the sad bells of Rhymney Is there hope for the future Cry the brown bells of Merthyr Who made the mine owner Say the black bells of Rhondda And who robbed the miner Cry the grim bells of Blaina They will plunder willy-nilly Cry th...

The Children Of Bethlehem

The children of Bethlehem One cold winter's night Were wakened by singing And a heavenly light With whispers and murmurs On pattering feet The children of Bethlehem Came into the street The people were sleeping All safely in bed The children heard singing In...

The Chosen Ones

I heard how all the lights went out in Memphis On the death night anniversary of the king The pretenders talking dirty in the palace But it doesn't have that old familiar ring I see there's been some changes in the valley All the renegades have finally settle...

The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)

Chestnuts roasting on a open fire Jackfrost nippin' at your nose Yuletide carols being sung by a choir And folks dressed up like Eskimos Everybody knows a turkey, and some mistleoe Will help o make he season bright Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow Will fin...

The Cowboy And The Lady

In the airport lounge she sat in a fancy feathered hat The grandest lady I had ever seen Outside the heavy rains had grounded all the planes So I asked her if she'd like some company In my rhinestone studded suit, My cowboy hat and boots I must have been a si...

The Eagle And The Hawk

I am the eagle, I live in high country In rocky cathedrals that reach to the sky I am the hawk and there’s blood on my feathers But time is still turning they soon will be dry And all of those who see me, all who believe in me Share in the freedom I feel when...

The First Noel

The First Noel The angels did say Was to certain Poor shepherds In fields as they lay In fields where they may Keeping their sheep On a cold winter's night That was so deep Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel Born Is the King of Israel They looked up And saw a star...

The Flower That Shattered The Stone

The Earth is our mother just turning around With her trees in the forest and roots underground Our father above us who's high is the wind Paint us a rainbow without any end [ Chorus: ] As the river runs freely the mountain does rise Let me touch with my finge...

The Foxfire Suite

Spring Is Alive Spring is alive In Carolina Deep in the forest Where the foxfire glows High on a mountain Down in a hollow Thunder and lightning So it goes Over a hundred years ago We came to Carolina Far across the water It's a long hard road With little m...

The Foxfire Suite II

Dear Lord Now the stars are restin', settin' on the hill An nothin' is soundin' but a whippoorwill Down in a hollow where the foxfire glows Dear Lord, give all your creatures there repose The day is done, dear Lord Tomorrow's sun, dear Lord Is sure to come I...

The Game Is Over

Time, there was a time You could talk to me without speaking You would look at me and I'd know All there was to know Days, I think of you And remember the lies we told In the night, the love we knew The things we shared when our hearts were beating together...

The Gift You Are

Imagine a month of Sundays Each one a cloudy day Imagine the moment the sun came shining through Imagine that ray of sunshine as you Remember your darkest hour With dawn still far away Remember the way that you longed for morning's light And think of yourself...

The Gold And Beyond

On a snow crystal morning Some place close to heaven On the side of a mountain In a race for the sun In a matter of moments The dream of a lifetime is won There's a fire in the heart And it feels like the hunger The spirit is burning Consumed by the flame To...

The Harder They Fall

Aspen, Colorado on a Saturday night Jesse wishes she was at home Upset because her baby just ain't treatin' her right So afraid of being alone Said she heard some stories he's been runnin' around Said somehow she knows it's all true She says a breaking heart c...

The Last Thing On My Mind

It's a lesson too late for the learning Made of sand, made of sand In the wink of an eye my soul is turning In your hand, in your hand Are you going away with no word of farewell Will there be not a trace left behind I could have loved you better, didn't mean...

The Little Engine That Could

There was a little railroad train with loads and loads of toys All starting out to find a home with little girls and boys And as that little railroad train began to chug along The little engine up in front was heard to sing this song Choo, choo, choo, choo Cho...

The Marvelous Toy

When I was just a wee little boy, full of health and joy. One Christmas morning I received The Marvellous Little Toy. A wonder to behold it was with many colours bright And the moment I laid eyes on it, it became my heart's delight. It went zip when it mo...

The Mountain Song

I came here from the city A thousand miles away I came just for a little while You know I never meant to stay I meant to take my pleasure Have a good time and be gone But I fell in love with a lady Now I sing a mountain song I listened to the music Of the nig...

The Music Is You

Music makes pictures and often tells stories All of it magic and all of it true And all of the pictures and all of the stories All of the magic, the music is you Music makes pictures and often tells stories All of it magic and all of it true And all of the pi...

The New Frankie And Johnny Song

Frankie, she was a fine-looking woman, had a man named Johnny And she loved him, Lord, she laid down a hundred for a suit of clothes Don't you see them, walking arm-in-arm down along Canal Street Frankie loved Johnny and, Lord, everybody knows Frankie, she ca...

The New Land

As a dream is born in darkness A seed begins to grow The land provides the shelter The dream provides the glow We have this dream - America A vision bright and clear In the freedom we are seeking We have planted ourselves here In the space that we call livin...

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Virgil Caine is the name, I served on the Danville Train So much cavalry came and tore up the tracks again In the summer of sixty-five we were hungry just barely alive By May the tenth Richmond had fell it's a time I remember so well The night they drove old...

The Peace Poem

There's a name for war and killing there's a name for giving in when you know another answer for me the name is sin but there's still time to turn around and make all hatred cease and give another name to living and we could call it peace And peace would be t...

The Thought Of You

It's been almost a year since that beautiful weekend It was more than a lifetime ago How it happens to mind after all of this time And brings tears to my eyes I don't know It's the thought of you And the way that it hurts to be so much in love The thought of...

The Way I Am

I love the ocean on a peaceful morning I love the freedom of a single man I love the woman who just drives me crazy I just can't help it that's the way I am I don't like war I don't like politicians Don't like the one who has an angry hand I don't like guns I...

The Weight

I pulled in to Nazareth, I was feeling about half past dead I just need some place where I can lay my head "Hey, Mister, can you tell me where a man might find a bed" He just grinned, shook my hand, "No" was all he said Take a load off, Fanny Take a load for...

The Wild Country

There are times I fear I lose myself I don't know who I am I get caught up in the struggle and the strain With my back against a stonewall My finger in the dam Losin' strength and goin' down again And I take a look around me My eyes can't find the sun There's...

The Wings That Fly Us Home

There are many ways of being in this circle we call life A wise man seeks an answer, burns his candle through the night Is a jewel just a pebble that found a way to shine Is a hero's blood more righteous than a hobo's sip of wine Did I speak to you one mornin...

The Wrangell Mountain Song

Sunday, and it's raining in Alaska. Seven days, I haven't seen the sun. Flying bush, flying low along the shoreline, doing everything I can to make it home. I can't wait to see the Wrangell Mountains. I can't wait to do what I will do. Honey, did I never say h...

Thirsty Boots

You've long been on the open road You've been sleepin' in the rain From dirty words and muddy cells You're clothes are soiled and stained But the dirty words, the mud of cells Will soon be judged insane So only stop and rest yourself And you'll be off again O...

This old guitar

This old guitar taught me to sing a love song it showed me how to laugh and how to cry. It introduced me to some friends of mine and brightened up some days and helped me make it thru some lonely nights. Oh What a friend to have on a cold and lonely night Thi...

This Road

This road winds down through the valley Through the warm green meadows I call home Turn around and it leads across the mountains Where the wind keeps telling me to roam Down this road there's a fire always burning There's a place at the table set for me It's...

Till You Opened My Eyes

Down, down, down deeper into love All around, I can feel your love All my life I've been dreaming Night into morning Till you opened my eyes Love, love, love such a mystery Golden light shining down on me Soft and warm as the warming But I never saw it Till y...

Today

Today, while the blossoms still cling to the vine I'll taste your strawberries, I'll drink your sweet wine A million tomorrows shall all pass away 'Ere I forget all the joy that is mine, Today I'll be a dandy, and I'll be a rover You'll know who I am by the s...

Today Is The First Day Of The Rest Of My Life

Today is the first day of the rest of my life I wake as a child to see the world begin On monarch wings, and birthday wonderings Want to put on faces walk in the wet and cold And look forward to my growing old To grow is to change, to change is to be new To...

Tools

Tools was Baby Rabbit He was a friend of mine His Mamma and Pappa Brothers and Sisters Left him all behind He came into our house Brighten up a couple of days Tools you made me smile a lot And I wish you could have stayed Tools was Baby Rabbit He was a friend...

Tradewinds

Ridin' on a tradewind Fillin' my sails with a soft and southerly breeze Livin' on the ocean blue Dreaming' of the islands Rappin' myself in the glow of a tropical moon I never shiver when the sun goes down All the Earth she sings to me Every shallow, every t...

Trail Of Tears

No more beautiful moons may we spend on our land In the north, the scarlet council talks of war And the long knives have massacred the tribe and burned corn We're not welcome in our homeland anymore No more songs of the hunters on the baffalo plain No more sm...

Tremble If You Must

So tremble if you must For the dust is still breathing And the trees are just the leaves On a big breathing globe And there's life in the rocks And the seashells are listening To the sound of the sea As it slips on it's way 

Trolley Car Ride

Trolley car ride on a lazy afternoon Up and down and all around the town Hanging on the side, I was having so much fun I would hate to see the sun go down Skipping school was on my mind Better ways to spend my time Laying on a sunny day is such a beauti...

True Love Takes Time

As I travel down the road and search the empty sky Waiting for the moment when my eyes will see Many are the memories the mysteries of time How they dance around and whisper endlessly Yes I've travelled down this road before Where so many men have come and go...

Two Different Directions

They say they love each other I've no doubt they do They say they'll always be together That may not be true They come from different places Different points of view They find themselves in different spaces Everything is all brand new Two different direction...

Two Little Boys

Two little boys had two little toys Each had a wooden horse Gaily they played each summers day Warriors both of cause One little chap then had a mishap Broke off his horses head Wept for his toy, then cried with joy As his young playmate said Did you...

Two Shots

I took two shots, got no ducks, and cold, cold hands Last night while I was out drinking Trying to have a good time The lady with whom I was speaking Thought I was feeding her some old line When I spoke of a cold winter's morning A duck blind and a river of...

Upon A Monday Morning

Upon a Monday morning, oh The rain it was a-raining My love she came to me and said Oh, when shall you and I be wed For I have bought a double bed And mother is complaining, oh And all the while the rain it was a-raining Upon a Tuesday morning, oh The snow it...

Victory Is Peace

Across the seas, we chase the sun To light the true Olympic flame And pass it on to everyone To stand beside my friends All the people of the world And to seek the victory in peace And in the end, the victory is peace Across the seas we chase the sun To lig...

Voices That Care

Lonely fear lights up the sky Can't help but wonder why You're so far away There, you had to take a stand In someone else's land Life can be so strange I wish we never had to choose To either win or lose That we could find a way We could find a way But I wo...

Waiting For A Train

All around the water tower Waiting for a train A thousand miles away from home Sleeping in the rain I walked up to a brakeman Just to give him a line of talk He said if you've got money I'll see that you don't walk Well I haven't got a nickel Not a penny can 1...

Wandering Soul

In this magic hour of softening light The moments in between the day and the night The instant when all shadows disappear The distance in between the love and the fear There's a longing deep within the wandering soul It's like the half that understands it onc...

We Don't Live Here No More

Make believe your on a boat with no water around. Picture yourself at a circus, without any clowns. Pretend that you're on a highway, without any end. Then empty the ashtray, Sweep up the floor, Put a lock on your door. If somebody calls in the morning, Just...

Whale Song

She is just another creature Mother to a gifted child Giving life to life forever Forever free and running wild Running with a brighter vision Singing with a clearer voice Dancing on the open water Each and everyone rejoice Each and everyone together...

Whalebones And Crosses

Whalebones and crosses Stand against the Arctic sky The wind blows through the graveyard Where our fallen fathers lie Eternal snow that covers them The shadows of the sun The mighty struggle on the seas A way of life is run I'll sing for you my father For the...

What A Friend We Have In Congress

What a friend we have in Congress Who will guard our every shore Spends three quarters of our taxes Getting ready for a war Guns must make our coastline bristle And we need to fill the sky Full of planes and guided missiles They'll be paid for by and by Have...

What Child Is This

What child is this, who, laid to rest, On Mary's lap is sleeping? Whom angels greet with anthems sweet, While shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is Christ the King, Whom shepherds guard and angels sing: Haste, haste to bring him laud, The babe, the son of...

What One Man Can Do

I suppose that there are those Who'll say he had it easy Had it made in fact Before he'd even begun But they don't know the things I know I was always with him It may sound strange We were more than friends It's hard to tell the truth When no one wants to lis...

What's On Your Mind

You know sometimes I can't get to sleep at night I can't quiet my heart or my mind I toss and turn, I ache and burn I get caught in the passing of time It's like too many miles, too many heartaches Too much that needs to be done Yes and too many sidewalks, to...

What's That I Hear Now

What's that I hear now, ringing in my ear? I've heard that sound before What's that I hear now, ringing in my ear? I hear it more and more It's the sound of freedom calling Ringing up to the sky It's the sound of the old ways a falling You can hear it if you...

When I Was A Cowboy

When I was a cowboy out on de western plains When I was a cowboy out on de western plains Well, I made about half a million just puttin' on the bridle an' reins Come a caw caw yippee come a caw caw yippee yippee yay Oh, de hardest battle was found on de weste...

When I'm Sixty-Four

~~~~♫♫♫ ~~~~ When I get older losing my hair Many years from now Will you still be sending me a valentine Birthday greetings, bottle of wine? If I'd been out till quarter to three Would you lock the door? Will you still need me, will you still feed me When I'm...

When Will I Be Loved

I've been cheated Been mistreated When will I be loved I've been pushed down I've been turned down When will I be loved When I find a new girl That I want for mine She always breaks my heart into It happens every time Every time Every time I've been lied to...

Wherefore And Why

When I woke this morning, something inside of me told me this would be my day I heard the morning train, I felt the wind change, too many times I'm on my way Hello sunshine, what can you show me, where can you take me to make me understand The wind can shake m...

Whiskey Basin Blues

On a snow covered night Up in Eastern Wyoming Another lazy day Lookin' for the sun In a draughty old cabin Outside a whiskey basin Another shining light And a good man on the run There's a lady back in Laramie And her reason no one else can see For him to sp...

Whispering Jesse

I often have wondered in deep contemplation, It seems that the mind runs wild when you're all alone. The ways that it could be, the ways that it should be, The things I'd do differently if I could to them again. I've always loved springtime, the passing if win...

White Christmas

I'm dreaming of a White Christmas Just like the ones I used to know Where the tree tops glisten, and children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow I'm dreaming of a White Christmas With every Christmas card I write May your days be merry and bright And may...

Whose Garden Was This

Whose garden was this It must have been lovely Did it have flowers I've seen pictures of flowers And I'd love to have smelled one Whose river was this You say it ran freely Blue was it's colour And I've seen blue in some pictures And I'd love to have been the...

Wild Flowers In A Mason Jar

January back in '55 we rode a Greyhound bus through the Georgia midnight Grandpa was sleeping and the winter sky was clear We hit a bump and his head jerked back a little and he mumbled something He woke up smiling, but his eyes were bright with tears Said, "I...

Wild Montana Skies

He was born in the Bitteroot Valley in the early morning rain Wild geese over the water, heading north and home again Bringin' a warm wind from the south, bringin' the first taste of the spring His mother took him to her breast and softly she did sing: Oh, Mo...

Windsong

The wind is the whisper of our mother the Earth The wind is the hand of our father the sky The wind watches over our struggles and pleasures The wind is the goddess who first learned to fly The wind is the bearer of bad and good tidings Weaver of darkness, br...

Wooden Indian

Well I was a red man I was proud, I was strong You were the white man And you stole away my home Now I am a wooden Indian Painted dreams inside my head Times THE WAY you bring me down Make ME wish THAT I was dead Na na na na nana..... Ay, I was a red man In...

World Game

I want to play in the World Game I want to make it better it's ever been before I want to play in the World Game I want to make sure everybody knows the score About using less, doing so much more Everywhere I'm going I see trouble Everywhere I'm looking I see...

Yellow Cat

It's late December the New Years never coming Time passes slowly in a two room walk up flat The sun is silent there's a cold rain gonna come on No one to talk to But my ladys yellow cat Rain drops falling on the flowers In the window box Plastic roses that I p...

Yellowstone (Coming Home)

Owwwwwooooo Owwwwwooooo ooooh Owwwwwooooo Owwwwwooooo... Oh, the Yellowstone Oh, the buffalo free Oh, my brother the wolf My lover the moon Oh, the little ones Oh, the joy that I feel Oh, the love in my heart For wilderness sounds Owwwwwooooo O...

Yesterday

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away Now it looks as though they're here to stay Oh, I believe in yesterday Suddenly, I'm not half the man I used to be There's a shadow hanging over me Oh, yesterday came suddenly Why she had to go I don't know she w...

You're So Beautiful

Born on a quiet morning Just a dream in someone's eyes A dream that's like a promise meant to be Giving rise to speculation On a place called paradise If I've ever been there It's when you were with me You're so beautiful I can't believe my eyes Each time I s...

You're Still The One For Me

Many moons have come and gone No one else has come along You're still the one for me After all this time has passed Only one thing seems to last You're still the one for me You would think that a year or two Is time enough to heal anybody's broken heart I ke...

Zachary And Jennifer

Oh, we want to call him Zachary We'll raise him in the mountains He'll bathe in the crystal fountains Shining laughter in the sun And we want to call her Jennifer She'll dance in fields of flowers She'll sing in summer showers Lending music to the time Oh, w...