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Puff, the magic dragon Lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist In a land called Honalee Little Jackie Paper Loved that rascal Puff And brought him strings and sealing wax And other fancy stuff Oh, Puff, the magic dragon Lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist In a land called Honalee Puff, the magic dragon Lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist In a land called Honalee Together they would travel On a boat with billowed sail Jackie kept a look-out Perched on Puffs gigantic tail Noble kings and princes Would bow wheneer they came Pirate ships would lower their flags When Puff roared out his name Oh, Puff, the magic dragon Lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist In a land called Honalee Puff, the magic dragon Lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist In a land called Honalee A dragon lives forever But not so, little boys Painted wings and giants rings Make way for other toys One grey night it happened Jackie Paper came no more And Puff, that mighty dragon He ceased his fearless roar His head was bent in sorrow Green scales fell like rain Puff no longer went to play Along the cherry lane Without his lifelong friend Puff could not be brave So Puff, that mighty dragon Sadly slipped into his cave Oh, Puff, the magic dragon Lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist In a land called Honalee Puff, the magic dragon Lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist In a land called Honalee
If you miss the train Im on, you will know that I am gone You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles A hundred miles, a hundred miles A hundred miles, a hundred miles You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles Lord, Im one, Lord, Im two, Lord, Im three, Lord, Im four Lord, Im five hundred miles from my home Five hundred miles, five hundred miles Five hundred miles, five hundred miles Lord, Im five hundred miles from my home Not a shirt on my back, not a penny to my name Lord, I cant go a-home this a-way This a-way, this a-way, this a-way, this a-way Lord, I cant go a-home this a-way If you miss the train Im on, you will know that I am gone You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles
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 cry So kiss me and smile for me Tell me that youll wait for me Hold me like youll never let me go Cause Im leavin on a jet plane Dont know when Ill be back again Oh baby, I hate to go Theres so many times Ive let you down So many times Ive played around I tell you now, they dont mean a thing Every place I go, Ill think of you Every song I sing, Ill sing for you When I come back, Ill wear your wedding ring So kiss me and smile for me Tell me that youll wait for me Hold me like youll never let me go Cause Im leavin on a jet plane Dont know when Ill be back again Oh babe, I hate to go Now the time has come to leave you One more time let me kiss you Close your eyes Ill be on my way Dream about the days to come When I wont have to leave alone About the times, I wont have to say So kiss me and smile for me Tell me that youll wait for me Hold me like youll never let me go Cause Im leavin on a jet plane Dont know when Ill be back again Oh baby, I hate to go Cause Im leavin on a jet plane Dont know when Ill be back again Oh baby, I hate to go
When I was just a lad of ten, my father said to me Come here and take a lesson from the lovely lemon tree. Dont put your faith in love, my boy, my father said to me I fear youll find that love is like the lovely lemon tree. Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat One day beneath the lemon tree, my love and I did lie A girl so sweet that when she smiled the stars rose in the sky We passed that summer lost in love beneath the lemon tree The music of her laughter hid my fathers words from me: Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat One day she left without a word. She took away the sun And in the dark she left behind, I knew what she had done Shed left me for another, its a common tale but true A sadder man but wiser now I sing these words to you: Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat
If I had a hammer Id hammer in the morning Id hammer in the evening All over this land Id hammer out danger Id hammer out a warning Id hammer out love between my brothers and my sisters All over this land If I had a bell Id ring it in the morning Id ring it in the evening All over this land Id ring out danger Id ring out a warning Id ring out love between my brothers and my sisters All over this land If I had a song Id sing it in the morning Id sing it in the evening All over this land Id sing out danger Id sing out a warning Id sing out love between my brothers and my sisters All over this land, ooh Well I got a hammer And I got a bell And I got a song to sing All over this land Its the hammer of justice Its the bell of freedom Its a song about love between my brothers and my sisters All over this land Its the hammer of justice Its the bell of freedom Its a song about love between my brothers and my sisters All over this land
Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah Sister help to trim the sails, hallelujah Sister help to trim the sails, hallelujah Jordans River is deep and wide, hallelujah And Ive got a home on the other side, hallelujah The river Jordon is chilly and cold, hallelujah It chill the body but not the soul, hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah Michaels boat is a music boat, hallelujah Michaels boat is a music boat, hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah The trumpets sound the Jubilee, hallelujah The trumpets sound for you and me, hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah
Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing? Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago? Where have all the flowers gone? Young girls have picked them everyone Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn? Where have all the young girls gone, long time passing? Where have all the young girls gone, long time ago? Where have all the young girls gone? Gone for husbands everyone Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn? Where have all the husbands gone, long time passing? Where have all the husbands gone, long time ago? Where have all the husbands gone? Gone for soldiers everyone Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn? Where have all the soldiers gone, long time passing? Where have all the soldiers gone, long time ago? Where have all the soldiers gone? Gone to graveyards, everyone Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn? Where have all the graveyards gone, long time passing? Where have all the graveyards gone, long time ago? Where have all the graveyards gone? Gone to flowers, everyone Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn? Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing? Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago? Where have all the flowers gone? Young girls have picked them everyone Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn?
How many roads must a man walk down Before they call him a man? How many seas must a white dove sail Before she sleeps in the sand? How many times must the cannonballs fly Before theyre forever banned? The answer, my friend, is blowin in the wind The answer is blowin in the wind How many years must a mountain exist Before it is washed to the sea? How many years can some people exist Before theyre allowed to be free? How many times can a man turn his head And pretend that he just doesnt see? The answer, my friend, is blowin in the wind The answer is blowin in the wind How many times must a man look up Before he can see the sky? How many ears must one man have Before he can hear people cry? How many deaths will it take til he knows That too many people have died? The answer, my friend, is blowin in the wind The answer is blowin in the wind The answer is blowin in the wind
Hey ho, nobody home Meat nor drink nor money have I none Yet shall we be merry Hey ho, nobody home Meat nor drink nor money have I none Yet shall we be merry Hey ho, nobody home Hey ho, nobody home Soal, a soal, a soal cake, please, good missus a soal cake An apple, a pear, a plum, a cherry Any good thing to make us all merry One for Peter, two for Paul, three for Him who made us all God bless the master of this house and the mistress also And all the little children that round your table grow The cattle in your stable, the dog by your front door And all that dwells within your gates, we wish you ten times more Soal, a soal, a soal cake, please, good missus a soal cake An apple, a pear, a plum, a cherry Any good thing to make us all merry One for Peter, two for Paul, three for Him who made us all Go down into the cellar and see what you can find If the barrels are not empty, we hope you will be kind We hope you will be kind with your apple and strawber For well come no more a soalin til this time next year Soal, a soal, a soal cake, please, good missus a soal cake An apple, a pear, a plum, a cherry Any good thing to make us all merry One for Peter, two for Paul, three for Him who made us all The streets are very dirty, my shoes are very thin I have a little pocket to put a penny in If you havent got a penny, a ha penny will do If you havent got a ha penny then God bless you Soal, a soal, a soal cake, please, good missus a soal cake An apple, a pear, a plum, a cherry Any good thing to make us all merry One for Peter, two for Paul, three for Him who made us all Now to the Lord, sing praises all you within this place And with true love and brotherhood, each other now embrace This holy tide of Christmas of beauty and of grace Oh, tidings of comfort and joy (Soal, a soal, a soal cake, please, good missus a soal cake An apple, a pear, a plum, a cherry Any good thing to make us all merry One for Peter, two for Paul, three for Him who made us all Three for him who made us all)
Ill walk in the rain by your side Ill cling to the warmth of your tiny hand Ill do anything to help you understand Ill love you more than anybody can And the wind will whisper your name to me Little birds will sing along in time The leaves will bow down when you walk by And morning bells will chime Ill be there when youre feeling down To kiss away the tears if you cry Ill share with you all the happiness Ive found A reflection of the love in your eyes And Ill sing you the songs of the rainbow Whisper all the joy that is mine The leaves will bow down when you walk by And morning bells will chime The leaves will bow down when you walk by And morning bells will chime
If you miss the train Im on, you will know that I am gone You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles A hundred miles, a hundred miles A hundred miles, a hundred miles You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles Not a shirt on my back, not a penny to my name And the land that I once loved was not my own Lord Im one, Lord Im two, Lord Im three, Lord Im four Lord Im five hundred miles away from home A hundred tanks along the square One man stands and stops them there Some day soon, the tide will turn, and Ill be free Ill be free, Ill be free, Ill come home to my country Some day soon the tide will turn and Ill be free If you miss the train Im on, you will know that I am gone You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles Lord Im one, Lord Im two, Lord Im three, Lord Im four Lord Im five hundred miles away from home Lord Im five hundred miles away from home Ill be free, Ill be free, Ill come home to my country Lord Im five hundred miles away from home Uh-uh-uh-uh-uh-uh, uh-uh-uh-uh-uh You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles Lord Im five hundred miles away from home
Peter performs this song by leading the audience to sing along. He divides them into three groups, each with their own part. The lyrics are provided here for each of the three parts Rock my soul in the bosom of Abraham Rock my soul in the bosom of Abraham Rock my soul in the bosom of Abraham Oh, rock my soul So high I cant get over it So low I cant get under it So wide I cant get round it Oh, rock my soul Rock my soul Rock my soul Rock my soul Oh, rock my soul
It aint no use to sit and wonder why, babe It dont matter, anyhow An it aint no use to sit and wonder why, babe If you dont know by now When your rooster crows at the break of dawn Look out your window and Ill be gone Youre the reason Im travlin on Dont think twice, its all right It aint no use in turnin on your light, babe That light I never knowed An it aint no use in turnin on your light, babe Im on the dark side of the road Still I wish there was somethin you would do or say To try and make me change my mind and stay We never did too much talkin anyway So dont think twice, its all right Im walkin down that long, lonesome road, babe Where Im bound, I cant tell But goodbyes too good a word, gal So Ill just say fare thee well I aint sayin you treated me unkind You could have done better but I dont mind You just kinda wasted my precious time But dont think twice, its all right It aint no use in callin out my name, gal Like you never did before It aint no use in callin out my name, gal I cant hear you any more Im a-thinkin and a-wondrin all the way down the road I once loved a woman, a child Im told I give her my heart but she wanted my soul But dont think twice, its all right
The Cruel War is raging, Johnny has to fight I want to be with him from morning to night I want to be with him, it grieves my heart so Wont you let me go with you? No, my love, no Tomorrow is Sunday, Monday is the day That your Captain will call you and you must obey Your captain will call you it grieves my heart so Wont you let me go with you? No, my love, no Ill tie back my hair, mens clothing Ill put on Ill pass as your comrade, as we march along Ill pass as your comrade, no one will ever know Wont you let me go with you? No, my love, no Oh Johnny, oh Johnny, I fear you are unkind I love you far better than all of mankind I love you far better than words can ere express Wont you let me go with you? Yes, my love, yes Yes, My Love, Yes
All my trials Lord, soon be over Hush little baby, dont you cry You know your mama was born to die All my trials, Lord, soon be over Too late my brothers, too late, but never mind All my trials Lord, soon be over I had a little book was given to me And every page spelled Liberty All my trials Lord, soon be over If religion were a thing that money could buy The rich would live and the poor would die All my trials Lord, soon be over The river Jordan is chilly and cold It chills the body but warms the soul All my trials, Lord, soon be over There is a tree in Paradise The Pilgrims call it The Tree Of Life All my trials Lord, soon be over Too late my brothers, too late, but never mind All my trials Lord, soon be over All my trials Lord, soon be over
Oh Stewball was a racehorse, and I wish he were mine He never drank water, he always drank wine His bridle was silver, his mane it was gold And the worth of his saddle has never been told Oh the fairgrounds were crowded, and Stewball was there But the betting was heavy on the bay and the mare And a-way up yonder, ahead of them all Came a-prancin and a-dancin my noble Stewball I bet on the grey mare, I bet on the bay If Id have bet on ol Stewball, Id be a free man today Oh the hoot owl, she hollers, and the turtle dove moans Im a poor boy in trouble, Im a long way from home Oh Stewball was a racehorse, and I wish he were mine He never drank water,he always drank wine
Well early in the morning, about the break of day I ask the Lord, Help me find the way! Help me find the way to the promised land This lonely body needs a helping hand I ask the Lord to help me please find the way When the new days a dawning, I bow my head in prayer I pray to the Lord, Wont you lead me there? Wont you guide me safely to the Golden Stair? Wont you let this body your burden share? I pray to the Lord, Wont you lead me please, lead me there? When the judgment comes to find the world in shame When the trumpet blows wont you call my name? When the thunder rolls and the heavens rain When the sun turns black, never shine again When the trumpet blows, wont you call me please, call my name!
Chorus: Freight train freight train goin so fast Freight train freight train goin so fast Please dont tell what train Im on So they wont know where Ive gone Freight train, freight train, comin round the bend Freight train, freight train, gone again One of these days turn that train around Go back to my hometown One more place Id like to be One more place Id love to see To watch those old Blue Ridge Mountains climb As I ride ol Number Nine When I die please bury me deep Down at the end of Bleecker Street So I can hear ol Number Nine As she goes rollin by
Tell me why youre crying, my son I know youre frightened, like everyone Is it the thunder in the distance you fear? Will it help if I stay very near? I am here Refrain: And if you take my hand my son All will be well when the day is done And if you take my hand my son All will be well when the day is done Day is done, Day is done Day is done, Day is done Do you ask why Im sighing, my son? You shall inherit what mankind has done In a world filled with sorrow and woe If you ask me why this is so, I really dont know Tell me why youre smiling my son Is there a secret you can tell everyone? Do you know more than men that are wise? Can you see what we all must disguise Through your loving eyes?
In the early morning rain With a dollar in my hand And an aching in my heart And my pockets full of sand Im a long way from home And I missed my loved one so In the early morning rain With no place to go Out on runway number nine Big 707 set to go But Im out here on the grass Where the pavement never grows Well, the liquor tasted good And the women all were fast There she goes my friend Shes rolling down at last Hear the mighty engine roar See the silver wing on high Shes away and westward bound Far above the clouds shell fly Where the morning rain dont fall And the sun always shines Shell be flying over my home In about three hours time This old airports got me down Its no earthly good to me Cause Im stuck here on the ground Cold and drunk as I might be You cant jump a jet plane Like you can a freight train So Id best be on my way In the early morning rain So Id best be on my way In the early morning rain
Oh once I had a little dog, his color it was brown I taught him for to whistle, to sing and dance and run His legs they were fourteen yards long, his ears so very wide Around the world in half a day, upon him I could ride Sing Tarry-O Day, Sing, Autumn to May Oh once I had a little frog, he wore a vest of red Hed lean upon his silver cane, a top hat on his head Hed speak of far off places, of things to see and do Of all the Kings and Queens hed met while sailing in a shoe Sing Tarry-O Day, Sing, Autumn to May Oh once I had a flock of sheep, they grazed upon a feather Id keep them in a music box from wind or rainy weather And every day the sun would shine, theyd fly all through the town To bring me back some golden rings, candy by the pound Sing Tarry-O Day, Sing, Autumn to May Oh once I had a downey swan, she was so very frail She sat upon an oyster shell and hatched me out a snail The snail had changed into a bird, the bird to butterfly And he who tells a bigger tale would have to tell a lie Sing Tarry-O Day, Sing, Autumn to May
Shule, shule, shule-a-roo Shule-a-rak-shak, shule-a-ba-ba-coo When I saw my Sally Babby Beal Come bibble in the boo shy Lorey Shule, shule, shule-a-roo Shule-a-rak-shak, shule-a-ba-ba-coo When I saw my Sally Babby Beal Come bibble in the boo shy Lorey Here I sit on Buttermilk Hill Who could blame me, cry my fill Every tear would turn a mill Johnnys gone for a soldier Shule, shule, shule-a-roo Shule-a-rak-shak, shule-a-ba-ba-coo When I saw my Sally Babby Beal Come bibble in the boo shy Lorey I sold my flax, I sold my wheel To buy my love a sword of steel So it in battle he might wield Johnnys gone for a soldierOh my baby, oh, my love Gone the rainbow Gone the dove Your father was my only love Johnnys gone for a soldierShule, shule, shule-a-roo Gone the rainbow Gone the dove Shule, shule, shule-a-rooShule, shule, shule-a-roo Shule-a-rak-shak, shule-a-ba-ba-coo When I saw my Sally Babby Beal Come bibble in the boo shy Lorey Shule, shule, shule-a-roo Shule-a-rak-shak, shule-a-ba-ba-coo When I saw my Sally Babby Beal Come bibble in the boo shy Lorey
I dig Rock and Roll music And I love to get the chance to play. I figure its about the happiest sound goin down today The message may not move me Or mean a great deal to me But hey! it feels so groovy to say: I dig the Mamas and the Papas at The Trip, Sunset Strip in L.A And they got a good thing goin When the words dont get in the way And when theyre really wailing Michelle and Cass are sailin Hey! they really nail me to the wall I dig Donovan in a dream-like, tripped out way His crystal images tell you bout a brighter day And when the Beatles tell you Theyve got a word love to sell you They mean exactly what they say I dig Rock and Roll music I could really get it on in that scene I think I could say somethin if you know what I mean But if I really say it, the radio wont play it Unless I lay it between the lines
Kumbaya my Lord, kumbaya Kumbaya my Lord, kumbaya Kumbaya my Lord, kumbaya Oh Lord, kumbaya Someones singing Lord, kumbaya Someones singing Lord, kumbaya Someones singing Lord, kumbaya Oh Lord, kumbayah Someones laughing, Lord, kumbaya Someones laughing, Lord, kumbaya Someones laughing, Lord, kumbaya Oh Lord, kumbaya Someones crying, Lord, kumbaya Someones crying, Lord, kumbaya Someones crying, Lord, kumbaya Oh Lord, kumbaya Someones praying, Lord, kumbaya Someones praying, Lord, kumbaya Someones praying, Lord, kumbaya Oh Lord, kumbaya Someones sleeping, Lord, kumbaya Someones sleeping, Lord, kumbaya Someones sleeping, Lord, kumbaya Oh Lord, kumbaya Oh Lord, kumbaya
There was a ship that sailed all on the lowland sea And the name of the ship was the Golden Vanity And we feared she would be taken by the Spanish enemy As she sailed upon the lowland, lowland, lowland Sailed upon the lowland sea Then up spoke our cabinboy and boldly out spoke he And he said to our captain What will you give to me If I swim along the side of the Spanish enemy And I sink her in the lowland sea? Oh I will give you silver and I will give you gold And my own fair daughter your bonny bride shall be If youll swim along the side of the Spanish enemy And youll sink her in the lowland, lowland, lowland Sink her in the lowland sea Then the boy he made him ready and overboard sprang he And he swam to the side of the Spanish enemy With his brace and auger in her side he bored holes three And sank he her in the lowland sea Then quickly he swam back to the cheering of the crew But the captain would not heed him, his promise he did rue And he scorned his poor entreatings when loudly he did sue And left him in the lowland,lowland, lowland Left him in the lowland sea Then the boy he turned round and he swam to the port side And up to his messmates full bitterly he cried O messmates, draw me up, for Im drifting with the tide And Im sinking in the lowland, lowland, lowland Sinking in the lowland sea. Then his messmates drew him up, but on the deck he died And they stitched him in a hammock which was so fair and white And they lowred him overboard, and he drifted with the tide And he sank into the lowland, lowland, lowland Sank into the lowland sea There was a ship that sailed all on the lowland sea And the name of the ship was the Golden Vanity And we feared she would be taken by the Spanish enemy As she sailed upon the lowland, lowland, lowland Sailed upon the lowland sea As she sailed upon the lowland, lowland, lowland Sailed upon the lowland sea
You read about Sampson, you read about his birth He was the strongest man that ever lived on Earth One day Sampson was walking alone He looked down on the ground and he saw an old jawbone He lifted up that jawbone and he swung it over his head And when he got to moving ten thousand was dead If I had my way If I had my way in this wicked world If I had my way I would tear this building down Sampson and the lion got in attack Sampson he crawled up on the lions back You read about this lion - he killed a man with his paw Sampson he got his hands around the lions jaw And he ripped that beast til the lion was dead And the bees made honey in the lions head If I had my way If I had my way in this wicked world If I had my way I would tear this building down Delilah she was a woman, she was fine and fair She had lovely looks, God knows, and coal black hair Delilah she climbed up on Sampsons knee She said Tell me where your strength lies, if you please She talked so fine, she talked so fair Sampson said Delilah, cut off my hair Shave my head as clean as your hand And my strength will be like a natural man. If I had my way If I had my way in this wicked world If I had my way I would tear this building down If I had my way If I had my way If I had my way in this wicked world If I had my way I would tear this building down, yeah!
Its raining, its pouring, the old man is snoring Bumped his head and he went to bed And he couldnt get up in the mornin Rain rain, go away, come again some other day Hey I got an idea - we could all play hide and go seek inside Now everybody hide and Ill be it! Star light, star bright First star I see tonight Wish I may, wish I might Have the wish I wish tonight Its raining, its pouring, the old man is snoring Bumped his head and he went to bed And he couldnt get up in the mornin Rain rain, go away, come again some other day Five, ten, fifteen, twenty Twenty-five, thirty, thirty-five, forty Ladybug, ladybug, fly away home Your house is on fire, and your children They will burn, they will burn Its raining, its pouring, the old man is snoring Bumped his head and he went to bed And he couldnt get up in the mornin Rain rain, go away, come again some other day Forty-five, fifty, fifty-five, sixty Sixty-five, seventy, seventy-five, eighty Wont be my fathers Jack No, I wont be my mothers Jill Ill be a fiddlers wife and fiddle when I will Its raining, its pouring, the old man is snoring Bumped his head and he went to bed And he couldnt get up in the mornin Rain rain, go away, come again some other, other day Eighty-five, ninety, ninety-five, a hundred Anyone round my base is it! Ready or not, here I come! Ally ally in free
Early one mornin one mornin in spring To hear the birds whistle the nightingales sing I met a fair maiden who sweetly did sing Im going to be married next Monday morning How old are you my fair young maid Here in this valley this valley so green How old are you my fair young maid Im goin to be sixteen next Monday mornin Well sixteen years old, thats too young for to marry So take my advice, five years longer to tarry For marriage brings troubles and sorrows begin So put off your wedding for Monday mornin You talk like a mad man, a man with no skill Two years Ive been waiting against my own will Now Im determined to have my own way And Im going to be married next Monday mornin And next Monday mornin the bells they will ring And my true love will buy me a gay gold ring Also hell buy me a new pretty gown To wear at my wedding next Monday mornin Next Monday night when I go to my bed And I turn round to the man that Ive wed Around his middle my two arms I will fling And I wish to my soul it was Monday mornin
Chorus: Go tell it on the mountain, over the hill and everywhere Go tell it on the mountain, to let My people go Whos that yonder dressed in red, let My people go Must be the children that Moses led, let My people go Whos that yonder dressed in red Must be the children that Moses led Go tell it on the mountain, to let My people go Whos that yonder dressed in white, let My people go Must be the children of the Israelite, let My people go Whos that yonder dressed in white Must be the children of the Israelite Go tell it on the mountain, to let My people go Whos that yonder dressed in black, let My people go Must be the hypocrites turnin back, let My people go Whos that yonder dressed in black Must be the hypocrites turnin back
Im a little boy with glasses The one they call a geek A little girl who never smiles Cause I have braces on my teeth And I know how it feels to cry myself to sleep Im that kid on every playground Whos always chosen last A single teenage mother Tryin to overcome my past You dont have to be my friend But is it too much to ask Dont laugh at me Dont call me names Dont get your pleasure from my pain In Gods eyes were all the same Someday well all have perfect wings Dont laugh at me Im the beggar on the corner Youve passed me on the street And I wouldnt be out here beggin If I had enough to eat And dont think I dont notice That our eyes never meet Dont laugh at me Dont call me names Dont get your pleasure from my pain In Gods eyes were all the same Someday well all have perfect wings Dont laugh at me Im fat, Im thin, Im short, Im tall Im deaf, Im blind, hey, arent we all Dont laugh at me Dont call me names Dont get your pleasure from my pain In Gods eyes were all the same Someday well all have perfect wings Dont laugh at me
I am a man of constant sorrow; Ive seen trouble all my day Im going back to California Place where I was partly raised All through this world, Im bound to ramble Through storm and wind, through sleet and rain Im bound to ride that northern railroad Perhaps Ill take the very next train Your friends they say I am a stranger Youll never see my face no more There is just one promise thats given Well sail on Gods Golden Shore I am a man of constant sorrow Ive seen trouble all my day Im going back to California Place where I was partly raised
Hush-a-bye, dont you cry, go to sleep you little baby When you wake you shall have all the pretty little horses Dapples and greys, pintos and bays, all the pretty little horses Way down yonder, in the meadow Poor little baby cryin, mama; Birds and the butterflies flutter round his eyes Poor little baby cryin mama Hush-a-bye, dont you cry, go to sleep you little baby When you wake you shall have all the pretty little horses Dapples and greys, pintos and bays, all the pretty little horses
Oh, my father was the keeper of the eddystone light And he slept with a mermaid one fine night From this union there sprang three A porpoise and a porgy and the other was me Chorus: Yo ho ho, the wind blows free, ho for the life on the rolling sea One night when I was a-trimmin of the glim Singin a verse from the evening hymn A voice from the starboard shouted, Ahoy! And there was my mother a-sittin on the buoy Chorus Oh what has become of my children three? Me mother then she asked of me One was exhibited as a talking fish The other was served in a chafing dish Chorus The phosporus flashed in her seaweed hair I looked again, and my mother wasnt there But her voice came an echoing back through the night: To hell with the keeper of the Eddystone light!
Sleep my child and peace attend thee, all through the night Guardian angels God will send thee, all through the night Soft the drowsy hours are creeping Hill and dale in slumber steeping I, my loved one, watch am keeping, all through the night Angels watching ever round thee, all through the night In thy slumbers close surround thee, all through the night Soft the drowsy hours are creeping Hill and dale in slumber steeping I, my loved one, watch am keeping, all through the night
This land is your land, this land is my land From California, to the New York Island From the Redwood Forest, to the Gulf Stream Waters This land was made for you and me I roamed and rambled, and I followed my footsteps To the sparkling sands of her diamond deserts And all around me a voice was singing This land was made for you and me! This land is your land, this land is my land From California, to the New York Island From the Redwood Forest, to the Gulf Stream Waters This land was made for you and me As I went walking that ribbon of highway I saw above me that endless skyway I saw below me those golden valleys This land was made for you and me! This land is your land, this land is my land From California, to the New York Island From the Redwood Forest, to the Gulf Stream Waters This land was made for you and me As the sun was shining, and I was strolling And the wheat fields waving, and the dust clouds rolling As the fog was lifting, a voice was saying This land was made for you and me! This land is your land, this land is my land From California, to the New York Island From the Redwood Forest, to the Gulf Stream Waters This land was made for you and me
Well, well, well, whos that callin? Well, well, well, hold my hand Well, well, well, night is a-fallin Spirit is a-movin all over this land Lord told Noah, build him an ark Build it out of hickory bark Old ark a-movin, and the water start to climb God send a fire, not a flood next time Well, well, well, whos that callin? Well, well, well, hold my hand Well, well, well, night is a-fallin Spirit is a-movin all over this land God said fire comin judgement day He said all mankind gonna pass away Brothers and sisters, dont you know? Youre gonna reap just what you sow Well, well, well, whos that callin? Well, well, well, hold my hand Well, well, well, night is a-fallin Spirit is a-movin all over this land Worlds not waitin for the lords command Buildin a fire thatll sweep the land Thunder out of heaven, comin Gabriels call And the seas gonna boil, and the skys gonna fall Whos that callin? Hold my hand Night is a-fallin Spirit is a-movin all over this land Well, well, well
My seed is sown now My field is plowed My flesh is bone now My back is bowed So hurry, sundown, be on your way And hurry me a sun-up from this beat-up sundown day Hurry down, sundown, be on your way Weave me tomorrow out of today Tomorrows breeze now Blows clear and loud Im off my knees now Im standing proud So hurry, sundown, be on your way And hurry me a sun-up from this beat-up sundown day Hurry down, sundown, be on your way Weave me tomorrow out of today My sorrows song, now Just must break through That brave new dawn, now Long overdue So hurry, sundown, be on your way And hurry me a sun-up from this beat-up sundown day Hurry down, sundown, be on your way Weave me tomorrow out of today Hurry down, sundown, get thee be gone Get lost in the sunrise of a new dawn Hurry down, sundown, take the old day Wrap it in new dreams, send it my way! Send it my way! Send it my way!
All Gods critters got a place in the choir Some sing low, some sing higher Some sing out loud on the telephone wire And some just clap their hands, or paws or anything they got now Listen to the bass, its the one on the bottom Where the bullfrog croaks and the hippopotamus Moans and groans with a big to do And old cow just goes moo Well the dogs and the cats they take up the middle The honeybee hums and the crickets fiddle The donkey brays and the pony neighs The old coyote howls All Gods critters got a place in the choir Some sing low, some sing higher Some sing out loud on the telephone wire And some just clap their hands, or paws or anything they got now Listen to the top where the little bird sings The melody with the high voice ringing The hoot owl hollers over everything And the jaybird disagrees Singing in the nighttime, singing in the day The little duck quacks and hes on his way The possum dont have much to say And the porcupine talks to herself All Gods critters got a place in the choir Some sing low, some sing higher Some sing out loud on the telephone wire And some just clap their hands, or paws or anything they got now Everybody here is a part of the plan We all get to play in the great critter band From the eagle in the sky to the whale in the sea Its one great symphony All Gods critters got a place in the choir Some sing low, some sing higher Some sing out loud on the telephone wire And some just clap their hands, or paws or anything they got now
Slack your rope hangman, slack it for a while I think I see my father comin ridin many a mile Father have you brought me hope or have you paid my fee Or have you come to see me hangin from the gallows tree? I have not brought you hope, I have not paid your fee Yes I have come to see you hangin from the gallows tree Slack your rope hangman, slack it for a while I think I see my mother comin ridin many a mile Mother have you brought me hope or have you paid my fee Or have you come to see me hangin from the gallows tree? I have not brought you hope, I have not paid your fee Yes I have come to see you hangin from the gallows tree Slack your rope hangman, slack it for a while I think I see my brother comin ridin many a mile Brother have you brought me hope or have you paid my fee Or have you come to see me hangin from the gallows tree? I have not brought you hope, I have not paid your fee Yes I have come to see you hangin from the gallows tree Slack your rope hangman, slack it for a while I think I see my true love comin riding many a mile True love have you brought me hope or have you paid my fee Or have you come to see me hangin from the gallows tree? Yes I have brought you hope, yes I have paid your fee For Ive not come to see you hangin from the gallows tree
Im in love with a big blue frog A big blue frog loves me Its not as bad as it appears He wears glasses and hes six foot three Well Im not worried about our kids I know theyll turn out neat Theyll be great lookin cause theyll have my face Great swimmers cause theyll have his feet! Well Im in love with a big blue frog A big blue frog loves me Hes not as bad as he appears Hes got rhythm and a PhD Well I know we can make things work Hes got good famly sense His mother was a frog from Philadelphia His daddy an enchanted prince The neighbors are against it and its clear to me And its probly clear to you They think value on their property will go right down If the family next door is blue Well Im in love with a big blue frog A big blue frog loves me Ive got it tattooed on my chest It says P.H.R.O.G. P.H.R.O.G
Well sing in the sunshine Well laugh every day Well sing in the sunshine Then Ill be on my way I will never love you The cost of loves too dear But though Ill never love you Ill stay with you one year And we can sing in the sunshine Well laugh every day Well sing in the sunshine Then Ill be on my way Ill sing to you each morning Ill kiss you every night But darling, dont cling to me Ill soon be out of sight But we can sing in the sunshine Well laugh every day Well sing in the sunshine Then Ill be on my way My daddy he once told me Hey, dont you love you any man Just take what they may give you And give but what you can And you can sing in the sunshine Youll laugh every day Youll sing in the sunshine Then be on your way And when our year has ended And I have gone away Youll often speak about me And this is what youll say We sang in the sunshine You know we laughed every day We sang in the sunshine Then she went away
This train dont carry no gamblers, this train This train dont carry no gamblers, this train This train dont carry no gamblers No crap shooters, no midnight ramblers This train dont carry no gamblers, this train This train, dont carry no jokers, well, this train This train, dont carry no jokers, well, this train This train, dont carry no jokers No high-tone women, no cigar smokers, well This train, dont carry no jokers, well, this train This train, done carried my mother, well, this train This train, done carried my mother, well, this train This train, done carried my mother My mother, my father, my sister and my brother This train, done carried my mother, well this train This train, shes bound for glory, well, this train This train, shes bound for glory, well, this train This train, shes bound for glory, well, this train This train, shes bound for glory If you want to get to heaven then youve got to be holy, well This train, shes bound for glory, well, this train
Everybody gonna pray on the very last day Oh when they hear that bell a-ring the world away Everybody gonna pray to the heavens on the judgement day Well you can sing about the great king David And you can preach about the wisdom of Saul But the judgement falls on all mankind When the trumpet sounds the call All equal and the same When the Lord He calls your name Get ready, brother, for that day Everybody gonna pray on the very last day Oh when they hear that bell a-ring the world away Everybody gonna pray to the heavens on the judgement day Well one day soon all men will stand His word will be heeded in all the land Men shall know and men shall see We all are brothers and we all are free Mankind was made of clay Each of us in the very same way Get ready, brother, for that day Everybody gonna pray on the very last day Oh when they hear that bell a-ring the world away Everybody gonna pray to the heavens on the judgement day Oh well the law is given and the law is known A tale is told and the seed is sown From dust we came into dust well go You the know the Lord once told us so Each brother takes His hand Heed the meaning of the Lords command Get ready, brother, for that day Everybody gonna pray on the very last day Oh when they hear that bell a-ring the world away Everybody gonna pray to the heavens on the judgement day
Because all men are brothers wherever men may be One union shall unite us, forever proud and free No tyrant shall defeat us, no nation strike us down All men who toil shall greet us, the whole wide world around My brothers are all lovers, forever hand in hand Where chimes the bell of freedom there is my native land My brothers fears are my fears: yellow, white or brown My brothers tears are my tears, the whole wide world around Let every voice be thunder, let every heart beat strong Until all tyrants perish, our work shall not be done Let not our memories fail us, the lost year shall be found Let slaverys chains be broken the whole wide world around
Chorus: 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 Til the rain comes tumbling down Pullin weeds and pickin stones We are made of dreams and bones I feel the need to grow my own cause the time is close at hand Grain for grain, sun and rain Ill find my way in natures chain Tune my body and my brain to the music of the land Chorus Plant your rows straight and long Temper them with prayer and song Mother earth will keep you strong if you give her love and care An old crow watching hungrily from his perch in yonder tree In my garden Im as free as that feathered thief up there Chorus
There is a ship and she sails the sea Shes loaded deep, as deep can be But not as deep as the love Im in I know not if I sink or swim I leaned my back against an oak Thinking it was a trusty tree But first it bent and then it broke Just as my love proved false to me Oh, love is gentle, and love is kind The sweetest flower when first its new But love grows old and waxes cold And fades away like the mornin dew The water is wide, I cannot get oer Neither have I the wings to fly Give me a boat that can carry two And both shall row my love and I
If I had wings no one would ask me should I fly The bird sings, no one asks why I can see in myself wings as I feel them If you see something else, keep your thoughts to yourself Ill fly free then Yesterdays eyes see their colors fading away They see their sun turning to grey You cant share in a dream, that you dont believe in If you say that you see and pretend to be me You wont be then How can you ask if Im happy goin my way? You might as well ask a child at play! Theres no need to discuss or understand me I wont ask of myself to become something else Ill just be me! If I had wings no one would ask me should I fly The bird sings, and no one asks her why I can see in myself wings as I feel them If you see something else, keep your thoughts to yourself Ill fly free then
Come all ye fair and tender ladies Take warning how you court your men Theyre like the stars on a summers mornin First theyll appear and then theyre gone If I had known before I courted What all his lyin would have done Id have locked my heart in a box of golden And never would have courted none I wish I were a tiny sparrow And I had wings and I could fly Id fly away to my own true lover And all hed ask I would deny Alas Im not a tiny sparrow I have not wings nor can I fly And on this earth in grief and sorrow I am bound until I die Come all ye fair and tender ladies Take warning how you court your men Theyre like the stars on a summers mornin First theyll appear and then theyre gone
When I was a young man and never been kissed I got to thinking it over what I had missed I got me a girl, I kissed her and then Oh Lord, I kissed her again Chorus: Oh, kisses sweeter than wine Oh, kisses sweeter than wine I asked her to marry and be my sweet wife And we would be so happy the rest of our lives I begged and I pleaded like a natural man And then, Oh Lord, she gave me her hand I worked mighty hard and so did my wife Workin hand in hand to make a good life With corn in the field and wheat in the bins I was, Oh Lord, the father of twins Our children they numbered just about four They all had sweethearts knockin at the door They all got married and they didnt hesitate; I was, Oh Lord, the grandmother of eight Now that were old, and ready to go We get to thinkin what happened a long time ago We had a lot of kids, trouble and pain But, Oh Lord, Wed do it again
So I told him that hed better shut his mouth And do his job like a man And he answered Listen, Father I will never kill another. He thinks hes better Than his brother that died What the hell does he think hes doing To his father who brought him up right? Take your place on The Great Mandala As it moves through your brief moment of time Win or lose now you must choose now And if you lose youre only losing your life Tell the jailer not to bother With his meal of bread and water today He is fasting til the killings over Hes a martyr, he thinks hes a prophet But hes a coward, hes just playing a game He cant do it, he cant change it Its been going on for ten thousand years Take your place on The Great Mandala As it moves through your brief moment of time Win or lose now you must choose now And if you lose youre only losing your life Tell the people they are safe now Hunger stopped him, he lies still in his cell Death has gagged his accusations We are free now, we can kill now We can hate now, now we can end the world Were not guilty, he was crazy And its been going on for ten thousand years! Take your place on The Great Mandala As it moves through your brief moment of time Win or lose now you must choose now And if you lose youve only wasted your life
In the town of Spring Hill, Nova Scotia Down in the heart of the Cumberland Mine Theres blood on the coal and miners lie In the roads that never saw sun or sky Roads that never saw sun or sky Down at the coal face the miners workin Rattle of the belt and the cutters blade Crumble of rock and the walls close round Living and the dead men two miles down Living and the dead men two miles down Twelve men lay two miles from the pitshaft Listen for the drillin of a rescue team Six hundred feet of coal and slag Hope imprisoned in a three-foot seam Hope imprisoned in a three-foot seam Eight days passed and some were rescued Leaving the dead to lie alone All their lives they dug their graves Two miles of earth for a markin stone Two miles of earth for a markin stone In the town of Spring Hill you dont sleep easy Often the Earth will tremble and groan When the Earth is restless, miners die Bone and blood is the price of coal Bone and blood is the price of coal
When first I came to Louisville, my fortune there to find I met a fair young maiden there, her beauty filled my mind Her rosy cheek, her ruby lips, they gave my heart no rest The name she bore was Flora, the lily of the west I courted lovely Flora, she promised neer to go But soon a tale was told to me that filled my heart with woe They said she meets another man who holds my love in jest And yet I trusted Flora, the lily of the west Way down in yonder shady grove, a man of low degree He spoke unto my Flora there and kissed her neath a tree The answers that she gave to him like arrows pierced my breast I was betrayed by Flora, the lily of the west I stepped up to my rival, my dagger in my hand I seized him by the collar and I ordered him to stand All in my desperation I stabbed him in his breast Id killed a man for Flora, the lily of the west And then I had to stand my trial, I had to make my plea They placed me in a prisners dock and then commenced on me Although she swore my life away, deprived me of my rest Still I love my faithless Flora, the lily of the west
Was it Cesar Chavez or Rosa Parks that day? Some say Dr. King or Ghandi Set them on their way No matter who your mentors are Its pretty plain to see That if youve been to jail for justice Youre in good company Have you been to jail for justice? I want to shake your hand Cause sitting in and laying down Are ways to take a stand Have you sung a song for freedom Or marched that picket line? Have you been to jail for justice? Then youre a friend of mine You law abiding citizens Come listen to this song Laws are made by people And people can be wrong Once unions were against the law But slavery was fine Women were denied the vote While children worked the mine The more you study history The less you can deny it A rotten law stays on the books til folks with guts defy it! Have you been to jail for justice? I want to shake your hand Cause sitting in and laying down Are ways to take a stand Have you sung a song for freedom Or marched that picket line? Have you been to jail for justice? Then youre a friend of mine Well the law is supposed to serve us And so are the police When the system fails Its up to us to speak our piece We must be ever vigilant For justice to prevail So get courage from your convictions Let em haul you off to jail! Have you been to jail for justice? I want to shake your hand Cause sitting in and laying down Are ways to take a stand Have you sung a song for freedom Or marched that picket line? Have you been to jail for justice? Then youre a friend of mine Have you been to jail for justice Have you been to jail for justice Have you been to jail for justice Then youre a friend of mine
On the corner theres this nice man His name is Mark, hes always smiling Hes got this mom who comes on Wednesdays In the evening with soup so steaming He shares his house with his friend Martin Theyre not brothers, theyre not cousins My little girl wonders all about these men I take hold of her hand, and I begin Home is where the heart is No matter how the heart lives Inside your heart where love is Thats where youve got to make yourself At home Across the yard live Deb and Tricia With their tools and ladders And their room addition My kid yells over, Are ya having a baby? They wink and smile, they say, Someday, maybe But through their doors go kids and mommies Funny how you dont see the daddies go in My little girl wonders bout this house with no men I take hold of her hand And I begin Home is where the heart is No matter how the heart lives Inside your heart where love is Thats where youve got to make yourself At home Round the corner, here comes Martin Hes alone now, he tries smiling He roams around his well stocked kitchen He knows that fate will soon be coming My little girl wonders how he will live I take hold of her hand and I begin Home is where the heart is No matter how the heart lives Inside your heart where love is Thats where youve got to make yourself At home Martin sits and waits with his windows open His house is empty, his heart is broken We bring him toys and watercolors He loves to hear my little babys stories Shes the gift I share Shes his companion Shes the string on the kite She guides him into the wind My little girl wonders who will care for him We take hold of his hand and we begin Home is where the heart is No matter how the heart lives Inside your heart where love is Thats where youve got to make yourself At home
Light one candle for the Maccabee children Give thanks that their light didnt die! Light one candle for the pain they endured When their right to exist was denied! Light one candle for the terrible sacrifice Justice and freedom demand! And light one candle for the wisdom to know When the peacemakers time is at hand! Chorus: Dont let the light go out! Its lasted for so many years! Dont let the light go out! Let it shine through our love and our tears. Light one candle for the strength we all need To never become our own foe! And light one candle for those who are suffring Pain we learned so long ago! Light one candle for all we believe in Let anger not tear us apart! And light one candle to bind us together With peace as the song in our heart! What is the memory thats valued so highly That we keep it alive in that flame? Whats the commitment to those who have died When we cry out theyve not died in vain We have come this far, always believing That justice will somehow prevail! This is the burning. This is the promise This why we will not fail! Dont let the light go out! Dont let the light go out! Dont let the light go out!
I have a song to sing, O! It is sung to the moon by a love-lorn loon Who fled from the mocking throng-o Its the song of a merry man moping mum Whose soul was sad and whose glance was glum Who sipped no sup and who craved no crumb As he sighed for the love of a lady Refrain: Hey-di, hey-di, misery me, lack-a-day-de He sipped no sup and he craved no crumb As he sighed for the love of a lady I have a song to sing, O! It is sung with the ring of the songs maids sing Who loved with a love life-long-o Its a song of a merry maid peerly proud Who loved a lord and who laughed aloud At the moan of the merry man moping mum Whose soul was sad and whose glance was glum Who sipped no sup and who craved no crumb As he sighed for the love of a lady I have a song to sing,O! It is sung to the knell of a church-yard bell And a doleful dirge ding-dong o Its a song of a popinjay bravely born Who turned up his noble nose with scorn At the humble merry maid peerly proud Who loved a lord and who laughed aloud At the moan of a merry man moping mum Whose soul was sad and whose glance was glum Who sipped no sup and who craved no crumb As he sighed for the love of a lady I have a song to sing, O! I have a song to sing-o! It is sung with a sigh and a tear in the eye for it tells of a righted wrong-o Its a song of the merry maid once so gay Who turned on her heel and tripped away From the peacock popinjay bravely born Who turned up his noble nose with scorn At the humble heart that he did not prize So she begged on her knees with downcast eyes For the love of the merry man moping mum Whose soul was sad and whose glance was glum Who sipped no sup and who craved no crumb As he sighed for the love of a lady Hey-di, hey-di, misery me, lack-a-day-de His pains were oer and he sighed no more For he lived in the love of a lady Hey-di, hey-di, his pains were oer And he sighed no more For he lived in the love of a lady
Truth, with all its far out schemes Lets time decide what it should mean; Its not the time but just the dreams that die And sometimes when the room is still Time with so much truth to kill Leaves you by the window sill so tied Without a wing, to take you high Without a clue to tell you why Now, I just want to keep my name, not bother anybodys game Without ideas of gold or fame or insane heights I dont want a lot of money, I dont want a Playboy Bunny Just a love to call me honey late at night In my arms, by my side, in my arms late at night Chorus: But I dont know, I aint been told Evrybody wants a hand to hold Theyre so afraid of being old So scared of dying, so unknown And so alone, rollin home Well, I see the ones who crawl like moles Who for a front would trade their souls A broken mirrors the only hole for them; And for you whod exchange yourselves Just to be somebody else Pretending things you never felt or meant; Hey, you dont live what you defend You cant give so you just bend Now if you care what people think Like they supplied some missing link; Theyll just stand back and watch you sink so slow Theyll never help you to decide Theyll only take you for a ride After which theyll try and hide the fact that they dont know What you should do, where you should go What you should do, where you should go Theres nothing big I want to prove No mountains that I need to move Or even claim whats right or true for you My sights, my songs are slightly charred You might think they miss their mark But things are only what they are and nothing new But for me, I think theyll do But for me, I think theyll do Well, I can see a king and queen, a beggar falling at my feet; They all must see the same sad dreams at night; Futility and senseless war, pit the rich against the poor While cause is buried long before the fight For what was wrong, for what was right Its just the strong, who ever says whats right
And when I die, and when Im dead, dead and gone Therell be one child born and a world to carry on Therell be one child born to carry on Im not scared of dyin and I dont really care If its peace you find in dyin, well, then let the time be near If its peace you find in dying, when dyin time is here Just bundle up my coffin, cause its cold way down there And when I die, and when Im gone Therell be one child born and a world to carry on Therell be one child born to carry on My troubles are many, theyre as deep as a well I can swear there aint no heaven, but I pray there aint no hell Swear there aint no heaven, pray there aint no hell But Ill never know by livin, only my dyin will tell Only my dyin will tell And when I die, and when Im gone Therell be one child born and a world to carry on Therell be one child born to carry on Give me my freedom, for as long as I be All I ask of livin is to have no chains on me All I ask of livin is to have no chains on me And all I ask of dyin is to go naturally I only wanna go naturally And when I die, and when Im gone Therell be one child born and a world to carry on Therell be one child born to carry on Comin as I go, and a world to carry on Therell be one child born to carry on
Thats what you get for lovin me Thats what you get for lovin me Everything you had is gone, as you can see Thats what you get for lovin me I aint the kind to hang around With any new love that Ive found Movin is my stock in trade Im movin on I wont think of you when Im gone So dont you shed a tear for me I aint the love you thought Id be Ive got a hundred more like you So dont be blue Ill have a thousand fore Im through Now there you go youre crying again Now there you go youre crying again But then someday when your poor heart Is on the mend I just might pass this way again Thats what you get for lovin me Thats what you get for lovin me Everything you had is gone, as you can see Thats what you get for lovin me
You take a stick of bamboo You take a stick of bamboo You take a stick of bamboo You throw it in the water Oh, oh, Hanaah You take a stick of bamboo You take a stick of bamboo You take a stick of bamboo You throw it in the water Oh, oh, Hanaah River, she come down River, she come down You travel on the river You travel on the river You travel on the river You travel on the water Oh, Oh, Hanaah You travel on the river You travel on the river You travel on the river You travel on the water Oh, Oh, Hanaah River, she come down River, she come down My homes across the river My homes across the river My homes across the river My homes across the water Oh, Oh, Hanaah My homes across the river My homes across the river My homes across the river My homes across the water Oh, Oh, Hanaah River, she come down River, she come down You take a stick of bamboo You take a stick of bamboo You take a stick of bamboo You throw it in the water
This house goes on sale evry Wednesday morning And taken off the market in the afternoon You can buy a piece of it if you want to Its been good to me if its been good for you Take the grand look now the fire is burning Is that your reflection on the wall? I can show you this room and some others If you came to see the house at all Careful up the stairs, a few are missing I havent had the time to make repairs First step is the hardest one to master Last one Im not really sure is there This room here once had childish laughter And I come back to hear it now and again I cant say that Im certain what youre after But in this room, a part of you will remain Second floor, the lady sleeps in waiting Past the lantern, tiptoe in its glance In the room the soft brown arms of shadow This room the hardest one to pass How much will you pay to live in the attic? The shavings off your mind are the only rent I left some would there if you thought you couldnt Or if the shouldnt that youve bought has been spent This house goes on sale evry Wednesday morning And taken off the market in the afternoon You can buy a piece of it if you want to Its been good for me if its been good for you
There were three ravens sat on a tree Down-a-down, Hey! Down-a-down And they were black as they might be, with a down The one of them said to his mate: What shall we for our breakfast take? With a down, derry derry derry down, down Down in yonder green field Down-a-down, Hey! Down-a-down There lies a knight slain under his shield, with a down Down there comes a fallow doe As great with young as she might go With a down, derry derry derry, down, down She lifted up his bloody head Down-a-down, Hey! Down-a-down And kissed his wounds that were so red, with a down She got him up across her back And carried him to the earthen lack With a down derry derry derry down, down She buried him before his prime Down-a-down, Hey! Down-a-down She was dead herself, ere evening time, with a down God send every gentlemen Fine hawks, fine hounds and such a loved one With a down derry derry derry down, Hmmm
Jimmy McGregor, hey, Jimmy, come here! Jimmy you son of a gun! What cha been doin? How long has it been? Hell, seven years if its been one Hows the preacher? Hows Don, did he go back to school? Who me? Oh, Im great! Im a father you know Yeah, two of em and one on the way Oh, well, she couldnt make it, she gets pretty tired She started her last month today I only came up for a couple of minutes Believe me, I wish I could stay Oh, and yeah while I think of it, do you remember Not for myself, for a friend A girl that I brought here, before I got married A couple of times at the end Whatshername? She hardly knew me; Now her name means something to me I wonder if she ever got over me? Anyway I should be flattered For yesterday at least I mattered Where did it go? Jimmy I tell you were two lucky guys Youve got everything that youve planned And all things considered Ive done fairly well I mean Gods honest truth, man I love Ruth and Whatshername? I thought I knew her, Whatshername? What happened to her I dont know why Ill never forget Whatshername?
I shall tell of a hunter whose life was undone By the cruel hand of evil at the setting of the sun His arrow was loosed and it flew through the dark And his true love was slain as the shaft found its mark Chorus: Shed her apron wrapped about her and he took her for a swan But its oh and alas it was she, Polly Von He ran up beside her and found it was she He turned away his head for he could not bear to see He lifted her up and found she was dead A fountain of tears for his true love, he shed He bore her away to his home by the sea Cryin Father, oh father, I murdered poor Polly! Ive killed my fair love in the flower of her life! I always intended that she be my wife. But shed her apron wrapped about her And I took her for a swan And its oh and alas it was she, Polly Von. He roamed near the place where his true love was slain He wept bitter tears, but his cries were all in vain As he looked on the lake, a swan glided by And the sun slowly sank in the grey of the sky
Chorus: If I were free to speak my mind Id tell a tale to all mankind Of how the flowers do bloom and fade Of how weve fought and how weve paid This weary world has had its fill Of words of war on every hill The time has come for peaceful days And peaceful men of peaceful ways When all mankind has ceased to fight Ill raise my head in thanks each night For this rich Earth and all it means For golden days and peaceful dreams
Id like to call somebody to the stage that you know as a folk singer But that you havent met in his other role Paul is a comedian with a unique point of view and commentary And in this capacity, ladies and gentlemen Please welcome with me to the stage, my good friend My compatriot, Paul Stookey PopThat was the sound of a golf ball Or if youre a ping-pong enthusiast, that was a sound of a ping-pong ball Except generally youll hear ping Pong Pop pingpongpop pingpongpop Thats the sound of a match between a golfer and a ping-pong enthusiast I played golf today, 18 holes I played golf, wooo I did pretty good too, I think you would have been very proud of me PopFour. popFive. popSix popSeven I dont like sports very much Theres a vast number of sports that Im not invlved in Theres water skiing In order to water ski, really you should swim, right? Youre not gonna stay up there all the time, now And I dont like to swim, really You know what swimming is to me? Staying alive when Im in the water Barely Ill do anything to stay afloat Even swallow Co2 cartriges But I didnt come out here to talk about sports I really, I came out here, Peter talks about status And I cannot think of one material object that has more status in this country Than the automobile And it starts at a very early age now, right? I mean, now at 14, kids want the car, right? They get cheaters permits so they can drive You get a learners permit at 15, a cheaters permit at 14 And its, I guess its really necessary because You lose a lot of face calling up a girl and asking her If you can peddle right over and pick her up, right? They dont really go for that any more And if you look back on all the times you had the automobile Aside from a few interesting saturday evenings You got to admit that one of the nicest times of all Was a sunday afternoon, if you could get the car You come down the stairs, ker-clunk ker-clunk ker-clunk ker-clunk Mom, dad, gonna take the car, ha haaa Beautiful day for a drive, I think Ill go out Ha haaa haaa ha huuu And then, and then they level you with that giant killer, right? HAVE YOU DONE YOUR HOMEWORK? If you were fast, youd say, mom, dad, have I done my homework? Lightning soundRun out the door You pick up 3 other great pretenders, 3 oclock in the afternoon The time is now 10 oclock in the evening The same 4 guys are in the same car engine sound Well, whata you wanna do? engine sound I dont know, whada you wanna do? engine sound Hey, weve been driving for 7 hours engine sound Hey, I got an idea, he he engine sound Yeah, whats that? engine sound Lets go to a drive-in resturant and look at the girls, hehehe engine sound Oh, ok engine sound Well, here they are, but theyre all from our high school engine sound Wait a minute, theres a car load over there Theres a place right next to them, lets go get it engine sound Horn x2 Tire screech Horn Engine sound Tire screech Dont look at em laughter Heres the conversation in the girls car you never heard Here they come There they are Dont look at em Remember the time when drive-ins first opened And the girls used to come out to take your order? Now youre lucky you know, if you get a girl in slacks who delivers it I understand theyre even putting in conveyor belts in some drive-in resturants There was a time when the little girls came running out in short little skirts Remember them? whistling You pull in engine, tire screech And the little girl would come running up panting May I take your order sir? Yes, but I dont believe its on the menu, ha ha They dont, they dont let you flirt any more now They give you a little green box with a white button on it A little speaker grill, right Unintelligable noise What? Unintelligable noise Oh, ok, um, Wed like one cheeseburger deluxe special extra The one you have out here with the little white cup With that whatever thats in there, well take it, whatever it is And uh, wed like two hamburgers medium rare with everything on em And one hamburger, no, one hamburger, meat, no hamburgers One frank, and three chiliburgers, ok? Alright, and wed like two chocolate shakes, regular thick, for spoons you know THICK And wed like two strawberry shakes thin Water them down, or milk them down a little, ok Cause we got somebody here with chapped lips and theyd like it thin Can, you understand what I mean? Are you there? Unintelligable noise Well, could you tell us what we have please? Unintelligable noise for a long time And four six-packs Well take it And after you get your food order in, you got at least 40 minutes to wait Even if its just a cup of coffee you got 40 minutes to wait And you cannot get out of your car, right Remember there was a time when drive-ins first opened You used to pull in and get out, exchange hellos, greetings kiss Evidentally some people were getting out and exchanging Something a little heavier than hellos and greetings They have policemen there to keep you in your car You can be 47 years old and drop your credit cards on the ground Officer, thats my wallet I dont care who you are kidpop back in the car If you do get out, you gotta be very careful Because the new resturants have radar now radar scanning sound So you have to crawl on your belly between the cars panting You get over to the side of the car panting Psssst pop, pop, pop Psssst pop down here! I cant come up, theyll spot me Pop, pop, pop Put down your window Sound of window going down Power windows, huh? Whoo, this is a pretty fancy car Hey, youre a pretty fancy broad Sound of window going up Pop. pop, pop Sound of window going down Tire screech If you did manage to get out of the drive-in resturant without being maimed There was a sporting event taking place at the traffic light Remember, with all of two characters Mr. Businessman who drove a 4-door family sedan with black-wall tires Automatic transmission Seated next to him in a 1941 gray primer coated Ford With its rear end 2 inches off the ground Tomato cans for mufflers With his back to the drivers window, his left arm draped over the steering wheel His right hand gripped onto the gearshift lever A sneer on lips sat THE KID Engine revving sound Well, Mr. Businessman has just had his bands tightened, and Those of you who are not quite sure what I mean By having your bands tightened The bands are the rings in an automatic transmission Which actually affect the gear change Uh huh, Ill give you an example This is an automobile with tight bands Car sound with gear shifts This is an automobile with loose bands Car sound with gear shifts, different sound Well, Mr. Businessman has just had his bands tightened And he thinks that he will show THE KID a thing or two Meanwhile, THE KID engine revving Has inched these 2 fingers up over his left arm This is the universal signlanguage among teenagers for dragging You probably recall Winston Churchill during the war years Which everyone assumed meant V for victory Actually if youll also recall Winston Churchill smokes a cigar, right? He used to hold it in here, right? And occationally he would turn to his friends on the stage and say Want a drag? See, and the kids picked it up The light changes The light changes to amber and Mr. Businessman decides to get very daring He pulls the automatic transmission down into low clunk He puts one foot on the brake screech Still holding the foot on the brake, in order to get that extra fast start He pulls the automatic transmission down into low clunk And pushes down on the accelerator five inches The car is internally hemorraging He knows, he knows, he knows hes gonna have to have another band job Hes not gonna let THE KID show him up The light changes to green, Mr. Businessman is off Tire screech Engine running fast Gear shift Gear shift with loose bands Looks at the speedometer, 80, 90, 95, 96, 97, 98 miles an hour Looks out the window and The Kids not even there You know whats there? Siren sound He looks in the rear view mirror and The Kids still back at the corner He never races anybody He just sits there and scares the hell out of them
When I was growing up my best friend was a unicorn The others smiled at me and called me crazy But I was not upset by knowing I did not conform I always thought their seeing must be hazy The unicorn and I would while away the hours Playing, dancing and romancing in the wild flowers And wed sing Seeing is believing in the things you see Loving is believing in the ones you love Seeing is believing in the things you see Loving is believing in the ones you love When I was seventeen my best friend was the Northern Star The others asked why I was always dreaming When I did not reply I found my thoughts were very far Away from daily hurts and fears and scheming The Northern Star and I would share our dreams together Laughing, sighing, sometimes crying, in all kinds of weather And wed sing And now that I am grown, my best friend lives inside of me The others smile at me and call me crazy But I am not upset, for long ago I found the key Ive always known their seeing must be hazy My friend inside and I would while away the hours Playing, dancing and romancing in the wild flowers And wed sing
Lie down Betty, see what tomorrow brings Lie down Betty, see what tomorrow brings May bring you sunshine, may bring you diamond rings But if you lose your man it wont bring you anything Well Betty told DuPree, Buy me a diamond ring, yeah Betty told DuPree, Buy me a diamond ring And DuPree told Betty, Buy you most anything So DuPree took a pistol and he robbed that jewelry store, yeah I said DuPree took a 38, he robbed that jewelry store You know he killed two policemen he left them a-lying on the floor Well DuPree in a taxi Take me to Baltimore DuPree in a taxi Take me to Baltimore And when he got to Bettys the sheriff was a-waitin at the door You could hear him singin... Now DuPrees in the death house callin out Bettys name Oh, DuPrees in the death house callin out Bettys name The guard said DuPree this note from your baby just came. I came to see you but they wouldnt let me see your face came to see you but they wouldnt let me see your face I love you DuPree, aint no one gonna take your place!
Red light green light round the town I found a penny on the ground Met a friend I never knowd Walkin down ol Rocky Road Red Green ol Rocky Road, tell me what you see Tell me inside out, tell me upside down All around the block, all around the town Red Green ol Rocky Road, tell me what you see Jimmy, come out and play Well Red Light, Green Light and Ill be it today Red Green ol Rocky Road, tell me what you see Hey Jimmy Huggins your names been called Come and stand beside the wall Pick a girl that you know well You can kiss and you can tell Red Green ol Rocky Road, tell me what you see Jenny, come out and play Well Red Light, Green Light and Ill be it today Red Green ol Rocky Road, tell me what you see Little Miss Jenny, dont you hide Papas gonna take you for a pony ride One potato, two potato, three potato, four Cross the line and close the door Red Green ol Rocky Road, tell me what you see Tell me inside out, tell me upside down All around the block, all around the town Red Green ol Rocky Road, tell me what you see Red light green light round the town I found a penny on the ground Met a friend I never knowd Walkin down ol Rocky Road
Jesus our brother kind and good Was humbly born in a stable rude And the friendly beasts around him stood Jesus our brother, kind and good i, said the donkey, all shaggy and brown i carried his mother up hill and down I carried his mother to bethlehem town. i, said the donkey, all shaggy and brown i, said the cow, all white and red i gave him my manger for his bed I gave him my hay to pillow his head. i, said the cow, all white and red i, said the sheep, with curly horn i gave him my wool for a blanket warm He wore my coat on christmas morn. i, said the sheep, with curly horn i, said the dove, from the rafters high i cooed him to sleep so he would not cry We cooed him to sleep, my love and i i, said the dove, from the rafters high Thus every beast, by some good spell In the stable rude was glad to tell Of the gift he gave emmanuel The gift he gave emmanuel The gift he gave emmanuel
Wed like to sing a childrens song for you now, thats unique. Its the only childrens song that weve ever encountered that contains all three of the basic elements of every single childrens song. The first element is simplicity, so that the child can understand the song. The second element is pathos, to prepare the child for later traumatic experiences ... . And the third element is repetition, to give the child a false sense of security I had a dog and his name was Blue I had a dog and his name was Blue I had a dog and his name was Blue I betcha five dollars hes a good dog, too Singin here, ol Blue, youre a good dog, you! Ol Blue come when I blow my horn Ol Blue come when I blow my horn A Blue come a runnin through the yella corn A Blue come a runnin when I blow my horn Singin here, ol Blue, youre a good dog, you! What if this song were to be changed? Modified by an unscrupulous modifier of folks songs, whose business it is to make this type of song palatable for the teenage, deliquent, mother-my-dog instinct. And then it would be a rock and roll song. OH, NASTY, UNSCRUPULOUS MODIFIER!!! Now it would sound something...like this: Hup two three four five six hey! Well I got a dog and is name is Blue I betcha five dollars hes a good dog, too Oh, Oh, oooo, yow! Bow wow bow wow bow wow, ooooo Well Blue... Why did you leave me sweetheart? Blue ... you promised to write And I ... I sit I sit ... I sit alone at night now Sifting sand through my fingers Come back Blue, I, I, I I want you I, I, I I need you .... And Im Going To Have You!!! Here, Blue!!!
One night as I lay on my pillow Moonlight as bright as the dawn I saw a man come a walking He had a long chain on I heard his chains a clankin They made a mournful sound Welded around his body Draggin along the ground Chorus: He had a long chain on He had a long chain on He had a long chain on He stood beside my window He looked at me and he said I am so tired and hungry Give me a bite of your bread He didnt look like a robber He didnt look like a thief His voice was as soft as the moonlight A face full of sorrow and grief I went into my kitchen Fetched him a bowl full of meat A drink and a pan of cold biscuits Thats what I gave him to eat Though he was tired and hungry A bright light came over his face He bowed his head in the moonlight He said a beautiful grace I got my hammer and chisel Offered to set him free He looked at me and said softly I guess we had best let it be. When he had finished his supper He thanked me again and again Though its been years since Ive seen him Still hear him draggin his chain
The first time ever I saw your face I thought the sun rose in your eyes And the moon and stars were the gifts you gave To the dark and the empty skies my love To the dark and the empty skies The first time ever I kissed your mouth I felt the earth move in my hand Like the trembling heart of a captive bird That was there at my command my love That was there at my command The first time ever I held you near And felt your heartbeat close to mine I thought our joy would fill the world And would last till the end of time my love And would last till the end of time
Theres a sunny little country south of Mexico Where the winds are gentle and the waters flow But breezes arent the only things that blow In El Salvador If you took the little lady for a moonlight drive Odds are still good youd come back alive But everyone is innocent until they arrive In El Salvador If the rebels take a bus on the grand highway The government destroys a village miles away The man on the radio says now well play South of the Border And in the morning the natives say Were happy you have lived another day Last night a thousand more passed away In El Salvador Theres a television crew here from ABC Filming Rio Lempe and the refugees Calling murdered children the tragedy Of El Salvador Before the government cameras 20 feet away Another man is asking for continued aid Food and medicine and hand grenades For El Salvador Theres a thump, a rumble, and the buildings sway A soldier fires the acid spray The public address system starts to play South of the Border You run for cover and hide your eyes You hear the screams from paradise Theyve fallen further than you realize In El Salvador Just like Poland is protected by her Russian friends The junta is assisted by Americans And if 60 million dollars seems too much to spend In El Salvador They say for half a billion they could do it right Bomb all day, burn all night Until theres not a living thing upright In El Salvador Theyll continue training troops in the USA And watch the nuns that got away And teach the military bands to play South of the Border And kill the people to set them free Who put this price on their liberty? Dont you think its time to leave El Salvador?
As I was a goin over Gilgarra Mountain I spied Colonel Farrell and his money he was countin First I drew me pistols, and then I drew me rapier, sayin Stand and deliver for I am your bold deceiver Refrain: Mush-a-ring-um duram da Whack fol the daddy o Whack fol the daddy o Theres whiskey in the jar He counted out his money and it made a pretty penny I put in me pocket to take home to darlin Jenny She sighed and swore she loved me And never would deceive me But the devil take the women for they always lie so easy I went into me chamber all for to take a slumber To dream of gold and girls and ocourse it was no wonder Me Jenny took me charges and she filled them up with water Called on Colonel Farrell to get ready for the slaughter Next mornin early before I rose to travel A came a band o footmen and likewise Colonel Farrell I goes to draw me pistol for shed stole away me rapier But a prisoner I was taken, I couldnt shoot the water They put me into jail with the judge all a-writin For robbin Colonel Farrell on Gilgarra Mountain But they didnt take me fists so I knocked the jailer down And bid a farewell to this tight-fisted town Id like to find me brother, the one thats in the army I dont know where hes stationed, in Cork or in Killarney Together wed go roaminoer the mountains of Kilkenny And I swear hed treat me fairer than me darlin sportin Jenny Theres some takes delight in the carriages and rollin And some takes delight in the hurley or the bollin But I takes delight in the juice of the barley Courtin pretty maids in the mornin oh so early
I wonder, as I wander out under the sky How jesus the saviour had come for to die For poor ornry creatures like you and like i I wonder as I wander out under the sky When mary birthed jesus, twas in a cows stall With wisemen and shepherds and farmers and all And high in the heavens a stars light did fall twas the promise of the ages, it then did recall If jesus had wanted for any wee thing Like a star in the sky, or a bird on the wing Or all of gods angels in heavn for to sing Well, he surely could have had them, for he was their king I wonder as I wander out under the sky How jesus the saviour had come for to die For poor ornry creatures like you and like i I wonder as I wander, out under the sky
And it came to pass on a Christmas evening When all the doors were shuttered tight Outside standing, a lonely boy-child Cold and shivering in the night On the street every window Save but one was gleaming bright; And to this window walked the boy-child Peeking in saw candlelight Through other windows he had looked at turkeys Ducks, and geese, and cherry pies; But through this window saw a gray-haired lady Table bare and tears in her eyes Into his coat reached the boy-child Knowing well there was little there He took from his pocket his own Christmas dinner A bit of cheese and some bread to share His outstretched hands held the food and they trembled As the door it opened wide Said he Would you share with me Christmas dinner? Said she gently, Come inside. The gray-haired lady brought forth to the table Glasses two, last drops of wine Said she Heres a toast to everyones Christmas And especially yours and mine! And it came to pass on that Christmas evening Whene all the doors were shuttered tight That in that town the happiest Christmas Was shared by candlelight
Dodi li vaani lo Haroeh bashoshanim Dodi li vaani lo Haroeh bashoshanim Mi zot ola min hamidbar Mi zot ola mkuteret mor ul-vona mor ul-vona Dodi li vaani lo Haroeh bashoshanim Dodi li vaani lo Haroeh bashoshanim Libavtini achoti kala Libavtini kala Libavtini achoti kala Libavtini kala Dodi li vaani lo Haroeh bashoshanim Dodi li vaani lo Haroeh bashoshanim Uri tzafon uvoi teiman Uvoi teiman Uri tzafon uvoi teiman Uvoi teiman Dodi li vaani lo Haroeh bashoshanim Dodi li vaani lo Haroeh bashoshanim Dodi li vaani lo Haroeh bashoshanim
When I was just a wee little lad Full of health and joy My father homeward came one night And gave to me a toy A wonder to behold it was With many colors bright And the moment I laid eyes on it It became my hearts delight It went Zip when it moved And Bop when it stopped And Whirrr when it stood still I never knew just what it was and I guess I never will The first time that I picked it up I had a big surprise Cause right on the bottom were two big buttons That looked like big green eyes I first pushed one and then the other Then I twisted its lid And when I set it down again Here is what it did It went Zip when it moved And Bop when it stopped And Whirrr when it stood still I never knew just what it was and I guess I never will It first marched left and then marched right Then marched under a chair And when I looked where it had gone It wasnt even there I started to cry, but my daddy laughed Cause he knew that I would find When I turned around my marvelous toy Would be chugging from behind Zip when it moved And Bop when it stopped And Whirrr when it stood still I never knew just what it was and I guess I never will Whirr, whirr, whirr The years have gone by too quickly it seems I have my own little boy And yesterday I gave to him My marvelous little toy His eyes nearly popped right out of his head And he gave a squeal of glee Neither one of us knows just what it is But he loves it just like me It still goes Zip when it moves And Bop when it stops And Whirrr when it standsstill I never knew just what it was and I guess I never will
Im a little boy with glasses, the one they call the geek A little girl who never smiles Cause I have got braces on my teeth And I know how it feels to cry myself to sleep Im that kid on every playground whos always chosen last A single teenage mother tryin to overcome my past You dont have to be my friend but is it too much to ask? Dont laugh at me, dont call me names Dont get your pleasure from my pain In Gods eyes were all the same Someday well all have perfect wings, dont laugh at me Im the beggar on the corner youve passed me on the street And I wouldnt be out here beggin if I had enough to eat And dont think I dont notice that our eyes never meet Dont laugh at me, dont call me names Dont get your pleasure from my pain In Gods eyes were all the same Someday well all have perfect wings, dont laugh at me Im fat, Im thin Im short, Im tall Im deaf, Im blind Hey, arent we all? Dont laugh at me, dont call me names Dont get your pleasure from my pain In Gods eyes were all the same Someday well all have perfect wings, dont laugh at me Well Im fat, Im thin Im short, Im tall Im deaf, Im blind In a way were all Im black, Im white And I am brown Im Jewish, Im Christian And Im a Muslim Im gay, Im lesbian Im American Indian Im very, very young Im quite aged Im quite well fed Im very, very poor Dont laugh at me, dont call me names Dont get your pleasure from my pain In Gods eyes were all the same Someday well all have perfect wings, dont laugh at me My country, tis of thee, oh, sweet land of liberty It is of thee, that I sing
Times have changed All the good times that we had are gone now; Passed this way Only memries will remain, tomorrow I thought my dreams would be enough for a while And all the plans that we made Hey, we had love, that was all that we had; Even that dont seem the same Peace of mind Wheres the happiness we should be havin? We cant find any answers in the good times we had I thought my dreams would be enough for a while And all the plans that we made Hey, we had love, that was all that we had; Even that dont seem the same Peace of mind Wheres the happiness we should be havin? We cant find any answers in the good times we had
Saturday summers, when I was a kid Wed run to the schoolyard and heres what we did Wed pick out the captains and wed choose up the teams It was always a measure of my self esteem Cuz the fastest, the strongest, played shortstop and first The last ones they picked were the worst I never needed to ask, it was sealed I just took up my place in right field Playing... Chorus: Right field, its easy, you know You can be awkward and you can be slow Thats why Im here in right field Just watching the dandelions grow Playing right field can be lonely and dull Little Leagues never have lefties that pull Id dream of the day theyd hit one my way They never did, but still I would pray That Id make a fantastic catch on the run And not lose the ball in the sun And then Id awake from this long reverie And pray that the ball never came out to me Here in... Off in the distance, the games dragging on Theres strikes on the batter, some runners are on I dont know the inning, Ive forgotten the score The whole team is yelling and I dont know what for Then suddenly everyones looking at me My mind has been wandering; what could it be? They point at the sky and I look up above And a baseball falls into my glove! Here in right field, its important you know You gotta know how to catch, you gotta know how to throw Thats why Im here in right field, just watching the dandelions grow!
First of all I would like to say a word or two I know you wont be thinking this applies to you But its true, and it do All your life you have had to sing your song alone Not believing anybody could have known But its wrong and you know Ive found a song let me sing it with you Let me say it now while the meaning is new But wouldnt it be good if we could say it together! Dont be afraid to sing me your mind Sing about the joy that I know we can find Wind them around and see what they sound like together The song is love, the song is love The song is love, the song is love Last of all I would like to thank you for the word or two Spoken in the moments when I needed you To see me through and they do Ive found a song let me sing it with you Let me say it now while the meaning is new But wouldnt it be good if we could say it together! Dont be afraid to sing me your mind Sing about the joy that I know we can find Wind them around and see what they sound like together The song is love, the song is love The song is love, the song is love
Know me by the light of a fire shinin bright Know me by your bed where Ive lain Know me, and you might, if just for a night Youll know me by no other name Some girls will bring you silver Some will bring you fine Spanish lace Some will say I love you Some will have my face Some will bring you gold, babies to hold Ill bring you only pain You can know me, if you will, by the wind on the hill Youll know me by no other name Some girls will die for money Some will die as theyre born Some will swear theyd die for love Some die evry morn Ill die alone, away from my home Nobody knows where I came The stone at my head will say I am dead It knows me by no other name It knows me by no other name
Jesus met the woman at the well Jesus met the woman at the well Jesus met the woman at the well And He told her everything shed ever done He said, Woman, woman, where is your husband? He said, Woman, woman, where is your husband? He said, Woman, woman, where is your husband? I know everything youve ever done She said, Jesus, Jesus, I aint got no husband She said, Jesus, Jesus, I aint got no husband She said, Jesus, Jesus, aint got no husband And You dont know everything Ive ever done He said, Woman, woman, youve got five husbands He said, Woman, woman, youve got five husbands He said, Woman, woman, youve got five husbands And the one you have now, hes not your own She said, This man, this man, He must be a prophet She said, This man, this man, He must be a prophet She said, This man, this man, He must be a prophet He done told me everything Ive ever done Jesus met the woman at the well Jesus met the woman at the well Jesus met the woman at the well And He told her everything shed ever done
Im goin down that highway, goin to another town Baby when I find what Im looking for, well then maybe Ill settle down Why dont you help me brother, Im a stranger in your town Why dont you help me sister, and then maybe Ill settle down Why dont you help me brother, Im a stranger in your town Why dont you help me sister, and then maybe Ill settle down I worked my way from Boston to that San Francisco Bay Baby what I was looking for, I couldnt find along the way Why dont you help me brother, Im a stranger in your town Why dont you help me sister, and then maybe Ill settle down Why dont you help me brother, Im a stranger in your town Why dont you help me sister, and then maybe Ill settle down Never been contented no matter where I roam It aint no fun to see a settin sun when youre far away from home Why dont you help me brother, Im a stranger in your town Why dont you help me sister, and then maybe Ill settle down Why dont you help me brother, Im a stranger in your town Why dont you help me sister, and then maybe Ill settle down Ive worked in the mills of Pittsburgh, in the hills of Tennessee Baby all I want is to find a job that will set my mind at ease Why dont you help me brother, Im a stranger in your town Why dont you help me sister, and then maybe Ill settle down Why dont you help me brother, Im a stranger in your town Why dont you help me sister, and then maybe Ill settle down Why dont you help me brother, Im a stranger in your town Why dont you help me sister, and then maybe Ill settle down Why dont you help me brother, Im a stranger in your town Why dont you help me sister, and then maybe Ill settle down
Im goin home on the morning train Im goin home on the morning train Im goin home on the morning train If you dont see me you can hear me singing All my sins been taken away, taken away Sister Mary wore three links of chain Sister Mary wore three links of chain Sister Mary wore three links of chain On each link was my Jesus name All my sins been taken away, taken away Im on my way to the freedom land Im on my way to the freedom land Im on my way to the freedom land Lord God Almighty hold my hand All my sins been taken away, taken away Well I dont know but I been told Streets in heaven paved in gold Keep your hand on that plow, hold on Hold on, hold on, keep your hand on that plow, hold on The devil he has a slippery shoe And if you dont watch out hell slip it on you Keep your hand on that plow, hold on Hold on, hold on, keep your hand on that plow, hold on Im goin home on the morning train Im goin home on the morning train Im goin home on the morning train If you dont see me you can hear me singing All my sins been taken away, taken away
There is a man come into Egypt, and Moses is his name When he saw the grief upon us In his heart there burned a flame In his heart there burned a flame Oh Lord In his heart there burned a flame When he saw the grief upon us In his heart there burned a flame There is a man come into Egypt, his eyes are full of light Like the sun come up in Egypt, come to drive away the night Come to drive away the night Oh Lord Come to drive away the night Like the sun come up in Egypt, come to drive away the night There is a man come into Egypt, hes come for you and me On his lips a word is singing, and the word is Liberty And the word is Liberty, Oh, Lord; And the word is Liberty On his lips a word is singing, and the word is Liberty There is a man come into Egypt to stir the souls of men We will follow him to freedom, never wear those chains again Never wear those chains again oh Lord Never wear those chains again We will follow him to freedom, never wear those chains again!
When the whale get strike and the line runs out And the whale makes a flunder with its tail And the boat capsized and I lost my darlin man No more, no more Greenland for you, brave boys No more, no more Greenland for you Twas in eighteen hundred and fifty three On June the thirteenth day That our gallant ship her anchor weighed And for Greenland sailed away, brave boys And for Greenland sailed away The lookout on the crosstree stood With a spyglass in his hand Theres a whale, theres a whale, theres a whalefish, he cried And she blows at every span, brave boys She blows at every span! Well we struck that whale and the line played out But she gave a flunder with her tail And the boat capsized and four men were drowned And we never caught that whale We never caught that whale Oh, to lose that whale, my captain cried It grieves my heart full sore But to lose four of my gallant men It grieves me ten times more, brave boys It grieves me ten times more! Oh, Greenland is a dreadful place Its a land thats never green Where theres ice and snow and the whalefishes blow And daylights seldom seen, brave boys And daylights seldom seen When the whale gets strike, and the line runs out And the whale makes a flunder with its tail And the boat capsized and I lost my darlin man No more, no more Greenland for you, brave boys No more, no more Greenland for you
I look to the east, I look to the west A youth asking fate to be rewardin But fortune is a blind god, flying through the clouds And forgettin me on this side of Jordan Take off your old coat and roll up your sleeves Life is a hard road to travel, I believe Silver spoons to some mouths, golden spoons to others Dare a man to change the given order? Though they smile and tell us all of us are brothers Never was it true this side of Jordan Take off your old coat and roll up your sleeves Life is a hard road to travel, I believe Like some ragged owlet with its wings expanded Nailed to some garden gate or boardin Thus will I by some men all my life be branded Never hurted none this side of Jordan Take off your old coat and roll up your sleeves Life is a hard road to travel, I believe
You have asked me why the days fly by so quickly And why each one feels no different from the last And you say that you are fearful for the future And you have grown suspicious of the past And you wonder if the dreams we shared together Have abandoned us or we abandoned them And you cast about and try to find new meaning So that you can feel that closeness once again Carry on my sweet survivor, carry on my lonely friend Dont give up on the dream, and dont you let it end Carry on my sweet survivor Though you know that somethings gone For everything that matters carry on You remember when you felt each person mattered When we all had to care or all was lost But now you see believers turn to cynics And you wonder was the struggle worth the cost Then you see someone too young to know the difference And a veil of isolation in their eyes And inside you know youve got to leave them something Or the hope for something better slowly dies Carry on my sweet survivor, carry on my lonely friend Dont give up on the dream, and dont you let it end Carry on my sweet survivor, youve carried it so long So it may come again, carry on Carry on, carry on
Too much of nothin can make a man feel ill at ease One mans temper might rise, while the other mans temper might freeze In the days of long confessions, we can not mock a soul When theres too much of nothin, no one has control Say hello to Valerie, say hello to Marion Send them all my salary, on the waters of oblivion Too much of nothin can make a man abuse a king He can walk the streets and boast like most but he dont know a thing Its all been done before, its all been written in the book But when its too much of nothin, nobody should look Too much of nothin can turn a man into a liar It can cause some man to sleep on nails, another man to eat fire Everybodys doin somethin, I heard it in a dream But when its too much of nothin, it just makes a fella mean
My horses aint hungry, they wont eat your hay So fare thee well darlin Im goin away Your parents dont like me, they say Im too poor They say Im not worthy to enter your door Pretty Mary, Pretty Mary, would you think me unkind If I were to see you and tell you my mind? As sure as the dew drops fall on the green corn Last night I was with her, tonight I am gone My horses aint hungry, they wont eat your hay So fare thee well darlin Im goin away
Listen, Mr. Bigot, listen to me, Ill give you a lesson in history Listen while I tell you that the foreigners you hate Are the very same people made America great Oh, listen Mr. Bigot, uh-huh Oh, listen Mr. Bigot In 1492, just to see what he could see Columbus, who was an Italian set out across the sea He said Isabella, baby, the world is round And the USAs just awaitin to be found. Listen, Mr. Bigot, listen to me, Ill give you a lesson in history Listen while I tell you that the foreigners you hate Are the very same people made America greatOh, listen Mr. Bigot Oh, listen Mr. Bigot Well, some of my best friends are Oh, they like to live with their own kind Well when the King of England started pushing Yanks around They had a little trouble up in Boston town But a brave, black, Crispus Attucks was the man The first one to fall when the fightin began Listen, Mr. Bigot, listen to me, Ill give you a lesson in history Listen while I tell you that the foreigners you hate Are the very same people made America greatOh, listen Mr. Bigot Oh, listen Mr. Bigot They cant help it. Its their cultural point of view They all look alike to me! Now Bigot, youre taking one hell of a chance Your good friends the Duponts, came over from France Another thing Im sure will be news to you The first Mr. Bigot was a foreigner too Listen, Mr. Bigot, listen to me, Ill give you a lesson in history Listen while I tell you that the foreigners you hate Are the very same people made America great Oh, listen Mr. Bigot Oh, listen Mr. Bigot You dont like blacks, you dont like jews Well if theres anyone you do like, it sure is news You dont like Poles, Hispanics, too Anyway they serve you up, we dont like you! Listen, Mr. Bigot, listen to me, Ill give you a lesson in history Listen while I tell you that the foreigners you hate Are the very same people made America great Oh, listen Mr. Bigot Listen Mr. Bigot Listen Mr. Bigot Listen Mr. Bigot Listen Mr. Bigot Listen Mr. Bigot Listen Mr. Bigot Listen Mr. Bigot Listen Mr. Bigot Well, there we were on the beach, just trying to get some sun, and up comes a busload of them. Well, first they got these boxes that play this music, I mean its not even in English, then they take out these stoves or hibachis or something; the smoke was dreadful, the smell was even worse. I wouldnt let my daughter marry one, ya know?
Ah then tell me Sean OFarrell Tell me why you hurry so Hush my boy now hush and listen And his eyes were all aglow I bear orders from the captain Get ye ready quick and soon For the pikes must be together At the rising of the moon Ah then tell me Sean OFarrell Where the gathrin is to be In the old spot by the river Right well known to you and me One word more, a signal token Whistle of the marchin tune With your pike upon your shoulder At the rising of the moon There beside that singing river That dark mass of men was seen Far above their shining weapons Hung their own immortal green Death to every foe and traitor! Forward strike the marchin tune And hurrah, my boys, for freedom! Tis the rising of the moon How well they fought for poor old Ireland And full bitter, was their fate Oh what glorious pride and sorrow Fills the name of 98 Yet thank God while hearts are beating Each man bears a burning wound We will follow in their footsteps At the rising of the moon
Bought a candy bar the other day Only ate half, sgonna throw the rest away When I saw this kid playin in the street I said Hey kid, you want somethin to eat? He said Whut? I said Candy, son. He said HELP! Then he started to run And I stood there Watchin him go Half a bar of chocolate Runnin down my fingers Well the kid comes back in a minute or two But his moms with him and the neighbors too And they got the kid scared its plain to see They say Which one done it? he points at me He says Him. I say What do you mean? He says YOU! then he starts to scream And Im standin, everybodys lookin Everybodys starin -at me- ... Howdy doody...yall waitin for the bus? Ah ... a little late isnt it ... anybody got a watch? ... We could uh see how late it is ... I got a better idea, lets find somebody with a watch And stare at him! Well some start pickin up baseball bats And the others are pullin the pins from their hats - I think this things gone a little too far Hell, I only offered him a CANDY BAR! I said WAIT! I said What are you doin? They said PRE-VERT the kids life is ruined! Oh...oh well then you better check what hes chewin Cause I got the feelin Hes in the middle of a bubble gum orgy! Well theyre comin at me and Im backin away And then I hear this policeman say Are you positive hes the right man? He says Show me. I says Show ya what? He says The CANDY BAR you degen-a-rut and he grabs me He grabs both my hands Pretty easy to see ... Which hands got the chocolate! Well Ive had some troubled times before But none like the trip from the candy store ... Sympathize with the kid all right Somebodys nice to ya, probably aint right Ill grow up, Ill learn the way Ill learn so that my later daysll be prosperous ... If I dont bite off more than I can hide
Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride, take me for a ride Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride, take me for a ride Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Go get em grampa! Take me for a ride in your Stanley Steemer. Thats better an ridin a local mobile with the eight wheels, isnt it? Thats better an ridin the Model-T pickup with the bronze hubcaps n the beavertail... 23 skidoo! Heh-heh. Uh-huh, I see, mmm... Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride, take me for a ride Take me for a ride in your Car-Car College graduate... Take me for a ride in your Mac Truck... Take me for a ride in your truck, Mack... Take me for a ride, take me for a ride Take me for a ride in your Mac Truck... Mack Take me for a ride in your Mac Truck Take me for a ride in your truck, Mack Take me for a ride, take me for a ride Take me for a ride in your Mac Truck Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride, Take me for a ride Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Take me for a ride, Take me for a ride Take me for a ride in your Car-Car Well, wait a minute! Here come one now, daughter! See if you cant get this here feller... Take me for a ride in your car-car Take me for a ride in your car-car Take me for a ride, take me for a ride Take me for a ride in your... 3.2 liter Ferrari with torsion bar suspension and those ported Venturi carburetors... Hello sports fans and welcome to Daytona Beach! You are about to hear the sound of an Austin-Healey Sprite... trying desperately to catch up with the rest of the Volkswagens in the race. Well speed shift... well speed shift directly in front of the microphone and, travelling approximately a thousand yards further down the track- well crash into a brick retaining wall. This entire spectacle, starring Steve Reeves, as the handsome wind-blown driver, is being witnessed by a crowd of over twenty thousand... sadistic sports fans. We leave you now to the track and the sound of the race: Oh, for goodness sake... Oh, you poor little thing you
Run down church Red clay River covered In a smoky haze Sunday morning The fire is out Sunday morning No one about The earth is soft This time of year Boots get caked From there to here Down the road Route 25 They found this boy He was barely alive Jesus is on the wire So far away, higher and higher Jesus is on the wire They took him down Off the fence Cold as ice Almost dead They said that he That he slept with guys They said that he Deserved to die Jesus is on the wire So far away, higher and higher Jesus is on the wire
Come gather round people where ever you roam And admit that the waters around you have grown And accept it that soon youll be drenched to the bone If your time to you is worth savin Then you better start swimmin or youll sink like a stone For the times they are a changin! Come writers and critics who prophesy with your pen And keep your eyes wide the chance wont come again And dont speak too soon for the wheels still in spin And theres no tellin who that its namin For the loser now will be later to win For the times they are a changin! Come senators, congressmen please heed the call Dont stand in the doorway dont block up the hall For he that gets hurt will be he who has stalled Theres a battle outside and its ragin Itll soon shake your windows and rattle your walls For the times they are a changin! Come mothers and fathers throughout the land And dont criticize what you cant understand Your sons and your daughters are beyond your command Your old road is rapidly agin Please get out of the new one if you cant lend your hand For the times they are a changin! The line it is drawn the curse it is cast The slow one now will later be fast As the present now will later be past The order is rapidly fadin And the first one now will later be last For the times they are a changin!
We shall overcome, we shall overcome We shall overcome some day Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe we shall overcome some day We shall all be free, we shall all be free We shall all be free some day Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe we shall overcome some day We shall live in peace, we shall live in peace We shall live in peace some day Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe we shall overcome some day

Dataset Card for "huggingartists/peter-paul-and-mary"

Dataset Summary

The Lyrics dataset parsed from Genius. This dataset is designed to generate lyrics with HuggingArtists. Model is available here.

Supported Tasks and Leaderboards

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Languages

en

How to use

How to load this dataset directly with the datasets library:

from datasets import load_dataset

dataset = load_dataset("huggingartists/peter-paul-and-mary")

Dataset Structure

An example of 'train' looks as follows.

This example was too long and was cropped:

{
    "text": "Look, I was gonna go easy on you\nNot to hurt your feelings\nBut I'm only going to get this one chance\nSomething's wrong, I can feel it..."
}

Data Fields

The data fields are the same among all splits.

  • text: a string feature.

Data Splits

train validation test
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'Train' can be easily divided into 'train' & 'validation' & 'test' with few lines of code:

from datasets import load_dataset, Dataset, DatasetDict
import numpy as np

datasets = load_dataset("huggingartists/peter-paul-and-mary")

train_percentage = 0.9
validation_percentage = 0.07
test_percentage = 0.03

train, validation, test = np.split(datasets['train']['text'], [int(len(datasets['train']['text'])*train_percentage), int(len(datasets['train']['text'])*(train_percentage + validation_percentage))])

datasets = DatasetDict(
    {
        'train': Dataset.from_dict({'text': list(train)}),
        'validation': Dataset.from_dict({'text': list(validation)}),
        'test': Dataset.from_dict({'text': list(test)})
    }
)

Dataset Creation

Curation Rationale

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Source Data

Initial Data Collection and Normalization

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Who are the source language producers?

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Annotations

Annotation process

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Considerations for Using the Data

Social Impact of Dataset

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Discussion of Biases

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Other Known Limitations

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Licensing Information

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Citation Information

@InProceedings{huggingartists,
    author={Aleksey Korshuk}
    year=2021
}

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